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Question 1: The common rail is a tube that supplies each computer-controlled injector containing a precision-machined nozzle and a plunger driven by a solenoid or ________ actuator.
MicrophoneLead zirconate titanateQuartzPiezoelectricity

Question 2: In the 1930s, they slowly began to be used in a few ________.
AutomobileDisc brakeVacuum servoThrottle

Question 3: The four-stroke type is the "classic" version, tracing its lineage back to Rudolf Diesel's ________.
PrototypeBreadboardPlanck constantKilogram

Question 4: ________ is a pure diesel-like fuel refined from vegetable oil and can be used in nearly all diesel engines.
Food vs. fuelBiodieselBiofuelEthanol fuel

Question 5: Before this, a few civilian ________ had been built using adapted stationary diesel engines, but the weight and cost disadvantages generally outweighed the efficiency gains.
SuzukiMotorcycle engineMotorcycle historyMotorcycle

Question 6: Also known as slow-speed, or traditionally oil engines, the largest diesel engines are primarily used to power ________, although there are a few land-based power generation units as well.
Fishing vesselHerring BussFeluccaShip

Question 7: Before 1950, Sulzer started experimenting with two-stroke engines with boost pressures as high as 6 atmospheres, in which all the output power was taken from an exhaust ________.
Gas turbineDiesel enginePower-to-weight ratioInternal combustion engine

Question 8: ________ has a single vehicle fuel policy and has selected diesel for this purpose.
Non-Aligned MovementAfghanistanCentral Intelligence AgencyNATO

Question 9: The first ________ appeared in the early 20th century, and diesel multiple units soon after.
Diesel locomotiveElectric locomotiveDiesel engineRail transport

Question 10: 1937: ________ chooses diesel engine for its T-34 tank, widely regarded as the best tank of the war.
East GermanyJoseph StalinRussiaSoviet Union


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