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Killer Whales Quiz

Orca are fun sea animals. See how much you know about them!" 10 Questions.

 
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1

Orca are also known as 'Killer Whales'. What sort of animal are they really?

  • Badger
  • Shark
  • Dolphin

2

There is only one species of orca. However, three types have been identified. These are:

  • Residents, Migrates and Rogues
  • Transients, Residents and Offshores
  • Shallow, Offshore and Ocean

3

Orca are distinctively black and white in colouration. Why is this?

  • Camouflage
  • Temperature control
  • No good reason

4

Orcas measure up to 9.8m (33 feet). About how much would such an orca weigh?

  • 8000 kg (17600 pounds)
  • 6000 kg (13200 pounds)
  • 10000 kg (22000 pounds).

5

Another common nickname for Orca is:

  • Wolf of the sea
  • Black and White death
  • Sea cow

6

The exact gestation period of orca are unknown. Based on observation of captive orca, a good estimation is:

  • 17 months
  • 7 months
  • 14 months

7

When was the species first named "orca"?

  • 1860
  • 1753
  • 1572

8

How do orca primarily locate prey?

  • Sight
  • Sound
  • Feeling vibration

9

Tillikum, the world's largest captive orca, made headlines on the 6th of July 1999. What happened?

  • He had escaped
  • A dead man was found in his tank
  • He was appraised at 1.5 million dollars

10

Warner Brothers made a movie about Orca: 'Free Willy'. The title role was played by:

  • Tillikum
  • Elwha
  • Keiko

 

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