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Question 1: Paris was sent to ________ on 12 December 1918 to supervise the surrendered Austro-Hungarian fleet where she remained until 25 March 1919.
PulaPorečCroatiaIstria County

Question 2: She was seized there on 3 July by the Royal Navy as part of Operation Catapult, Winston Churchill's plan to prevent the ________ from falling into German hands.
Force d'action navaleFrench NavyForce océanique stratégiqueFrench aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R91)

Question 3: In April 1919, while helping to defend Sevastopol from the advancing ________, Jean Bart's crew mutinied, along with that of France, claiming that the operation was unauthorized and that their sympathies were with the Bolsheviks[13]
MenshevikVladimir LeninBolshevikRussian Social Democratic Labour Party

Question 4: Jean Bart was demilitarised and became a school hulk in ________ in 1936.

Question 5: [1] She was able to steam to Malta on her own for repairs that required three and a half months, but this forced the battleships to fall back to either Malta or ________.

Question 6: The Courbet class battleships were the first dreadnoughts built for the ________ before World War I.
French NavyFrench aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R91)Force d'action navaleForce océanique stratégique

Question 7: She remained in use as a depot ship and target until she was scuttled as a breakwater on 9 July 1944 for the ________ used during the Battle of Normandy.
Mulberry harbourNormandy LandingsAtlantic WallOperation Overlord

Question 8: Jean Bart was demilitarised, renamed Océan, and became a school hulk in ________.

Question 9: By 1939 she reverted back to her role as a gunnery training ship, but she was ordered to Brest and Quiberon with her sister Paris upon the outbreak of ________.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupations

Question 10: The Courbet-class ships had four Parsons direct-drive ________ which were rated at 28,000 hp (21,000 kW).
Thermal power stationSteam engineSteam turbinePower station


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