Sea Fishing Short Quiz: MCQ!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The UK boat record for the heaviest Cod is 58lb and 8oz. From which port was it caught?

    • A.

      Brighton

    • B.

      Whitby

    • C.

      Swansea

    • D.

      Nether Lochaber

    Correct Answer
    B. Whitby
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Whitby. Whitby is a port in the UK where the heaviest Cod on record, weighing 58lb and 8oz, was caught.

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  • 2. 

    Which ray has a large black with yellow marbling spot on each wing?

    • A.

      Sting

    • B.

      Thornback

    • C.

      Blonde

    • D.

      Cuckoo

    Correct Answer
    D. Cuckoo
    Explanation
    The cuckoo is the correct answer because it is the only option that mentions a large black with yellow marbling spot on each wing. This distinct characteristic sets the cuckoo apart from the other options, making it the correct choice.

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  • 3. 

    How many cm’s in length is a Tope pup at birth?

    • A.

      25cm

    • B.

      30cm

    • C.

      35cm

    • D.

      40cm

    Correct Answer
    C. 35cm
    Explanation
    A Tope pup is 35cm in length at birth.

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  • 4. 

    Lead weights for sea fishing are traditionally sold in ounce weights. The UK uses metric weights as legal metrology, so is a 150g lead...

    • A.

      3.75oz

    • B.

      4.5oz

    • C.

      5.29oz

    • D.

      6.10oz

    Correct Answer
    C. 5.29oz
    Explanation
    The question states that lead weights for sea fishing are traditionally sold in ounce weights. The UK uses metric weights as legal metrology, so a 150g lead weight would need to be converted to ounces. To convert grams to ounces, we can use the conversion factor of 1 ounce = 28.35 grams. Therefore, 150g is approximately equal to 5.29 ounces.

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  • 5. 

    What is the biggest fish in UK waters, fresh or sea?

    • A.

      Whale Shark

    • B.

      Loan Shark

    • C.

      Basking Shark

    Correct Answer
    A. Whale Shark
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Basking Shark. The Basking Shark is the biggest fish found in UK waters, both in freshwater and sea. It can grow up to 10 meters in length and is known for its filter-feeding behavior. The Whale Shark, although the largest fish in the world, is not commonly found in UK waters. The Loan Shark is not a species of fish, but rather refers to a person or organization that lends money at high interest rates.

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