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Quiz: How much do you know about seals?

Arf arf arf arf.

THIS WEEK, A fisherman made an unexpected discovery on a road near Crookhaven in Cork: A baby seal.

As you are probably aware, seals are not generally found on roads, but rather in the sea.

Thankfully, the fisherman was able to put the seal into a box and return it to the Atlantic, and everyone rejoiced.

So that got us thinking… how much do you really know about seals?

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What is a seal?
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A small, friendly dolphin
A dog who is stuck in the sea

A cat who is stuck in the sea
A carnivorous, fin-footed, semiaquatic marine mammal
Where are they normally found?
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On the road
In the sea
'Seal' isn't this animal's proper name, it's just what it is commonly called. What is the correct term, which also includes sea lions and walruses?
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Porpoise
Pinniped

Peccary
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Two types of seals hang out in Ireland's waters - one is the common or harbour seal, but, despite its name, it's less common than the other species. What is it?
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Fur seal
The More Common Seal

Grey seal
Harp seal
Where is Seal from?
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London
Manchester

New York
The sea
What's a selkie?
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Wait, what was with that question about the singer Seal?
A mythical being, which in the water looks like a seal but can transform into a human

A real creature, which in the water looks like a seal but can transform into a human
A type of pygmy seal found off the Falkland Islands
The Irish Constitution states that the President can only sign off on certain actions using both 'his hand and seal'. Which of these is NOT one of them?
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Making his own discretionary appointments to the Council of State.
Removing the Comptroller and Auditor General from office.

Signing legislation into law.
Removing a judge from office.
A cork is the term generally used to refer to anything which seals the top of a wine bottle, but what is this type of seal called?
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A stopper
A plug

A bung
A pinniped
In US Navy SEAL, what does SEAL stand for?
Sexy elegant attractive lads
Sea air and land

Secret Eastern Air Legion
Southeast Aviation (Louisiana)

SEAL (it's just seal written in capital letters)
What's this?
A seal
Not a seal
Finally: BABY
I COMPARE YOU TO A KISS FROM A ROSE ON THE GREY
OHH
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THE MORE I GET OF YOU THE STRANGER IT FEELS, YEAH
AND NOW THAT YOUR
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ROSE IS IN BLOOM
A LIGHT HITS
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THE GLOOM ON THE GREY
Ba-da-da, ba-da-da-da-da-da
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ba-da-da
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
You are Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel, aka Seal
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You are this perfect little seal
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You are this very cute baby seal
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You are this seal... HEY WAIT A SECOND
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You are simply a walrus
Share your result:

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