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Question 1:
Who was a commander in the Battle of Hampton Roads?
CDR J. M. McLain, USN
Louis M. Goldsborough
Edward M. King
Brigadier Khuda Dad KhanFaqir Jamal MangrioBrigadier K. M. Azhar Khan

Question 2: First of the three to be completed, even though she was by far the most radical in design, was Swedish engineer and inventor ________'s USS Monitor.
French ForrestJohn EricssonCatesby ap Roger JonesJohn Lorimer Worden

Question 3:
Which of the following was a combatant in the Battle of Hampton Roads?
Pontiac's confederacy
CSA (Confederacy)
Greek confederacy
Moroccan Rif Confederacy

Question 4:
Where did Battle of Hampton Roads take place?
McDowell County, West Virginia
off Norfolk, Virginia
Off Sewell's Point, near the mouth of Hampton Roads, Virginia
Kentucky County, Virginia

Question 5: ________ Catesby ap Roger Jones had directed much of the conversion of Merrimack to Virginia, and he was disappointed when he was not named her captain.
Military rankSecond LieutenantMidshipmanLieutenant

Question 6:
How many casualties were there in the Battle of Hampton Roads?
~900 deserted
1 frigate damaged
2,500 captured
6 500 Czechoslovak

Question 7:
What was Battle of Hampton Roads a part of?
the War of the Spanish Succession
the American Civil War
the history of Ireland
Capitol Park Historic District

Question 8: On April 19, 1861, shortly after the outbreak of hostilities at Charleston Harbor, President ________ proclaimed a blockade of all ports in the seceded states.
Gerald FordAndrew JohnsonUlysses S. GrantAbraham Lincoln

Question 9: She was originally a screw frigate in the ________ carrying the name USS Merrimack.
United States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States Coast GuardUnited States Navy

Question 10: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyright infringementCopyrightPublic domain


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