The Titanic, one of the most well-known passenger liners today. The ship gained much notoriety after being described and praised as unsinkable, but sank in its maiden voyage. Take these 39 trivia Titanic Quiz Questions and Answers to see how much you know about it.
Titanic Quiz Questions and Answers
1 What year did the Titanic sink?
2 What ship prefix was given to the Titanic?
3 Who was the captain sailing the Titanic when it sank?
A Edward Smith
B William Adams
C Samuel Barron
4 The lifeboats onboard could only fit how many people?
5 How did the Titanic sink?
A It hit an iceberg.
B It exploded.
C it sprung a leak.
6 How long was the Titanic?
A Around 210 feet
B Around 565 feet
C Around 880 feet
7 When was the wreck of the Titanic finally discovered?
8 After the Titanic sank, the RMS Carpathia arrived and took in _____ passengers.
9 What company was the Titanic a part of?
A White Star Line
B Evergreen Line
C Yang Ming Marine Transport
10 The Titanic was registered at which city?
A New York City
11 Where did the ship begin its maiden voyage?
12 Which industrial company build the ship?
A The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
B Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries
C Siemens Corporation
13 Which deck of the ship were the lifeboats housed?
A Boat Deck
B Saloon Deck
C Tank Top
14 Which deck of the ship was reserved exclusively for first-class passengers?
A Promenade Deck
B Bridge Deck
C Orlop Deck
15 In which ocean did the Titanic sink?
A Atlantic Ocean
B Pacific Ocean
C Southern Ocean
16 Where was the Titanic headed to when it sank?
C New York City
17 What was the greatest danger to those who stayed afloat after the ship sank?
B water temperature
18 What organization was established following the sinking?
A The Sea Watch
B International Ice Patrol
C North Atlantic Guard
19 What was the purpose of the above organization?
A monitor icebergs in the Atlantic
B guide ships through icy areas
C help evacuate passengers in case of emergencies or disasters
20 The Titanic had __ decks.
21 Originally, the American press erroneously reported that…
A the Titanic was being towed to port.
B the Titanic was safe and headed to its destination.
C the Titanic never existed.
22 How much did the Titanic cost to build in euros?
A 6,700,000 euros
B 10,050,000 euros
C 12,000,000 euros
23 How many days was the Titanic sailing for before it sank?
24 According to the ship’s arrangement plan, it could accommodate how many First Class passengers?
25 How many functioning funnels did the Titanic have?
26 Why was a non-functioning funnel included in the Titanic?
A. It broke during construction and was too expensive to remove.
B. It was an extra funnel that was added as an homage to earlier ships.
C. It was added to prevent prevent the media from comparing it to passenger ships with four funnels.
27 During the design process, the Titanic was simply referred to as…
A The Titan
B Number 401
C Letter T
28 What was the name of the trio that the Titanic, the Olympic, and the Britannic were a part of?
29 “There was John Jacob Astor, / What a brave man was he” is a line from the song…
A A Hero Went Down with the Monarch of the Sea
B The Titanic is Doomed and Sinking
C Desolation Row
30 Which legendary producer helped make the 1997 film, Titanic?
A Mel Brooks
B Steven Spielberg
C James Cameron
31 One year prior to the release of the 1997 film Titanic, Cyberflix released the game…
A The Great Disaster
B Titanic: Adventure Out of Time
C Iceberg in the Atlantic
32 Where was the ship manufactured?
33 At about what time and date did the ship sink?
A 8: 15 am / April 13
B 11:40 pm / April 14
C 2:20 am / April 15
34 At what depth can the Titanic be found now?
A 12,400 feet (3,700 m)
B 8,500 feet (2,600 m)
C 1,900 feet (680 m)
35 What was established following the sinking of the Titanic?
A. General Maritime Treaty
B. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
C. International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
36 How many people were estimated to be on board when the Titanic sank?
37 What was the radio call sign of Titanic?
38 Where did the word Titanic originate from?
A. A city in Scotland
B. A god in Greek mythology
C. An English king
39 What was the lowest complete deck that carried passengers on Titanic?
A. G deck
B. H deck
C. I deck
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I love the history of the Titanic and the movie. I spent a while comparing the two and seeing how the movie producers framed it for entertainment.