Past Trivia

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

Question for October 15,2021

This incredible activist has joined the global effort to plant 1 trillion trees by 2030…
  • David Orr
  • Jane Goodallcorrect answer
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Melissa McCarthy

Calling it an opportunity for “people of all walks of life to participate in re-greening our planet,” Jane Goodall has launched a new tree-planting campaign called ‘Trees for Jane’. The famed conservationist and primatologist has organized the initiative in support of the United Nations’ Decade of Ecosystem Restoration and its goal to plant 1 trillion new trees by 2030. Happy Friday, everyone!

Question for October 14,2021

True or False: The Portuguese man o’ war is a species of jellyfish.
  • True
  • Falsecorrect answer

The Portuguese man o’ war is often called a jellyfish but is actually a species of siphonophore, a group of animals that are closely related to jellyfish. Their long, thin tendrils can extend 165 feet in length below the surface! Do you want to see this unusual species for yourself?

Question for October 13,2021

What do a black marlin, American quarter horse, sailfish, and hyena have in common? Their…
  • Coloring
  • Speedcorrect answer
  • Migration patterns
  • Sleep schedules

Black marlin, American quarter horse, sailfish, and hyena, all have their speed in common - they’re 4 of the 15 fastest animals in the world! Do you want to see these and the other speediest animals on the planet?

Question for October 13,2021

What do a black marlin, American quarter horse, sailfish, and hyena have in common? Their…
  • Coloring
  • Speedcorrect answer
  • Migration pattern
  • Sleep schedules

Black marlin, American quarter horse, sailfish, and hyena, all have their speed in common - they’re 4 of the 15 fastest animals in the world! Do you want to see these speedy animals up close and personal?

Question for October 12,2021

Reusable Swedish Dishcloths make great plastic-free and affordable gifts for friends and loved ones. What else is true about our Swedish dishcloths? They…
  • Come in 47 designs
  • Can be used time and time again
  • Replace the need for buying paper towels
  • All of these thingscorrect answer

Reusable Swedish Dishcloths come in 47 unique designs, can be used over and over, and each one replaces 17 rolls of paper towels. Plus, they make a great gift and help remove more plastic from the ocean!

Question for October 11,2021

True or False: Sand dollars are white when they’re alive.
  • True
  • Falsecorrect answer

Most people see sand dollars only after they've died. Those white "shells" found along the beach are their skeletons; when the marine animal is alive, its pigment can vary from a rich reddish-brown to a vibrant shade of purple.

Question for October 10,2021

Which one of the following odd behaviors are octopuses known to do (although no one knows why)?
  • Jump out of the water
  • Punch fishcorrect answer
  • Walk on the ocean floor
  • Bend under coral caves

We’ve got eight-legged fisticuffs on the ocean floor! Apparently, octopuses have an occasional bad day and when they do, they punch fish. Why? We’re not totally sure. But according to a researcher, he “burst out laughing” when he first saw this grumpy side of our ocean friends…

Question for October 09,2021

Who was NOT an actor in the Ocean’s film trilogy (Ocean’s Eleven, Twelve, and Thirteen)?
  • Brad Pitt
  • Julia Roberts
  • George Clooney
  • Taylor Swiftcorrect answer

The Ocean’s film trilogy starred an all-star cast including Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, and George Clooney. Taylor Swift did not make an appearance in the films!

Question for October 08,2021

Millions of marine animals are harmed every year by plastic in the ocean. Why is plastic dangerous for marine life?
  • They mistake it for food and can’t digest it
  • They get tangled in it which hinders their ability to swim
  • Bacteria on plastic can give coral diseases
  • All of these thingscorrect answer

Plastic bobbing in the ocean is mistaken for food and consumed by marine life. For example, plastic bags are mistaken for jellyfish by leatherback turtles and consumed, causing serious issues. Marine life also gets tangled in nets, cords, and other plastic debris, hindering their ability to swim and in many cases, is a severe choking hazard.

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