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Submarines Quiz

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In which year was the first military submarine (Turtle) constructed in America?

  • 1773
  • 1774
  • 1775
  • 1776

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The first submarine not relying on human power for propulsion was the French “Plongeur” launched in 1863. What powered this craft?

  • Compressed air
  • Towed by Dolphins
  • Towed by surface vessel
  • Steam

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The submarine “Abdulhamid” of the Ottoman Navy achieved a first for a submarine in 1887. What was this event?

  • First to say submerged for fourteen days
  • First to use a snorkel
  • First to sink an enemy ship
  • First to fire a torpedo whilst submerged

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The Spanish Navy launched the first all electric powered submarine. What was the name of this submarine?

  • Peral
  • Aigrette
  • Gymnote
  • Nautilus

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Which of the following constructed the first Japanese submarine in 1904?

  • Honda
  • Suzuki
  • Kawasaki
  • Yamaha

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In which year was the first U-boat (U1) commissioned in Germany?

  • 1903
  • 1904
  • 1905
  • 1906

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During the second world war, 40,000 men were used by Germany in the U-boat service. What percentage survived the war?

  • 25%
  • 30%
  • 40%
  • 45%

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What was the name of the first nuclear powered submarine in the world?

  • USS George Washington
  • USS Growler
  • USS Lincoln
  • USS Nautilus

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What was the name of the first nuclear submarine to be lost at sea by the US Navy in 1963?

  • USS Thresher
  • USS Scorpion
  • USS Sea Wolf
  • USS Dorado

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The largest military submarine ever built is Russian. What is it’s displacement(tonnage)?

  • 25,000 tons
  • 35,000 tons
  • 40,000 tons
  • 48,000 tons

 

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