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Question 1: ________, a Baltimore clipper recreation sunk in a white squall
Pride of BaltimoreSchoonerFells Point, BaltimoreMaryland

Question 2: In ________, such schooners had appeared by the early 19th century, and were known as 'Ballyhoo schooners'.
British Virgin IslandsBermudaCayman IslandsAnguilla

Question 3: According to the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, the first vessel called a schooner was built by builder Andrew Robinson and launched in 1713 from ________.
Peabody, MassachusettsGloucester, MassachusettsBeverly, MassachusettsNewburyport, Massachusetts

Question 4: In the ________ area several distinctive schooner types evolved, including the Baltimore clipper and the pungy.
Allegheny MountainsChesapeake BayBlue Ridge MountainsDelmarva Peninsula

Question 5: ________, the site of a famous slave revolt
Atlantic slave tradeAmistad (1841)United StatesLa Amistad

Question 6: ________ from Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island
HaitiHispaniolaCaribbeanDominican Republic

Question 7: ________, now Ernestina, the only surviving sailing transatlantic packet schooner to carry immigrants to America
Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden MuseumNew Bedford Whaling National Historical ParkEffie M. MorrisseyNew Bedford Historic District

Question 8: They were popular in North America, and in their heyday during the late 19th century over 2,000 schooners carried cargo back and forth across the ________.
Great LakesArctic OceanOntarioJames Bay

Question 9: We're Here, from ________'s book, Captains Courageous
George Bernard ShawKnut HamsunNobel Prize in LiteratureRudyard Kipling

Question 10: The schooner ________ has two or more masts with the forward mast being shorter or the same height as the rear masts.
Gaff rigFore-and-aft rigSail-planFull rigged ship







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