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Question 1: Testing was further delayed due to a railway strike in Canada, which led the consortium to explore moving the high-speed tests to the U.S.'s facility in ________.
Arvada, ColoradoColorado Springs, ColoradoAurora, ColoradoPueblo, Colorado

Question 2: The same basic car forms the basis of the ________ in the U.S., and the British Class 221.
Crescent (Amtrak)Acela ExpressNortheast CorridorSilver Meteor

Question 3: Unlike the East Coast Line, the Corridor was being used both for freight and passenger service, so electrification was not an attractive option for its owners, ________ (CN).
Canadian Northern RailwayCanadian National RailwayCanadian Pacific RailwayVia Rail

Question 4: Although the last LRC locomotive was removed from service on 12 December 2001, the passenger cars are still in widespread use and form the backbone of ________'s services.
Canadian Pacific RailwayVia RailAmtrakCanadian National Railway

Question 5: eventually purchased locally made versions of the ________.
TurbolinerAcela ExpressUAC TurboTrainEMD AEM-7

Question 6: This concept, known as "superelevation" or cant, was being applied to new lines in Japan in the 1960s, and ________ and other European nations were planning to introduce their own canted lines in the 1970s.
United KingdomCanadaFranceItaly

Question 7: A great improvement could be had by making the system "active", reading the forces on the cars and quickly rotating them to the proper angle using ________.
HydraulicsHydraulic ramHydraulic accumulatorHydraulic machinery

Question 8: [16] Amtrak was in the process of investigating high-speed service on their own Corridor, the Northeast Corridor, especially between New York City and ________.
BostonPhoenix, ArizonaDenverMassachusetts

Question 9: Any plans to purchase the LRC were put on hold while newly forming ________ was setting up.
Via RailCanadian National RailwayCanadian Pacific RailwayAmtrak

Question 10: Tilting systems had been introduced in service by the Spanish ________, but this system was "passive" and took some time to respond to curves.
Dome carTalgoEMD F59PHAcela Express


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