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Shark Attack Quiz

Expand your knowledge about this dreaded animal and dispel any myths associated 10 Questions.

 
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1

Sharks evolved during which geological period ?

  • Holocene
  • Jurassic
  • Ordovician

2

The smallest known shark, 'the Dwarf lanternshark' can grow to a maximum length of ?

  • 10.5 cm
  • 21.2 cm
  • 32.3 cm

3

Usually most sharks have a lifespan of 20 to 30 years, but which shark species has the longest lifespan of 100 years ?

  • Spiny dogfish shark
  • Bull Shark
  • Pygmy shark

4

Sharks cannot sense frequencies of which range ?

  • Infrasonic
  • Ultrasonic
  • None of above

5

Reaching a maximum recorded speed of 50 kmph, this shark belongs to which of following shark species ?

  • Great white shark
  • Mackerel shark
  • Whale shark

6

The largest and the most powerful known carnivorous fish to have ever existed is .. (this shark species exceeded 17 metres (56 ft) in length)

  • Whale Shark
  • Great Whte Shark
  • Megalodon

7

On an average how many sharks are killed by humans every year?

  • 1 million
  • 10 million
  • 100 million

8

Out of the 440 species of sharks, how many species have been been involved in a significant number of fatal, unprovoked attacks on humans?

  • 4
  • 44
  • 400

9

The average number of fatalities worldwide per year between 2001 and 2006 from unprovoked shark attacks was ?

  • 40
  • 4
  • 400

10

Fish with the highest levels of mercury (about 1 ppm Hg) in the world - Arrange the following fishes with their Mean mercury level in parts per million

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Shark
  • Swordfish
  • Tilefish
  • King mackerel

Right

  • 0.73
  • 0.97
  • 1.45
  • 0.99

 

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