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Quiz about Naval Warship Museums
Quiz about Naval Warship Museums

Naval Warship Museums Trivia Quiz


With scores of warships on display around the world, here's your chance to test your knowledge of them!

A multiple-choice quiz by Massachusetts32. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
112,213
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
20
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
8 / 20
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Question 1 of 20
1. USS Nautilus (SSN-571) is on display where? Hint


Question 2 of 20
2. What is the last pre-dreadnought battleship in existence? Hint


Question 3 of 20
3. Which class of heavy cruisers is the only one in the world to still have existing ships? Hint


Question 4 of 20
4. Which one of these cities does not have an aircraft carrier museum? Hint


Question 5 of 20
5. Which LST was sailed from Greece to Mobile, Alabama in 2001? Hint


Question 6 of 20
6. What is the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland? Hint


Question 7 of 20
7. Only one Flower class corvette exists today, HMCS Sackville. In what city is she on display? Hint


Question 8 of 20
8. This destroyer is on display in Bremerton, Washington, and was involved in the Gulf of Tonkin incident. Hint


Question 9 of 20
9. This destroyer took four kaimakaze and five bomb hits in one day, and is now a museum in South Carolina. What is the name of this destroyer? Hint


Question 10 of 20
10. Which kind of ship is not on display at Battleship Cove in Massachusetts? Hint


Question 11 of 20
11. What kind of ship is on display at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York City? Hint


Question 12 of 20
12. In which state is USS Wisconsin a museum? Hint


Question 13 of 20
13. What title does the cruiser USS Olympia hold? Hint


Question 14 of 20
14. The world's oldest warship still in commission is? Hint


Question 15 of 20
15. Which type of warship can be most commonly found as museums in America? Hint


Question 16 of 20
16. Which one of these museum battleships was built in the state for which she was named? Hint


Question 17 of 20
17. Although originally sold for scrap, how did the USS Hornet (CV-12) become a museum? Hint


Question 18 of 20
18. Which liberty ship took part in the invasion of Normandy, and still exists? Hint


Question 19 of 20
19. Two German midget submarines, "Seehunds", exist in America. Where are they? Hint


Question 20 of 20
20. This vessel was Rear Admiral Wake-Walker's flagship during the evacuation of Dunkirk. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. USS Nautilus (SSN-571) is on display where?

Answer: Groton, Connecticut

The Nautilus was the first nuclear powered warship and the first vessel to reach the North Pole.
2. What is the last pre-dreadnought battleship in existence?

Answer: Mikasa

Hero of the Russo-Japanese War, the Mikasa has been on display in Japan since the 1920's.
3. Which class of heavy cruisers is the only one in the world to still have existing ships?

Answer: Des Moines (USA)

USS Des Moines is currently at the former Philadelphia Naval Yard, and USS Salem is a museum in Quincy, Massachusetts.
4. Which one of these cities does not have an aircraft carrier museum?

Answer: Seattle, Washington

No carrier museums in Washington, although the Ranger and Independence are in reserve in Bremerton.
5. Which LST was sailed from Greece to Mobile, Alabama in 2001?

Answer: LST-325

The LST-325 was donated by Greece, and sailed under her own power with her old crew on board to Alabama.
6. What is the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland?

Answer: HMS Caroline

The light cruiser Caroline is the sole survivor of one of history's greatest naval battles. She is currently in commission as a depot ship, but there are plans to open her as a museum next to the HMS Warrior.
7. Only one Flower class corvette exists today, HMCS Sackville. In what city is she on display?

Answer: Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Sackville is one of only two surviving Canadian warships of the World War II time period, with the other being HMCS Haida, now anchored in Hamilton.
8. This destroyer is on display in Bremerton, Washington, and was involved in the Gulf of Tonkin incident.

Answer: Turner Joy

The Gulf of Tonkin incident eventually led to the start of American involvement in the Veitnam War. Although the Maddox did participate in the Gulf of Tonkin incident, she has since been scrapped.
9. This destroyer took four kaimakaze and five bomb hits in one day, and is now a museum in South Carolina. What is the name of this destroyer?

Answer: USS Laffey

This was the greatest amount of damage ever survived by any American warship.
10. Which kind of ship is not on display at Battleship Cove in Massachusetts?

Answer: Destroyer escort

Battleship Cove is the world's largest collection of historic warships. Their fleet includes the battleship Massachusetts, submarine Lionfish, destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., the Soviet missile corvette Hiddensee,an LCM, a Japanese suicide boat, PT-617, and PT-796.
11. What kind of ship is on display at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York City?

Answer: Guided missile submarine

The Intrepid also has a sizeable fleet, with the aircraft carrier Intrepid, guided missile submarine Growler, and the destroyer Edson.
12. In which state is USS Wisconsin a museum?

Answer: Virginia

Although still in reserve, the outer decks of the Wisconsin are open to the public.
13. What title does the cruiser USS Olympia hold?

Answer: The oldest American steel warship afloat

The Olympia is also the last surviving ship of the Spanish-American War, and Admiral Dewey's flagship at Manila Bay.
14. The world's oldest warship still in commission is?

Answer: HMS Victory

The Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world; the Victory - Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar (1805) is permanently drydocked.
15. Which type of warship can be most commonly found as museums in America?

Answer: Submarines

Almost all of the submarines are World War II era Gato/Balao submarines.
16. Which one of these museum battleships was built in the state for which she was named?

Answer: USS Massachusetts

The New Jersey was built in Philadelphia, but during her launch she slid completely across the river and wasbeached on the other side, which happened to be New Jersey! She is nowon display only a few miles from this spot.
17. Although originally sold for scrap, how did the USS Hornet (CV-12) become a museum?

Answer: The scrappers defaulted; US Navy donated her

The Hornet is a museum in Alameda, California
18. Which liberty ship took part in the invasion of Normandy, and still exists?

Answer: Jeremiah O'Brien

The Jeremiah O'Brien is the last existing unaltered liberty ship. The Lane and Red Oak Victory were both victory ships, and both still exist as museums.
19. Two German midget submarines, "Seehunds", exist in America. Where are they?

Answer: Massachusetts, New Jersey

There are about 20 German midget submarines still in existence.
20. This vessel was Rear Admiral Wake-Walker's flagship during the evacuation of Dunkirk.

Answer: MTB-102

The motor torpedo boat was the third to last boat to leave Dunkirk, and still returns there every five years.
Source: Author Massachusetts32

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