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Observation car: Quiz


Question 1: While the cars manufactured by companies such as Pullman-Standard conformed to somewhat standard ________, some railroads created their own distinctive designs for observation ends.
Graphic designDesignIndustrial designDesign methods

Question 2: 1916 Republican candidate for President of the United States, ________, and his wife shake hands with supporters at Chicago's Union Station.
William Howard TaftCharles Evans HughesJames G. BlaineTheodore Roosevelt

Question 3: One of Via Rail Canada's former ________ Park series dome-observation cars built by Budd in the mid 1950s
Canadian National RailwayAtchison, Topeka and Santa Fe RailwayUnion Pacific RailroadCanadian Pacific Railway

Question 4: ________ car “Tambo”, a preserved former Overland E typesleeping car converted to a Parlor/Observation Car
Victorian Goldfields RailwayDaylesford Spa Country RailwayNorth East railway line, VictoriaBendigo railway line, Victoria

Question 5: One of the ________’s beavertail observation cars about to leave Chicago Union Station with the Hiawatha in January 1943.
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific RailroadUnion Pacific RailroadChicago and North Western Transportation CompanyCanadian Pacific Railway

Question 6: The Duke and Duchess of Windsor greet well-wishers from the back of an observation car in ________ on September 28, 1941.
Madison, WisconsinJanesville, WisconsinRock County, WisconsinBeloit, Wisconsin

Question 7: Duke and Duchess of York, the future King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on the balcony of State Car 4 in ________ in 1927.
Victoria (Australia)MelbourneTasmaniaNew South Wales

Question 8: An observation car from the Henschel-Wegmann Train in ________.

Question 9: One of the former British Pullman Company’s two Devon Belle parlour-observation cars on the ________, 2007-08-26.
North Norfolk RailwayPaignton and Dartmouth Steam RailwayWest Somerset RailwayMid-Norfolk Railway

Question 10: For example, the ________’s passenger trains were often rounded out with either a “Skytop Lounge” or a finned “Beavertail observation” the latter due to noted industrial designer Otto Kuhler.
Canadian Pacific RailwayChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific RailroadUnion Pacific RailroadChicago and North Western Transportation Company


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