Polar Bear! Amazing Trivia Facts Quiz

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Welcome to the oh so amazing trivia facts quiz on Polar Bear! These are types of bears that can only be found in the arctic, and their survival is dependent on the icing In the arctic region. Did you know that polar bears are not harmful to humans unless they are provoked or severely hungry? Take this quiz and see what new things you may learn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What colour is the polar bear’s skin?

    • A.

      Purple

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      White

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    D. Black
    Explanation
    Polar bears have black skin. While their fur appears white, it is actually transparent and reflects light, giving them their iconic white appearance. Underneath their fur, their skin is black, which helps to absorb and retain heat from the sun. This black skin also helps to camouflage them in their natural habitat by absorbing sunlight and blending in with the dark ocean water when viewed from below.

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  • 2. 

    What is the biggest threat to polar bears?

    • A.

      Hunters

    • B.

      Falling ice

    • C.

      Climate Change

    • D.

      Alien abduction

    Correct Answer
    C. Climate Change
    Explanation
    The big threat to polar bears now is climate change. Global warming means sea ice is melting earlier and forming later each year, leaving polar bears less time to hunt. A recent study (published in Nature, Feb 2011) shows polar bears litters are also decreasing in size because of sea ice decline. Many scientists believe polar bears could be gone from most of their current range within 100 years.

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  • 3. 

    What colour is a polar bears fur?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Clear

    • C.

      Yellow

    • D.

      Blue

    Correct Answer
    B. Clear
    Explanation
    Polar bears have black skins and colourless hair - but those thick, hollow hairs reflect light to give its white-looking coat. Great camouflage in the snow, as well as being very effective insulation.

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  • 4. 

    What is a polar bear's main source of food?

    • A.

      Pizza

    • B.

      Seals

    • C.

      Penguins

    • D.

      Glacier Mints

    Correct Answer
    B. Seals
    Explanation
    Polar bears' main source of food is seals. Polar bears are known to be skilled hunters and rely heavily on seals for their survival. They primarily hunt seals by waiting near breathing holes in the ice and ambush them when they come up for air. Seals provide polar bears with the necessary fat and nutrients to sustain their energy in the harsh Arctic environment.

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  • 5. 

    How far away can a polar bear sense its main source of food?

    • A.

      1000 metres

    • B.

      200 metres

    • C.

      5 metres

    • D.

      20 metres

    Correct Answer
    A. 1000 metres
    Explanation
    Polar bears have an amazing sense of smell - they can detect seals their main source of food, from almost 1000 metres away.

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  • 6. 

    What does a polar bear like to do after eating?

    • A.

      Put its pyjamas on and go to bed

    • B.

      Cuddle up with its cubs and read a story

    • C.

      Wash themselves by taking a swim or rolling in snow

    • D.

      Refuse to go to bed explaining that they're not tired

    Correct Answer
    C. Wash themselves by taking a swim or rolling in snow
    Explanation
    Polar bears like to keep themselves clean - probably because it helps the insulating properties of their fur. After feeding they'll usually wash by taking a swim or rolling in the snow. They also roll in the snow to cool off.

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