Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (02-12-2024)

Question 1: On which islands would you find these giant tortoises?

  • Galápagos
  • Hawaiian
  • Bahamas

Correct Answer: Galápagos

Fact: The Galápagos Islands, which are about 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, are filled with fascinating wildlife. Visitors might see marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, Bryde's whales, sea lions, and two of Charles Darwin's well-documented subjects, Galápagos tortoises and Galápagos finches.

Question 2: Which ship carried Charles Darwin to the Galápagos Islands?

  • HMS Shepherd
  • HMS Beagle
  • HMS Labrador

Correct Answer: HMS Beagle

Fact: Charles Darwin was a geologist, naturalist, and biologist. At just 22, he joined the crew of the HMS Beagle on a five-year voyage around the world, to survey South America and define global lines of latitude. Darwin studied birds and turtles while at the Galápagos Islands to better understand how traits vary between and within species, based on location and isolation.

Question 3: How do male Galápagos tortoises resolve conflicts?

  • Head raising
  • Chasing
  • Kicking

Correct Answer: Head raising

Fact: When two males fight, they confront each other by raising their heads and opening their mouths. The winner is the one who manages to hold his head the highest.

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