WONDER #1231: How Did the “Unsinkable” Titanic Sink?

Question 1 of 3

The engineers who designed the <i>Titanic</i> thought its watertight compartments and remotely-operated, electronic watertight doors made the ship virtually what?

  1. unsinkable
  2. impenetrable
  3. ostentatious
  4. opulent

Question 2 of 3

Metallurgists believe which poorly-cast parts of the <i>Titanic</i> played a large role in its sinking?

  1. hull
  2. rivets
  3. staterooms
  4. icebergs

Question 3 of 3

If the Titanic’s lifeboats had been properly loaded, about how many more people should have survived?

  1. 40
  2. 4,000
  3. 1,500
  4. 400

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