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Royal National Lifeboat Institution 01
Find out about the RNLI in this quiz.

Royal National Lifeboat Institution 01

Funded by charitable donations, the lifeboat crews and lifeguards of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have saved over 140,000 lives at sea since its formation. The charity relies on more than 40,000 volunteers. Try our quiz on the RNLI.

1.
How many times were lifeboats launched in 2010?
223
3,223
9,223
17,223
2.
RNLI crew members are all .......
fishermen
men
very tall
volunteers
3.
The RNLI`s purpose is to do what?
Paint boats orange
Recruit volunteers
Rescue people
Save lives at sea
4.
How many lives has the RNLI saved since its foundation?
4,000
40,000
140,000
240,000
5.
4 The RNLI was founded by Sir William Hillary in which year?
1724
1824
1924
2004
He witnessed the destruction of dozens of ships from his home on the Isle of Man and got involved in rescue attempts himself
6.
How many crew members are there in the RNLI?
460
4,600
40,600
406,000
Over 340 of the lifeboat crew members are women
7.
Where are the RNLI Headquarters located?
Blackpool
Goole
Liverpool
Poole
Specialist training facilities include a wave and capsize pool, a fire simulator, a bridge simulator and a live engineering workshop
8.
The RNLI have how many lifeboat stations around the coast?
23
235
435
2,350
9.
What is the person in charge of the lifeboat at sea called?
Boat Boss
Captain
Coxswain
Mechanic
10.
9 The RNLI`s newest lifeboat, costing £2.7M, is called what?
Severn
Tamar
Trent
Tyne
The 16 metre lifeboat weighs 30 tonnes and can reach 25 knots with a crew of 6
This quiz was written by Mr Adrian Boyd from the RNLI. You can find more information at the RNLI website.
Author:  Andy Lawson

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