Past Trivia

In case you missed it - the last 9 days of trivia

Question for September 24,2021

Happy Good News Friday! After disappearing from Australia’s oldest National Park almost 50 years ago, this iconic Australian mammal is making a comeback...
  • Kangaroo
  • Platypuscorrect answer
  • Wallaby
  • Dingo

Platypuses, the iconic Australian mammal famously known for their duck-like bills, are making a comeback in Australia's Royal National Park. They’ll soon be re-introduced to the park, after a 50 year absence. We’re so excited they’re being returned to their natural habitat - happy Friday, everyone!

Question for September 23,2021

Watch and answer below: Today's trivia is read by Cristina Zenato - a hall of fame diver, explorer and shark lover!
  • Great White Shark
  • Whale Sharkcorrect answer
  • Bull Shark
  • Tiger Shark

Watch below for the answer to today's trivia...

Question for September 22,2021

Which one of the following species has vibrant orange and yellow coloring with thin black rings covering their bodies?
  • Queen angelfish
  • Flamingo tongue snailcorrect answer
  • Goldfish
  • Colorful hermit crab

Flamingo tongue snails are small— only growing about an inch long. Although they’re tiny, their coloring makes a big statement. Flamingo tongues have a vibrant orange and yellow coloring with thin black rings covering their bodies. Do you want to see one for yourself?

Question for September 21,2021

The Mariana Trench is home to the deepest point in the ocean. Which one of the following creatures can survive in the Mariana Trench?
  • Dumbo Octopus
  • Zombie worm
  • Sea cucumber
  • All of thesecorrect answer

The Mariana Trench is over 36,200 feet deep (or over 11,000 meters)! Despite the immense water pressure and absolute darkness, the trench is home to a diverse array of organisms including the zombie worm, sea cucumber, and the dumbo octopus.

Question for September 20,2021

True or False: Coral produces its own ‘sunscreen’.
  • Truecorrect answer
  • False

Too much sunlight can damage the algae that live inside coral in shallow water. To protect the algae, which are a main source of sustenance for the coral, the corals fluoresce. This creates proteins that act as a sort of sunscreen for the algae.

Question for September 19,2021

Thousands of species of crab live in the ocean. Which one of the following is the smallest?
  • Japanese spider crab
  • Pea crabcorrect answer
  • Coconut crab
  • Red king crab

Pea crabs are the smallest species of crab - they’re tiny! Typically less than half an inch in length, pea crabs are soft-bodied and live inside oyster shells for protection. In comparison, the largest crab, the Japanese Spider crab, can measure 15 feet from claw to claw.

Question for September 18,2021

Which one of the following oceans contains the Ring of Fire?
  • Arctic
  • Indian
  • Pacificcorrect answer
  • Atlantic

The Ring of Fire (AKA the Rim of Fire or the Circum-Pacific Belt) is an area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where 75% of the world’s volcanoes and 90% of its earthquakes occur, including the planet's most dramatic seismic events.

Question for September 17,2021

It’s Good News Friday! A farmer unable to attend his aunt’s funeral honored her by creating an outline of a heart from ______.
  • Herding sheepcorrect answer
  • Sunflowers
  • A corn maze
  • Tomatoes

Ben Jackson, a sheep farmer stuck in lockdown in New South Wales, was unable to attend his aunt Deb's funeral - so he decided to honor her memory by creating a heart made from herding sheep that could be seen from heaven. It certainly made us happy on this Good News Friday…

Question for September 16,2021

How many pieces of plastic have been removed from the ocean thanks to purchases of FTO products?
  • 8, 500
  • 99, 300
  • 751,750correct answer
  • 1.5 billion

Thanks to the FTO community for purchasing our plastic-free products, we’ve funded the removal of over 750,000 pieces of plastic from the ocean. Working with our amazing partners who are actively removing and repurposing the plastic, we’re all making a difference - thank you!

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