The Ultimate Quiz On Whales

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The Ultimate Quiz On Whales

In this quiz, you will learn more about Whales.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A whale's "forelimbs" are known as what?
    • A. 

      Paddle Fins

    • B. 

      Pectoral Fins

    • C. 

      Dorsal Fins

    • D. 

      Fluke Fins

  • 2. 
    The average beluga whale grows to be about how many feet in length as an adult?
    • A. 

      45 Ft.

    • B. 

      30 Ft.

    • C. 

      60 Ft.

    • D. 

      15 Ft.

  • 3. 
    The sperm whale's name comes from the very valuable spermaceti oil wax that it produces in an organ located in what part of the whales body?
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Tail

    • C. 

      Reproductive System

    • D. 

      Head

  • 4. 
    The tongue of a blue whale is approximately the same size as which of the following other animals?
    • A. 

      An Elephant

    • B. 

      A Lion

    • C. 

      A Crocodile

    • D. 

      A Bear

  • 5. 
    The beluga whale is what color as an adult?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Gray

    • D. 

      Black

  • 6. 
    Approximately how long can a sperm whale stay underwater on a single breath?
    • A. 

      6 Hours

    • B. 

      24 Hours

    • C. 

      2 Hours

    • D. 

      15 Minutes

  • 7. 
    What is the method of feeding used by humpback whales which allows them to round up highly concentrated masses of prey?
    • A. 

      Tubulor concentrated feeding

    • B. 

      Deep water feeding

    • C. 

      Bubble-Net Feeding

    • D. 

      Surface mouth feeding

  • 8. 
    What is the average length in feet of a the adult blue whale?
    • A. 

      130 - 150 ft.

    • B. 

      80 - 90 ft.

    • C. 

      60 - 80 ft.

    • D. 

      100 - 110 ft.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following has the largest head of any animal?
    • A. 

      Gray Whale

    • B. 

      Killer Whale

    • C. 

      Blue Whale

    • D. 

      Sperm Whale

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of all baleen whales?
    • A. 

      2 blowholes

    • B. 

      Females are larger

    • C. 

      All Of Them

    • D. 

      Seasonal feeders

  • 11. 
    Which of the following traits are used to help classify whales as mammals?
    • A. 

      They Breathe Air And Have Mammary Glands

    • B. 

      The Have No Hair

    • C. 

      They Eat Protein

    • D. 

      They Don't Have Bones

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a unique characteristic of minke whales?
    • A. 

      White Band On Each Flipper

    • B. 

      Small Tail

    • C. 

      No Throat Grooves

    • D. 

      Large Dorsal Fin

  • 13. 
    Which of the following do sperm whales not have on their body?
    • A. 

      Tail Flukes

    • B. 

      Humps

    • C. 

      Flippers

    • D. 

      V shape spouts

  • 14. 
    The blowhole of a sperm whale is shaped like which of the following letters of the alphabet?
    • A. 

      W

    • B. 

      V

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      I

  • 15. 
    What animal is known to have the largest brain?
    • A. 

      Killer Whale

    • B. 

      Bowhead Whale

    • C. 

      Sperm Whale

    • D. 

      Gray Whale

  • 16. 
    The only enemy to the orca or killer whale is which of the following predators?
    • A. 

      Human Beings

    • B. 

      Great White Sharks

    • C. 

      Polar Bears

    • D. 

      Dolphins

  • 17. 
    Which of the following body parts does the beluga whale not have?
    • A. 

      Blowhole

    • B. 

      Fins

    • C. 

      Flippers

    • D. 

      Beak

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is the largest mammal on Earth weighing approximately 50 tons at birth and can reach 150 tons by maturity?
    • A. 

      Humback Whale

    • B. 

      Blue Whale

    • C. 

      Grey Whale

    • D. 

      Sperm Whale