The Shark Quiz

Every week is Shark Week
Quiz by flyinhawaiian
Last updated: May 19, 2013
First submittedMay 19, 2013
Times taken658
Average score56.3%
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An extinct species of shark that's said to have been as long as a school bus
While not as big, can bite through a nuclear submarine
Cookiecutter Shark
Infamously featured in Jaws
Great White Shark
A deepsea shark that was found in Japan, also featured on National Geographic
Goblin Shark
Has a long snout shaped like a tool for cutting
Saw Shark
Its oddly shaped head allows it to sense the electrical fields of moving prey
Hammerhead Shark
A living fossil that is said to resemble a 'sea-serpent'
Frilled Shark
Another prehistoric shark whose lower jaw hung out in a spiral
This shark's torpedo shaped body makes it the fastest shark in the world
Mako Shark
This gentle giant is the largest shark alive today reaching 60 feet long (20 meters)
Whale Shark
It's so aggressive that babies born inside the womb fight and kill each other for dominance
Sand Tiger Shark
One of the dealiest, it's known for its yellowish hue
Lemon Shark
Most commonly used to make Sharkfin Soup, they are the most overfished shark because of their abundance
Blue Shark
Use camouflage on the sea bed to sneak attack prey, resembles a carpet
Wobbegong Shark
Named the 'deadliest shark', named after its aggressive behavior like a famous spanish animal
Bull Shark
They get into vicious feeding franzies, named after the color of its dorsal fin
Whitetip Shark
Level 39
Jul 13, 2015
Good quiz! A couple of things though. It wouldn't accept "sand tiger" or "white tip" with a space. Overall good quiz though.
Level 57
Jul 24, 2018
nice the prehistoric ones. Not sure I would agree with the Lemon Shark description as attacks are rare, and those documented have not been fatal.
Level 51
Dec 4, 2021
Sand tiger sharks are not aggressive, they are a very docile and shy species of elasmobranch. However, it is true that baby sand tiger sharks kill and eat each other, as well as unfertilized eggs, while they are in the womb.