Whale of a Quiz

How much do you know about nature's largest mammal? Answer these questions about whales' place in pop culture and find out.

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What type of whale was pop culture's most famous, Moby Dick?
Humpback Whale
Sperm Whale
Right Whale
2 of 10
What type of whale is ridden during the 2002 movie Whale Rider?
Humpback Whale
Sperm Whale
Right Whale
3 of 10
How did the 2005 movie The Squid and the Whale get its name?
A scene where two characters dress as a squid and a whale for a costume party
A child's animal report written during the movie
A display at the Natural History Museum featuring a squid and a whale
A children's book the main characters read throughout the movie
4 of 10
In a classic Pixar movie, a character played by what actress claims she can speak whale?
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Joan Cusack
Holly Hunter
Ellen DeGeneres
5 of 10
What band wrote “Whale Song,” an anthem against the whaling industry that was originally released on the Music for our Mother Earth compilation?
Bon Jovi
Pearl Jam
6 of 10
The crew of the Enterprise had to travel back in time to retrieve two whales before they went extinct in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. What species of whales did they save?
Humpback Whale
Sperm Whale
Right Whale
7 of 10
What Douglas Adams book features a sperm whale that appears momentarily before falling to the ground and exploding?
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Mostly Harmless
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
8 of 10
While pretending to be a marine biologist in a classic Seinfeld episode, George Costanza saves a whale by pulling what object from its blowhole?
A baseball
His keychain
A pebble
A golf ball
9 of 10
What was the name of the orca whale that played Free Willy, arguably pop culture's second most famous whale?
10 of 10
What ride at Disneyland carries this warning: “Some scenes are quite dark, and the appearance of being caged or eaten by a whale may be scary for some children?”
Pinocchio's Daring Journey
Splash Mountain
Tarzan's Treehouse
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage