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Question 1: Steam sailings have been available to the public from 1979, latterly as cruises on the ________.
Bridgwater and Taunton CanalLlangollen CanalMonmouthshire and Brecon CanalCaledonian Canal

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Eilean Eisdeal visiting Glasgow.
  Eilean Eisdeal visiting Glasgow.
  "Pibroch" at Letterfrack.
  Eilean Eisdeal visiting Glasgow.

Question 3: The museum also features the diesel powered motor coaster MV Kyles at its Clydebuilt site at Braehead near ________ (an early Clyde built coaster, not a puffer).
GlasgowEdinburghLiverpoolDundee

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Auld Reekie at Crinan.
  "Pibroch" at Letterfrack.
  Steam Lighter VIC32, one of the last two sea-going coal fired steam Clyde Puffers.
  Eilean Eisdeal visiting Glasgow.

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  MV Spartan at Irvine.
  Eilean Eisdeal named as the fictional Vital Spark.
  Eilean Eisdeal visiting Glasgow.
  Steam Lighter VIC32, one of the last two sea-going coal fired steam Clyde Puffers.

Question 6: Some non-condensing puffers (included those with compound engines) were built until the 1920s when purely-canal traffic decreased and the vast majority of coasters had to operate in ________.
Ocean thermal energy conversionCurrent sea level riseSeawaterSea level

Question 7: The Innisgara was fitted with an internal combustion engine in 1912, and while puffers generally were steam powered, after World War II new ships began to be ________, and a number of VICs were converted to diesel.
Two-stroke engineInternal combustion engineHot bulb engineDiesel engine

Question 8: There were more than 20 builders in Scotland, mainly on the Forth and Clyde canal at Kirkintilloch and Maryhill, ________.
EdinburghDundeeLiverpoolGlasgow

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  MV Spartan at Irvine.
  Auld Reekie at Crinan.
  Steam Lighter VIC32, one of the last two sea-going coal fired steam Clyde Puffers.

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Eilean Eisdeal visiting Glasgow.
  Auld Reekie at Crinan.
  MV Spartan at Irvine.







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