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USS Northampton (CA-26): Quiz


Question 1: Northampton was one of six ships to receive the new RCA CXAM ________ in 1940.
RadarX bandWeather radarUltra high frequency

Question 2: USS Northampton (CA-26) was a heavy cruiser in service with the ________.
United States Coast GuardUnited States NavyUnited States armed forcesUnited States Marine Corps

Question 3: Once again the ships replenished at Pearl Harbor, then sailed for the ________, arriving just after the battle of the Coral Sea.
South AmericaContinentAsiaOceania

Question 4: Obviously doomed, the carrier was later sunk by destroyer ________ and gunfire, and the American force retired to the southwest.
Naval mineBattleshipSubmarineTorpedo

Question 5: Throughout the ________, Northampton protected her carrier and with her returned undamaged to Pearl Harbor on 13 June.
Battle of MidwayBattle of the Coral SeaPacific WarAttack on Pearl Harbor

Question 6: During World War II she served in the Pacific and was sunk by Japanese torpedoes during the ________ on 30 November 1942.
Guadalcanal CampaignNaval Battle of GuadalcanalOperation KeBattle of Tassafaronga

Question 7: Northampton next operated with a cruiser-destroyer force, to prevent the Japanese from reinforcing their troops on ________.
GuadalcanalTulagiLaulasi IslandMalaita

Question 8: Redesignated CA-26 in 1931, she operated primarily in the Pacific from 1932, homeported at San Pedro, and later at ________.
USS Arizona MemorialUSS Missouri (BB-63)United States NavyPearl Harbor

Question 9: This article includes text from the ________ Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
Intellectual propertyCopyright infringementCopyrightPublic domain

Question 10: ________; and commissioned on 17 May 1930, Captain Walter N.
Herbert HooverCalvin CoolidgeGerald FordWilliam Claflin


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