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Daily Quiz | On Titanic


International Ice Patrol was founded in the aftermath of the tragedy

Daily Quiz | On Titanic

The British passenger liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg. File

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After leaving Southampton, England, the 269m long ship made two stops before disaster, literally, struck. Name the ports that it called on?

Answer : Cherbourg (France) and Queenstown (Cobh) in Ireland

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After the liner went down fully around 2.20 a.m., the survivors were picked up around 3.30 a.m. by a ship that had rushed towards it after answering the distress signals sent around 12.15 a.m. Name the ship.

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 J. Bruce Ismay was one of the survivors of the tragedy. Who was he in the context of the ship and why was vilified and publicly shunned?

Answer : He was the chairman of White Star Line that operated Titanic and was branded a coward for taking a lifeboat ignoring women and children in the area

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Name the novel, written by Morgan Robertson 14 years before the incident, which eerily predicted a similar disaster.

Answer : ‘Futility, or the Wreck of the Titan’

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Though there were 2224 passengers and crew, the lifeboats had a total capacity to take on how many passengers (to the nearest round figure)?

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According to Titanic scholars, what is the significance of the words ‘”Hard astarboard! Stand by the engines!”

Answer : The last words reportedly spoken by Titanic’s crew before the giant vessel started going down.

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Name the famous explorer who discovered the wreck of the Titanic in 1985.



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