Past Trivia

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

Question for March 07,2021

81-year-old Jon Sanders, has recently become the oldest person to…
  • Go shark cage diving
  • Sail single-handedly around the worldcorrect answer
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Dive to the Blue Hole in Belize

On January 31, at the age of 81, Jon Sanders became the oldest person to sail single-handedly around the world – a voyage to raise awareness about plastic pollution. A lifetime of extreme sailing has earned the humble Sanders 12 world records!

Question for March 06,2021

How many years has it been since the first real synthetic, mass produced plastic was invented?
  • 12
  • 55
  • 114correct answer
  • 300

The first real synthetic, mass-produced plastic, was invented in 1907 - 114 years ago. Plastic pollution was first noticed in the ocean by scientists carrying out plankton studies in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Question for March 05,2021

Happy good news Friday! This beloved landmark is now 100% powered by wind:
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Empire State Buildingcorrect answer
  • Taj Mahal
  • La Sagrada Familia

The beloved New York City landmark, the Empire State Building, is now run entirely by wind energy. All 102-stories of the building! Happy Friday everyone.

Question for March 04,2021

Here’s an easy one! Every day you answer the daily trivia question on Free the Ocean, you…
  • Remove a piece of plastic from the ocean
  • Learn something new
  • Make a difference
  • All of thesecorrect answer

Every day you answer our daily trivia question, you help remove a piece of plastic from the ocean and coastlines, learn something new, and make a difference. We work with two amazing groups, The Ocean Cleanup and Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, the one’s actually removing the plastic.

Question for March 03,2021

While some dolphin species are quite common, many are rare to see in the wild. Such as the…
  • Common dolphin
  • Hourglass dolphincorrect answer
  • Bottlenose dolphin
  • Spinner dolphin

While some dolphin species are quite common, like the aptly named common dolphin and the bottlenose dolphin, many are rarely seen in the wild - like the hourglass dolphin. Want to see images of the 8 most rarely seen dolphin species?

Question for March 02,2021

Norwegian fisherman Joar Hesten jumped into ice-cold Arctic water to save a white _____ he later named Hvaldimir.
  • Tiger shark
  • Beluga whalecorrect answer
  • Manatee
  • Emperor penguin

The story of Joar Hesten saving Hvaldimir, a white beluga whale became a global sensation. The special bond they now share has been captured in the award winning photographs of Aleksander Nordahl.

Question for March 01,2021

A majestic old seabird named Wisdom, a _______, has survived tsunamis, outlived her mates, raised over 40 chicks, and is the oldest-known wild bird in the world.
  • Northern Gannet
  • Laysan Albatrosscorrect answer
  • White Pelican
  • Masked Booby

A 70 year-old Laysan Albatross named Wisdom, is the oldest-known wild bird in history. First spotted back in 1956, she still returns to the Midway Atoll Wildlife Refuge, 3 tiny islands in the Pacific Ocean, to lay her egg.

Question for February 28,2021

Norwegian fisherman Joar Hesten jumped into ice-cold Arctic water to save a white _____ he later named Hvaldimir.
  • Tiger shark
  • Beluga whalecorrect answer
  • Manatee
  • Emperor penguin

The story of Joar Hesten saving Hvaldimir, a white beluga whale became a global sensation. The special bond they now share has been captured in the award winning photographs of Aleksander Nordahl.

Question for February 27,2021

There are over 29,000 species of “bony fish”... and this one is the heaviest of all of them!
  • Bowfin
  • Guppy
  • Black marlin
  • Ocean sunfishcorrect answer

The ocean sunfish is a huge fish with a bizarre appearance. They’re the heaviest bony fish in the world, weighing on average, over 2,000 pounds! And did we say they’re bizarre looking?

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