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Question 1: Perhaps the greatest amount of prize money awarded was for the capture of the Spanish ________ Hermione on May 31, 1762 by the British frigate Active and sloop Favourite.

Question 2: One eighth was divided among the wardroom warrant officers (surgeon, purser, and chaplain), standing warrant officers (carpenter, ________, and gunner), lieutenant of marines, and the master's mates.
Third MateChief MateBoatswain's Mate (United States Navy)Boatswain

Question 3: Prize money also has a distinct meaning in ________; it was a monetary reward paid out to the crew of a ship for capturing an enemy vessel.
Military historyNaval warfareIndustrial warfareAncient warfare

Question 4: The following scheme for distribution of prize money was used for much of the ________, the heyday of prize warfare.
Napoleon IFirst French EmpireGrande ArméeNapoleonic Wars

Question 5: One eighth was divided among the the ________, sailing master, and captain of marines if any.
Second LieutenantMilitary rankLieutenantMidshipman

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