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Joseph Locke: Quiz


Question 1: He was actively involved in planning and building many railways in Europe, including the ________, Rouen, Paris rail link, the Barcelona to Mattaro line and the Dutch Rhenish Railway.
ÉtretatBerneval-le-GrandLe HavreSotteville-lès-Rouen

Question 2: The main one was the Dutton Viaduct which crosses the River Weaver and the Weaver Navigation between the villages of Dutton and Acton Bridge in ________.
MerseysideLancashireGreater ManchesterCheshire

Question 3: In 1823, when Joseph was 17, Stephenson was involved with planning the ________.
George StephensonLiverpool and Manchester RailwayNewcastle upon TyneStockton and Darlington Railway

Question 4: Joseph Locke (9 August 1805 - 18 September 1860) was a notable English ________ of the 19th century, particularly associated with railway projects.
Electrical engineeringMechanical engineeringCivil engineerCivil engineering

Question 5: The viaduct was of stone and brick at Barentin near ________, and was the longest and highest on the line.
Le HavreRouenSotteville-lès-RouenBihorel

Question 6: In April a House of Commons Select Committee was investigating the ________ system proposed by Brunel.
Atmospheric railwayPneumatic tubeIsambard Kingdom BrunelGreat Western Railway

Question 7: When the line was finally opened in 1830, it was planned for a procession of eight trains to travel from ________ to Manchester and back.

Question 8: Locke was also on friendly terms with his other engineering rival, ________.
Great Western RailwayClifton Suspension BridgeIsambard Kingdom BrunelBristol

Question 9: This was the ________, which were run in October 1829, and were won by “Rocket”.
Lancashire WitchNovelty (locomotive)Rainhill TrialsRichard Trevithick

Question 10: It features a statue of Locke plus a ________, 'Locke Tower'.


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