Test Your Knowledge About Whales

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Test Your Knowledge About Whales

Whales are one of the amazing living being on earth. Test your knowledge on whales by playing this general knowledge quiz.


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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