Science Riddle - Why is a Jellyfish like a Rocket?


Why is a Jellyfish like a Rocket? This educational riddle article will gives you the answer and provides you with information about Jellyfish and in what way it is compared with a rocket.

Science Riddle - Why is a Jellyfish like a Rocket?



Riddle Quiz: Why is a Jellyfish like a Rocket?

Answer: Both are jet-propelled.

Reason: Each moves forward as a jet shoots out in the opposite direction. In a Jellyfish, the jet is a stream of water. In a rocket, it is a stream of gas that comes from exploding fuel.

Science Riddle Jellyfish

Facts About Jellyfish


Jellyfish are sea creatures with bell-shaped like a umbrella, jelly-like bodies and long stinging tentacles. The bell of one giant Jellyfish was found to measure 2.29m across and was over 36m long. One gets attracted towards its variety of colors viz blue, orange, red, green, blue, purple, white and pink.

Lifespan of a Jellyfish is about one year and it varies according to species. They don't have any bones and it has the flexibility to stretch its body in any direction and in any way. Jellyfish float about freely, moving by squeezing water out from beneath their bodies. In this way it shoots up just like a rocket. 95% of the body weight of Jellyfish is water only. When a jellyfish stops squeezing, it slowly sinks.


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