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Question 1: A late example of a vessel fairly directly modeled on the Monitor was the Huáscar, designed by ________, the advocate and developer of turret ships for the Royal Navy.
Marc Isambard BrunelUnited KingdomCowper Phipps ColesHMS Captain (1869)

Question 2: Over the years, both ________ and Peru have come to venerate the ship and the officers from both sides that died on her deck, either commanding her or boarding her, as national heroes.

Question 3: Huascar successfully raided enemy sea lanes for several months and delayed an invasion of Chilean Army to Peruvian territory until captured by the ________ at the Battle of Angamos in 1879.
Heckler & Koch MP5Barrett M82Arturo PratChilean Navy

Question 4: By this point the ________ had largely stopped using monitors.
United States NavyUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States Coast Guard

Question 5: The monitor, by proving the efficacy of turrets over fixed guns, played a part in development of the dreadnought ________ from the ironclad.
BattlecruiserBattleshipPre-dreadnought battleshipIronclad warship

Question 6: Vietnam Monitors were originally converted from ________ 56' long all steel Landing Craft Mechanized (LCMs) Mark 6s.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupations

Question 7: Notable ________ monitors which fought in the war were the USS Amphitrite, USS Puitan, USS Monterey and USS Terror.
United States NavyUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States Coast Guard

Question 8: One of them, Kanonbåten Sölve, served until 1922 and is today preserved at the marine museum in ________.
TrollhättanGothenburgBoråsGothenburg Municipality

Question 9: Huascar, under the command of Rear Admiral Miguel Grau, fought with distinction during the ________.
Treaty of defensive alliance between Peru and Bolivia of 1873Atacama border disputeTreaty of Peace and Friendship (1904)War of the Pacific

Question 10: Attempts were made to design monitors with sail rigs, to overcome the reliance on the ________, which, besides its technical problems, was still met with antipathy in some navies.
Stirling engineSteam engineHeat engineReciprocating engine


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