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Question 1:
What is the chemical name of Nitroglycerin (IUPAC)
5-benzene-1,2,3-triol chloride

Question 2: He named this explosive ________ and patented it in 1867.
CorditeExplosive materialNitroglycerinDynamite

Question 3: Dynamites containing ________, which increase the viscosity of the mix, are commonly known as "gelatins."
CorditeNitrocelluloseNitroglycerinSmokeless powder

Question 4:
What is Nitroglycerin also known as?
propane-1,2,3-triyl trinitrate
t-BuNC, propane, 2-isocyano-2-methyl
Trimethylene glycol, 1,3-Dihydroxypropane, propane-1,3-diol, PDO

Question 5: In ________ HM Factory, Gretna, the largest propellant factory in the United Kingdom was producing 800 tons (812 tonnes) of Cordite RDB per week.
World War IWestern Front (World War I)Armenian GenocideCaucasus Campaign

Question 6: It was later adopted as a commercially useful explosive by ________.
Alfred NobelNobel Prize controversiesNobel PrizeNobel Peace Prize

Question 7: Over the weekend the workers lose the tolerance to NTG and when they are reexposed on Monday the prominent vasodilation produces ________, dizziness, and a headache.
BradycardiaTachycardiaAtrial fibrillationMyocardial infarction

Question 8: The on-site manufacture of nitroglycerin was thus required for the remaining hard-rock drilling and blasting required for the completion of America's ________.
Railroads in OmahaUnion Pacific RailroadTransportation in OmahaFirst Transcontinental Railroad

Question 9: In this undiluted form, it is one of the more powerful explosives, comparable to the more recent RDX and ________, as well as the plastic explosive C-4—which contains over 90% RDX as its active ingredient.
VasodilationPentaerythritol tetranitrateMolsidomineGlyceryl trinitrate (pharmacology)

Question 10: He began treating patients with small doses in 1878, and it was soon adopted into widespread use after he published his results in ________ in 1879.
BMJCanadian Medical Association JournalThe LancetMedical journal

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