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1 In Ship Shape
Sailing vessels come in a variety of forms. Take a look at some of them, both past and present. Bon voyage!
Average
10 Q
zorba_scank
Today!
45 plays
2 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 Q
ertrum
Oct 30 05
312 plays
3 Name That Ship
15 British ships that you should recognise from History lessons, films and folklore
Average
15 Q
se01dct
Jun 04 11
1056 plays
4 Welcome To My Tug Boat
Today you will learn about some famous ships from history.
Easy
10 Q
deputygary
Feb 12 10
501 plays
5 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 Q
LillianRock
Mar 25 10
198 plays
6 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 Q
suomy
Feb 08 13
180 plays
7 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.
Difficult
25 Q
ignotus
Nov 06 06
273 plays
8 Ships of Note
This quiz is about ships in history and literature.
Average
20 Q
bullymom
May 19 02
3015 plays
9 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 Q
Roswell
Feb 19 00
2871 plays
10 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 Q
root17
Jun 21 01
3561 plays
11 At Sea
At Sea are names of well known sailing vessels. Have fun.
Average
10 Q
finlady
Jun 10 01
3075 plays
12 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 Q
ignotus
Aug 25 05
159 plays
13 Tall Ships
This quiz has questions about some specific tall ships from history and fiction, as well as terminology and general 17th-19th century sailing knowledge.
Difficult
15 Q
Stillman
Jul 08 03
558 plays
14 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 Q
ignotus
Jul 22 05
156 plays
15 Nautical Nonsense
There are dozens, even hundreds, of bizarre nautical terms out there. What do you know about these terms?
Average
10 Q
salami_swami
Aug 19 11
492 plays
16 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 Q
root17
Jul 06 01
3726 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?
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Apr 11 12
348 plays
18 Phantom Ships
Stories of ghost ships have fascinated people for countless generations. Here are ten questions on phantom ships. Enjoy.
Tough
10 Q
Evangeline30
Jul 21 10
228 plays
19 Life as a Steamship Engineer
For much of the 20th Century, Steam Power Ships dominated the United States Merchant Marine. The improvements in efficiency of Diesel Engines have rendered Merchant Steamers all but extinct. Take this quiz to see how you would fair on a Merchant Steame
Tough
10 Q
fifthavenue91
Aug 23 09
168 plays
20 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 Q
shuppy5
Mar 19 10
252 plays
21 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 Q
ignotus
Aug 02 05
192 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 Q
root17
Jul 28 01
3204 plays
23 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 Q
frankmcvey
Jun 01 05
399 plays
24 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 Q
Jayman0755
Jun 21 05
348 plays
25 Pacific Shipwrecks
The Pacific is the largest ocean and has seen untold losses and tales of tragedy. Sail into the Deep Blue Sea and see what you know about Pacific shipwrecks.
Tough
10 Q
Marcuspug
Dec 20 11
162 plays
26 The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor (c. 1820)
This quiz is about square-rigged ships in the Napoleonic era. Many of the questions come from Darcy Lever's 1819 book: "The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor: A Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship".
Difficult
10 Q
cayugarunner
May 27 03
573 plays
27 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 Q
frankmcvey
Jun 06 05
408 plays
28 Seamanship
Thinking about taking a cruise or going fishing in the pacific ocean? Test your general knowledge of seaman terminology.
Average
10 Q
clax
Jun 14 00
2949 plays
29 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 Q
thebaron1
Sep 09 02
444 plays
30 Famous Ocean Liners
A short quiz covering the golden age of transatlantic travel.
Tough
10 Q
sunnyjim
Oct 31 02
735 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* The Japanese signed their surrender in World War II aboard this battleship. Which?
* Which of these was the flagship of Admiral Horatio Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar?
* This submarine is generally credited with being the first sub to sink a ship in battle, when it sank USS Housatonic on February 17, 1864.
* This battlecruiser was sunk by the Bismarck and Prinz Eugen on May 24, 1941.
* Captain Ahab used this ship to chase Moby Dick.


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