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Which is the world's largest desert ?
1. Sahara
2. Gobi
3. Thar
4. Takala Makan

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Sahara

The correct answer is Sahara.

  • ‘Sahara’ is the largest subtropical non-polar desert in the world which is approximately 3.5 million square miles.

  • Extending to 11 countries it covers around ⅓rd of Africa.
  • It is well known for its extremely hot climate and sand dunes that are as high as 183 meters.
  • In the Sahara water sources are rare but it is home to a number of desert animals such as camels, lizards, and scorpions.
  • Also, the Antarctic is the world's largest desert but it is classified as a polar desert measuring around 5.5 million square miles

  •  The two largest deserts on Earth are in the polar areas. The Antarctic Polar Desert covers the continent of Antarctica and has a size of about 5.5 million square miles.
  • The second-largest desert is the Arctic Polar Desert.
  • It extends over parts of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia.
  • It has a surface area of about 5.4 million square miles.

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