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Trivia Quiz - Jacques Cousteau: Deep Sea Explorer


I grew up watching shows about Cousteau when I was a kid. They were fascinating! Cousteau has always had my respect and a special place in my heart. -catherine

Quiz Number: 1620
Date Submitted: September 17, 2007
Quiz Categories: Deep Sea Exploration
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: catherine
Average Score: 50 percent
Times Taken: 505 times
Taken by Registered Users: 18
Quiz is about: Jacques Cousteau

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Jacques Cousteau Deep Sea Explorer
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1. Of what nationality was Cousteau?
  A.   Canadian
  B.   British
  C.   Grenadian
  D.   French

2. Cousteau had how many children?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

3. In 1943, Cousteau co-developed what device?
  A.   shark proof cage
  B.   diving bell
  C.   human torpedo
  D.   aqua-lung

4. In 1973, Cousteau co-founded what organization dedicated to the protection of ocean life?
  A.   Oceanographic Research Institute
  B.   Oceanographic Valencia
  C.   Cousteau Institution
  D.   Cousteau Society

5. Cousteau's television show, "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau," was narrated by Cousteau himself and what other well-known celebrity?
  A.   Rod Serling
  B.   Henry Fonda
  C.   Ray Bolger
  D.   Ray Bradbury

6. Cousteau received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from what American president?
  A.   Jimmy Carter
  B.   Richard Nixon
  C.   Ronald Reagan
  D.   Gerald Ford

7. In October 1960, Cousteau led a campaign to do what?
  A.   stop a large amount of radioactive waste from being dumped into the sea
  B.   stop oil drilling in the North Sea
  C.   stop the harvesting of baby seals in Greenland
  D.   stop whaling in the Bering Sea

8. Cousteau's most famous boat was called:
  A.   Calypso
  B.   Fantasea
  C.   Odyssey
  D.   Osprey

9. In 1977, together with Peter Scott, Cousteau received what award?
  A.   Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Award
  B.   The Jerlov Award of The Oceanographic Society
  C.   Conservation Leadership Programme Award
  D.   United Nations International Environment Prize

10. What famous American folk rock musician wrote and performed a song as a tribute to Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his research ship in 1975?
  A.   James Taylor
  B.   Kenny Loggins
  C.   John Denver
  D.   Dan Fogelberg


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