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Question 1: Frigates could also carry ________ for boarding enemy ships or for operations on shore.
CommandoUnited States Marine CorpsMarine (military)Amphibious warfare

Question 2: The fleets built by the ________ in the 1650s generally consisted of ships described as 'frigates', the largest of which were two-decker 'great frigates' of the third rate.
Commonwealth of EnglandCharles I of EnglandCharles II of EnglandOliver Cromwell

Question 3: All such ships were reclassified as guided missile cruisers (CG / CGN) or, in the case of the smaller Farragut-class, as ________ (DDG) in 1975.
Arleigh Burke class destroyerUSS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93)USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54)Guided missile destroyer

Question 4: In the ________, the term was used for any warship built for speed and manoeuvrability, the description often used being "frigate-built".
18th century16th century161617th century

Question 5: Because of the ________ their displacement was officially limited to 600 tons, although in reality they exceeded this by about 100 tons.
Treaty of VersaillesLeague of NationsTreaty of TrianonWorld War I

Question 6: The classic sailing frigate, well-known today for its role in the ________, can be traced back to French developments in the second quarter of the 18th century.
Grande ArméeNapoleon IFirst French EmpireNapoleonic Wars

Question 7: For this task the helicopter is equipped with sensors such as sonobuoys, wire-mounted dipping sonar and magnetic anomaly detectors to identify possible threats, and torpedoes or ________ to attack them.
Anti-submarine weaponHedgehog (weapon)Depth chargeNaval mine

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  A Loch class frigate
  The fictitious, but representative, ironclad frigate USS Abraham Lincoln, from Jules Verne's the novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  A Magicienne class frigate
  Sailing frigate

Question 9: The Royal Navy's original ________ is an example of a specialised ASW frigate.
HMS Chatham (F87)Type 22 frigateHMS Campbeltown (F86)HMS Cornwall (F99)

Question 10: Frigate shapes are designed to offer a minimal ________, which also lends them good air penetration; the maneuverability of these frigates has been compared to that of sailing ships.
Stealth aircraftElectromagnetic radiationRadar cross-sectionStealth technology

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