Dolphin Quiz
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1)What type of creatures are dolphins:
a)Fish
b)Mammals
c)neither of the above
how long do dolphins live?
5,
10,
25,
40yrs.

when did dolphins first apear on the earth?
50 million as land animals
10million aswater mammals
10,000 as fish
4000 dolphin like fish

how deep can dolphins dive?
100
300
500
1000m

what is the max amt. of time a dolphin can hold its breath?
3
8
15
20 min.

dolphins use---------------to navigate and find food.

sonar,
ultrasound,
echolocation,
x-ray.
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2)What family are dolphins a part of:
a)Dolphinio
b)Delphinidae
c)Delfinide
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3)Do dolphins lay eggs:
 a) Yes
 b)No
 c)Only during the summer months

4)Dolphins have sensitive skin that is very easily bruised. Is the skin made up of:
a)Cells that are live
 b)Cell that are dead
 c)Cells that are asleep


According to official research, has the number of freshwater river dolphins since 1990:
    Increased
    Decreased
    Stayed the same


We know that dolphins eat small fish, but in total do they have:
    18-26 teeth
    More than 50 teeth
    Doh! Dolphins don't have teeth


All species of dolphin are assigned a latin name. What is the common name for the Tursiops truncatus:
    Common dolphin
    White-bellied dolphin
    Bottle-nosed dolphin


Dolphins have pectorial fins, but where on the dolphin's body are they found:
    On the back
    On the sides of the body
    As part of the tail


What is a pod.
    A group of dolphins
    A place where dolphins are born
    A place where dolphins sleep


One part of the dolphin is called the Rostrum, but what is it:
    It is the dolphin's head
    It is the dolphin's tail
    It is the dolphin's mouth
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Don't cheat its your score anyway. Here are the answers.
Mammals                                          
delphiniadae
no
cells that are alive
decreased
more than 50
bottle nosed dolphin
on the sides of the body
a group of dolphins
its the dolphin's mouth.
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