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Question 1: The wooden barque Sigyn, built in Göteborg 1887, is now a museum ship in ________.

Question 2: The most important Egyptian barque was the one in which the dead ________ was transported to become a deity.
Ahmose IAmenhotep IIIPharaohHatshepsut

Question 3: In the eighteenth century, the British ________ used the term bark for a nondescript vessel which did not fit any of its usual categories.
Royal NavyHMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Ocean (L12)HMS Illustrious (R06)

Question 4: The wooden whaling barque Charles W. Morgan, launched 1841, taken out of service 1921,[3] is now a museum ship at Mystic Seaport[4] in ________.
Rhode IslandMassachusettsMaineConnecticut

Question 5: Another advantage is that a barque can outperform a ________ or barkentine, and is both easier to handle and better to rise toward wind than a full-rigged ship.
Sail-planFore-and-aft rigFull rigged shipSchooner

Question 6: Throughout the period of sail, the word was used also as a shortening of the barca-longa of the ________.
Indian OceanMediterranean SeaAtlantic OceanPacific Ocean

Question 7: Well before the nineteenth century a ________ had become interpreted as a small vessel of coastal or inland waters.
Train ferryCruise shipDredgingBarge

Question 8: Thus, when the British Admiralty purchased a collier for use by James Cook in his journey of exploration, she was registered as ________ to distinguish her from another Endeavour, a sloop already in service at the time.
Joseph BanksHMS EndeavourHMS Resolution (1771)Herman Spöring, Jr.

Question 9: A well-preserved example of a commercial barque is the Pommern, the only ________ in original condition.
ClipperWindjammerCatamaranTall ship


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