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Question 1: The only American warship on Lake Erie, the brig USS Adams, was pinned down in Detroit by the British batteries at Sandwich on the Canadian side of the ________.
Lake Saint Clair (North America)Huron River (Michigan)St. Clair RiverDetroit River

Question 2: On the British side, Barclay was exonerated of any blame by a ________ but was too badly injured to see service again for several years.
MilitaryDesertionCourt-martialJudge Advocate General's Corps

Question 3: They already had a small force of warships there: the sloop of war Queen Charlotte and the ________ General Hunter.
Full rigged shipGaff rigBrigFore-and-aft rig

Question 4: She was eventually disassembled, and portions of her were used in a reconstructed Niagara, which is now on view in ________.
Allentown, PennsylvaniaHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaErie, PennsylvaniaPittsburgh

Question 5: The Battle of Lake Erie, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Put-in-Bay, was fought on 10 September 1813, in ________ off the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812.
Lake OntarioLake SuperiorLake ErieGreat Lakes

Question 6: Nine vessels of the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of Great Britain's ________.
Royal NavyHMS Illustrious (R06)HMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Ocean (L12)

Question 7: After commanding the American schooners and gunboats at the ________, he then went to Black Rock where the American vessels had been released when the British abandoned Fort Erie at the end of May.
War of 1812Battle of Fort GeorgeBattle of YorkEngagements on Lake Ontario

Question 8: Meanwhile, ________ Robert Heriot Barclay was appointed to command the British squadron on Lake Erie.
CommanderSergeantMilitary rankLieutenant

Question 9: [3] Commodore Isaac Chauncey had been appointed to command of the United States naval forces on the ________.
Arctic OceanGreat LakesJames BayOntario

Question 10: This accounted for much of the Americans' successes on the Niagara peninsula in 1814 and also removed the threat of a British attack on ________, Ohio, Pennsylvania, or Western New York.
MichiganIndianaFloridaNew Jersey


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