Nautical trivia quiz……

Today I have a nautical trivia quiz for you!


Even if you think you know nothing about boats, I’m sure you can answer most of these.

Answers tomorrow!

Why don’t you have a go at writing a quiz?


1 What famous explorer is associated with a ship called the Beagle?

2 What is a ship’s or boat’s diary called?

3 What type of boat has twin hulls?

4 The word POSH was an abbreviation for cabin bookings made by wealthy passengers on ships going to the east. What does the acronym mean?

5 What fictional vessel did Captain Nemo command?

6 In the 60’s, who took a ferry across the Mersey?

7 Name the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta of 1878, about navy life?

8 What vessel did Shirley Temple sing about the in the 1934 film ’Bright Eyes’?

9  In which European city might you travel in a gondola?

10 Which millionaire built The Spruce Goose flying boat?



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