A Quiz About Marine Life

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A Quiz About Marine Life

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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