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Question 1: Sun Microsystems was one of the first to do this with their Sun Modular Datacenter; ________ introduced the HP Performance Optimized Datacenter (or POD).
IBMIntel CorporationHewlett-PackardMicrosoft

Question 2: [13] For instance, on November 30, 2006, a container washed ashore on the Outer Banks of ________ USA, along with thousands of bags of its cargo of Doritos Chips.
North CarolinaGeorgia (U.S. state)PennsylvaniaSouth Carolina

Question 3: Toward the end of World War II, the ________ began using specialized containers to speed up the loading and unloading of transport ships.
United States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States Army AfricaUnited States Army

Question 4: The world's first truly intermodal container system used the purpose-built container ship the Clifford J. Rodgers, built in ________ in 1955 and owned by the White Pass and Yukon Route.
Downtown MontrealMontrealUnderground City, MontrealGreater Montreal

Question 5: Use of the same basic sizes of containers across the globe has lessened the problems caused by incompatible ________ sizes in different countries.
Break-of-gaugeNarrow gauge railwayRail gaugeDual gauge

Question 6: ships began carrying containers between ________ and Alaska in 1951.
Bellevue, WashingtonRedmond, WashingtonRenton, WashingtonSeattle

Question 7: This method of stowage, referred to as ________, was not adopted because of the large waste in potential cargo space onboard the vessel, known as broken stowage.

Question 8: It has even been predicted that, at some point, container ships will be constrained in size only by the depth of the ________—one of the world's busiest shipping lanes—linking the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
Andaman SeaSouth China SeaJava SeaStrait of Malacca

Question 9: Containerization (or containerisation) is a system of intermodal freight transport using standard intermodal containers as prescribed by the ________ (ISO).
ISO 3166OpenDocumentISO 3166-1International Organization for Standardization

Question 10: These can be loaded and sealed intact onto ________, railroad cars, planes, and trucks.
Bulk carrierContainerizationContainer shipIntermodal freight transport


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