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The Ultimate Diving with Sharks Quiz
by Staff
If you like extreme activities, then open-water diving with sharks may be for you. The best places to go are Southern California, Australia and South Africa. Take this quiz to learn more about diving with sharks.

Which is the safer way to dive with sharks?

  • cage diving
  • open-water diving
  • neither answer

How many divers can be in a typical cage together?

  • four
  • six
  • eight

What equipment do you need to cage dive?

  • scuba equipment
  • a snorkel
  • a mask

How do you know the sharks will come?

  • chum in the water
  • no guarantee
  • neither answer

What is chum?

  • fish blood and oils
  • fish parts
  • both answers

How long does a cage dive last?

  • 10 to 15 minutes
  • 20 to 30 minutes
  • 50 to 60 minutes

What is open-water diving?

  • no barriers
  • extreme form of diving
  • both answers

What type of certification do you need for open-water diving with sharks?

  • Lifeguard
  • Open Water
  • Advanced Open Water

What equipment will you need for open-water diving with the sharks?

  • snorkel equipment
  • scuba equipment
  • neither answer

Why should you stand in the water when swimming with the sharks?

  • less threatening to sharks
  • better viewing
  • more comfortable

Where is the best place to dive with sharks?

  • Southern California
  • South Africa
  • both answers

What about insurance?

  • purchase a home owners insurance rider
  • included with car insurance
  • provided by diving company

How many species of sharks are there?

  • 100
  • 375
  • 600

How many shark species have attacked humans?

  • 10
  • 20
  • 30

How many of the shark species are considered dangerous to humans?

  • 5
  • 10
  • 12

How many shark attacks happened in 2009?

  • 15
  • 25
  • 61

What should you do if a shark tries to attack you?

  • fight back
  • swim to the surface
  • both answers

How can you tell a shark is getting a bit unsettled?

  • smooth swimming
  • jerky movements
  • neither answer

Why should you leave your shiny jewelry at home?

  • get lost
  • get damaged
  • bring on a shark attack

Why may a shark "hit and run" a human?

  • doesn't like the taste
  • not hungry
  • neither answer