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Marine Biology Fun Facts

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Marine Biology Fun Facts game quiz
"There are a lot of topics covered under the heading Marine Biology. How well do you know what they're talking about?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. The "plant" classification of these critters produces 90% of the world's oxygen.
    mollusks
    plankton
    zoea
    marine fungi


2. Famously friendly in TV and Movies, bottlenosed dolphins, and all dolphins, are really classified in the same order as ________.
    whales
    sharks
    seals
    dolphins have their own order


3. A lot of people know what seahorses look like, but what more general group of organisms do they belong to?
    crustaceans
    fish
    mammals
    mollusks


4. Real sea sponges are great for bathing and painting, but what are kind of critter are they?
    plants
    animals
    fungi
    man-made


5. Sea urchins, starfish, and seacucumbers all belong to the phylum Echinodermata. If "dermata" refers to skin, what does "echino" mean?
    smooth
    sharp
    spined
    pointy


6. Some fish can change sex from male to female, or vice versa.
    True
    False


7. The largest structure created by non-human organisms is a type of what?
    ant hill
    oyster bed
    hydrothermal vent
    coral reef


8. The largest compound eye of any organism on the planet belongs to what deep sea dweller?
    whale shark
    sperm whale
    giant squid
    blue whale


9. As depicted in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", the Kraken is SAID to be what type of mollusk?
    gastropod
    squidopod
    bivalve
    cephalopod


10. Are there any marine reptiles?
    Yes
    No


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Compiled Jun 28 12