Fish, Shellfish and Roe: The Seafood Quiz
The oceans provide a bounty of delicious and nutritious treats. How much do you know about the seafood of the world? Take this quiz to find out.
Which type of fish is eaten more than any other worldwide?
True or false: Many types of seafood are best cooked at a high temperature.
Seafood consumption can cut down on which health issue?
- cardiovascular disease
- respiratory problems
- liver degeneration
What percentage of seafood eaten by Americans is imported from other countries?
- 70 percent
- 90 percent
- 98 percent
Which type of seafood do Americans eat more than any other?
- Alaska pollock
What liquid is most often used to make soused herring?
True or false: There is no difference between shrimp and prawns.
Alaska fishermen catch how much of the U.S. seafood haul each year?
- 60 percent
- 40 percent
- 30 percent
On average, about how much seafood do Americans consume per week?
- about 2 ounces (57 grams)
- about 6 ounces
- about 3.5 ounces
What sort of fish makes up a delicacy called lox?
Pregnant women should avoid eating which type of fish?
Which of the following is NOT considered to be a type of "oily" fish?
Where is a lobster brain located?
- in its claws
- in its head
- in its throat
The biggest Atlantic bluefin tuna can reach what maximum weight?
- about 400 pounds (200 kilograms)
- about 1,000 pounds
- about 1,800 pounds
The U.S. prohibits commercial fishing for which species?
- king salmon
- bluefin tuna
- Atlantic halibut
About how much seafood consumed in the U.S. is sourced from farms?
- about 80 percent
- about 50 percent
- about 30 percent
How long can orange roughy live?
- more than 100 years
- more than 60 years
- more than 20 years
Swai, which is popular in the U.S., is mostly imported from which country?
Which type of salmon produces roe that is demanded most often for sushi rolls?
- pink salmon
- chum salmon
- coho salmon
What's the best way to thaw frozen seafood, according to many cooks?
- in cold water
- in milk
- in corn syrup
True or false: Salmon has more omega-3 fatty acids than sardines.
Most of the snow crab eaten in the U.S. comes from which area?
The Old Testament of the King James Bible outlawed the eating of which seafood?
In which country is a fish called "flake" often used for a dish called "fish and chips"?
Scallops are high in which vitamin?
- vitamin B-6
- vitamin B-12
- vitamin A
True or false: Anchovy populations remain plentiful in spite of being targeted by many fishermen.
Which species of Pacific salmon has the highest fat content, and thus, prized for its deliciousness?
Canned seafood makes up about what percentage of seafood consumed in the U.S.?
- about 25 percent
- about 50 percent
- about 10 percent
Which U.S. president implemented a ban on the sale and import of swordfish due to declining numbers?
- Ronald Reagan
- Bill Clinton
- George W. Bush
Adult red king crabs can have a leg span measuring how wide?
- 3 feet (91 centimeters)
- 4 feet
- 5 feet