Great White Shark
Shark Awareness Day is marked on 14 July Getty Images

As the largest predatory fish in our oceans, great white sharks are often chastised as man-eating monsters – a label which has stuck since the Jaws film series. But great whites, found mainly along the coasts of South Africa, California, the north-eastern United States and Australia, are formidable yet incredible creatures.

On Shark Awareness Day, test your knowledge on great white sharks with our quiz: