Pufferfish Quiz

Pufferfish Quiz

Pufferfish – The Facts – What do you know? Test your knowledge of these odd and exotic creatures with this quick quiz.

(Get more details about pufferfish here: Top 10 Facts About Pufferfish!)

 

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True or False?

1. There are just two species of pufferfish.

 True

 False

2. They can be found in tropical waters all over the world.

 True

 False

3. Pufferfish live only in saltwater.

 True

 False

4. They are sometimes called blowfish.

 True

 False

5. The largest pufferfish is the stellate pufferfish, which can grow up to almost four feet in length.

 True

 False

6. When threatened, they can puff up to make themselves up to ten times larger.

 True

 False

7. Pufferfish are among the most poisonous animals on earth.

 True

 False

8. Most pufferfish use a poison called tetrodotoxin that is up to 100x more toxic than cyanide.

 True

 False

9. They can change color, turning lighter or darker in response to their environment.

 True

 False

10. They can look at two different things at the same time as their eyes move independently.

 True

 False

11. Pufferfish have just one tooth.

 True

 False




Answers to the Pufferfish Quiz:

1. False. There are more than 100 species of pufferfish.
2. True.
3. False. They live in saltwater habitats, such as the Pacific Ocean and the Red Sea, and freshwater habitats such as the Mekong and Amazon Rivers.
4. True.
5. True.
6. False. When threatened, they can puff up to make themselves up to three times larger.
7. True.
8. True.
9. True.
10. True.
11. False. Pufferfish have four teeth, two at the top and two at the bottom.

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