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Question 1: It defended the ________ from naval threats and countered them by air.
WalesUnited KingdomEnglandCanada

Question 2: Its primary task was to protect British naval supply lines and convoys from the German ________'s U-Boat force, known as the "Wolf packs".
KriegsmarineKarl DönitzGerman Type VII submarineScharnhorst class battleship

Question 3: The introduction of the de Havilland Mosquito freed the ________ for Coastal Command use.
Bristol BeaufortBristol BlenheimBristol BritanniaBristol Beaufighter

Question 4: Four Coastal Command pilots received the ________ during the war.
Victoria CrossVictoria Cross for AustraliaVictoria Cross (Canada)Victoria Cross for New Zealand

Question 5: No. 18 Group covered the remainder of the North Sea and areas to the north and west of ________, north of a line running north west from the Mull of Kintyre.
EnglandWalesScotlandUnited Kingdom

Question 6: RAF Coastal Command was a formation within the ________.
LuftwaffeBritish Armed ForcesBritish ArmyRoyal Air Force

Question 7: The Avro Shackleton was a heavily modified ________ bomber.
Avro LancasterAvro LincolnHawker Siddeley HS 748Avro Vulcan

Question 8: In 1940, experiments were begun by the Admiralty on a 250 lb ________, modified to be dropped from the air, for use by Fleet Air Arm and later Coastal Command.
Naval mineAnti-submarine weaponDepth chargeTorpedo

Question 9: The remaining 200 were mostly aging ________.
Avro LancasterAvro 626Avro AnsonAvro 504

Question 10: [2] Coastal Command did not gain the recognition received by ________ or RAF Fighter Command as a decisive offensive or defensive force.
Sir Arthur Harris, 1st BaronetStrategic bombing during World War IIRAF Bomber CommandNo. 100 Group RAF


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