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Question 1: ________'s funeral train.
Mackenzie BowellCharles TupperR. B. BennettJohn A. Macdonald

Question 2: In ________ funeral services operated to the Springvale Necropolis along the dedicated Spring Vale Cemetery railway,[4] while the Fawkner Cemetery was served by trains to Fawkner station.
SydneyMelbourneDarwin, Northern TerritoryMelbourne City Centre

Question 3: ________'s funeral train, 34051 Winston Churchill.
Harold MacmillanMargaret ThatcherJoseph StalinWinston Churchill

Question 4: The railway remained in operation through the First World War and Second World War until 16 April 1941, when the London Necropolis station was bombed in the ________.
Strategic bombing during World War IIBelfast BlitzRotterdam BlitzThe Blitz

Question 5: [6] Presidents of the United States are also sometimes transported by train; ________, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Dwight D. Eisenhower were all given funeral trains as part of the procession.
Abraham LincolnUlysses S. GrantAndrew JohnsonGerald Ford

Question 6: Trains ran once a day from London Necropolis railway station to ________.
Arnos Vale CemeteryBrookwood CemeteryBishopwearmouth CemeteryHamilton Road Cemetery, Deal, Kent.

Question 7: Funeral trains remain mostly steam locomotive hauled, due to the more romantic image of the steam train against more modern diesel or ________.
Third railRailway electrification systemOverhead linesElectric locomotive

Question 8: However, as part of his state funeral, Winston Churchill's coffin was carried by the Southern Railway "Battle of Britain" Class locomotive Winston Churchill to ________.
Woodstock, OxfordshireBlenheim PalaceGreat TewGlympton

Question 9: Funeral trains today are often reserved for leaders and national heroes, as part of a ________, but in the past were sometimes the chief means of transporting coffins and mourners to graveyards.
State funeralJohn F. KennedyRonald ReaganWinston Churchill

Question 10: The train carried not only the bodies of the dead, but the parties of mourners who had come to attend the ________ services.
CremationFuneralBurialDeath and culture







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