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  There are 125 quizzes and 1,250 trivia questions in this category.
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Famous Ships Through History

Ships have been an important part of world history, some more well known than others. Each of these ships has a unique place in history. I enjoyed learning about them and I hope you do too.
Average (10 qns)
ReginTollefsen
Feb 06 17
372 plays
2
The Cunard Line on the Atlantic

From sidewheelers to Queen Mary 2 and beyond. Porthole-counters welcome!
Difficult (15 qns)
ignotus999
Jan 20 17
90 plays
3
If It Fits, It Ships

Ships have been an important part of history all over the world. Here are ten ships that have become famous for a variety of reasons.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
831 plays
4
They Went Down With the Ship

Here are ten maritime calamities that happened in different spots around the world, for different reasons. It is no wonder that sailors are a superstitious lot.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
492 plays
5
The Blue Riband of the Atlantic

The fastest passenger ships on the Atlantic run - technically westbound ... and average speed ...
Difficult (15 qns)
ignotus999
Jan 13 17
93 plays
6
Come Sail Around the World

Come aboard and follow in the wakes of the men and women who have sailed around the world. This quiz will deal with the sailors, their vessels, and the routes they take to circumnavigate the globe.
Average (10 qns)
ertrum
405 plays
7
Ships of Note

This quiz is about ships in history and literature.
Average (20 qns)
bullymom
3201 plays
8
Name That Ship

15 British ships that you should recognise from History lessons, films and folklore
Average (15 qns)
se01dct
1302 plays
9
Passenger Shipping Since 1945

Since 1945, passenger ships have evolved from "mere" transportation to vacation destinations in themselves. Twenty-five questions, including some tough ones.
Tough (25 qns)
ignotus
315 plays
10
Nautical Nonsense

There are dozens, even hundreds, of bizarre nautical terms out there. What do you know about these terms?
Average (10 qns)
salami_swami
636 plays
11
Welcome To My Tug Boat

Today you will learn about some famous ships from history.
Easy (10 qns)
deputygary
630 plays
12
In Ship Shape

Sailing vessels come in a variety of forms. Take a look at some of them, both past and present. Bon voyage!
Tough (10 qns)
zorba_scank
222 plays
13
Famous Ships in History

Throughout history ships have helped make the world what it is today. Here is a small list for you to guess.
Average (10 qns)
Roswell
3375 plays
14
German Passenger Shipping

Twenty multiple-choice questions covering the period from 1871 to the present, including a bonus question on Austro-Hungarian shipping. Umlauts omitted, and it's "auf Englisch".
Tough (20 qns)
ignotus
186 plays
15
Famous Ships I

I'll give you the name of a famous ship. You choose from multiple choices the type of ship it was.
Average (10 qns)
root17
3942 plays
16
American Passenger Shipping to 1865

A short multiple-choice quiz on American-flag passenger shipping in the Atlantic from 1818 through the Civil War. Why start in 1818? It could have been 1819. See Questions 1 and 3!
Difficult (10 qns)
ignotus
177 plays
17
Let's Rent a Boat!

I thought that I might want to rent a boat and have some fun on the water. It was not until I looked in the encyclopedia that I realized just how many kinds of ships and boats that there are. How many do you know?
Easy (10 qns)
dcpddc478
585 plays
18
Famous Ships II

I'll give you the name of a famous ship. You choose from multiple choices the type of ship it was.
Average (10 qns)
root17
4248 plays
19
Dive! Dive! by Perry Scope

As you have probably have guessed, this is a journey into the world of submarines, both fantasy and real. Let us see what you know ...
Average (10 qns)
suomy
234 plays
20
Oh, Ships!

In each question, can you name the ship? Five of them are real and five fictional.
Average (10 qns)
nyirene330
399 plays
21
Phantom Ships

Stories of ghost ships have fascinated people for countless generations. Here are ten questions on phantom ships. Enjoy.
Tough (10 qns)
Evangeline30
261 plays
22
Famous Ships III

I'll give you the name of a famous ship. You choose from multiple choices the type of ship it was.
Average (10 qns)
root17
3624 plays
23
Components of a Square Rigged Sailing Ship

Shiver me timbers you gang of lubbers. This quiz will sort the landsmen from the true salty sea dogs. Clap on to this quiz and try not to be taken aback, fall into irons or go on your beam ends.
Average (10 qns)
LillianRock
252 plays
24
American Passenger Shipping : Civil War to 1941

Millions of immigrants arrived at Ellis Island on European ships ... or did they? Is that your final answer? Fifteen multiple-choice questions.
Tough (15 qns)
ignotus
216 plays
25
Merchant Shipping

Ten really easy questions (if you already know the answers) about various types of merchant shipping vessels. Have fun, ye lubbers!
Average (10 qns)
Jayman0755
396 plays
26
Name that Ship

Submarines, yachts, sailboats, cruise ships and even aircraft carriers all have unique names with interesting stories behind them. See if you can guess the names of the following historical boats.
Tough (10 qns)
shuppy5
294 plays
27
Tales, Marvellous Tales, of Ships and Stars ...

These famous ships are a mixture of fact, fiction, legend and superstition. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
Average (10 qns)
frankmcvey
423 plays
28
Lake Michigan Carferry Adventures

The S.S. Badger runs between Ludington, MI and Manitowoc, WI, across Lake Michigan. Let's see if you know a little bit about this historic and fun way to cross the lake!
Difficult (10 qns)
thebaron1
465 plays
29
More Tales, Marvellous Tales, of Ships and Stars

Again, we look at famous ships in history, legend and fiction. You have to decide which is which!
Difficult (10 qns)
frankmcvey
438 plays
30
At Sea

At Sea are names of well known sailing vessels. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
finlady
3549 plays
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