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Famous Ships Quiz!

A quiz on the most famous ships in history, and those that sailed in them. 15 Questions.

 
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Who sailed on board the HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar?

  • Francis Drake
  • Horatio Nelson
  • Walter Raleigh
  • George III

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Which scientist sailed on the HMS Beagle in the 1830s?

  • Gregor Mendel
  • Louis Pasteur
  • William Harvey
  • Charles Darwin

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Who sailed on the Fram to explore polar regions?

  • Roald Amundsen
  • Robert Falcon Scott
  • Ernest Shackleton
  • Lawrence Oates

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Which mythological hero sailed on the Argo?

  • Jason
  • Theseus
  • Achilles
  • Jonah

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Who commanded the HMS Bounty prior to the 1789 mutiny?

  • John Fryer
  • Fletcher Christian
  • Henry Hudson
  • William Bligh

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The Mary Rose was a warship belonging to which monarch's navy?

  • Elizabeth I
  • Henry VIII
  • Victoria
  • George III

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Who sailed across the Pacific in 1947 on board the Kon Tiki?

  • Alexander Selkirk
  • Thor Heyerdahl
  • David Livingstone
  • Chuck Noland

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Which organisation made use of the trawler, Rainbow Warrior?

  • PETA
  • Irish Republican Army
  • Greenpeace
  • US Republican Party

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Queen Anne's Revenge was the flagship of which famous pirate?

  • Redbeard (Barbarossa)
  • Captain Kidd
  • Anne Bonny
  • Blackbeard (Edward Teach)

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Who explored the seas on board the HMS Endeavour?

  • William Dampier
  • John Smith
  • Walter Raleigh
  • James Cook

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RV Calypso was a research vessel used by which aquatic explorer?

  • Ranulph Fiennes
  • Jacques Cousteau
  • Ellen MacArthur
  • Steve Zissou

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Who circumnavigated the globe in the Golden Hind?

  • Ferdinand Magellan
  • Walter Raleigh
  • Francis Drake
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

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What was the ship that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth to Massachusetts in 1620?

  • Thermopylae
  • Mayflower
  • Morning Cloud
  • Gipsy Moth IV

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What two ships joined the Santa Maria on Christopher Columbus' 1492 voyage?

  • Cristobal and Colon
  • San Agustin and San Lorenzo
  • Filipa and Beatriz
  • Nina and Pinta

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Who was captain of the RMS Titanic?

  • Frederick Fleet
  • Harland Wolff
  • Edward Smith
  • John Jacob Astor IV

 

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