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Question 1: Around 1910, armour plate began to increase in quality and ________ engines, lighter and more powerful than previous reciprocating engines, came into use.
Steam turbinePower stationFeedwater heaterThermal power station

Question 2: A few protected cruisers have survived as ________:
CorvetteBattleshipMuseum shipUSS Texas (BB-35)

Question 3: Protected cruisers were a type of naval ________ of the late 19th century, so known because their deck armour offered protection for vital machine spaces from shrapnel caused by exploding shells above.

Question 4: While the armoured cruiser evolved into the ________ (and while pre-dreadnought battleships were replaced by dreadnoughts), the protected cruiser is considered the forerunner of the light cruiser and heavy cruiser types.
Indefatigable class battlecruiserBattlecruiserInvincible class battlecruiserFast battleship

Question 5: Bow section and bridge of Puglia________
Levanto, ItalyLa SpeziaLericiSarzana

Question 6: The last survivor of this series is the USS Olympia (C-6), preserved as a museum ship in ________.
Allentown, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaPittsburgh

Question 7: The British ________ rated cruisers as first, second and third class between the late 1880s and 1905, and built large numbers of them for that navy's trade protection requirements.
Royal NavyHMS Ocean (L12)HMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Illustrious (R06)

Question 8: They were less well protected than ________ which also had a belt of armour along the sides.
Armored cruiserBattlecruiserHMS Dreadnought (1906)Invincible class battlecruiser


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