Past Trivia

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

Question for May 18,2022

Blue whales are the largest animals on the planet. On average, an individual blue whale eats _____ tons of food every day.
  • 3
  • 9
  • 16correct answer
  • No one knows

Blue whales are massive! They weigh up to 200 tons (their tongue alone weighs as much as an elephant) and eat an average of 16 tons of food daily. This is the equivalent of eating 10-30 percent of their body weight every day! Now that’s a large appetite.

Question for May 17,2022

True or False: Every penguin has a unique sound easily identifiable by other penguins.
  • Truecorrect answer
  • False

Every penguin produces a unique sound easily identifiable by other penguins. This is important, as penguin colonies can number in the hundreds of thousands and their unique sound allows for chicks and mates to recognize each other. Check out this special (and adorable) penguin video we’re sharing here…

Question for May 16,2022

Which of the following species can survive in the Mariana Trench, the deepest place in the ocean?
  • Dumbo octopus
  • Zombie worm
  • Sea cucumber
  • All of thesecorrect answer

At over 36,000 feet deep, the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean is the deepest location on Earth. Despite the immense water pressure and absolute darkness, it's home to a diverse array of organisms including the zombie worm, sea cucumber, and dumbo octopus.

Question for May 15,2022

Did you know? For just ______ a month you can DOUBLE the plastic you remove from the ocean, every time you answer the trivia question.
  • $5.00correct answer
  • $10.00
  • $15.00
  • $25.00

You can DOUBLE the plastic you remove from the ocean and coastlines every time you answer the trivia question - for just $5.00 a month!

Question for May 14,2022

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.

Question for May 13,2022

Happy Good News Friday! Which of the following U.S. counties has banned single-use plastic from restaurants?
  • Los Angeles County, CAcorrect answer
  • Jefferson County, OR
  • Miami County, OH
  • St. Lawrence County, NY

Los Angeles County has banned single-use plastics in restaurants! The ordinance passed bans polystyrene (aka Styrofoam), and requires all take-out utensils, cups and containers to be compostable or recyclable, The ban starts May 1st of next year for restaurants and November 1st of next year for food trucks!

Question for May 12,2022

An art installation known as the ______ has been traveling the globe from Paris to Nairobi and now to Toronto.
  • Leaning Tower of Plastic
  • Trashionista
  • Giant Plastic Tapcorrect answer
  • Plastic Ain’t Fantastic

To bring awareness to the damage caused by single-use plastics, artist Benjamin Von Wong created the Giant Plastic Tap, a 3-story high art installation made from over 10,000 pieces of plastic trash pouring from a giant tap. The stunning installation is now outside Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto.

Question for May 11,2022

It’s hard to believe, but today marks the _____ day since launching Free the Ocean!
  • 100th
  • 300th
  • 600th
  • 1,000thcorrect answer

Today marks the 1,000th day since launching FTO! We’re immensely grateful for EVERYONE who’s participated. Check out our special shout-out for a few who’ve played every single day…

Question for May 10,2022

Tropical flamingos get their pink color from…
  • Standing in the sun all-day
  • The food they eatcorrect answer
  • The pink-ish mud they stand-in
  • No one knows

Flamingos get their brilliant pink feathers from eating reddish algae and brine shrimp and metabolizing the pigments. Today, we’re sharing some amazing photographs of the iconic pink flamingo...

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