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Titanic quiz

Titanic quiz

How much do you know about the famous ship? Take Newsround's quiz to find out!

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1.) Question 1

In which year did the Titanic set sail for New York?

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  1. 1911
  2. 1912
  3. 1913

2.) Question 2

Where did the Titanic set sail from?

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  1. Southampton
  2. London
  3. Manchester

3.) Question 3

The Titanic was * metres long.

  1. 269
  2. 235
  3. 207

4.) Question 4

Where was the Titanic supposed to be sailing to?

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  1. Australia
  2. India
  3. North America

5.) Question 5

What caused the boat to sink?

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  1. It hit an iceberg
  2. It hit a rock
  3. It hit another boat

6.) Question 6

Women and *

  1. children
  2. men
  3. cats

7.) Question 7

Where was the ship built?

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  1. Belfast
  2. Liverpool
  3. Southampton

8.) Question 8

How many people died when the boat sank?

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  1. 1,517
  2. 517
  3. 1,071

9.) Question 9

Where is the boat now?

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  1. In a museum
  2. At the bottom of the ocean
  3. No-one knows

10.) Question 10

How many Oscars did the 1997 film about Titanic's voyage win?

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  1. 11
  2. 9
  3. 7

Answers

  1. The Titanic set sail on 10 April 1912.
  2. The Titanic set sail from Southampton.
  3. The Titanic was 269 metres long and at that time was one of the largest ships in the world.
  4. The Titanic was supposed to be taking passengers from Southampton to New York.
  5. The Titanic hit an iceberg just four days into its first voyage across the ocean.
  6. Women and children were allowed to go into the lifeboats first, followed by the first class passengers. Sadly there were only enough lifeboats for half of the passengers.
  7. The ship was built in Belfast. Lots of the people who helped to build it bought tickets to make the journey across to America.
  8. Around 1,517 are thought to have died when the Titanic sank making it the biggest non-conflict sailing disaster in history.
  9. The Titanic is still at the bottom of the ocean where it sank, no-one has been able to recover it.
  10. The 1997 Titanic film, directed by James Cameron and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, won 11 Oscars including best picture!

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