Transportation Trains

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Transportation Trains

History of Trains


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  • 1. 
    Name 2 things a train normally transports. http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=64B9FAE6-D30E-406B-A33C-8A1DA8B3E538&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US
    • A. 

      Lumber and Food

    • B. 

      Cars and People

    • C. 

      TV's and stereos

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What can carry heavier cargo than trains?
    • A. 

      Ship

    • B. 

      Airplane

    • C. 

      Truck

    • D. 

      Space shuttle

  • 3. 
    What can transport cargo faster than trains.
    • A. 

      Boats

    • B. 

      Cars

    • C. 

      Trucks

    • D. 

      Planes

  • 4. 
    What type of wheel does a train have?
    • A. 

      Rubber

    • B. 

      Flanged

    • C. 

      Spoked

    • D. 

      Hubbed

  • 5. 
    What animal pulled the first trains?
    • A. 

      Elephant

    • B. 

      Dogs

    • C. 

      Mules

    • D. 

      Horses

  • 6. 
    What invention replaced animals for train power?
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      Diesel Engine

    • C. 

      Steam Engine

    • D. 

      C02 Power

  • 7. 
    Who built the first railroad to transport goods?
    • A. 

      Ralhp Jones

    • B. 

      Henry Aaron

    • C. 

      Buffalo Bill

    • D. 

      Stevenson

  • 8. 
    Railroads became big business over boats, wagons, etc because they were _______ in any weather.
    • A. 

      Fun

    • B. 

      Fast

    • C. 

      Reliable

    • D. 

      Heavy

  • 9. 
    The railroads were reponible for ______ zones.
    • A. 

      Track

    • B. 

      Platform

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Scheduled

  • 10. 
    At first railroads only affected the _______ part of the US.
    • A. 

      East

    • B. 

      West

    • C. 

      Southern

    • D. 

      Northern

  • 11. 
    What president was responsible for the railroad act.
    • A. 

      Bush

    • B. 

      Lincoln

    • C. 

      Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Harrison