Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance Trivia Quiz!

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Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen

The Cape Cod Commercial fishermen's Alliance is a very well recognized non-profit organization which is working to make sure of the development and optimization of creative solutions that encourage a healthy marine ecosystem with strong fishing businesses. The Cape prides itself on its close proximity to the sea. Take this quiz and test your smarts, fishy-style!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What famous explorer named Cape Cod after he caught a ton of cod in the waters off the Cape?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      Barry Clifford

    • C. 

      Bartholomew Gosnold

    • D. 

      Samuel De Champlain

  • 2. 
    What year was the Cape Cod Commercial Hook Fishermen's Association formed?
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1972

    • D. 

      1991

  • 3. 
    The term "longlining" is defined as attracting fish with a central fishing line that ranges from one to more than 50 miles (80 km) long.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What do members of the Cape Cod Commercial Hook Fishermen's Association fish with?
    • A. 

      Hooks

    • B. 

      Lines

    • C. 

      Smaller nets

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Is it true that bluefish are aggressive game fish that will put up a fight when caught?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Cape offers great saltwater fishing, but there is little opportunity for freshwater fishing here.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Surfcasting means to fish by casting a line into the sea from the shore or near the shore.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Is it true that the Cape Cod Commercial Hook Fishermen's Association wants to change its name?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Is it true that President Grover Cleveland liked to fish on Cape Cod?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is "ghost gear?"
    • A. 

      The ghosts of deceased fishermen

    • B. 

      Derelict fishing gear

    • C. 

      Transparent fishing gear