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Troopship: Quiz


Question 1: By the end of the twentieth century, nearly all long-distance transfers of soldiers were being done by air in ________.
KC-135 StratotankerMilitary transport aircraftC-97 StratofreighterC-137 Stratoliner

Question 2: A troopship (also troop ship or troop transport or trooper) is a ________ used to carry soldiers, either in peacetime or wartime.
ShipFeluccaFishing vesselHerring Buss

Question 3: Operationally, troopships are normal ships, and unlike landing ships, cannot land troops directly on shore, typically loading and unloading at a seaport or onto smaller vessels, either tenders or ________.
DredgingBargeCruise shipTrain ferry

Question 4: More recently, RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 carried 3000 troops to the ________.
Falklands WarFalkland Islands sovereignty disputeFalkland IslandsFalkland Islands Defence Force

Question 5: Smaller or older liners with poorer performance were protected by operating in ________.
SubmarineAnti-submarine warfareWorld War IIConvoy

Question 6: In the era of the ________ the United States designed the SS United States so that it could easily be converted from a liner to a troopship, in case of war.
Vietnam WarCentral Intelligence AgencyJoseph StalinCold War

Question 7: The RMS Queen Mary and the RMS Queen Elizabeth were two of the most famous converted liners of ________.
Soviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War II


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