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Question 1: Built in 1856, she still operates on lake Mjøsa in ________.
NorwayGermanyUnited StatesPoland

Question 2: Stern-wheelers have generally been used as riverboats in the United States where they still operate for tourist use on the ________.
IowaLouisianaMississippi RiverMinnesota

Question 3: In the ________, river paddle steamers of the type Iosif Stalin (project 373), later renamed Ryazan-class steamships, were built until 1951.
Soviet UnionEast GermanyRussiaJoseph Stalin

Question 4: In Italy, a small paddle steamer fleet operates on ________ and Lake Garda, primarily for the benefit of tourists.
BellagioConsiglio di RumoLake ComoVilla d'Este (Cernobbio)

Question 5: ________ has a large paddle steamer fleet, most of the "Salon Steamer-type" built by Sulzer in Winterthur or Escher-Wyss in Zürich.

Question 6: It was operated on the ________ from 1913 until it was sunk in an accident in 1926.
New York CityNew YorkManhattanHudson River

Question 7: [7] The Chinese used the paddle-wheel ship even during the ________ (1839–1842) and for transport around the Pearl River during the early 20th century.
Second Opium WarQing DynastyFirst Opium WarOpium Wars

Question 8: [2] When campaigning against ________ in 552, the Liang Dynasty (502–557) admiral Xu Shipu employed paddle-wheel boats called "water-wheel boats".
Hou JingYuwen TaiGao HuanWang Sengbian

Question 9: On the ________, PS Monarch (one of the smallest passenger-carrying vessels of her type) takes trips on the River Medina.
PortsmouthIsle of WightSouthamptonReading, Berkshire

Question 10: [6] In the 12th century, the Song government used paddle-wheel ships en masse to defeat opposing armies of ________ armed with their own paddle-wheel ships.
Hayreddin BarbarossaKurtoğlu Muslihiddin ReisBarbary corsairsPiracy


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