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Ships and Sailors

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Ships and Sailors game quiz
"This is a quiz about ships and the men who sailed them."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World with three ships. Which one did he command?
    Nina
    Santa Maria
    Pinta
    Quarta


2. Ferdinand Magellan commanded the first fleet to circumnavigate the globe. What was the name of his ship?
    Victoria
    Trinidad
    Conception
    Santiago


3. Henry Hudson set out to discover the Northwest Passage. What was the name of the ship in which he made his last attempt?
    Hopewell
    Discovery
    Half Moon
    Speedwell


4. Chay Blyth was the first to sail single-handed, non-stop, in a westerly direction around the world. What was his boat called?
    British Steel
    British Verve
    English Rose lV
    British Sea Dog


5. Sir Francis Drake was one of England's greatest sailors (or pirates, depending on your point of view). What was the name of the ship in which he fought the Spanish Armada?
    Golden Hind
    Pelican
    Revenge
    Judith


6. Lord Louis Mountbatten commanded a ship in WW2, that inspired a film made by Noel Coward. What was his ship called?
    HMS Windsor
    HMS Reliant
    HMS Bulldog
    HMS Kelly


7. Lord Howard of Effingham was the Admiral of the Fleet at the time of the Spanish Armada. What was the name of his flagship?
    Ark Royal
    Revenge
    Victory
    Aid


8. Captain James Cook was the famous explorer who mapped the Pacific and the coast of Australia, and was the first to circumnavigate New Zealand. What was the name of his ship?
    HM Bark Endeavour
    HMS Eagle
    HMS Beagle
    HMS Endurance


9. William Bligh was the captain of a ship that was the subject of a famous mutiny. What was her name?
    HMS Monmouth
    HMS Bounty
    HMS Resolution
    HMS Britannia


10. Robin Knox-Johnston was the first person to sail non-stop and single-handed around the world. What was the name of his boat?
    Sandpiper
    Saucy Sue
    Suhaili
    Seagull


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