How Well Do You Know The History Of Transportation?

Do you think you're pretty well versed on the history of transportation? How well do you know planes, trains, and automobiles? Take this quiz and find out!
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What form of travel revolutionized transportation in the 19th century?
The steam ship
The steam train
Automobiles
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What year is regarded as the birth of the modern car?
1886
1900
1896
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Who is credited with inventing the windshield wiper?
Henry Ford
Mary Anderson
William Forberth
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What civilization is credited with creating the first paved road?
Mesopotamia
Egypt
Rome
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What were the earliest form of canoes made from?
Birch bark
Tree trunks
Sticks and leaves
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What year was the first controllable airplane debuted?
1903
1906
1919
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After WWII what percentage of families owned a car?
75%
52%
80%
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What year was the jet engine commercialized?
1960
1954
1970
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What were the three leading automobile dealers in the 1920s?
Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler
Chrysler, Ford, and Pontiac
Ford, General Motors, and Dodge
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Who invented the traffic light?
JP Knight
Thomas Edison
Garrett Morgon
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What is considered to be the safest mode of transportation?
Plane
Trains
Cars
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What was the first model of car?
The Model T
The Model A
The Model B
Result
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You are transit terrific! When it comes to the history of transportation, not much can stump you. You are well versed in the history of getting from point A to point B. Well done!

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You are a true transit ace! Despite our best efforts to stump you, you passed our transportation trivia quiz with flying colors. You know just about everything there is to know when it comes to the history of world transportation.

A+, Transit Ace

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1
What form of travel revolutionized transportation in the 19th century?
The steam ship
The steam train
Automobiles
2
What year is regarded as the birth of the modern car?
1886
1900
1896
3
Who is credited with inventing the windshield wiper?
Henry Ford
Mary Anderson
William Forberth
4
What civilization is credited with creating the first paved road?
Mesopotamia
Egypt
Rome
5
What were the earliest form of canoes made from?
Birch bark
Tree trunks
Sticks and leaves
6
What year was the first controllable airplane debuted?
1903
1906
1919
7
After WWII what percentage of families owned a car?
75%
52%
80%
8
What year was the jet engine commercialized?
1960
1954
1970
9
What were the three leading automobile dealers in the 1920s?
Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler
Chrysler, Ford, and Pontiac
Ford, General Motors, and Dodge
10
Who invented the traffic light?
JP Knight
Thomas Edison
Garrett Morgon
11
What is considered to be the safest mode of transportation?
Plane
Trains
Cars
12
What was the first model of car?
The Model T
The Model A
The Model B