The Ultimate Fish Quiz

There are 1000s of species of fish, but how many do you know? From sea fish and aquatic fish to famous fishies! Think oceans, pets and species for inspiration to ace our free fish quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather around for some fin-tastic quizzing.

Round 1

1 – What is a group of fish called?

2 – What do fish use to breathe?

3 – Which is the only fish that can blink?

4 – Tuna have warm blood – True or False?

5 – What species of fish was Nemo from the film ‘Finding Nemo’?

6 – Name one of the two fastest fish?

7 – What is the biggest fish on the planet?

8 – Which fish has a name that means ‘holy flatfish’ because it was only eaten on holy days?

9 – All fish lay eggs – True or False?

10 – Fish scales can be found in most brands of which cosmetic product?

Round 2

1 – Swordfish have warm blood – True or False?

2 – Are fish vertebrates or invertebrates?

3 – What type of fish was Dory from the film ‘Finding Nemo’?

4 – What can amphibious fish do?

5 – All fish see in black and white – True or False?

6 – On average, how many meters high can flying fish reach?

7 – Eels are the only type of fish that can do what?

8 – What is the most venomous fish in the world?

9 – What are the only fish that swim upright?

10 – Which fish, known as ‘fugu’ are poisonous to humans if not prepared correctly?

Round 3

1 – Fish will suffocate if there’s not enough of what in the water?

2 – What type of fish was Moby Dick?

3 – All fish have scales – True or False?

4 – Which type of shark plays dead to catch prey?

5 – How many eyes do Anableps have?

6 – Where is the dorsal fin located on a fish?

7 – Piranhas were named after the Brazillian word for killer – True or False?

8 – What is a baby seahorse called?

9 – What is the maximum amount of dorsal fins found on a fish?

10 – Starfish are fish – True or False?

Round 4

1 – How many eyes did Blinky have on The Simpsons?

2 – Which type of fish can make enough slime in one minute to fill a bucket?

3 – Do swordfish live in freshwater or the sea?

4 – Which fish produces true caviar?

5 – Fish can get sunburn – True or False?

6 – Do Bream live in freshwater or the sea?

7 – Which fish takes its name from the Latin for a spinning top?

8 – Dogfish are descendants of dogs – True or False?

9 – Do Red Mullets live in freshwater or the sea?

10 – Starfish are fish – True or False?

Round 5

1 – What species of fish was Willy from the film ‘Free Willy’?

2 – Which species of fish does the male give birth?

3 – Some species of fish can change gender – True or False?

4 – Which fish use magnetic fields to navigate?

5 – Which fish can climb trees?

6 – Do Bluefish live in freshwater or the sea?

7 – A catfish has what on its face that is said to resemble whiskers?

8 – What is the name of fish eggs?

9 – What is the name of a fish’s tail fin?

10 – Do Gudgeons live in freshwater or the sea?



If you liked this fish quiz, have any quiz requests, spotted a mistake, or would like to let us know how you got on, please let us know in the comments below…

Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!


  1. Sandra Greaves Reply

    H .i, these quiizes are brilliant, we are a group of 60 to 80 plus wjo get together every week for a qiuiz and a laugh

    • So glad you like them! If there are any you’d like specifically please let me know and I’ll get them up for you ????

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