What Do You Know About Sharks?

 Sharks are usually the scariest word in the English language when you're at sea or on the beach. We always imagine a great white shark with a mouth full of teeth, though there are many many species of sharks, and there is quite a bit more to them than just being a predator. How much do you know about this family of aquatic animals?
 
 
Is a shark a fish or mammal?
Some are fish, some are mammals
Fish
Mammal
Neither
 
 
What does the whale shark eat?
Plankton and eggs
Small fish
All sizes of fish
Large fish
 
 
How do sharks communicate with other sharks?
Body language
Bubbles
High-pitched sounds
Touch
 
 
A great white can smell 1 drop of blood in _______ drops of water.
1 million
100,000
10,000
100 million
 
 
How long do sharks live for?
20-30 years
2-3 years
5-6 years
10-12 years
 
 
The texture of a shark's skin is like...
Sandpaper
Smooth jelly
Smooth with big bumps
Ridged like scar tissue
 
 
What part of the ocean do sharks live in?
Some in shallow and some in deep waters
All in shallow waters
All in deep waters
All live in the deepest part of the ocean
 
 
True or False: Sharks have no bones in their bodies
Sharks are known a species of fish, but the skeleton of a shark is made of cartilage, unlike most fish.
True
False
 
 
How long can a great white shark survive without food?
3 months
A year
12 days
3 days
 
 
How many sharks are killed each year by man?
About 100 million
About 1,000
About 1 billion
About 10,000
 
 
Who is the only natural predator of the great white shark?
The Blue Whale
There is no aquatic animal that can take on a great white
The Orca
Hammerhead Shark
 
 
Which Shark has 360 vision and a soft head during birth?
Hammerhead shark
Great White shark
Whale shark
Cow shark
 
Shall We Try Again?
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