What kind of a sponge can be found in the ocean? What does it mean?


#1

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #294 [color=blue]“Real Life: Cleaning Supplies (1)”, question 3

A can be found in the ocean. It soaks up water and is used to clean dishes and surfaces.

(a) shovel
(b) sponge
© broom
(d) mop

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #294 [color=blue]“Real Life: Cleaning Supplies (1)”, answer 3

A sponge can be found in the ocean. It soaks up water and is used to clean dishes and surfaces.

Correct answer: (b) sponge

Your answer was: [color=green]correct
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What kind of a sponge can be found in the ocean? What does it mean?
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#2

A sponge is used to soak up water, clean up spills etc. in households. But, a sponge is also an invertebrate that lives in the ocean.
These animals are harvested from oceans, but there are artificial sponges that are used in homes as well.
Sponge definition: “Any of numerous aquatic, chiefly marine invertebrate animals of the phylum Porifera, characteristically having a porous skeleton composed of fibrous material …”


#3

So that’s why spongebob is all about living in the ocean…