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

Royal National Lifeboat Institution

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 30,000 volunteers. Try our quiz on the RNLI.

1.
How many lives has the RNLI saved since its foundation?
Over 1,400
Over 14,000
Over 140,000
Over 1,400,000
2.
The RNLI`s newest class of lifeboat is called what?
Severn
Shannon
Trent
Tyne
The 13.6 metre lifeboat has a range of 460 km and can reach 25 knots with a crew of 6
3.
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
4.
How many times were lifeboats launched in 2010?
223
3,223
9,223
17,223
5.
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
6.
What is the person in charge of the lifeboat at sea called?
Boat Boss
Captain
Coxswain
Mechanic
7.
The RNLI`s purpose is to do what?
Paint boats orange
Recruit volunteers
Rescue people
Save lives at sea
8.
The RNLI have how many lifeboat stations around the coast?
Over 20
Over 200
Over 2,000
Over 20,000
9.
RNLI crew members are all .......
fishermen
men
very tall
volunteers
10.
How many crew members are there in the RNLI?
Over 500
Over 5,000
Over 50,000
Over 5 million
One eighth of the lifeboat crew members are women
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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