Navy Frigate Quiz

Trivia quiz on Frigate:

Question: What is the origin of the word “frigate”?
(a) French
(b) Spanish
(c) German
(d) Italian

Answer. (a)

Question: How many guns did a typical frigate carry during the 18th century?
(a) 20-30
(b) 30-40
(c) 40-50
(d) 50-60

Answer. (b)

Question: Which navy operated the Knox-class frigates?
(a) United States Navy
(b) Royal Navy
(c) Russian Navy
(d) Chinese Navy

Answer. (a)

Question: How many Type 26 frigates are planned to be built for the Royal Navy?
(a) 6
(b) 12
(c) 18
(d) 24

Answer. (b)

Question: What is the typical role of a frigate in naval operations?
(a) Carrying out amphibious assaults and supporting ground forces.
(b) Conducting anti-submarine warfare and protecting naval assets.
(c) Engaging in long-range missile strikes against enemy targets.
(d) Providing aerial reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities.

Answer. (b)

Question: Which class of frigates is currently used by the French Navy?
(a) La Fayette-class frigates
(b) Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigates
(c) Arleigh Burke-class frigates
(d) Type 23-class frigates

Answer. (a)

Question: Which country is providing the frigates for the Philippine Navy?
(a) United States
(b) China
(c) Japan
(d) South Korea

Answer. (d)

Question: What is the most commonly used fuel for propulsion in frigates?
(a) Diesel
(b) Natural gas
(c) Heavy fuel oil
(d) Nuclear

Answer. (a)

Question: Which class of frigates is currently used by the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of China?
(a) Type 054A frigates
(b) Type 052D frigates
(c) Type 056 frigates
(d) Type 051C frigates

Answer. (b)

Question: What is the primary role of the Köln-class frigates?
(a) Anti-submarine warfare
(b) Air defense operations
(c) Mine countermeasures
(d) Amphibious assault support

Answer. (a)

Question: What is the displacement of a typical frigate?
(a) 2,000-3,000 tons
(b) 3,000-4,000 tons
(c) 4,000-5,000 tons
(d) 5,000-6,000 tons

Answer. (b)

Question: Which frigate class is the most numerous in the world?
(a) Oliver Hazard Perry-class
(b) Leander-class
(c) Ticonderoga-class
(d) Arleigh Burke-class

Answer. (d)

Question: How many Knox-class frigates were built?
(a) 12
(b) 32
(c) 50
(d) 75

Answer. (b)

Question: How many Type 31 frigates are planned to be built for the Royal Navy?
(a) 4
(b) 8
(c) 12
(d) 16

Answer. (d)

Question: What is the primary role of the Halifax-class frigates?
(a) Anti-submarine warfare
(b) Air defense operations
(c) Mine countermeasures
(d) Amphibious assault support

Answer. (a)

Question: Which French frigate is known for its stealth capabilities and advanced technology?
(a) Horizon-class frigate
(b) Aquitaine-class frigate
(c) Floréal-class frigate
(d) Cassard-class frigate

Answer. (b)

Question: What is the primary function of the frigate’s flight deck?
(a) Aircraft takeoff and landing
(b) Crew recreation area
(c) Missile launch platform
(d) Storage area for small boats

Answer. (a)

Question: Which naval power was known for extensively using war frigates during the Age of Sail?
(a) Great Britain
(b) France
(c) Spain
(d) Netherlands

Answer. (a)

Question: Which Chinese frigate class is known for its stealth features and advanced missile systems?
(a) Type 054A frigates
(b) Type 056 frigates
(c) Type 055 frigates
(d) Type 053H3 frigates

Answer. (c)

Question: What is the role of a frigate in modern naval warfare?
(a) Submarine hunting
(b) Air defense
(c) Escorting larger ships
(d) All of the above

Answer. (d)

Question: Which frigate was the first to use gas turbine engines?
(a) Leander-class
(b) Knox-class
(c) Oliver Hazard Perry-class
(d) River-class

Answer. (c)

Question: What is the primary role of the Type 26 frigate?
(a) Anti-submarine warfare
(b) Air defense operations
(c) Mine countermeasures
(d) Amphibious assault support

Answer. (a)

