Whale Quizzes & Trivia

Beautiful, mysterious, and graceful - whales are the symbol of magnificence and playfulness. We have so much to learn from this largest living animal on earth. Take the awesome online whale quizzes to satisfy your hunger for knowledge about these creatures.
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    What is your favorite seson?

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

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    Which of the following body parts does the bowhead whale not have?

Orcas are known for their black and white colour, most people think they are whales, and this is incorrect. They are the largest when it comes to the Dolphin family. If you love amazing trivia facts about killer whales, this quiz...

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    On average, how many killer whales are there in a pod?

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    A whale's "forelimbs" are known as what?

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    Humpback whales are ________ ft long and weigh______ pounds


Whale Questions & Answers

What are young whales called?
Like cows and camels, baby whales are called calves. The parent whales, like humans, spend a great deal of time nursing their young. Some species such as the humpback whale nurse just a few hours after birth and still nurse for a year or more. Kille
What is not a reason why humpback whales were hunted for during commercial whaling?
The answer is subsistence. As recently as 1988, humpback whales were listed as endangered by IUCN. Populations have now recovered, due to the introduction of commerical whaling bans. There are still concerns about apparently discrete and small subpop
What is the fin on a whales back called?
The fin on the back of whales are called dorsal fins. A dorsal fin is a fin located on the backs of various unrelated marine and freshwater vertebrates, including most fish, cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises), and the (extinct) ichthyosaurs.
Who gave the Antarctic Minke Whale the name Balaenoptera bonaerensis?
The antarctic minke whale was given the name balaenoptera bonaerensis by Burmeister in 1867. The Antarctic minke whale or southern minke whale is a species of minke whale within the suborder of baleen whales. It is the second smallest rorqual after t
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