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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 Q
dcpddc478
Sep 02 14
741 plays
2
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 Q
dcpddc478
May 29 15
387 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.
Average
10 Q
ertrum
Oct 30 05
366 plays
4
Ships of Note

This quiz is about ships in history and literature.
Average
20 Q
bullymom
May 19 02
3102 plays
5
Name That Ship

15 British ships that you should recognise from History lessons, films and folklore
Average
15 Q
se01dct
Jun 04 11
1275 plays
6
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 Q
zorba_scank
Nov 12 13
210 plays
7
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
597 plays
8
Welcome To My Tug Boat

Today you will learn about some famous ships from history.
Easy
10 Q
deputygary
Feb 12 10
597 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 Q
ignotus
Nov 06 06
312 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 Q
Roswell
Feb 19 00
3264 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 Q
ignotus
Aug 25 05
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 Q
root17
Jun 21 01
3795 plays
13
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 Q
dcpddc478
Apr 11 12
513 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
177 plays
15
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
4026 plays
16
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
234 plays
17
Oh, Ships!

In each question, can you name the ship? Five of them are real and five fictional.
Average
10 Q
nyirene330
Dec 31 14
372 plays
18
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
3465 plays
19
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
246 plays
20
Phantom Ships

Stories of ghost ships have fascinated people for countless generations. Here are ten questions on phantom ships. Enjoy.
Average
10 Q
Evangeline30
Jul 21 10
255 plays
21
At Sea

At Sea are names of well known sailing vessels. Have fun.
Average
10 Q
finlady
Jun 10 01
3360 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.
Average
10 Q
frankmcvey
Jun 01 05
420 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 Q
Jayman0755
Jun 21 05
390 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 Q
ignotus
Aug 02 05
213 plays
25
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
294 plays
26
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
465 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!
Tough
10 Q
frankmcvey
Jun 06 05
435 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
3279 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 Q
cayugarunner
May 27 03
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 Q
Stillman
Jul 08 03
585 plays
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