Past Trivia

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

Question for March 27,2023

Which of the following is a unique ability of deep sea octopuses that helps them survive in their harsh environment?
  • Camouflaging themselves to blend in with their surroundingscorrect answer
  • Bioluminescent tentacles that attract prey
  • Changing the texture of their skin to mimic other creatures
  • Never needing to eat or drink

Deep sea octopuses can camouflage themselves to blend in with their surroundings. This remarkable ability helps them survive in the extreme depths of the ocean where food is scarce and predators are plentiful. Learn more about their crazy world here…

Question for March 26,2023

In a heartwarming story, a kayaker rescued _____ from the ocean. (Hint, it’s probably not what you think)! A…
  • Baby deer
  • Stranded seal
  • Curious kitten
  • Struggling raccooncorrect answer

A kayaker noticed a raccoon struggling in the water while on a paddling trip. He quickly paddled over to the raccoon and was able to save its life! What happened next was quite adorable…

Question for March 25,2023

Earth Hour is taking place today and has been happening since 2007! What is it? A day to...
  • Celebrate the discovery of Earth’s magnetic field
  • Raise awareness about the impact of plastic pollution
  • Support our planet by turning off lights for an hourcorrect answer
  • Plant trees and promote reforestation

Earth Hour is an annual event where millions of people around the world turn off non-essential lights for one hour - a symbolic event to show our collective support for the planet. It takes place on the last Saturday in March (today!) and happens at 8:30 pm your local time.

Question for March 24,2023

By 2025, McDonald's plans to make its Happy Meal toys from renewable materials. Which of the following will NOT be used to make these toys?
  • Cornstarch
  • Recycled plastic bottles
  • Plant-based resins
  • Fossil fuelscorrect answer

Happy Good News Friday! McDonald's sells over 1.5 billion Happy Meals to kids every year, and by 2025 none of them will be made from fossil fuel-based plastic - but rather from cornstarch, recycled plastic bottles, and plant-based resins. That’s McGood news 🙂

Question for March 23,2023

Which of the following is stressing dolphins out and forcing them to ’shout’ at each other?
  • Aggressive scuba divers
  • Industrial noise pollutioncorrect answer
  • Cloudy days
  • Big waves

Industrial noise pollution (ships, drilling, submarine sonar…) in oceans is stressing dolphins out and forcing them to ‘shout’ at each other - impacting how they communicate, mate, hunt and even migrate. This is a serious threat and they deserve better… and you can help!

Question for March 22,2023

True or False: Most sparkly glitters are made from plastic.
  • Truecorrect answer
  • False

Who doesn’t love glitter! However, it’s actually made of small pieces of plastic that are difficult to filter out of wastewater. So, when glitter is washed off, it can easily end up in the ocean. Next time you're considering adding some sparkle, try an eco-friendly alternative like biodegradable glitter made from plant-based materials!

Question for March 21,2023

What are floating marine cities?
  • Cities built on stilts in the ocean
  • Giant cruise ships
  • Artificial islands made of plastic waste
  • Floating platforms designed for marine farmingcorrect answer

It may sound like a science fiction fantasy, but floating marine cities are essentially platforms designed to host marine farming, aquaculture, research, and even living on the ocean! They’re self-sufficient and equipped with everything needed to sustain life. Curious to know more?

Question for March 20,2023

Happy first day of Spring! To celebrate, we’re having a BIG sale! Today, take _____ off ALL our plastic free products.
  • 5
  • 10
  • 15
  • 25correct answer

To celebrate the first day of spring, we’re offering a sitewide sale of 25% on ALL of our plastic free products! By choosing to use products that are free of harmful plastics, you can make a positive impact on our oceans and the planet. Use code FTO25 at checkout…

Question for March 19,2023

Starfish can travel surprising distances - what do they use to move?
  • Tiny legs
  • Tentacles
  • Suction cupscorrect answer
  • Small fins

Starfish are fascinating creatures. Also known as sea stars, they use their numerous suction cups called tube feet to move along the ocean floor. Some species of starfish can move up to 29 feet (9 meters) per minute using their tube feet!

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