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141 Maritime quizzes and 1,974 Maritime trivia questions.
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  Cruising to a Sustainable Future - 10 questions - 3 mins
The cruise industry has long been seen as an environmental disaster with a huge carbon footprint. But cruise lines are reforming their operations and are now leading the way with some innovative and sustainable technology and practices.
Average, 10 Qns, leith90, Oct 26 22
Average
leith90 gold member
Oct 26 22
106 plays
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  Lake Michigan Carferry Adventures - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Aug 07 20
Difficult
thebaron1
Aug 07 20
483 plays
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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, Nov 20 08
Difficult
cayugarunner
661 plays
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  Famous Ships, Boats and Sailors - 10 questions - 3 mins
A multi-choice quiz on ships, boats and sailors spanning the years.
Tough, 10 Qns, Quizcall, Apr 01 17
Tough
Quizcall
Apr 01 17
1037 plays
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  If It Fits It Ships If It Fits, It Ships top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Sep 02 14
Average
dcpddc478
1241 plays
6.
  They Went Down With the Ship They Went Down With the Ship great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Jun 24 15
Average
dcpddc478
645 plays
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  We Are Sailing popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Rod Stewart sang about sailing stormy waters, but he's far from the only one. I hope you won't be all at sea when you try matching these famous seafarers and ships.
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Apr 06 20
Easier
rossian editor
Apr 06 20
451 plays
8.
  Seize the High Seas great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
So you want to seize the seas, on your own ship? Well, before you set out to buy and restore the nearest half-wreck into the ship of your dreams, you may want to understand the various main types of ships. Here are ten important ones to consider.
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, May 06 21
Average
WesleyCrusher editor
May 06 21
233 plays
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  Famous Ships I great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Jan 24 11
Average
root17 gold member
4325 plays
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  Dive! Dive! Dive!: The Submarines Quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Submarines have been around since the 16th Century in one form or another. Test your knowledge of the subject in fact and fiction.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Dec 27 20
Easier
darksplash gold member
Dec 27 20
330 plays
trivia question Quick Question
In which war was the HL Hunley, the first submarine to sink a ship in battle, involved?

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  15 Question Name That Ship Quiz top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
15 British ships that you should recognise from History lessons, films and folklore
Average, 15 Qns, se01dct, Apr 13 17
Average
se01dct
Apr 13 17
1558 plays
12.
  Welcome To My Tug Boat great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Today you will learn about some famous ships from history.
Easier, 10 Qns, deputygary, Jul 30 15
Easier
deputygary
726 plays
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  Famous Ships II popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Mar 05 10
Average
root17 gold member
4546 plays
14.
  Nautical Nonsense great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
There are dozens, even hundreds, of bizarre nautical terms out there. What do you know about these terms?
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Nov 18 16
Average
salami_swami gold member
Nov 18 16
725 plays
15.
  Captains and Their Ships popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the name of the famous ship or vessel to its captain. TIP: Biographical dates may help you choose, in some cases.
Easier, 10 Qns, SweynForkbeard, May 21 16
Easier
SweynForkbeard
May 21 16
567 plays
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  Airboats for You and Me great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It seems that any television series set in or near the Florida Everglades feels a need to feature airboats at some point. How much do you know about this intriguing mode of transport?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 07 18
Average
looney_tunes editor
Nov 07 18
253 plays
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  Merchant Shipping - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Jan 17 22
Average
Jayman0755
Jan 17 22
496 plays
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In the history of humanity travelling on the water, there is always the chance of something happening. Can you answer these questions about sinkings, shipwrecks and strange occurrences at sea?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Oct 01 21
Tough
Red_John
Oct 01 21
199 plays
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  Famous Ships III popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Aug 16 05
Average
root17 gold member
3822 plays
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  Let's Rent a Boat! - 10 questions - 3 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, May 09 17
Easier
dcpddc478
May 09 17
688 plays
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  Ships of Note top quiz - 20 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about ships in history and literature.
Average, 20 Qns, bullymom, Jul 14 17
Average
bullymom
Jul 14 17
3342 plays
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  Seamanship - 10 questions - 3 mins
Thinking about taking a cruise or going fishing in the Pacific Ocean? Test your general knowledge of seaman terminology.
Average, 10 Qns, clax, Jan 12 18
Average
clax
Jan 12 18
3713 plays
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  Oh, Ships! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
In each question, can you name the ship? Five of them are real and five fictional.
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Dec 31 14
Average
nyirene330
453 plays
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  Famous Ships in History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Aug 07 20
Average
Roswell
Aug 07 20
3774 plays
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  Come Sail Around the World top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Apr 03 12
Average
ertrum gold member
486 plays
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WARNING! This quiz is for those who enjoy the journey more than the score at the end. WELCOME ABOARD ... The year is 1805. It's your first day as a crewmember of the Man-of-War, HMS Victory.
