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The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau
"Come and find out more about the undersea explorer, Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau."
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Jacques-Yves Cousteau was an intrepid undersea explorer, known for his pioneering underwater adventures which he bought to life through his films and books. Where was he born?
Les Mamelles, Seychelles
Jacques Cousteau worked for the French Navy during World War II as what?
A petty officer
During World War II, Jacques Cousteau started underwater explorations and trying to find ways to improve deep sea diving. He was credited with co-designing which prototype?
Jacques Cousteau was a famed author and his first book was turned into a documentary which won the Palme d'Or in 1956. What was the name of this book?
The Silent World
The Calypso Dypso
The Cousteau Diaries
Swimming with Sharks
The famous boat used by Jacques Cousteau was called "Calypso". What was she used for prior to being an oceanographic vessel for sea exploration?
The sister ship of the Titanic was sunk by mine on 21st November 1916. She lay at the bottom of the Kea Channel in the Aegean Sea for nearly sixty years until her wreck was discovered in 1975 by Jacques Cousteau. What was her name?
HMHS Dover Castle
Jacques Cousteau created an undersea living and research habitat. In 1962, the first team lived underwater off the coast of France for seven days. What was the name of this underwater research station?
Jacques Cousteau's dream of conservation brought about a new design in oceanographic sea vessels. In 1985, he and his team introduced a new expedition ship featuring "Turbosail", a propulsion system using wind power. What was she called?
Jacques Cousteau had a life time love affair with undersea exploration. He would often work with "Denise" and together they would share the secrets of the deep. Who or what was "Denise"?
The legacy of Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau lives on, even after his death in 1997. Which organisation did he found in 1973, which has grown to over 50,000 members throughout the world?
Société des Éléphants de Pollyparrotique
The Hedgehog Fund
Société de Magnifique Pacifique
The Cousteau Society
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