Meet The Manatee Quiz

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Meet The Manatee Quiz

How much do you know about this plump, plant-eating water-dwelling mammal? Test your smarts with our on-line quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What harbor was briefly home to a manatee in August 2006?
    • A. 

      Rock Harbor in Orleans

    • B. 

      Quisset Harbor in Falmouth

    • C. 

      Wychmere Harbor in Harwich Port

    • D. 

      Barnstable Harbor

  • 2. 
    How many species of manatees are there in the world?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 3. 
    What long do adult manatees grow?
    • A. 

      2-3 feet

    • B. 

      5-7 feet

    • C. 

      9-10 feet

  • 4. 
    Do manatees have snouts with whiskers?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    How far north do manatees usually go during the summer months?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Maine

  • 6. 
    Is it true that manatees do not tolerate temperatures below 68 degrees for extended periods of time?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How big is the manatee population in U.S. waters?
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      2,000

    • C. 

      3,000

    • D. 

      4,000

  • 8. 
    How old do manatees live to be?
    • A. 

      20 years old

    • B. 

      40 years old

    • C. 

      60 years old

    • D. 

      80 years old

  • 9. 
    What is a cause of death for manatees?
    • A. 

      Loss of habitat

    • B. 

      Boat collisions

    • C. 

      Cold temperatures

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 10. 
    What color are manatees?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Brown

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Gray

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