What Do You Know About Sharks

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What Do You Know About Sharks - Quiz

Sharks are such a dreaded sea animals, there are thousands of its species, known and the unknown ones, not all sharks bite though. Take some quiz about sharks and learn


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  • 1. 

    We have a lot of animal in the kingdom with their different habitation and behavior, what type of animal is shark

    • A.

      Amphibian

    • B.

      Domestic

    • C.

      Aquatic

    • D.

      Terrestrial

    Correct Answer
    C. Aquatic
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the type of animal that a shark is. A shark is an aquatic animal, meaning it lives and thrives in water. Sharks have adapted to their aquatic environment with streamlined bodies and gills that allow them to extract oxygen from water. They are not amphibians, which are animals that can live both in water and on land, nor are they domestic or terrestrial animals. Therefore, the correct answer is aquatic.

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  • 2. 

    Shark is a sea fish with hundreds of different species known, what species class does shark belong in the animal kingdom?

    • A.

      Pisces

    • B.

      Aves

    • C.

      Mammal

    • D.

      Reptilia

    Correct Answer
    A. Pisces
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pisces. The question asks about the species class that sharks belong to in the animal kingdom. Sharks are a type of fish, and the class that fish belong to is Pisces.

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  • 3. 

    All animals have their biological name, whether aquatic or terrestrial, what is the scientific name of shark?

    • A.

      Brocolli

    • B.

      Boniface

    • C.

      Salamanda

    • D.

      Selachimorpha

    Correct Answer
    D. Selachimorpha
    Explanation
    The scientific name for shark is Selachimorpha. This is the correct answer because Selachimorpha is the taxonomic order that includes all sharks. It is a scientific term used to classify and identify this specific group of aquatic animals. The other options, Brocolli, Boniface, and Salamanda, are not related to sharks and do not serve as their scientific names.

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  • 4. 

    Different animal have come, some are extinct while some are still around, their life span ranges, what is the life span of shark

    • A.

      14 - 28

    • B.

      15 - 20

    • C.

      10 - 25

    • D.

      20 - 30

    Correct Answer
    D. 20 - 30
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 20 - 30. Sharks have varying lifespans depending on the species, but on average, they can live for about 20 to 30 years. Some species can live longer, while others have shorter lifespans. Factors such as size, habitat, and environmental conditions can also influence the lifespan of a shark.

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  • 5. 

    Certain land animals have recorded speed of 60km/h, cheetah, and tiger are a perfect example, what is the speed limit of Adult shark in the sea?

    • A.

      50km/h

    • B.

      70km/h(c)

    • C.

      45km/h

    • D.

      53km/h

    Correct Answer
    A. 50km/h
    Explanation
    Adult sharks do not have a specific speed limit in the sea. The given question is asking for the speed limit of an adult shark, but there is no set speed limit for sharks as they can swim at different speeds depending on the species and individual factors. Therefore, it is not accurate to assign a specific speed limit to adult sharks.

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  • 6. 

    Sea animal and land animals have their class and order in which they rank, what rank does shark belong to?

    • A.

      Squaliformes

    • B.

      Lamniformes

    • C.

      Superorder

    • D.

      Symmoriida

    Correct Answer
    C. Superorder
    Explanation
    Sea animals and land animals are classified into different categories based on their characteristics and evolutionary history. The given options are different ranks or categories within this classification system. The correct answer, "Superorder," indicates that the shark belongs to a higher rank or category within the classification system. This suggests that sharks have certain distinguishing characteristics that separate them from other sea animals and place them in a higher taxonomic group.

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  • 7. 

    Hundreds of species of shark are known to man till date, however, the tiger shark is known to be dangerous, what species does tiger shark belong to?

    • A.

      Piranha

    • B.

      Salax

    • C.

      Extant

    • D.

      Requiem

    Correct Answer
    D. Requiem
    Explanation
    The tiger shark belongs to the species Requiem. Requiem sharks are a family of sharks known for their aggressive nature and include several dangerous species. The tiger shark is one of the largest and most powerful species within this family, known for its voracious appetite and ability to prey on a wide range of animals. Its powerful jaws and sharp teeth make it a formidable predator in the ocean.

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  • 8. 

    In the pre-historical era, people have given sea and land animal names, some change while some stays, another name sharks are called in the past is?

    • A.

      River Dog

    • B.

      Sea Urchin

    • C.

      Marine Dog

    • D.

      Sea dog

    Correct Answer
    D. Sea dog
    Explanation
    In the pre-historical era, sharks were sometimes referred to as "sea dogs." This term likely originated from the observation that sharks are predators in the sea, similar to how dogs are predators on land. The name "sea dog" may have been used to describe the shark's behavior or appearance, highlighting its powerful and predatory nature in the ocean. Over time, the term "sea dog" may have fallen out of common usage, but it provides insight into how early civilizations perceived and named different animals.

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  • 9. 

    The sea animal has been around for millions of years and is still in existence, the evolution of sharks dates back to the period of?

    • A.

      400 – 410 million years

    • B.

      440 – 470 million years

    • C.

      400 – 420 million years

    • D.

      420 – 450 million years

    Correct Answer
    D. 420 – 450 million years
    Explanation
    Sharks have been around for millions of years and are still in existence today. The evolution of sharks dates back to a period between 420 and 450 million years ago. This suggests that sharks have been able to adapt and survive for a significant amount of time, making them one of the oldest species on Earth.

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  • 10. 

    The record holds it that hundreds of sharks species are in existence while some are yet to be discovered, the estimate of shark species known to date is?

    • A.

      450

    • B.

      300

    • C.

      200

    • D.

      470

    Correct Answer
    D. 470
    Explanation
    The record states that there are hundreds of shark species in existence, and some are still undiscovered. Therefore, the estimate of known shark species to date would be higher than the options provided. The correct answer is 470.

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