Past Trivia

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

Question for August 17,2022

True or False: Today, we’re DOUBLING your impact when you play the trivia!
  • Truecorrect answer
  • False

To continue celebrating our 3-year anniversary, today is a Daily Double on Free the Ocean! When you answer today’s trivia, you’ll help remove TWO pieces of plastic from the ocean. Share with your friends and family so they can help make a difference too!

Question for August 16,2022

Today is our 3-year anniversary! In celebration, we’re offering 25% off our plastic-free…
  • Personal care products
  • Lifestyle products
  • Pet products
  • All productscorrect answer

To celebrate our 3-year anniversary we’re offering the FTO community 25% off ALL of our plastic-free products. Good for you, and the planet! Use code FTO25 at checkout.

Question for August 15,2022

Based on recent undocumented sightings, scientists are now searching for the legendary and elusive, giant hammerhead sharks that are as long as _____ feet!
  • 5
  • 12
  • 20correct answer
  • 100

Great hammerhead sharks have been reported to reach 20 feet (6 meters) so researchers are searching for them to discover just how big these creatures can actually get. Today, we’re sharing pictures and details from the scientists searching for these elusive hammerheads…

Question for August 14,2022

In a recent viral video a young, mischievous, ______ plays with a scuba diver!
  • Octopuscorrect answer
  • Tiger shark
  • Vaquita dolphin
  • Electric eel

A special video captures a young and mischievous octopus playing with a scuba diver as if they knew each other for years. It repeatedly teased the diver by swimming straight into its palm, with its small softball-like head. Check it out here…

Question for August 13,2022

Recovered from a sunken merchant ship in 1901, this 2,000 year-old device is considered the “world’s first computer”, and thought to…
  • Provide accurate directions
  • Map the ocean floor
  • Predict the planet’s movementcorrect answer
  • Look up interesting facts

An ancient Antikythera Mechanism, the “world’s first computer” was found in the sea in 1901 and was thought to predict the planet’s movement. Researchers are working to reconstruct a functioning model of the 2,000-year-old mechanism - see in the image below!

Question for August 12,2022

Happy Good News Friday! The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it plans to plant _____ trees over the next decade.
  • One million
  • 250 million
  • One billioncorrect answer
  • 100 Trillion

To revitalize millions of acres of burned and damaged forests, and to increase the tree population to support planet health, the U.S.D.A will plant more than one billion trees over the next decade. Good news for the planet on this Good News Friday!

Question for August 11,2022

With a “wing” span of up to 29 feet (8.8 meters), the _____ray, is the largest ray in the world!
  • Giant mantacorrect answer
  • Reef manta
  • Cownose
  • Spotted eagle

The giant manta ray is… huge! It’s the largest ray in the world, with a “wing” span of up to 29 feet (8.8 meters) and weighing as much as 5,300 pounds or nearly 2 ½ metric tons – that’s more than a large great white shark! Learn more about these magnificent giants here…

Question for August 10,2022

Seawater can reach temperatures of over ______ degrees Fahrenheit from hydrothermal vents on the seafloor...
  • 100
  • 300
  • 500
  • 700correct answer

Hydrothermal vents on the seafloor act as a form of chimney, exploding water that can reach temperatures of over 700 degrees Fahrenheit (371 degrees celsius)! The extreme temperatures and rich mineral content around the vents create an ideal environment for unique animal species to thrive.

Question for August 09,2022

In the stomach of a recently deceased sperm whale, the following was found…
  • Plastic bags
  • Fishing lines
  • Fishing nets
  • All of these thingscorrect answer

A necropsy revealed a tangled mass of plastic bags, fishing line and tattered fishing nets in a deceased 47-foot-long sperm whale. The loss of this sperm whale should motivate us to demand change for our ocean and the marine life that depends on it! Start by signing this petition...

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