1 Why do vessels in trouble use 'May Day' as a distress call? 2 Which ship was found mysteriously abandoned between the Azores islands and Portugal in December 1872? 3 Which British newspaper tycoon drowned off the coast of the Canary islands on November 5, 1991? 4 How many Oscars did James Cameron's 1997 film Titanic win: a) 11 b) 12 c) 13? 5 The Bermuda Triangle's corners are in Florida, Bermuda and which island? 6 Which epic poem tells the story of a Greek hero lost at sea for 10 years following the Trojan war? 7 Which biblical figure was swallowed by a whale? 8 What was the name of the Argentine cruiser controversially sunk by British forces on May 2, 1982? 9 In which sea battle did Lord Horatio Nelson die on October 21, 1805? 10 Which Yann Martel novel involves a boy adrift in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger? Solution: 1 It's from the French, m'aider (help me) 2 The Mary Celeste 3 Robert Maxwell 4 a) 11 5 Puerto Rico 6 The Odyssey 7 Jonah 8 The General Belgrano 9 The battle of Trafalgar 10 The Life Of Pi.