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Question 1: Today the majority of "El"lines in New York are in ________, Queens, and The Bronx.
Suffolk County, New YorkNassau County, New YorkNew York CityBrooklyn

Question 2: A light rail transit (LRT) system is an urban rail transit system with a "light" passenger capacity compared to ________ and metro systems.
InterurbanRapid transitTramPassenger rail terminology

Question 3: Tracks are highly visible, and in some cases significant effort is expended to keep traffic away through the use of special signaling, and even ________ with gate arms.
BeijingRussiaNarrow gauge railwayLevel crossing

Question 4: There are cable cars operating in numerous cities, such as ________.
San Jose, CaliforniaSan FranciscoLos AngelesOakland, California

Question 5: Regional rail in this sense does not exist in North America, where the term "regional rail" is synonymous with ________.
TramInter-city railTaxicabCommuter rail

Question 6: Some lines described as subway use ________ equipment.
Passenger rail terminologyTramLight railTram-train

Question 7: Various terms are used for ________ lines and equipment.
Rail transportTrain stationTransportTrain

Question 8: The London ________, for instance, has more rapid transit style features than would be typical of light rail systems, but fits within the U.K.
Stratford International stationDocklands Light RailwayStratford stationWest Ham station

Question 9: ________ A combination of the old IRT and BMT rapid transit systems that had built or leased numerous elevated lines throughout the entire city.
New York City Subway chainingNew York City Subway rolling stockNew York City SubwaySecond Avenue Subway

Question 10: The phrase ________ was coined in the 1970s during the re-emergence of streetcars/trams with more modern technology.
Passenger rail terminologyTram-trainInterurbanLight rail


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