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2-8-2: Quiz


Question 1: USATC S200 Class - a class of 2-8-2 that was built by American manufacturers for use in ________ during World War II
Western EuropeEastern EuropeBalkansEurope

Question 2: Instead, Churchward designed the 4200 Class of ________ tank engines, of which nearly 200 were built.

Question 3: The 2-8-2 was one of the more common configurations in the first half of the 20th century before ________.
Steam locomotiveDieselisationCanadian National RailwayCanadian Pacific Railway

Question 4: The ________ operated a class of 54 2-8-2 tank engines designed by C. B. Collett.
Great Western RailwayBristol Temple Meads railway stationSouthern Railway (Great Britain)London, Brighton and South Coast Railway

Question 5: American-design Mikado locomotives, such as the Baldwin-built NSWGR D59 class and the QR AC16 class, were also introduced after ________ to assist with the postwar rebuilding of Australian railways.
Soviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 6: As early as 1906 their then chief mechanical engineer, G. J. Churchward, planned a class of 2-8-2 tank engines to handle heavy coal trains in ________.
GlamorganSouth Wales ValleysSouth WalesCardiff

Question 7: [5] ________, a theme park in Tennessee operates 3 Baldwin 2-8-2 Steam trains, originally from the White Pass & Yukon Railroad.
Dolly Parton's Dixie StampedeDollywoodDollywood's Splash CountryDolly Parton

Question 8: Although eclipsed by the success of German ________ designs, many successful 2-8-2 freight locomotives were also built, all of type BR 41.

Question 9: It largely replaced the ________ "Consolidation" type as the heavy freight locomotive type in the second decade of the 20th century.

Question 10: ________ operated a few Mikado locomotives:
Canadian Northern RailwayCanadian Pacific RailwayCanadian National RailwayVia Rail

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