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Question 1: These are used where the vessel is permanently sited, for example in the case of ________ or channel marker buoys.
United StatesLightvesselUnited States lightship Huron (LV-103)Ship

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Statue of Peter the Great leaning on an anchor, in symbol of that Tsar's shipbuilding activity (Voronezh, 1860).
  CQR anchor
  Anchor winch on RV Polarstern
  Anchor winch on RV Polarstern

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Mushroom Anchor on the Lightship Portsmouth in Virginia.
  Rocna anchor
  Mushroom Anchor on the Lightship Portsmouth in Virginia.
  Anchor winch on RV Polarstern

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  A fluke-style anchor
  Anchor winch on RV Polarstern
  Bruce anchor
  A fisherman's anchor

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  A fisherman's anchor
  A 1914 Russian poster depicting the Triple Entente. Britannia's association with the oceanic British Empire is indicated by her holding a large anchor.
  Colored plastic inserts on a modern anchor chain show the operator how much chain has been paid out. This knowledge is very important in all anchoring methods
  A fisherman's anchor

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Mushroom Anchor on the Lightship Portsmouth in Virginia.
  Bruce anchor
  Rocna anchor
  A fisherman's anchor

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  A fluke-style anchor
  Rocna anchor
  A 1914 Russian poster depicting the Triple Entente. Britannia's association with the oceanic British Empire is indicated by her holding a large anchor.
  Colored plastic inserts on a modern anchor chain show the operator how much chain has been paid out. This knowledge is very important in all anchoring methods

Question 8: The earliest anchors were probably rocks and many rock anchors have been found dating from at least the ________.
Bronze Age BritainBronze AgeDeverel-Rimbury cultureAncient Near East

Question 9: The Mariner's Cross is also referred to as St. Clement's Cross in reference to the way this saint was martyred (being tied to an anchor and thrown from a boat into the ________ in the year 102).
Black SeaBaltic SeaMediterranean SeaAegean Sea

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Bruce anchor
  Colored plastic inserts on a modern anchor chain show the operator how much chain has been paid out. This knowledge is very important in all anchoring methods
  Mushroom Anchor on the Lightship Portsmouth in Virginia.







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