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Famous Ships

written by: Mariya
 
There are some ships which cannot be forgotten and their names will remain in history forever. Which ones?

Question 1:


Christopher Columbus went on his first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, using three famous ships. Which of the following was not among them?
Niña
Santa Maria
Pinta
Doria

Question 2:


What was special about Jacques-Yves Cousteau's ship Calypso, which was originally built for the British Royal Navy?
She was equipped as a mobile laboratory for field research
Cousteau inherited her
She had 38 cannons
She sank mysteriously and was never seen again

Question 3:


This notorious passenger steamer was first launched in 1865. On the evening of September 3, 1878, it collided with another vessel and sank in the Thames.
Britannic
Princess Alice
Lady Nelson
Queen Mary

Question 4:


Lusitania and Mauretania were sister ships, built to compete with fast German liners. Which one of them was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine in 1915?
Mauretania
Lusitania
None
Both

Question 5:


In 1620, this ship made a historical voyage from Plymouth, England to "North Virginia", transporting the Pilgrims to America.
Nimreid
Lady Nelson
Mayflower
Christopher Jones

Question 6:


Three of the following vessels are sister ships. Which one does not belong to the group?
Olympic
Austric
Britannic
Titanic

Question 7:


This famous French ocean liner was launched in 1932 and received a lot of applause. It was the first liner to surpass 60,000 tons, the first ship with 1,000 feet of length and the first to make an Atlantic crossing with an average speed of over 30 knots.
Achille Lauro
Adriatic
Aramis
Normandie

Question 8:


This 8,600-ton transatlantic passenger steamship became famous after rescuing the survivors after the sinking of Titanic.
Queen Elizabeth
Belfast
United States
Carpathia

Question 9:


Which ship was named after the consort of George V of the United Kingdom and sailed the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967?
Queen Mary
Queen Elizabeth
Victoria
Princess Alice

Question 10:


All of these vessels except one are famous steam-powered ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Name the odd vessel.
Savannah
El Horria
Carpathia
Cutty Sark

 


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