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whatever floats your boat

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 02 December, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 02 December, 2007, 12:00am

1 The boats that take visitors beneath Niagara Falls are all named what?

2 Which former ocean liner (right) sank in Victoria Harbour and was later used as a set for James Bond film The Man With the Golden Gun?

3 What cargo was the Mary Celeste, the original ghost ship, carrying when her entire crew mysteriously disappeared?

4 Traditionally, which fruit do sailors consider bad luck to take on board?

5 On this day in 1956, Che Guevara disembarked from the yacht Granma to help lead a revolution in which country?

6 Cruise line Star Cruises names its ships after what?

7 Britain's Royal Navy has a ship that has been in commissioned service for more than 240 years. What is her name?

8 Yacht The Pilar belonged to which famous writer?

9 In 1979, 15 people died while competing in which yacht race?

10 The Beijing 2008 Olympic sailing events will be held in which city?

Solution 1 Maid of the Mist 2 Queen Elizabeth, which had been renamed as Seawise University 3 Industrial alcohol 4 Bananas 5 Cuba (Fidel Castro and his brother, Raul, were also aboard) 6 Signs of the zodiac 7 HMS Victory 8 Ernest Hemingway 9 The Fastnet Race 10 Qingdao, in Shandong province.

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