Tough, 25 Qns, thumbsucker, Dec 13 17
Tough
thumbsucker
Dec 13 17
1149 plays
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WARNING! This quiz is for those who enjoy the journey more than the score at the end... WELCOME ABOARD! It's still 1805 and you're still a crewmember of the Man-of-War, HMS Victory. Good luck.
Tough, 25 Qns, thumbsucker, Apr 27 13
Tough
thumbsucker
844 plays
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  Dive! Dive! by Perry Scope popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Feb 08 13
Average
suomy
271 plays
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  The Cunard Line on the Atlantic - 15 questions - 7 mins
From sidewheelers to Queen Mary 2 and beyond. Porthole-counters welcome!
Difficult, 15 Qns, ignotus999, Apr 27 17
Difficult
ignotus999
Apr 27 17
129 plays
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  Welcome Aboard the Batavia! top quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
The VOC ship Batavia sank after striking a reef. What followed was a mutiny and dozens of brutal murders that made the events on the Bounty look like a picnic. Take this quiz and find out all about the Batavia and its adventures!
Tough, 10 Qns, Leau, Aug 17 05
Tough
Leau gold member
207 plays
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  Famous Ships Through History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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 08 17
Average
ReginTollefsen
Feb 08 17
448 plays
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  HMHS Britannic-Titanic's Younger Sister popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Everyone knows that Titanic had two sister ships: Britannic & Olympic. Britannic is not talked about much, though. How much do you know about this sister ship?
Average, 10 Qns, titanic97, Jul 10 17
Average
titanic97
Jul 10 17
427 plays
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  The Bluenose great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A grand fishing and racing ship, the Bluenose became the symbol of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. I hope you enjoy learning about this great vessel.
Tough, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, May 23 08
Tough
funnytrivianna gold member
363 plays
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  Components of a Square Rigged Sailing Ship - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Sep 24 13
Average
LillianRock
304 plays
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  In Ship Shape popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Nov 12 13
Tough
zorba_scank gold member
281 plays
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  German Passenger Shipping popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 8 mins
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, Aug 25 05
Tough
ignotus
222 plays
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Again, we look at famous ships in history, legend and fiction. You have to decide which is which!
Tough, 10 Qns, frankmcvey, Aug 16 05
Tough
frankmcvey
469 plays
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  Passenger Shipping Since 1945 popular trivia quiz - 25 questions - 9 mins
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, May 08 07
Tough
ignotus
349 plays
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  Cunard in the 20th Century - 10 questions - 6 mins
Cunard is the name of names of luxury sea travel, with probably more famous liners than all other companies put together. Can you answer these 10 questions about Cunard between 1900 and 2000?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Red_John, Oct 11 20
Difficult
Red_John
Oct 11 20
108 plays
40.
  At Sea - 10 questions - 4 mins
At Sea are names of well known sailing vessels. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, finlady, Jul 26 17
Average
finlady
Jul 26 17
3746 plays
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These famous ships are a mixture of fact, fiction, legend and superstition. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, frankmcvey, Aug 16 05
Average
frankmcvey
460 plays
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This quiz is about the ill-fated luxury passenger liner Andrea Doria, which was in an accident off Nova Scotia and sank. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, titanic97, Jan 27 09
Average
titanic97
399 plays
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Of the three Olympic class vessels from White Star line, the Olympic was the first to be laid down and built. How much do you know about Titanic's "older sister"?
Average, 15 Qns, titanic97, Feb 26 19
Average
titanic97
Feb 26 19
330 plays
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  Famous Ocean Liners - 10 questions - 4 mins
A short quiz covering the golden age of transatlantic travel.
Tough, 10 Qns, sunnyjim, Sep 09 16
Tough
sunnyjim
Sep 09 16
812 plays
45.
  Mystery of the Mary Celeste - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Mary Celeste is one of the great maritime mysteries - a ship found abandoned for no apparent reason, with no trace of its crew or passengers ever found. Enjoy this cruise into the unknown.
Tough, 10 Qns, kathyr_1, Feb 12 10
Tough
kathyr_1
415 plays
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  The Blue Riband of the Atlantic popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
The fastest passenger ships on the Atlantic run - technically westbound ... and average speed ...
Tough, 15 Qns, ignotus999, Jan 13 17
Tough
ignotus999
Jan 13 17
135 plays
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  Welcome Aboard the Norwegian Epic! - 10 questions - 4 mins
I was recently on a cruise on the Norwegian Epic, an outstanding ship. How well do you know this floating hotel? Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, Lpez, Jul 13 22
Average
Lpez
Jul 13 22
178 plays
48.
