WONDER #694: How Do You Find a Sunken Ship?

Question 1 of 3

The United Nations estimates that there are over _________________ shipwrecks at the bottom of the ocean.

  1. 4,000
  2. 3 million
  3. 5 billion
  4. 55

Question 2 of 3

Why are some ships today sunk on purpose?

  1. No one is using them anymore
  2. They weren't made correctly and would sink anyway
  3. They become artificial reefs and make great habitats for marine life
  4. Ships are never sunk on purpose

Question 3 of 3

What kind of ship might a treasure hunter be most happy to find in a shipwreck?

  1. Pirate ship
  2. Military ship
  3. Passenger ship
  4. Space ship

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