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U-boat: Quiz


Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Type 212 submarine with air-independent propulsion of the German Navy in dock at HDW/Kiel
  U-boat Pens in Saint-Nazaire, France
  U-15, a Type 206 submarine, of the German Navy at the Kiel Week 2007

Question 2: The U-110, a Type IXB, was captured in 1941 by the ________, and its Enigma machine and documents were removed.
HMS Ocean (L12)HMS Ark Royal (R07)Royal NavyHMS Illustrious (R06)

Question 3: Because Germany was initially restricted to a 450 tonne displacement limit, the Bundesmarine focused on small coastal submarines to protect against the Soviet threat in the ________.
North SeaArctic OceanBlack SeaBaltic Sea

Question 4: ________
List of German Type XXIII submarinesKriegsmarineList of U-boats never deployedSchichau-Werke

Question 5: This was most evident in Operation Weserübung, the invasion of ________, where various skilled U-Boat commanders failed to inflict damage on British transports and warships because of faulty torpedoes.
GermanyUnited StatesPolandNorway

Question 6: The Germans sought to use advanced technologies to offset the small displacement, such as amagnetic steel to protect against ________ and magnetic anomaly detectors.
BattleshipSubmarineTorpedoNaval mine

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  German submarine U-9 (1910).
  U-boat Pens in Saint-Nazaire, France
  Type 212 submarine with air-independent propulsion of the German Navy in dock at HDW/Kiel

Question 8: When the submarine launched a torpedo at the loading pier, ________ became the only location in North America to be subject to direct attack by German forces in World War II.
Newfoundland and LabradorSt. John's, Newfoundland and LabradorSteve Lewis (diver)Bell Island

Question 9: ________ and the more recent U-571 are movies revolving around World War II submarine warfare.
The Enemy BelowUnited StatesHawaiiBrazil

Question 10: The U-boat was essentially a launch platform for its main weapon, the ________, though mines were also used.
Naval mineSubmarineBattleshipTorpedo

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