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Question 1: When Spain capitulated to France his fleet abandoned ________ and withdrew to Gibraltar.

Question 2: [1] Jervis served as Captain throughout the ________, and fought in the Battle of Ushant in 1778.
American Revolutionary WarAmerican RevolutionNew York and New Jersey campaignMilitary history of the United States

Question 3: Info sheet on Jervis from the Royal Naval Museum, ________
PortsmouthBrighton and HoveSouthamptonReading, Berkshire

Question 4: He defeated the Spanish fleet at the ________.
Battle of the NileBattle of Algeciras BayHoratio Nelson, 1st Viscount NelsonBattle of Cape St Vincent (1797)

Question 5: [1] He reached the rank of ________ in 1755 and took part in the conquest of Quebec in 1759.
MidshipmanMilitary rankLieutenantSecond Lieutenant

Question 6: One of his chief duties was to watch the Spanish fleet at ________.
Puerto RealAlgecirasJerez de la FronteraCadiz

Question 7: In 1760 he was promoted to Post-Captain, and commanded various ships in the Mediterranean and the ________.
Baltic SeaNorth SeaEnglish ChannelCeltic Sea

Question 8: In November he took command in the Mediterranean, where he maintained the blockade of Toulon, and aided the allies of Great Britain in ________.

Question 9: Chapter V, Jervis: The General Officer, as Disciplinarian and Strategist in Types of Naval Officers, by A. T. Mahan at ________
Project GutenbergProject Gutenberg AustraliaAmazon KindleGoogle Books

Question 10: Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent GCB, PC (9 January 1735 – 14 March 1823) was an Admiral in the ________.
Royal NavyHMS Ocean (L12)HMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Illustrious (R06)

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