How Well Do You Know The Port Of Pittsburgh ?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Pittsburgh Port District encompasses how many county areas ? 
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      16

    • E. 

      20

  • 2. 
    The Port of Pittsburgh essentially covers how many miles of commercially navigable waterways in southwestern Pennsylvania ?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      200

    • E. 

      250

  • 3. 
    This waterway is made navigable by a system of how many locks and dams ?
    • A. 

      Three locks and dams.

    • B. 

      Ten locks and dams.

    • C. 

      Twenty-one locks and dams.

    • D. 

      Seven locks and dams.

    • E. 

      Seventeen locks and dams.

  • 4. 
    The Port of Pittsburgh supports over how many river terminals and barge industry service suppliers, including privately owned public river terminals?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      200

    • E. 

      300

  • 5. 
    Based on 2007 data from the US Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh is the _______  busiest inland port in the nation and the 19th busiest port, of any kind, in the nation.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

    • E. 

      Fifth

  • 6. 
    Pittsburgh is larger in tonnage than Philadelphia and ________ ?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      New Orleans

    • D. 

      St. Louis

    • E. 

      California

  • 7. 
    More than 38 million tons of cargo the Port of Pittsburgh ships and receives each year equates to an annual benefit to the region of more than $_____ million.
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      700

    • D. 

      800

    • E. 

      900

  • 8. 
    How many jobs in southwestern Pennsylvania are dependent upon the waterway transportation system?
    • A. 

      35,000

    • B. 

      45,000

    • C. 

      55,000

    • D. 

      65,000

    • E. 

      75,000

  • 9. 
    Inland waterway transportation is generally the least costly transportation mode.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Port of Pittsburgh has entered into two international sister port agreements with the cities of Duisburg, Germany and ______________ ?
    • A. 

      Allentown, Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Monterrey, Mexico

    • C. 

      Washington, DC

    • D. 

      Ko Tong, Hong Kong

    • E. 

      Cashero, Aruba

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