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Question 1: The German Navy had decided on a strategy of bombarding British towns on the North Sea coast in an attempt to draw out the ________ and destroy elements of it in detail.
HMS Illustrious (R06)HMS Ark Royal (R07)Royal NavyHMS Ocean (L12)

Question 2: [47] Shortly after 8:30 the ________ of Rear Admiral Mauve's II Battle Squadron were spotted and fire switched to them.
Ironclad warshipHMS Dreadnought (1906)Pre-dreadnought battleshipInvincible class battlecruiser

Question 3: At 4:11 PM Lion observed the track of a torpedo fired by Moltke pass astern, but it was thought that the torpedo was fired by a ________ on the disengaged side.
German Type VII submarineGerman Type XXI submarineU-boatGerman Type U 66 submarine

Question 4: [32] Lion had an uneventful time for the rest of the war conducting patrols of the ________ as the High Seas Fleet was forbidden to risk any more losses.
North SeaEnglish ChannelAtlantic OceanBaltic Sea

Question 5: [11] A single ________ AA gun on a high-angle MkII mount was added in January 1915 and another the following July.
QF 3 inch 20 cwtQF 2 pounder naval gunQF 4 inch Mk V naval gunBL 4 inch naval gun Mk VII

Question 6: The turbines were powered by forty-two Yarrow ________ in seven boiler rooms.
Water-tube boilerTraction engineSteam wagonFire-tube boiler

Question 7: Lion served as the flagship of the Grand Fleet's battlecruisers throughout ________, except when she was being refitted or under repair.
Caucasus CampaignWorld War IArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)

Question 8: By early 1918, Lion carried a ________ and a Sopwith 1½ Strutter on flying-off ramps fitted on top of 'Q' and 'X' turrets.
Sopwith SnipeSopwith CamelSopwith TriplaneSopwith Pup

Question 9: She had a ________ of 6 feet (1.8 m) at deep load.
BuoyancyHull (watercraft)Metacentric heightInclining test

Question 10: She spent the rest of the war on uneventful patrols in the ________, although she did provide distant cover during Second Battle of Heligoland Bight in 1917.
North SeaBaltic SeaAtlantic OceanEnglish Channel


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