Question: Which country operates the Halifax-class frigates?
(a) United States
(b) Canada
(c) United Kingdom
(d) France

Answer. (b)

Question: What is the primary role of French frigates?
(a) Anti-submarine warfare
(b) Air defense operations
(c) Mine countermeasures
(d) Amphibious assault support

Answer. (b)

Question: What is the purpose of the helicopter deck on a frigate?
(a) Cargo storage
(b) Firefighting operations
(c) Helicopter operations
(d) Crew quarters

Answer. (c)

Question: Which country operates the Köln-class frigates?
(a) Germany
(b) Netherlands
(c) Sweden
(d) United States

Answer. (a)

Question: Which country operates the FREMM-class frigate?
(a) France
(b) Italy
(c) Germany
(d) Spain

Answer. (b)

Question: What was the primary role of the Knox-class frigates?
(a) Anti-submarine warfare
(b) Air defense operations
(c) Mine countermeasures
(d) Amphibious assault support

Answer. (a)

Question: Which of the following best describes a frigate?
(a) A large, heavily armed warship designed for long-range naval engagements.
(b) A small, fast warship primarily used for coastal defense and escort duties.
(c) An aircraft carrier capable of launching and recovering fixed-wing aircraft.
(d) A submarine designed for stealth operations and underwater warfare.

Answer. (b)

Question: What is the primary role of frigates in the Philippine Navy?
(a) Maritime patrol and surveillance
(b) Anti-submarine warfare
(c) Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations
(d) Air defense operations

Answer. (a)

Question: What is the purpose of fuel bunkers on a frigate?
(a) Crew accommodation
(b) Ammunition storage
(c) Fuel storage
(d) Cargo transport

Answer. (c)

Question: What is the primary role of Chinese frigates?
(a) Anti-submarine warfare
(b) Air defense operations
(c) Mine countermeasures
(d) Patrol and surveillance

Answer. (b)

Question: Which navy operated the first frigate in history, named “Consent”?
(a) French Navy
(b) British Navy
(c) Spanish Navy
(d) Portuguese Navy

Answer. (b)

Question: Which of the following is a distinguishing feature of frigates?
(a) Large cargo holds for transporting troops and equipment.
(b) Vertical launch systems for launching missiles.
(c) Ability to submerge and operate underwater.
(d) Helicopter landing decks and hangars for aviation operations.

Answer. (d)

Question: What was the typical armament of a war frigate during the Age of Sail?
(a) Cannons and muskets
(b) Torpedoes and rockets
(c) Machine guns and artillery
(d) Ballistae and catapults

Answer. (a)

Question: Which frigate is the backbone of the United States Navy’s surface fleet?
(a) Arleigh Burke-class
(b) Ticonderoga-class
(c) Zumwalt-class
(d) Freedom-class

Answer. (a)

Question: Which country designed and developed the Type 26 frigate?
(a) United States
(b) United Kingdom
(c) France
(d) Russia

Answer. (b)

Question: What is the name of the frigate class currently being acquired by the Philippine Navy?
(a) Jose Rizal-class frigate
(b) Malvar-class frigate
(c) Magellan-class frigate
(d) Lapu-Lapu-class frigate

Answer. (a)

Question: What was the primary purpose of a war frigate during the Age of Sail?
(a) Merchant ship escort
(b) Pirate hunting
(c) Naval warfare
(d) Exploration and discovery

Answer. (c)

Question: Which country developed the Type 31 frigate?
(a) United States
(b) United Kingdom
(c) France
(d) Russia

Answer. (b)

Question: Which area of a frigate is typically referred to as the “main deck”?
(a) Uppermost deck
(b) Lowermost deck
(c) Midship deck
(d) Bow deck

Answer. (c)

Question: How many Köln-class frigates were built for the German Navy?
(a) 2
(b) 4
(c) 6
(d) 8

Answer. (c)

Question: What is the primary role of the Type 31 frigate?
(a) Anti-submarine warfare
(b) Air defense operations
(c) Mine countermeasures
(d) Amphibious assault support

Answer. (a)

Question: How many Halifax-class frigates are currently in service with the Royal Canadian Navy?
(a) 4
(b) 8
(c) 12
(d) 16

Answer. (c)

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