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Titanic ... or Lusitania?

The Titanic and the Lusitania are nowadays associated with enormous maritime disaster. Can you guess whether the following questions apply to the Titanic or the Lusitania?
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Last updated: November 4, 2021
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1. Which ship sunk after hitting an iceberg?
Titanic
Lusitania
both
Lusitania sank after being torpedoed
2. Which ship sunk in the 1910s?
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Lusitania
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Titanic sank on April 15, 1912
Lusitania sank on May 7, 1915
3. Which ship had the United States as its destination for the final voyage?
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Lusitania
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Lusitania was heading towards Liverpool, England
4. Which ship was a four-funnel ocean liner?
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Lusitania
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5. Which ship was owned by the Cunard Line?
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Lusitania
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neither
Titanic was owned by the White Star Line
6. Which sinking occurred during daylight?
Titanic's
Lusitania's
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neither
Lusitania: 14.10 - 14.28
Titanic: 23.40 - 02.20
7. Which ship was built in Scotland?
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Lusitania
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neither
Titanic was built in Northern Ireland
8. Which ship did not have enough lifeboats to rescue all passengers?
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Lusitania
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After the Titanic catastrophe, it became mandatory to have as many lifeboats as needed to rescue all people.
9. Which ship sailed under British flags?
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Lusitania
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neither
10. Which ship was a Royal Mail Ship (RMS)?
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Lusitania
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11. Which sinking did cost more than a thousand lives?
Titanic's
Lusitania's
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neither
Titanic: ca. 1,500 dead, Lusitania: ca. 1,200 dead
12. The sinking of the Titanic took longer than the sinking of the Lusitania
true
false
The sinking of the Lusitania only took 18 minutes
13. Both captains perished in the respective disaster
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false
Lusitania's captain William Thomas Turner died in 1933, 18 years after the catastrophe
14. There are still survivors from either catastrophe today
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false
The last Titanic survivor died in 2009; the last Lusitania survivor died in 2011
15. Despite the Lusitania sinking only 18 miles off the coast, it took several hours for rescue boats to arrive
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false
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