Past Trivia

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

Question for May 28,2023

In the news of the odd… a woman preparing Easter dinner had to do a double-take when she spotted a ______ in her Easter potato peelings!
  • Octopus
  • Seal pupcorrect answer
  • Tiger shark
  • Green turtle

A woman in England was preparing Easter dinner when she spotted the uncanny resemblance of a seal pup in her potato peelings. A photo of the “seal pup” has since gone viral on social media.

Question for May 27,2023

If you ever find yourself being pushed around by a whale, they could be _____.
  • Trying to play
  • Protecting their young
  • Saving you from danger
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

We already know whales are social and intelligent creatures, but we never stop being amazed by their goodness. Check out this incredible video from a diver being saved by a blue whale...

Question for May 26,2023

The Australian government announced plans for a new marine park in the Southern Ocean the size of _____.
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Germanycorrect answer
  • 100 blue whales
  • Lake Superior

Happy Good News Friday, FTO! Australia's new marine park in the Southern Ocean is a whopping Germany-sized sanctuary, providing a safe haven for seabirds, seals, and penguins to thrive and frolic in their natural habitat.

Question for May 25,2023

Happy International Plastic Free Day! To celebrate this special day, we’re offering _____ % OFF all our plastic-free products.
  • 5
  • 10
  • 15
  • 25correct answer

From our best sellers to new arrivals and pets to personal care, take 25% OFF sitewide in celebration of International Plastic Free Day! Today only, use code FTO25 at checkout…

Question for May 24,2023

Not only does seaweed create oxygen for the planet, feed and provide habitat for marine species... it can also be used to make all of these things EXCEPT for which one?
  • Bricks for construction
  • Diapers + cosmetics
  • Food + packaging
  • Bicyclescorrect answer

Seaweed is simply amazing. Generating oxygen, providing food and habitat for marine species, and a great source of food for humans. It’s also being used to make everything from bricks to diapers, to cosmetics, but not bicycles… yet.

Question for May 23,2023

Which of the following is true about jellyfish? They have _____.
  • Brains
  • Nervous systemscorrect answer
  • Hearts
  • Blood

Although jellyfish may not have brains, hearts, or even blood, they do have radically distributed nervous systems that are adapted to their unique body plan. Plus, they can be quite striking, like the jelly in the image below!

Question for May 22,2023

In the movie "The Little Mermaid," what's the name of Ariel's best friend, the fish?
  • Sebastian
  • Scuttle
  • Floundercorrect answer
  • Nemo

In "The Little Mermaid," Flounder is Ariel's loyal and adorable fish sidekick. In real life, flounders are fascinating flatfish that camouflage themselves on the ocean floor. They have both eyes on one side of their head, which helps them keep an eye out for predators and prey. All the better to look out for Ariel!

Question for May 21,2023

This is staggering. To meet the demand for toilet paper, ______ NHL-sized hockey rinks’ worth of forest are destroyed every minute.
  • 1
  • 3
  • 4
  • 6correct answer

The equivalent of SIX NHL-sized hockey rinks of forest vanish EACH MINUTE to keep up with our demand for toilet paper. This staggering deforestation rate doesn’t have to happen as eco-friendly alternatives exist. Please add your voice in asking Procter & Gamble to commit to sustainable materials instead of trees!

Question for May 20,2023

The mantis shrimp, a small but powerful marine creature, has the fastest recorded punch in the animal kingdom… at over ______ mph.
  • 10
  • 25
  • 60correct answer
  • 200

The mantis shrimp packs a powerful punch, striking at speeds over 60 mph (96 km/h) and shattering shells with ease. Its punch accelerates faster than a .22 caliber bullet, making it a small but mighty marine marvel! And not just mighty, they’re brilliantly colored and beautiful.

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