Polyquarium Quiz

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1 What type of natural polymer is keratin?
Jello
cellulose
protein
plastic

2 Which polymer process is used to strengthen leather?
tanning
stretching
beating
crosslinking

3 Leather can be gotten from which marine animals?
dolphins and whales
sharks and turtles
seals and walruses
all of the above

4 Raincoats used to be made with which marine animal?
the intestines of walruses
the stomachs of whales
the hides of whales
jellyfish

5 Which marine animal was used to make eyeglasses?
crabs
turtles
the bones of whales
octopus

6 Which common household pest contains chitin, just like the crabs in the sea?
cat
mouse
cockroach
bats

7 Which ingredient in ice cream comes from the sea?
seaweed/carageenan
salt
whale milk
blubber

8 Which other natural polymer chemically resembles chitin?
protein
cellulose
blubber
seaweed

9 What do crabs, octopus, and squid have in common?
They are all red
They all taste like chicken
They all have a chitinous shell
They all play "Go Fish"

10 What type of product will sometimes contain tiny creatures called diatoms?
filters
caviare
dinnerware
jewelry