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Question 1: Cobblestones are stones that were frequently used in the pavement of early ________.

Question 2: Cobblestones set in sand have the environmental advantage of being ________, and of flexing rather than cracking with movements in the ground.
Percolation trenchPermeable pavingStormwaterStorm drain

Question 3: There is also a cluster of cobblestone buildings in the Town of Paris, ________.
QuebecOntarioBritish ColumbiaCanada

Question 4: Cobblestoned and setted streets gradually gave way to macadam roads, and later to tarmac, and finally to ________ at the beginning of the 20th century.

Question 5: In some places such as Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, ________, as late as the 1990s some busy intersections still showed cobblestones through worn down sections of pavement.
CanadaUnited StatesBarbadosUnited Kingdom

Question 6: Empedrado (used in ________, Argentina)
San TelmoBuenos AiresBuenos Aires Central Business DistrictPalermo, Buenos Aires

Question 7: The Tour of Flanders and ________ are especially well known for their many long cobblestone sections.
Paris–Roubaix2008 Paris–Roubaix2006 Paris–Roubaix2009 Paris–Roubaix

Question 8: In the ________ Region of New York State, the retreat of the glaciers during the last ice age left numerous small, rounded cobblestones available for building.
Wayne County, New YorkUpstate New YorkFinger LakesIthaca, New York

Question 9: Also, utilities, such as ________ often dig up a street and don't bother replacing the stones.
Consolidated EdisonFirstEnergyExelonAmerican Electric Power

Question 10: A disadvantage is that ________ wheels, horse hooves and even modern automobiles make a lot of noise when rolling over cobblestone paving.
CartHorse-drawn vehicleDriving (horse)Carriage


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