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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Profile drawing of HMS Nelson commissioned 1927
  The firepower of a battleship demonstrated by USS Iowa (ca. 1984)
  The Imperial Japanese Navy's Yamato (1940), seen in 1941, and her sister ship Musashi (1940) were the heaviest battleships in history.
  The American Texas (1912) is the only preserved example of a Dreadnought-type battleship that dates to the time of the original HMS Dreadnought.

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Pre-Dreadnought battleship USS Texas, built in 1892, was the first battleship of the U.S. Navy. Photochrom print c. 1898.
  A preliminary design for the Imperial Japanese Navy's Satsuma was an "all-big-gun" design.
  The Imperial Japanese Navy's Yamato (1940), seen in 1941, and her sister ship Musashi (1940) were the heaviest battleships in history.
  USS Missouri launches a Tomahawk missile during Operation Desert Storm.

Question 3: The development of the strategic bomber meant that the navy was no longer the only method of projecting power overseas, and the development of the ________ meant that battleships had a rival for the resources available for capital ship construction.
DestroyerAircraft carrierTimeline for aircraft carrier serviceCarrier battle group

Question 4: Steam power was gradually introduced to the navy in the first half of the 19th century, initially for small craft and later for ________.
Sloop-of-warFrigateCorvetteBrig

Question 5: The first major change to the ship of the line concept was the introduction of ________ as an auxiliary propulsion system.
Heat engineReciprocating engineStirling engineSteam engine

Question 6: By the 1890s the Royal Navy had developed the first ________, small ships designed to intercept and drive off any attacking torpedo boats.
Fletcher class destroyerTribal class destroyer (1936)DestroyerV and W class destroyer

Question 7: Following battleship designs that were influenced by HMS Dreadnought were referred to as "________".
HMS Dreadnought (1906)Pre-dreadnought battleshipBattlecruiserDreadnought

Question 8: recommissioned all four Iowa class battleships for the ________ and the New Jersey for the Vietnam War.
Cold WarKorean WarHarry S. TrumanSino-Soviet border conflict

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  German High Seas Fleet during World War I
  Pennsylvania leading battleship Colorado and cruisers Louisville, Portland, and Columbia into Lingayen Gulf, Philippines, January 1945
  A preliminary design for the Imperial Japanese Navy's Satsuma was an "all-big-gun" design.
  Vittorio Veneto (1940)

Question 10: Scharnhorst and Gneisenau surprised and sank the aircraft carrier Glorious off western ________ in June 1940.
GermanyNorwayPolandUnited States







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