The Ultimate Whales Trivia Quiz

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How much do you know about Whales? Test your knowledge about whales by playing this the ultimate whales trivia quiz. Whales are fully aquatic and the largest marine mammals found on earth. These creatures roam throughout all of the oceans in the world, communicating with others by making interesting and mysterious sounds. Do you really know about these amazing aquatic animals? If yes, take up this quiz below and evaluate it for yourself. Go ahead then. Good luck, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following body parts does the bowhead whale not have?
    • A. 

      Dorsal Fins

    • B. 

      Baleen

    • C. 

      Flippers

    • D. 

      Flukes

  • 2. 
    Which of the following classifications of mammal do whales belong to?
    • A. 

      Procellariiformes

    • B. 

      Cetacea

    • C. 

      Artiodactyla

    • D. 

      Diprotodontia

  • 3. 
    Beluga whales have teeth designed for grabbing and tearing its prey. How many teeth do beluga whales have?
    • A. 

      40 Teeth

    • B. 

      74 Teeth

    • C. 

      96 Teeth

    • D. 

      34 Teeth

  • 4. 
    How many inches thick from infancy to maturity is the blubber of a blue whale?
    • A. 

      24 - 28 Inches

    • B. 

      2 - 14 Inches

    • C. 

      150 - 500 Inches

    • D. 

      30 - 80 Inches

  • 5. 
    Approximately how long is the gestation period for a blue whale calf?
    • A. 

      5-7 Months

    • B. 

      11-12 Months

    • C. 

      3-4 Months

    • D. 

      14-16 Months

  • 6. 
    Approximately how many teeth are contained in the lower jaw of the sperm whale?
    • A. 

      200-220

    • B. 

      300-400

    • C. 

      50-60 Teeth

    • D. 

      90-110

  • 7. 
    What are the average size dimensions of the sperm whales flippers?
    • A. 

      60 Ft. Long By 30 Ft. Wide

    • B. 

      30 Ft. Long By 15 Ft. Wide

    • C. 

      5 Ft. Long By 3 Ft. Wide

    • D. 

      10 Ft. Long By 5 Ft. Wide

  • 8. 
    Approximately how many pounds does the average sperm whale's heart weigh?
    • A. 

      277 Pounds

    • B. 

      144 Pounds

    • C. 

      1220 Pounds

    • D. 

      350 Pounds

  • 9. 
    Whale milk has a high fat content. Approximately what percentage to volume in fat does whale milk contain?
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      35%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 10. 
    What is the largest toothed whale reaching approximately 60 feet in length and weighing approximately 40-50 tons?
    • A. 

      Female Blue Whales

    • B. 

      Male Sperm Whales

    • C. 

      Female Sperm Whales

    • D. 

      Male Blue Whales

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a nickname for the beluga whale?
    • A. 

      "Sea Canary"

    • B. 

      "White Porpoise"

    • C. 

      "Squid Hound"

    • D. 

      "Bottle Top"

  • 12. 
    The scientific term 'Physeter Macrocephalus' is used to describe which of the following whales?
    • A. 

      Sperm Whale

    • B. 

      Killer Whale

    • C. 

      Blue Whale

    • D. 

      Gray Whale

  • 13. 
    Which of the following whales is scientifically classified as the "Eschrichltius Robustus"?
    • A. 

      Orca Whales

    • B. 

      Gray Whales

    • C. 

      Right Whales

    • D. 

      Humpback Whales

  • 14. 
    What is the English definition of the scientific whale feeding term "benthic"?
    • A. 

      Bottom

    • B. 

      Oceanic

    • C. 

      Top

    • D. 

      Cold Water

  • 15. 
    Approximately how much does the sperm whale's brain weigh?
    • A. 

      30 Pounds

    • B. 

      10 Pounds

    • C. 

      20 Pounds

    • D. 

      70 Pounds

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