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Admiral Lord Nelson Quiz

Some interesting episodes in the great mans life culminating in The Battle of Trafalgar. 10 Questions.

 
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Horatio Nelson was born 20th September 1758 at Burnham Thorpe Norfolk - What was his Fathers occupation?

  • Blacksmith
  • Judge
  • Reverand
  • Coach Driver

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The young Nelson soon decided to join the Royal Navy at thirteen years old - What was the name of his first ship?

  • H.M.S Ark Royal
  • H.M.S Spartan
  • H.M.S Raisonnable
  • H.M.S Hercules

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During his great career, what year did he first meet Emma Hamilton?

  • 1790
  • 1793
  • 1800
  • 1802

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While leading an assault at Santa Cruz Nelson sustained an injury leading to the amputation of his right arm - In what year?

  • 1795
  • 1796
  • 1797
  • 1798

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H.M.S Victory his future flagship was launched and put to sea in what year?

  • 1764
  • 1765
  • 1766
  • 1767

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At The Battle of Trafalgar the British had 33 ships of the line, how many did the combined French and Spanish have?

  • 35
  • 39
  • 41
  • 45

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Who was Captain on HMS Victory at Trafalgar?

  • Collingwood
  • Hardy
  • Hood
  • Nelson

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The French Marine that killed Admiral Lord Nelson was in the rigging of what ship?

  • Redoutable
  • Santa Maria
  • Bucentaure
  • Napoleon

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Admiral Lord Nelson died of his injury on the 21st October in what Year?

  • 1804
  • 1805
  • 1806
  • 1807

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To preserve his body until the fleet returned to England he was put in a cask of what?

  • Brandy
  • Water
  • Rum
  • Gin

 

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