Statistics for Nautical Words Quiz

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General Stats

  • This quiz has been taken 39,601 times
    (33,212 since last reset)
  • The average score is 14 of 24

Answer Stats

DefinitionWord% Correct
RightStarboard
92%
LeftPort
88%
This is dropped to keep the ship in placeAnchor
87%
To revolt against the captainMutiny
80%
Tower that supports the sailsMast
79%
Nautical version of "Hey!"Ahoy
75%
Crustacean that attaches to the
underside of a ship
Barnacle
75%
Back part of a shipStern
75%
Front part of a shipBow
73%
Commander of a naval fleetAdmiral
67%
KitchenGalley
67%
Waves made in the path of a shipWake
62%
To strand someone on a deserted islandMaroon
57%
Cargo areaHold
55%
Heavy material put in a ship to provide stabilityBallast
54%
Floating wreckage of a shipFlotsam
46%
Slang for captain, especially
on Gilligan's Island
Skipper
43%
ToiletHead
41%
Material thrown overboardJetsam
39%
Watered down rum given as rationsGrog
38%
To punish by dragging under the keel of a shipKeelhaul
37%
Hard, dry biscuit used for long voyagesHardtack
35%
The downwind directionLeeward
33%
Nautical command for "Stop"Avast
20%

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