Past Trivia

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

Question for April 17,2024

True or False: April’s Crossword Puzzle is here!
  • Truecorrect answer
  • False

Today’s trivia is a bit easier than usual… That's because, we’re so excited to share April’s crossword puzzle with you, that we wanted to get right to it 🙂 Full of marine life and ocean related trivia, you’ll help remove MORE plastic from the ocean when you play!

Question for April 16,2024

Which of the following marine reserves is described as an “underwater Jurassic Park”?
  • Gilbert Bay, Canada
  • Cocos Island National Park, Costa Ricacorrect answer
  • Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, United States
  • Barrow Island Marine Park, Australia

Described as an “Underwater Jurassic Park”, Cocos Island National Park in Costa Rica boasts an abundance of sharks, whales, turtles, and other marine life. This protected marine reserve is set to grow 27 times in size as it receives more protection to protect the vibrant life within its crystal waters.

Question for April 15,2024

_______ sharks grow up to 18 feet long and are known for their dark, vertical bars that cover the sides of their body.
  • Blacktip
  • Sandbar
  • Dusky
  • Tigercorrect answer

Found mostly in tropical waters, the tiger shark gets its name from the characteristic dark, stripe-like bars that cover the sides of their body. The stripes fade slightly as individuals reach adulthood, but are very noticeable and “tiger-like” in juveniles.

Question for April 14,2024

Exciting news! Say goodbye to plastic jugs with our new OceanEco Laundry Detergent Strips—they're…
  • More effective, less expensive
  • Space-saving and easy to use
  • Kind to the skin and the planet
  • All of these things!correct answer

We’re so excited to share our NEW OceanEco Laundry Detergent Strips with you! They’re more effective, less expensive, no plastic jug, easy to use, and kind to your skin and the planet. Plus, we donate 5% of all sales to groups protecting our ocean…

Question for April 13,2024

Which of the following traits are dolphins known for?
  • Exceptional intelligence and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly social behavior, often seen in pods or groups
  • Remarkable communication skills
  • All of these traits & morecorrect answer

Dolphins are highly intelligent, social, and complex communicators, among many other interesting traits. Tomorrow is National Dolphin Day, so today, we’re sharing what a day in the life of our dolphin friends may look like…

Question for April 12,2024

Happy Good News Friday! Georgia just made history with the state’s largest-ever release of endangered ______.
  • Bottlenose dolphins
  • Sea turtlescorrect answer
  • Hermit crabs
  • Atlantic stingrays

Last week, a record-breaking number of Kemp's ridley sea turtles were released off Georgia's Jekyll Island. These turtles were all rescued, rehabilitated, and returned to the ocean! We’re sharing this exciting story here…

Question for April 11,2024

Which of the following movies does NOT include the ocean as a significant element of the storyline?
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Oceans 11correct answer
  • Moana
  • Finding Nemo

The ocean has made its mark on some of the most iconic, vibrant, and heartwarming movies in cinematic history! From Pirates of the Caribbean to Moana and Finding Nemo, the ocean plays a central role in these classic films, serving as much more than a backdrop…

Question for April 10,2024

Spoonbills are a brilliantly colored marine bird species. A group of spoonbills is called a…
  • Murder
  • Parliament
  • Bowlcorrect answer
  • Herd

A group of spoonbills is called a bowl! Named for their pink hue, the roseate spoonbill is a marine bird with a massive wingspan and so brilliantly colorful that it would look right at home in a Pixar movie!

Question for April 09,2024

Located between Alaska and Russia, which narrow body of water separates the Arctic Ocean from the Pacific Ocean? The…
  • Philippine sea
  • Mid-atlantic ridge
  • Bering straitcorrect answer
  • Cape cod canal

The Bering Strait, located between Russia and Alaska, is a narrow body of water (55 miles wide) that separates the icy Arctic ocean from the Pacific ocean - a marine gateway between the two.

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