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Question 1: [57] Personnel from Sydney and her CAG received four Distinguished Service Crosses (one with bar), one Distinguished Service Medal, ten Mentions in Dispatches, and two United States ________.
Legion of MeritMedal of HonorPurple HeartSilver Star

Question 2: [4] She was launched on 30 September 1944 by the wife of British politician ________.
Winston ChurchillHarold MacmillanAlec Douglas-HomeDuncan Sandys

Question 3: [53] The primary targets for strike missions were changed from North Korean supply line infrastructure to ________, as they took longer to repair.
LondonUnited StatesUnited KingdomWater tower

Question 4: [43] They also performed their first close air support mission on 21 October, providing cover for the ________.
King's Regiment (Liverpool)29th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)1st Commonwealth DivisionRoyal Northumberland Fusiliers

Question 5: She was built for the ________ and launched as HMS Terrible (R93) in 1944, but was not completed before the end of World War II.
HMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Ocean (L12)Royal NavyHMS Illustrious (R06)

Question 6: Sydney was the first of three conventional aircraft carriers(I) to serve in the RAN, and operated as the navy's ________ during the early part of her career.
CBSPublic Broadcasting ServiceFlagship stationFlagship

Question 7: Despite several plans to preserve all or part of the ship as a ________, tourist attraction, or car park, the carrier was sold to a South Korean steel mill for scrapping in 1975.
Museum shipMaritime museumShip replicaU.S. Navy Museum

Question 8: [75] A Board of Inquiry was held aboard Sydney, which resulted in the ship's captain, executive officer, and training officer facing ________.
Court-martialJudge Advocate General's CorpsDesertionMilitary

Question 9: In December, UN Command temporarily switched some of the responsibilities of Task Element 95.11 and the US ________.
Fifth Air Force19th Operations Group3d Operations Group27th Special Operations Group

Question 10: On 1 May 1956, Sydney met Melbourne off ________ during the latter's delivery voyage.
Kangaroo IslandFleurieu PeninsulaClare ValleySouth Australian wine


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