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  There are 122 quizzes and 1,220 trivia questions in this category.
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1
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
822 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 qns)
ertrum
402 plays
3
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
486 plays
4
Ships of Note

This quiz is about ships in history and literature.
Average (20 qns)
bullymom
3198 plays
5
Name That Ship

15 British ships that you should recognise from History lessons, films and folklore
Average (15 qns)
se01dct
1302 plays
6
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
7
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
630 plays
8
Welcome To My Tug Boat

Today you will learn about some famous ships from history.
Easy (10 qns)
deputygary
627 plays
9
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
219 plays
10
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
3357 plays
11
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
12
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
3930 plays
13
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
14
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
4245 plays
15
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
16
Oh, Ships!

In each question, can you name the ship? Five of them are real and five fictional.
Average (10 qns)
nyirene330
399 plays
17
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
246 plays
18
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
19
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
20
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
21
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
420 plays
22
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
23
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
24
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
25
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
26
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
27
At Sea

At Sea are names of well known sailing vessels. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
finlady
3543 plays
28
Seamanship

Thinking about taking a cruise or going fishing in the Pacific Ocean? Test your general knowledge of seaman terminology.
Average (10 qns)
clax
3351 plays
29
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 qns)
cayugarunner
618 plays
30
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 qns)
Stillman
588 plays
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