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Navigable aqueduct: Quiz


Question 1: Barton Swing Aqueduct – a form of swing bridge that carries the ________ across the lower Manchester Ship Canal.
Trent and Mersey CanalManchester Bolton & Bury CanalBridgewater CanalMacclesfield Canal

Question 2: Gouwe aqueduct, near ________, Netherlands: carries the Gouwe river over the A12 highway, which is on land below the level of the river

Question 3: Navigable aqueducts (sometimes called water bridges) are bridge structures which carry waterway ________ over other rivers, valleys, railways or roads.
InfrastructureCanalLeveeLock (water transport)

Question 4: They are primarily distinguished by their size, carrying a larger cross-section of water than most water-supply ________.
United StatesAqueductRomeMalta

Question 5: Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (307m) carries the ________ over the River Dee valley in north Wales, and was designed by Thomas Telford and opened in 1805.
Llangollen CanalMontgomery CanalRiver WeaverShropshire Union Canal

Question 6: Chirk Aqueduct, ________ – built between 1796 and 1801
United KingdomEnglandWalesScotland

Question 7: Union Canal in ________ has many aqueducts, including the Slateford Aqueduct that takes the canal over the Water of Leith, the Almond Aqueduct over the River Almond at Ratho and the very impressive Avon Aqueduct over the River Avon.
EnglandScotlandUnited KingdomWales

Question 8: Within ten years Telford had completed the far more ambitious Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on the ________ over the River Dee valley—total length 307 metres.
Shropshire Union CanalRiver WeaverMontgomery CanalLlangollen Canal

Question 9: Early aqueducts such as the three on the ________ were stone or brick arches, the longest span being 18.3 metres on the Cesse aqueduct, built in 1690.
AvignonCarcassonneLocks on the Canal du MidiCanal du Midi

Question 10: This is the second longest aqueduct in the ________.
CanadaUnited KingdomWalesEngland


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