Ships questions This is a list of recently added questions about ships. Play ships quiz and see all the questions. Vasa, beautiful Swedish galleon is exposed in one of Stockholm museums. What was her fate?She sunk after launching. Vasa was built between 1626-1628 to fight against Poland and Lithuania. She was designed to become the greatest vessel of Swedish fleet. Richly decorated and well equipped with cannons was to pay high price for Gustav Adolph ambition. The ship was unstable, and she foundered on her maiden voyage after mere 1,200 yards. The loss was so big, that Swedes believed, it had been caused by Polish sabotage.Created by: smyruvery hard 34% She sunk after launchingShe sunk after launching1334Polish vessel Aquarius destroyed itPolish vessel Aquarius destroyed it579Marked in museum after 70 years of serviceMarked in museum after 70 years of service742She was never launchedShe was never launched1214Sweden riddles » Whose flagship was used as a model for this replica?Columbus. Santa Maria, the largest of three ships of Columbus' first voyage, was a small carrack with single deck and crew of 40 men. Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 78% ColumbusColumbus9731James CookJames Cook1562Francis DrakeFrancis Drake921Herman WitteHerman Witte166geographic discoveries riddles » Where was this photo taken?At the British Royal Navy ship. Since 1864 the White Ensign has been reserved to the Royal Navy. British yachts owned by members of the Royal Yacht Squadron are authorised to apply for a permit to wear this ensign.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% at the British commerce shipat the British commerce ship1107at the British Royal Navy shipat the British Royal Navy ship5298at the Canadian shipat the Canadian ship757in the Tower of Londonin the Tower of London1469Royal Navy riddles » Both of these ships have Union Flag in the upper left corner of their banners, but one of the ensigns is red, while the other is blue. Why?Red is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admirality. A British ensign in British maritime law may have with either a red, white or blue field, dependent on whether the vessel is civilian, naval, or in a special category. These are known as the red, white, and blue ensigns respectively.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% red is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admiralityred is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admirality123red is British, Blue is Australianred is British, Blue is Australian92red is East India Companyred is East India Company67red is a flagshipred is a flagship50sailing riddles » What did RMS stand for before Titanic's name?Royal Mail Ship. RMS was used for seagoing vessels that carried mail under contract to the British Royal Mail. Having the title "RMS" was seen as a mark of quality and a competitive advantage, because the mail had to be on time. Today, some modern ships like RMS Queen Mary 2 also use "RMS", as a gesture to Cunard's history.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 32% Royal Mail ShipRoyal Mail Ship1118Royal Marine ShipRoyal Marine Ship930Royal Mancarrier ShipRoyal Mancarrier Ship1161Royal Motorized ShipRoyal Motorized Ship203United Kingdom riddles » What is inside the two interesting towers of this ship?Radars. USS San Antonio, the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock, is designed to deliver up to 800 Marines ashore. As the vessel incorporates stealth features, its major antennas are mounted on platforms inside two Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor systems rather than on traditional mast yardarms.Created by: Supardi Siswantoaverage 61% echosounding equipmentechosounding equipment1114radarsradars5906missile launchersmissile launchers1451drillsdrills1073army riddles » What kind of ships have typically the longest lifespan?Great Lakes freighters. Since the freshwater lakes are less corrosive to ship than the salt water of the oceans, many of the Lakers remain in service for long periods and the fleet has a much higher average age than the ocean-going fleet. The St. Mary's Challenger, built in 1906, is currently the oldest boat on active duty on the Lakes.Created by: Shankar Kumarhard 52% Ocean tankersOcean tankers1893Ocean passenger shipsOcean passenger ships672Aircraft carriersAircraft carriers975Great Lakes freightersGreat Lakes freighters3986lakes riddles » Which country took part in the largest naval conflict since World War II? United Kingdom. The Falklands War was the largest naval conflict after 1945. All other major wars after World War II (Korea, Vietnam, Iraq etc.) were fought on land.Created by: Kinga Haverage 64% United KingdomUnited Kingdom10219United StatesUnited States3881Soviet UnionSoviet Union1282FranceFrance428naval warfare riddles » The USS Enterprise is a ship with the largest number of nuclear reactors. How many does she have?8. Most American aircraft carriers are powered by two reactors. The only exception was the early-constructed USS Enterprise, having an eight-reactor propulsion design, with each A2W reactor taking the place of one of the conventional boilers in earlier constructions. Enterprise was meant to be the first of a class of six, but construction costs ballooned and the remaining vessels were never laid down. The design was replaced by two-reactor Nimitz class.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% 1112122648441847881595nuclear power riddles » Who was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage? (sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans)Roald Amundsen. In a three year journey between 1903 and 1906, Amundsen explored the passage with a crew of no more than six, in the converted 47-ton herring boat Gjøa. Spending winters with ship trapped in ice, he learned from the local Netsilik people about Arctic survival skills that would later prove useful. For example, he learned to use sled dogs and to wear animal skins in lieu of heavy, woolen parkas. Amundsen later led the expeditions to discover the South Pole (1911) and the North Pole (1926).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 34% James CookJames Cook1926Vitus BeringVitus Bering2306Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen2816No one yetNo one yet1156geography of Canada riddles » Play ships quiz and see all the questions.