Types & Species of Dolphins


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To which order do dolphins belong?

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1. Which genus contains dolphins that are often found in colder waters and lack the long beak of traditional dolphins?

2. Which of the following species belong to the group of dolphins known as blackfish?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate how much you know about different kinds of dolphins with this quiz and worksheet. The brief questions in the quiz cover details about different dolphin species, such as those found in Asian rivers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • The order dolphins belong to
  • Which genus has snub nose dolphins that live in colder waters
  • The species that belongs to the group of dolphins called blackfish
  • The species found in the ocean and in Asian rivers
  • Which dolphin family contains the Amazon river dolphin

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different kinds of dolphins
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the order dolphins belong to and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the genus with snub nose dolphins

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with the lesson titled Types & Species of Dolphins. Here are a few examples of what you'll find in the lesson:

  • The number of ocean-dwelling dolphin families
  • How dolphins are classified
  • The appearance of different types of dolphins