  MV Ross Revenge - 10 questions - 4 mins
Challenged to create a quiz with a "Ross" connection, I did a bit of research and found this fantastic ship, the MV Ross Revenge. I hope you enjoy the quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, May 07 19
Average
mlcmlc gold member
May 07 19
111 plays
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Many think that the Titanic was the worst maritime disaster ever for loss of life. But did you know that there is one ship that surpasses all others combined? Take this quiz and find out more.
Average, 10 Qns, titanic97, Jul 27 21
Average
titanic97
Jul 27 21
357 plays
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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, Aug 16 05
Tough
ignotus
243 plays
51.
  Life as a Steamship Engineer - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
Average, 10 Qns, fifthavenue91, Aug 23 09
Average
fifthavenue91
295 plays
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  Tall Ships - 15 questions - 7 mins
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, Aug 16 05
Difficult
Stillman
609 plays
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  HMHS Britannic-Gone But Not Forgotten - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know about White Star Line's third ship, the HMHS Britannic? Want to know more? Try this quiz. It'll teach you a lot about it.
Average, 10 Qns, brainiac62, Feb 09 18
Average
brainiac62
Feb 09 18
408 plays
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  Phantom Ships - 10 questions - 5 mins
Stories of ghost ships have fascinated people for countless generations. Here are ten questions on phantom ships. Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, Evangeline30, Dec 08 20
Average
Evangeline30
Dec 08 20
307 plays
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  Name that Ship Quiz for Experts - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Mar 19 10
Tough
shuppy5
333 plays
56.
  The Yarmouth Castle Ship Fire - 20 questions - 4 mins
The Yarmouth Castle was a cruise ship that went down off the coast of Nassau. As you will see, evrything that could go wrong did! Enjoy! Note: I wil refer to the ship as the Castle in later questions. Same ship; that was a nickname.
Average, 20 Qns, titanic97, May 15 22
Average
titanic97
May 15 22
231 plays
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  The Great Ocean Liners 1 - 10 questions - 5 mins
Some questions on those magnificent liners from the great era of ocean travel, and their owners.
Difficult, 10 Qns, southerncross4, Jul 06 21
Difficult
southerncross4
Jul 06 21
147 plays
58.
  Pacific Shipwrecks - 10 questions - 5 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, Marcuspug, Dec 20 11
Average
Marcuspug
210 plays
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  All Nautical - 5 questions - 2 mins
Somewhat difficult if you don't know shipping.
Average, 5 Qns, alanyo, Jul 27 05
Average
alanyo
1541 plays
60.
  Death on the River - 10 questions - 5 mins
The story of the SS Eastland is a maritime disaster that has to some extent been hidden in the annals of history. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of Chicago you will find the location of the disaster, but what do you know about it?
Tough, 10 Qns, mmaryj, Mar 09 17
Tough
mmaryj
Mar 09 17
108 plays
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  All Aboard the S.S. Trivia! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Cruising is fun for the whole family. I will give you a list of ship names and you will name the cruise line.
Average, 10 Qns, pes0, Feb 26 13
Average
pes0
270 plays
62.
  Shipwreck - The Andrea Gail - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz covers the Andrea Gail, the swordfishing boat lost at sea during the Halloween Storm of October 1991. The story was eventually made into the movie "The Perfect Storm".
Average, 10 Qns, dmbfanatic, Aug 16 05
Average
dmbfanatic
657 plays
63.
  Cruise Ships and Liners - 10 questions - 4 mins
An easy look at famous 'Big Ships'
Tough, 10 Qns, sailorsam, Aug 16 05
Tough
sailorsam
706 plays
64.
  American Passenger Shipping to 1865 - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, May 27 06
Difficult
ignotus
204 plays
65.
  Steamboats Coming! - 10 questions - 5 mins
For all of you steamboat lovers out there, this is the quiz for you! See if you can match this paddle wheel-trivia.
Tough, 10 Qns, phantomguy, Jun 19 22
Tough
phantomguy
Jun 19 22
342 plays
66.
  Greyhounds of the Atlantic - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here is my first quiz on those faboulous ships of the North Atlantic from 1840-1940. I hope you like it.
Difficult, 10 Qns, csrussell, Oct 31 20
Difficult
csrussell
Oct 31 20
273 plays
67.
  The Final Voyage of the Morro Castle - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Morro Castle suffered strange misfortunes on board that have remained unsolved. This quiz is on the unlucky saga of the last day of the Morro Castle's career.
Tough, 10 Qns, mitch1313, Mar 28 07
Tough
mitch1313
210 plays
68.
  Historic Passenger Liners - 10 questions - 5 mins
Before the advent of passenger aircraft the only way to travel between continents was the passenger liner. This quiz is a sample of well known ships and the companies that owned them.
Tough, 10 Qns, law3609, Jun 19 22
Tough
law3609
Jun 19 22
489 plays
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  Nautical Trivia - 5 questions - 4 mins
These all relate to the sea and ships. Good luck.
Tough, 5 Qns, steiny1, Feb 15 12
Tough
steiny1
976 plays
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