Scavenger Hunt - Test Your Knowledge 

Now that you have have read all about the dolphins, let's test your knowledge. Fill out the quiz below and when you are finish hit the "Grade Me" button to see how well you did.


TRUE OR FALSE

The following questions are true or false.

1) True or False: Coral reefs are found so deep below the surface of the water that human actions cannot affect them.
True
False

2)
True
False

3)
True
False

4) True or False: Pelicans are designed to eat their fish whole. If instead they eat the bony remains thrown out by a fisherman, a pelican can be injured or even killed.
True
False

5) True or False: Dolphins do not make annual migrations.
True
False

6) True or False: Dolphins drink the salt water in which they live.
True
False

7) True or False: Dolphin trainers always get the day off on their birthday, holidays and weekends.
True
False

8) True or False: Dolphins are an endangered species.
True
False

9) True or False: All dolphin vocalizations are emitted from the animal’s mouth.
True
False

10) True or False: By Federal Law, in the United States anyone can have a pet dolphin.
True
False

11)True or False: A dolphin’s age can be determined by counting the growth rings on their teeth, similar to counting the rings on a tree.
True
False

12)True or False: Dolphins communicate through vocalization & body language.
True
False

MULTIPLE CHOICE

The following questions are multiple choice. Select the correct answer for each question.


13) In the United States, it is a Federal law to remain at least how many yards from a wild dolphin?
a) 10
b) 25
c) 50
d) 100

14) Dolphins are mammals, not fish. Which of the following characteristics are true of all mammals:
a) Warm Blooded
b) Breathe Air
c) Have Hair
d) Live Birth
e) Nurse Young
f) All of the Above

15) When a dolphin trainer blows her whistle, it means what?
a) I Need Help
b) Great Job
c) Perform a Jump
d) Take a Break
e) All of the Above

16)
a) Sarasota Dolphin Research Program
b) Do Not Feed Wild Dolphins
c) Wild Whale Nutrition
d) Dolphin Safe Tuna Fisheries
e) All of the Above

17) Scientists who study wild dolphins depend on which trait to identify individual animals:
a) Dorsal Fin
b) Fluke
c) Color Patterns
d) All of the Above

18) A dolphin breathes through it what?
a) Nose
b) Mouth
c) Blowhole
d) Skin
e) All of the Above

19) Bottlenose dolphins at accredited facilities such as Dolphin Connection have an average lifespan of how long?
a) Less than 10 years
b) 12 years
c) 24 years
d) 30 years

20) To prevent injuries from boat strikes and entanglement, aggressive begging behavior and illness due to unhealthy food, wild dolphins are best admired from
a) A Distance
b) Up Close

21) Free handouts of food to wild dolphins are:
a) Necessary
b) Unnecessary

22) At Dolphin Connection, our dolphins eat:
a) Capelin
b) Herring
c) Gelatin Cubes
d) Ice Cubes
e) All of the Above

23) Which of the following is NOT a required quality in a dolphin trainer at Dolphin Connection?
a) Has a college degree
b) Is a strong swimmer
c) Has blonde hair
d) All of the Above

24) A dolphin is exactly as smart as:
a) A five year old child
b) A chimpanzee
c) It needs to be to survive

25) Dolphins in accredited facilities like Dolphin Connection live about how much longer than their counterparts in the wild?
a) Exactly the same time
b) Twice as long
c) Half as long