Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Deadliest Creatures in the Sea?
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How Much Do You Know About the Deadliest Creatures in the Sea?
By: Isadora Teich
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About This Quiz

Have you stayed out of the water since "Jaws," or are you a denizen of the deep (or at least the part of the deep you can get to by wading out from shore)? In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of the most dangerous creatures in the sea. Strap on your flippers and dive in!

Kids who grew up in the '70s and '80s remember Jacques Cousteau and his amazing underwater documentaries.  Camera in hand, he and his intrepid crew would dive deep, introducing us to some of the most amazing, colorful and often insanely dangerous sea creatures. These days, the schedule of the National Geographic channel and others are chock-full of shows about things in the sea that want to bite, crush, poison or otherwise maim you.

We all know about sharks, of course, thanks to Steven Spielberg's stirring nature documentary, "Jaws."  (Wait, that wasn't a documentary?) And of course you've heard of killer whales. You don't need to be a genius to realize they've got "killer" right in their name!  But how about a deadly jellyfish so small you can barely see it?  Or a fish that lives perfectly camouflaged with the sea floor that has a poison so deadly you'll never live to make it to the beach?

Now that you've given up ocean swimming for good, use your spare time to take our quiz on the ocean's deadliest creatures!

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