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Question 1: The crew later used "brute force" to overpower one of the pirates,[13] ________ and free one of the hostages, ATM Reza.
Abduwali Abdukhadir MuseMV Maersk AlabamaPiracyMaersk Alabama hijacking

Question 2: [23][24][25] ________ snipers on Bainbridge's fantail opened fire, killing the three pirates remaining in the lifeboat.
United States Navy SEALsUnited States Navy SEAL selection and trainingUnited States NavyUnited States Naval Special Warfare Command

Question 3: ________ a campaign of the European Union to stop the piracy off the Somali coast.
MontenegroCyprusFranceEuropean Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation ATALANTA

Question 4: In 2004, Alva Maersk was renamed Maersk Alabama[1] and reflagged to the United States, with its parent company being homeported in ________.
Hampton RoadsNorfolk, VirginiaNewport News, VirginiaVirginia Beach

Question 5: The ship was carrying 17,000 ________ of cargo, of which 5,000 metric tons were relief supplies bound for Somalia, Uganda, and Kenya.
United States customary unitsKilogramMetric systemTonne

Question 6: On April 7, 2009 the US Maritime Administration, following ________ advisories, released a Somalia Gulf of Aden advisory to Mariners recommending ships to stay at least 600nmi off the coast of Somalia.
Non-Aligned MovementAfghanistanCentral Intelligence AgencyNATO

Question 7: [8] As Alva Maersk, she was flagged to ________.

Question 8: [17] The ________ secured the ship as a crime scene.
National Security AgencyCentral Intelligence AgencyDefense Intelligence AgencyFederal Bureau of Investigation

Question 9: [6] It is noted for its hijacking by pirates near ________ in 2009, the subsequent hostage rescue, and a second, unsuccessful, hijacking attempt later that year.
SomalilandSomaliaSudanSomali people

Question 10: Low-value goods were allegedly shipped under the guise of fraudulent, high-value ________.
AffreightmentChartering (shipping)Bareboat charterBill of lading


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