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Question 1: The last RAF unit operating the type was ________ in, appropriately enough, Singapore which relinquished its aircraft in October 1941.
No. 204 Squadron RAFNo. 209 Squadron RAFNo. 210 Squadron RAFNo. 205 Squadron RAF

Question 2: ________ was the first squadron equipped with Singapore IIIs.
No. 202 Squadron RAFNo. 209 Squadron RAFNo. 210 Squadron RAFNo. 230 Squadron RAF

Question 3: Four 205 squadron aircraft found their way to No. 5 Squadron RNZAF in ________, for use against German raiders.

Question 4: In 1933 the British ________ ordered 4 flying boats based upon the Singapore II for trials with squadrons under specification R.3/33.
Air MinistryRoyal Air ForceRoyal Naval Air ServiceHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard

Question 5: Powerplant:________ VIII/IX piston (pusher/tractor configuration), 675 hp (418 kW) each
Rolls-Royce KestrelRolls-Royce RRolls-Royce MerlinRolls-Royce Goshawk

Question 6: Singapores proved surprisingly tough; after the type was retired by the ________ the "Kiwis" attempted to crush one with a bulldozer, only to see the dozer drive the length of the lower wing without making an impression.
Royal New Zealand NavyNew Zealand ArmyNew Zealand Defence CollegeRoyal New Zealand Air Force

Question 7: ________ • English Electric Canberra • Felixstowe F.3 • Felixstowe F.5
Bristol BrabazonBristol BritanniaBristol F.2 FighterBristol Beaufighter

Question 8: The latter became the ________'s main long-range maritime patrol flying boat of the 1930s and saw service against the Japanese with the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
LuftwaffeBritish Armed ForcesBritish ArmyRoyal Air Force

Question 9: When Japan attacked in December, the ________ aircraft found themselves in the front line.
New ZealandUnited KingdomAustraliaNauru

Question 10: 210 Squadron moved from Malta to ________ as part of an international effort to prevent gun running during the Spanish Civil War.


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