Can hot chili peppers actually ward off shark attacks? The ancient Aztecs believed they could. Check out our quiz and see if ancient rituals can keep you safe from sharks.
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following have been proposed by researchers as potential shark repellants?
Question 2 of 10
What did native Indians in Mexico and Central America use to repel sharks?
Question 3 of 10
How many years ago did chilies enter Aztec cuisine?
Question 4 of 10
For which purpose did the ancient Aztecs use chili peppers?
Question 5 of 10
The ancient Aztecs sacrificed _____ to their gods.
Question 6 of 10
Capsicum peppers get their heat from a chemical called:
Question 7 of 10
A Capsicum pepper's heat is measured in Scoville units. Which Capsicum pepper is ranked highest?
Question 8 of 10
Pure capsaicin extract has _____ million Scoville units.
Question 9 of 10
Capsicum juice shark _____ may irritate the fish's gill membranes and nerves.
Question 10 of 10