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1 Oh, Ships!
In each question, can you name the ship? Five of them are real and five fictional.
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2 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.
10 Q
Sep 02 14
594 plays
3 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.
10 Q
Oct 30 05
345 plays
4 In Ship Shape
Sailing vessels come in a variety of forms. Take a look at some of them, both past and present. Bon voyage!
10 Q
Nov 12 13
198 plays
5 Name That Ship
15 British ships that you should recognise from History lessons, films and folklore
15 Q
Jun 04 11
1149 plays
6 Welcome To My Tug Boat
Today you will learn about some famous ships from history.
10 Q
Feb 12 10
582 plays
7 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".
20 Q
Aug 25 05
180 plays
8 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.
10 Q
Feb 19 00
3195 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.
25 Q
Nov 06 06
300 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.
10 Q
Jun 21 01
3732 plays
11 Ships of Note
This quiz is about ships in history and literature.
20 Q
May 19 02
3081 plays
12 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?
10 Q
Apr 11 12
462 plays
13 At Sea
At Sea are names of well known sailing vessels. Have fun.
10 Q
Jun 10 01
3264 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!
10 Q
Jul 22 05
165 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 ...
10 Q
Feb 08 13
231 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.
10 Q
Jul 06 01
3885 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.
10 Q
Mar 25 10
240 plays
18 Merchant Shipping
Ten really easy questions (if you already know the answers) about various types of merchant shipping vessels. Have fun, ye lubbers!
10 Q
Jun 21 05
369 plays
19 Nautical Nonsense
There are dozens, even hundreds, of bizarre nautical terms out there. What do you know about these terms?
10 Q
Aug 19 11
558 plays
20 Phantom Ships
Stories of ghost ships have fascinated people for countless generations. Here are ten questions on phantom ships. Enjoy.
10 Q
Jul 21 10
246 plays
21 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.
10 Q
Mar 19 10
279 plays
22 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.
10 Q
Jun 01 05
411 plays
23 Famous Ships III
I'll give you the name of a famous ship. You choose from multiple choices the type of ship it was.
10 Q
Jul 28 01
3354 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.
15 Q
Aug 02 05
195 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!
10 Q
Sep 09 02
456 plays
26 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.
10 Q
Dec 20 11
177 plays
27 Seamanship
Thinking about taking a cruise or going fishing in the pacific ocean? Test your general knowledge of seaman terminology.
10 Q
Jun 14 00
3192 plays
28 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".
10 Q
May 27 03
603 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!
10 Q
Jun 06 05
423 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.
15 Q
Jul 08 03
570 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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