The most difficult Royal Navy riddles A list of Royal Navy related questions that are most often answered incorrectly United Kingdom quiz 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.very hard 31% Royal Mail ShipRoyal Mail Ship31%Royal Marine ShipRoyal Marine Ship27%Royal Mancarrier ShipRoyal Mancarrier Ship35%Royal Motorized ShipRoyal Motorized Ship6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3967 answers in 2 languages »ships 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.very hard 36% red is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admiralityred is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admirality36%red is British, Blue is Australianred is British, Blue is Australian28%red is East India Companyred is East India Company20%red is a flagshipred is a flagship13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 373 answers »sailing riddles » What was the condition of the famous admiral Horatio Nelson?One-eyed and one-handed. Nelson was wounded several times in combat, losing one arm and the sight in one eye. During the Battle of Copenhagen, he refused to retreat, raising the telescope to his blind eye, and saying 'I really do not see the signal.hard 43% one-eyedone-eyed7%one-handedone-handed16%one-footedone-footed32%one-eyed and one-handedone-eyed and one-handed43%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15353 answers in 2 languages »Age of Sail 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.average 60% at the British commerce shipat the British commerce ship13%at the British Royal Navy shipat the British Royal Navy ship60%at the Canadian shipat the Canadian ship8%in the Tower of Londonin the Tower of London17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13870 answers in 4 languages »flags riddles » Which army formation still use Bermuda shorts?Royal Navy. Bermuda shorts originated with the British Army for wear in tropical and desert climates. On Royal Navy ships visiting warm waters, officers and men always wear white shorts, white knee length socks and white laced shoes.average 68% German Air ForceGerman Air Force6%US MarinesUS Marines17%Royal NavyRoyal Navy68%Russian SpetsnazRussian Spetsnaz6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6142 answers in 2 languages »clothing riddles » Play United Kingdom quiz and see all the questions.