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Question 1: Where such sources were unavailable, ________, either separate from the canal, or built into its course, and back pumping was used to provide the required water.
DamHydroelectricityUnited KingdomReservoir

Question 2: The ________ in Pakistan and North India (circa 2600 BC) had sophisticated irrigation and storage systems developed, including the reservoirs built at Girnar in 3000 BC.
Indus Valley CivilizationAncient Near EastBronze AgeIndo-Aryan migration

Question 3: Due to globalization, they are becoming increasingly important, resulting in expansion projects such as the ________.
Gaillard CutPanama Canal expansion projectPanama Canal RailwayPanama Canal expansion referendum, 2006

Question 4: ________
List of waterway societies in the United KingdomAccessible Boating AssociationAssociation of Waterways Cruising ClubsEast Anglian Waterways Association

Question 5: The oldest canal built for industrial purposes in North America is Mother Brook in ________.
Dedham, MassachusettsFranklin, MassachusettsHolbrook, MassachusettsNeedham, Massachusetts

Question 6: In the ________, water transport was cheaper and faster than transport overland.
Late Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesMiddle Ages

Question 7: The oldest known canals were irrigation canals, built in Mesopotamia circa 4000 BC, in what is now modern day ________ and Syria.

Question 8: The Rideau Canal, completed in 1832, connects Ottawa, on the Ottawa River to ________ on Lake Ontario.
Kingston, OntarioLondon, OntarioHamilton, OntarioToronto

Question 9: Included here are inter-ocean canals such as the Suez Canal and the ________.
Panama CanalPanamanian literaturePanamanian cuisinePanamanian balboa

Question 10: Waterway canals that are navigable transportation canals used for carrying ships and boats loaded with goods and people, often connected to existing ________, rivers, or oceans.
Great LakesVolcanoEndorheic basinLake

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