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Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning Quiz Questions - Inventions Trains 2
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In 1938 which locomotive set a steam powered record on 126mph ?

 

Flying Scotsman
The Queen of Scots
Rocket
Mallard

In 1912 the first diesel locomotive operated in ?

 

Germany
Great Britain
France
USA

Prior to 1835 the standard rail width was ?

 

4 ft
5ft
4ft 8.5 inches
3ft 8.5 inches

A record speed of 142 mph for a diesel was set by which train in 1973 ?

 

TGV
Bullet Train
German ICE
British Rail HST

The TGV train service is found in which country ?

 

Germany
UK
USA
France

In 1879 the first electric railway opened on which seafront ?

 

Blackpool
Clacton
Brighton
Gt Yarmouth

1863 saw the first underground system, powered by steam opened in ?

 

Berlin
New York
London
Budapest

American George Pullman patented the sleeping car system in which year ?

 

1865
1815
1915
1965

Who improved Stehenson's locomotives and built his own in the mid 1800's ?

 

Thomas Russel Crampton
Charles Lartique
Robert Fairlie
John Blenkinsop

Who built Der Adler which pioneered steam railways in Europe ?

 

Robert Fairlie
Charles Lartique
John Blenkinsop
George Stephenson


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