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Question 1: Lights: 114 high pressure ________ lamps

Question 2: The inclined plane transported people, and even ________ and wagons up and down the steep hillside.
Equus (genus)DonkeyArabian horseHorse

Question 3: Consequently, a decision was made to build a ________, with construction started in 1890, and service beginning on June 1, 1891.
Gondola liftAerial tramwayCable railwayFunicular

Question 4: At the base of the incline, two ________ trails are accessible,[3] one of which is the James Wolfe sculpture trail.
CampingHikingMountaineeringBackpacking (wilderness)

Question 5: However, by the 1980s, the Inclined Plane experienced an increase in riders again as it became "the primary tourist attraction in Johnstown."[2] The Inclined Plane was listed on the ________ on June 18, 1973.
National Register of Historic PlacesNational Park ServiceProperty type (National Register of Historic Places)History of the National Register of Historic Places

Question 6: The Johnstown Inclined Plane, located in Johnstown, ________ in the United States, is the world's steepest vehicular inclined plane.
ConnecticutNorth CarolinaPennsylvaniaNew Jersey

Question 7: The inclined was designed by Pittsburgh ________ Samuel Diescher.
Mechanical engineeringEngineeringElectrical engineeringEngineer

Question 8: It is operated by the local ________ system, CamTran.
Public transportRapid transitTramTaxicab

Question 9: The ________ of Westmont is on top of Yoder Hill, which has a grade of 70.9%, too steep for a road.

Question 10: With the growing popularity of the ________ in the 20th century, the number of riders declined.
Vacuum servoAutomobileDisc brakeThrottle


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