Quiz about Electric Eels
Quiz about Electric Eels

Electric Eels Trivia Quiz


The electric eel is an odd animal capable of producing electricity. Here is a short quiz about that animal.

A multiple-choice quiz by randyaimee. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
randyaimee
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
26,851
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
2 / 5
Plays
1460
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. On which continent is the electric eel native? Hint

North America
South America
Africa
Australia

2. How big can the electric eel get? Hint

6 feet
2 feet
8 feet
4 feet

3. Although the electric may look like an eel, it really isn't a true eel, but specially adapted fish related to what other species? Hint

Shark
Trout
Catfish
Snake

4. How many volts can the electric eel produce? Hint

1000
750
250
500

5. The electrical organs in the electric eel's body accounts for what percent of its weight? Hint

35
50
40
60


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. On which continent is the electric eel native?

Answer: South America

They can be found in the Amazon basin region.
2. How big can the electric eel get?

Answer: 8 feet

A very large fish!
3. Although the electric may look like an eel, it really isn't a true eel, but specially adapted fish related to what other species?

Answer: Catfish

They're more related to the catfish!
4. How many volts can the electric eel produce?

Answer: 500

Enough volts to stun a horse!
5. The electrical organs in the electric eel's body accounts for what percent of its weight?

Answer: 50

Half the weight!
Source: Author randyaimee

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