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Question 1: This usage, known as ________ requires (besides a large rainwater barrel), an adequate (water-proof) roof-covering and an adequate rain pipe.
Drinking waterRainwater harvestingChlorineWater purification

Question 2: Some kinds of food, such as ________, were stored in barrels in larders before the era of refrigerators.
AppleTaboo food and drinkMeatPork

Question 3: The terms "keg" and "________" refer to containers of any size, the distinction being that kegs are used for beers intended to be served using external gas cylinders.
FirkinHogsheadBarrelEnglish units

Question 4: Barrels slowly lost their importance in the 20th century, with the introduction of pallet-based logistics and ________.
ContainerizationTrain ferryContainer shipIntermodal freight transport

Question 5: The Romans began to use barrels in the 3rd century ________, as a result of their commercial and military contacts with the Gauls, who had been making barrels for several centuries.
Byzantine calendarAnno DominiGregorian calendarJulian calendar

Question 6: Casks used for ale or ________ have shives and keystones in their openings.
BrewingBockAlcoholic beverageBeer

Question 7: This practice generated a political term, ________, in which earmarks for particular people or locations were labeled "pork-barrel" spending.
MassachusettsUnited StatesPork barrelUnited States Congress

Question 8: Oil has not actually been shipped in barrels [1] since the introduction of ________, but the 42-US-gallon size is still used as a unit for measurement, pricing, and in tax and regulatory codes.
Tank shipOil tankerBulk carrierLNG carrier

Question 9: The standard barrel of ________ or other petroleum product (abbreviated bbl) is 42 US gallons (34.9723 imp gal; 158.9873 L).
Petroleum industryPeak oilEnergy developmentPetroleum

Question 10: All kinds of bulk goods, from nails to gold ________, were stored in them.
Coin collectingCoinCurrencyAncient Greek coinage
















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