What Do You Know About The Titanic?

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2019-02-25 21:25:08
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What Do You Know About The Titanic?

Titanic is the most famous ship in the world. It had been built in Belfast from 1909 to 1912. The liner could accelerate to 23 knots (42 km/h). The ship hull was made from steel. The hold and lower decks were divided into 16 compartitions with sealed doors. In case of bottom damage, the double bottom prevented water from entry to compartitions. Shipbuilder magazine called Titanic virtually unsinkable, this statement became widespread in press and public. On the night from April 14 to 15 during the first voyage, it was wrecked in North Atlantic after a collision with an iceberg. 

And what do you know about one of the most famous disasters in humankind's history?

Titanic is the only ship in history, which was sunk by an iceberg.

Titanic is the only such ship, similar cases were not recorded.

True

There were several ships with the same doom

There was yet another case with a precise replica of Titanic

How long did Titanic take to sink?

Titanic was so huge that it had been sinking for 2 hours 40 minutes.

About 1 hour

About 3 hours

About 6 hours

About 12 hours

How much time did pass since lookouts noticed the iceberg before the course was changed?

The order to change the course was given only after 30 seconds after iceberg detection.

10 seconds

20 seconds

30 seconds

1 minute

There were 16 waterproof compartments in Titanic. How many compartments were damaged after the collision with the iceberg?

Although the ship could survive with 4 compartments sunk in succession, on that fatal night 6 of them were damaged…

4

6

8

10

What do you think what was more expensive – to build a real ship or make Titanic movie starring Dicaprio?

The budget of Titanic movie of 1997 was much bigger that the building of a real ship.

The film is more expensive

The ship is more expensive

In how many years after the sinking was the first movie about Titanic made?

The wrecks of Titanic rest at a depth of 3750 m. The Robert Ballard’s expedition found them for the first time in 1985, 73 years after the disaster.

In 1 year

In 7 years

In 36 years

In 73 years

How lond did it take to build Titanic?

3 years was spent to build Titanic.

8 months

1,5 years

3 years

7 years

Which of the following wasn't on the ship?

White Star Line shipowning company made provisions on the ship for everything except a jeweller's workshop.

Car garage

Post-office

Golf course

Jeweller's workshop

How many lifeboats were on Titanic?

For important persons’ convenience, the White Star Line shipping company’s managing director ordered to decrease the number of lifeboats from 48 to 16.

8

12

16

20

In how many years after the sinking the first movie about Titanic was made?

In a month after the liner’s sinking a movie was made – Saved From the Titanic. Dorothy Gibson who actually had been a passenger on the ship and had survived the disaster played the main role.

In 1 month

In 1 year

In 10 year

In 75 year

It seems you didn't study the Titanic history

But now you know about Titanic several interesting facts. Especially for you, we prepared several tips about what to do in case of a shipwreck. Don't panic.Put on a life-jacket and make your way to lifeboats located on the ship's upper deck. If you have to jump overboard, note that it's better to do from a height of no more 5-6 m, putting one hand over the mouth and nose and taking a tight grip on the jacket with another hand.Try to swim from the sinking ship at a distance not less than 100 m.Being in water, save strength to keep warmth, because even in the summer the body loses warmth much faster in water than in the air.Don't drink sea water! If it's too hot, you can only soak your clothes with it.  Share this quiz with your friends and check how well they know the Titanic history. 

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You're good at the Titanic history.  Especially for you, we prepared several tips about what to do in case of a shipwreck. Don't panic.Put on a life-jacket and make your way to lifeboats located on the ship's upper deck. If you have to jump overboard, note that it's better to do from a height of no more 5-6 m, putting one hand over the mouth and nose and taking a tight grip on the jacket with another hand.Try to swim from the sinking ship at a distance not less than 100 m.Being in water, save strength to keep warmth, because even in the summer the body loses warmth much faster in water than in the air.Don't drink sea water! If it's too hot, you can only soak your clothes with it.  Share this quiz with your friends and check how well they know the Titanic history.