An MCQ Quiz About Fish Farming

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An MCQ Quiz About Fish Farming

Fish farming is the act of keeping fish in tanks or ponds, and they are explicitly used for food, which is in high demand. As it pertains to this quiz, you must know how to define the word aquaculture, the relationship between extensive aquaculture and fish farming, and how long goldfish have been used for this purpose. Take this exceptional quiz and learn more about fish farming. You will ACE it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read this sentence from the passage. "Fish farms not only affect the environment; they may also harm communities." Which question would best clarify the idea in the sentence?
    • A. 

      How many fish can one fish farm produce in a single year?

    • B. 

      What is the largest species of fish produced in the fish farms?

    • C. 

      What are the long-term effects of waste products from fish farms on humans?

    • D. 

      How do intensive aquaculture farms keep water conditions similar to oceans and lakes?

  • 2. 
    What sentence best summarizes the section entitled "What Is Aquaculture?"
    • A. 

      Aquaculture had become a huge part of the world's fishing industry by the 1970s.

    • B. 

      Intensive aquaculture takes place in artificial bodies of water, including one in the middle of a desert.

    • C. 

      The main type of fish farming is extensive aquaculture; sea creatures are raised in cages or "net pens" submerged in the water.

    • D. 

      The two forms of aquaculture are extensive and intensive; both of these methods are actively helping ease pressure on overfished bodies of water.

  • 3. 
    What is the author's purpose for using headings?
    • A. 

      To make the passage appear longer

    • B. 

      To make the passage look more appealing

    • C. 

      To organize the material so the passage is easier to follow

    • D. 

      To focus attention on the headings instead of the passage

  • 4. 
    Which of these best expresses the relationship between extensive aquaculture and fish farming?
    • A. 

      Extensive aquaculture is a type of fish farming.

    • B. 

      Fish farming is a type of extensive aquaculture.

    • C. 

      Extensive aquaculture is more effective than fish farming.

    • D. 

      Fish farming is more effective than extensive aquaculture.

  • 5. 
    Based on the information in the passage, what might a reader infer about aquaculture?
    • A. 

      With fish farming on the rise, the demand for seafood will decline.

    • B. 

      In the future, fish farming will be the world's sole source of seafood.

    • C. 

      With careful regulation, fish farming could help preserve our natural resources.

    • D. 

      Farmers along coastlines around the world will lose their crops because of fish farming.

  • 6. 
    Bonus question: Since when goldfish are being cultivated using aquaculture techniques?
    • A. 

      600 AD.

    • B. 

      800 AD.

    • C. 

      1000 AD.

    • D. 

      1200 AD.

  • 7. 
    What sort of water is used for mariculture?
    • A. 

      Salt water

    • B. 

      Chlorinated water

    • C. 

      Pure water

    • D. 

      All of above

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