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Kiel Canal: Quiz


Question 1: The Eiderkanal was completed in 1784 and was a 27 mile (43 kilometre) part of a 109 mile (175 kilometre) long waterway from ________ to the Eider River's mouth at Tönning on the west coast.

Question 2: Depending on their classification, ships may be obliged to accept assistance of a ________, or to accept pilots or specialised canal helmsmen.
Oil tankerBulk carrierFerryTugboat

Question 3: The widening of the canal allowed the passage of a ________-sized battleship.
HMS Dreadnought (1906)BattlecruiserDreadnoughtPre-dreadnought battleship

Question 4: After the end of ________ the canal was reopened to all traffic.
Second Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 5: An average of 250 nautical miles (460 kilometers) is saved by using the Kiel Canal instead of going around the ________ Peninsula.
JutlandDenmarkJutland PeninsulaSchleswig-Holstein

Question 6: While most large, modern ________ cannot pass through this canal due to clearance limits under bridges, MS Norwegian Dream has special funnels and masts that can be lowered for passage.
Train ferryOcean linerCruise shipPassenger ship

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