Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

This is a quiz all about the life and work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel!


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  • 1. 
    What was the job of Isambard Kingdom Brunel?
    • A. 

      A Chef

    • B. 

      An Engineer

    • C. 

      A Brick-layer

    • D. 

      An Artist

    • E. 

      A Train Driver

  • 2. 
    What of these Bridges did Brunel Build?
    • A. 

      Tower Bridge

    • B. 

      Royal Albert Bridge

    • C. 

      Humber Bridge

    • D. 

      London Millennium Bridge

    • E. 

      Royal Victoria Bridge

  • 3. 
    Where was Brunel Born?
    • A. 

      Portsmouth

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      Cornwall

    • D. 

      Normandy

    • E. 

      York

  • 4. 
    At the age of 14, Brunel was sent to France to study at which college?
    • A. 

      Ecole Centrale Paris

    • B. 

      Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon

    • C. 

      University of Rennes

    • D. 

      Lycée Henri-Quatre

    • E. 

      Université de Provence

  • 5. 
    Brunel was set to retire to an estate in which region?
    • A. 

      Yorkshire

    • B. 

      Hampshire

    • C. 

      Lincolnshire

    • D. 

      London

    • E. 

      Devon

  • 6. 
    What was Brunel's father's greatest achievement?
    • A. 

      Clifton Suspension Bridge

    • B. 

      Royal Albert Bridge

    • C. 

      The Thames Tunnel

    • D. 

      The QE 2

    • E. 

      The Millenium Dome

  • 7. 
    What year was the Great Western Railway Founded?
    • A. 

      1822

    • B. 

      1833

    • C. 

      1845

    • D. 

      1901

    • E. 

      1863

  • 8. 
    What was the name of Brunel's steamship, that successfully laid telegraph cables 1500 miles of the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      SS Western

    • B. 

      SS Grande Ouest

    • C. 

      SS Brunel

    • D. 

      SS Petit Sud

    • E. 

      SS Great Eastern

  • 9. 
    What was responsible for Brunel's death?
    • A. 

      A Heart Attack

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      A Stroke

    • D. 

      Lung Disease

    • E. 

      A Train Crash

  • 10. 
    What happened to one of Brunel's sons?
    • A. 

      He became an civil egineer

    • B. 

      He became a sailor on his father's ship

    • C. 

      He became a writer

    • D. 

      He moved to France

    • E. 

      He became a chef