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Transportation Through The Centuries Quiz

Modern and ancient modes of transportation on land, air, and sea. 10 Questions.

 
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The earliest wheel ever discovered was found in which ancient southwest Asian region, and is said to be over 5,500 -years-old?

  • Mesoptotamia
  • Sumeria
  • Egypt
  • Galatia

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This Greek ship (circa 350 BC), with its two tiers of oars, was know as a what?

  • Trireme
  • Argosy
  • Carrack
  • Bireme

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Can you tell me the designation of this aircraft - one of the first airplanes I jumped from?

  • 22 Valor
  • Piper Cherokee
  • Cessna 172
  • FW Outback 2

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You find sailing vessels like this one off the shores of a self-governing British colony in the North Atlantic Ocean. What is it called?

  • Bahama rig
  • Miami rig
  • Bermuda rig
  • Bimini rig

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What name is this autogyro also know by?

  • Gyroplane
  • Gyrocopter
  • Rotaplane
  • All the above

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This human powered form of transport was know as a what?

  • Caddilac Chair
  • Sedan Chair
  • Litter Chair
  • Footman Chair

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Originally developed by the Inuit, what name is given for this small man-powered vessel?

  • Aleutian
  • Canoe
  • Kayak
  • Chine

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In ancient Rome, and other ancient Mediterranean countries, a "triga" chariot was pulled by how many horses?

  • Three
  • Four
  • One
  • Two

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By what name is this iconic jet fighter better known?

  • Avro Vulcan
  • F-14 Tomcat
  • F-4 Phantom II
  • Tornado

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By what designation is this spacecraft better know?

  • Lunar Rover Module (LRM)
  • Lunar Base Module (LBM)
  • Lunar Landing Module (LLM)
  • Lunar Excursion Module (LEM)

 

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