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Quiz Updated Jul 8, 2015

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Clue Answer % Correct
Which ship sank after striking an iceberg in the north Atlantic Ocean in April 1912?RMS Titanic
99.1%
Which ship carried the Pilgrim Fathers to America in 1620?Mayflower
91.2%
What is the name of the ship subject to a famous mutiny in 1789?HMS Bounty
83.1%
What is the name of the ship that carried Charles Darwin in his voyage to the Galapagos Islands?HMS Beagle
68.1%
The torpedoing of which ship 7th May 1915 with the loss of 128 American lives brought America closer to war with Germany?RMS Lusitania
66.4%
What was the name of Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar 1805?HMS Victory
54.3%
Which Cunard ocean liner launched in 1936 is now a tourist attraction in Long Beach, California?RMS Queen Mary
53.6%
What was the name of the ship in which Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe 1577-80?Golden Hind
46.9%
What is the name of the Tudor ship that sank in 1545, discovered and salvaged in 1982?Mary Rose
45.5%
Which battlecruiser was sunk by the German battleship Bismarck in the Denmark Strait 23rd May 1941?HMS Hood
41.7%
Clue Answer % Correct
Which record time breaking tea clipper launched 1869 and dry docked at Greenwich was badly damaged by fire on 21th May 2007?Cutty Sark
40.4%
What was the name of the Royal Yacht used by HM Queen Elizabeth II from 1954 until decommissioned in 1997?HMY Britannia
34.5%
Which ship launched in 1906 was the first 'all big-gun' battleship which made every other battleship in the world obsolete?HMS Dreadnought
33.5%
Which Cunard ocean liner launched in 1938 caught fire and sank in Hong Kong harbour in 1972?RMS Queen Elizabeth
33.1%
What was the name of the English flagship during the Spanish Armada and of several aircraft carriers since?HMS Ark Royal
31.2%
Name any of the three ships used by James Cook in his 18th century Pacific voyages.HM Bark Endeavour; HMS Resolution; HMS Discovery
30.4%
Name any of the three steamships built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel during the 1830-50s.SS Great Western; SS Great Britain; SS Great Eastern
26.2%
Which ship came to the rescue of Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar and is the subject of a famous painting by Joseph Turner?HMS Temeraire
16%
What was the name of the submarine that sank the Argentinian cruiser General Belgrano during the Falklands War?HMS Conqueror
9.8%
In which ship, subject of a poem by Tennyson, did Richard Grenville fight 53 Spanish ships alone at Flores (Azores) in 1591? Revenge
6%

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