A Quiz About Marine Life

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When someone says marine life, we think about sharks and turtles, but there is so much more to it. Let's dive into the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dolphins breath through their [Blank] 
  • 2. 
    What is a shark’s skeleton made of?
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Titanium

    • D. 

      Keratin

  • 3. 
    What are the main categories of sea life?
    • A. 

      Swimmers (Nekton)

    • B. 

      Creatures on the sea floor (Benthos)

    • C. 

      Non-swimmers

    • D. 

      Floaters (Zooplankton)

    • E. 

      Microscopic creatures

  • 4. 
    The octopus has three hearts. True or False ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Seahorse eggs are:
    • A. 

      Carried by the female

    • B. 

      Laid on coral

    • C. 

      Carried by the male until they hatch

  • 6. 
    On average, a shark can lose as many as 20,000 – 30,000 teeth over the course of their lifetime.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Sea turtles drink a lot of seawater. How does it get rid of the excess salt in its body?
    • A. 

      By sneezing

    • B. 

      By vomiting

    • C. 

      By going on a low-salt diet

    • D. 

      By crying

  • 8. 
    The world's [Blank] fish is the whale shark, which can grow to 40 feet long and weigh an average of 20 tons.
  • 9. 
    True or False? Polar oceans are too cold to be home to animals?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What do walruses use their large tusks for?
    • A. 

      Digging up clams.

    • B. 

      Swimming

    • C. 

      Hauling themselves out of the water.

    • D. 

      Defensive weapon for protection from polar bears or killer whales.

  • 11. 
    All 17 species of penguins are found exclusively in the [Blank] Hemisphere.
  • 12. 
    Which of these marine animals are facing a high risk of extinction in the near future ?
    • A. 

      Blue Whale

    • B. 

      Jellyfish

    • C. 

      Green Sea Turtle

    • D. 

      Fur Seal

    • E. 

      Dugong

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