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Shark Quiz Questions

English: Plate 249. The Basking Shark, or Bone...

The Basking Shark, or Bone Shark. Cetorhinus maximus (L.), Blainville. The Mackerel Shark. Lamna cornubica, (Gmel.) Fleming. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which is the largest fish?
a) Great white shark
b) Lemon shark
c) Blue whale
d) Whale shark

2) Which shark is the most frequent attacker of people?
a) Bull shark
b) Tiger shark
c) Blue shark
d) Nurse shark

3) What is the approximate gestation period of blue shark?
a) Six months
b) Ten months
c) One year
d) Two years

Head of a basking shark

Head of a basking shark (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which part of goblin shark is unusual?
a) Dorsal fin
b) Tail fin
c) Gill slit
d) Snout

5) What is the average length of a spined pygmy shark?
a) 7-8 inches
b) 14-15 inches
c) 3-4 inches
d) 16-17 inches

6) When is common thresher shark most active?
a) Morning
b) Afternoon
c) Evening
d) Night

English: Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpin...

Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus) pups. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7) Which is the class of sharks?
a) Amphibia
b) Mammalia
c) Gastropoda
d) Chondrichthyes

8) Which is the genus of basking shark?
a) Acinonyx
b) Panthera
c) Cetorhinus
d) Neofelis

9) What is the shape of hammerhead shark’s teeth?
a) Conical
b) Triangular
c) Circular
d) Rectangular

A basking shark filter feeding.

A basking shark filter feeding. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

10) Which is the most abundant shark?
a) Spiny dogfish shark
b) Galapagos shark
c) Porbeagle shark
d) Mako shark

Shark Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Which is the largest fish?
d) Whale shark

2) Which shark is the most frequent attacker of people?
a) Bull shark

3) What is the approximate gestation period of blue shark?
c) One year

A sketch of a bull shark

A sketch of a bull shark (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which part of goblin shark is unusual?
d) Snout

5) What is the average length of a spined pygmy shark?
a) 7-8 inches

6) When is common thresher shark most active?
d) Night

7) Which is the class of sharks?
d) Chondrichthyes

8) Which is the genus of basking shark?
c) Cetorhinus

9) What is the shape of hammerhead shark’s teeth?
b) Triangular

10) Which is the most abundant shark?
a) Spiny dogfish shark

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:35 pm

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