The desert has long fascinated humankind. While some cultures thrive in and near desert lands, many people are terrified by the thought of seemingly endless sands and relentless sun. The deserts of the world are each unique in their own way. However, these barren landscapes pose many risks to life and limb for people who find themselves there. From the Sahara to the Mohave, the world’s deserts beckon the intrepid, but some explore them and never return to tell the tale. The deathly dry desert does not take kindly to travelers who come ill-prepared and ill-equipped to cross its lands. Moreover, many deserts are full of dangerous critters unfriendly toward humankind. Do you know what it takes to survive in this extreme climate? Take our quiz to determine if you could make it in the desert.