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Can You Answer 12 Questions About Trains?

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In what year was the First Continental Railroad completed?
1854
1869
1901

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This British civil engineer is credited with inventing the steam engine for trains. What's his name?
George Stephenson
Robert Lowell
Alexander Porter

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What is the acronym for the high-speed trains in France?
FTD
TGV
ITR

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Which nation has the longest network of railways?
United States
Russia
China

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Which famous passenger railroad, begun in 1883 and now defunct, ran from Paris to Istanbul?
The French Connection
The Orient Express
The Blue Train

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Which country can boast that it has the world's fastest passenger train?
China
Germany
Japan

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Amtrak's Acela Express train starts from Boston and ends in which city?
New York
Philadelphia
Washington, D.C.

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According to CSX, a leader in freight transportation, trains can move a ton of freight nearly 450 miles on how many gallons of fuel?
10
1
25

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Who was the wealthy American "rail baron" who took control of the New York and Harlem Railroad in 1863?
Edward Harriman
Collis P. Huntington
Cornelius Vanderbilt

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Beginning in 1950, a cartoon character named "Choo Choo Charlie" appeared in whose television commercials?
Good & Plenty
Lionel Model Trains
Choo Choo Chocolates

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On July 24, 2013, a high-speed train crashed in Europe killing 79 people. In what country did this tragedy happen?
France
Italy
Spain

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This Wes Anderson film starring Owen Wilson and Adrien Brody premiered in 2007. Title please.
The Darjeeling Limited
The Darjeeling Express
The Darjeeling Incident

C+, Train Wreck

coacheaster.com
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Your knowledge of the locomotive is limited, not express. Time to get off this train.

B+, Good Engineer

essexsteamtrain.com
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Nice work! You've been around the track once or twice and you know the difference between a caboose and a rear end.

A+, Track Star

thestar.com
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Wow! You love trains. You probably still play with model trains and your favorite rock band is Train.
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1
In what year was the First Continental Railroad completed?
1854
1869
1901
2
This British civil engineer is credited with inventing the steam engine for trains. What's his name?
George Stephenson
Robert Lowell
Alexander Porter
3
What is the acronym for the high-speed trains in France?
FTD
TGV
ITR
4
Which nation has the longest network of railways?
United States
Russia
China
5
Which famous passenger railroad, begun in 1883 and now defunct, ran from Paris to Istanbul?
The French Connection
The Orient Express
The Blue Train
6
Which country can boast that it has the world's fastest passenger train?
China
Germany
Japan
7
Amtrak's Acela Express train starts from Boston and ends in which city?
New York
Philadelphia
Washington, D.C.
8
According to CSX, a leader in freight transportation, trains can move a ton of freight nearly 450 miles on how many gallons of fuel?
10
1
25
9
Who was the wealthy American "rail baron" who took control of the New York and Harlem Railroad in 1863?
Edward Harriman
Collis P. Huntington
Cornelius Vanderbilt
10
Beginning in 1950, a cartoon character named "Choo Choo Charlie" appeared in whose television commercials?
Good & Plenty
Lionel Model Trains
Choo Choo Chocolates
11
On July 24, 2013, a high-speed train crashed in Europe killing 79 people. In what country did this tragedy happen?
France
Italy
Spain
12
This Wes Anderson film starring Owen Wilson and Adrien Brody premiered in 2007. Title please.
The Darjeeling Limited
The Darjeeling Express
The Darjeeling Incident

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