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Question 1: Some far-reaching systems, such as the Madrid Metro, the Moscow Metro, the Tokyo Subway, and the ________, have a loop line around the city center connecting the outward lines [21].
Bank-Monument stationLondon UndergroundLiverpool Street stationKing's Cross St. Pancras tube station

Question 2: [45] It may be possible to profit by attracting more passengers by spending relatively small amounts on grand architecture, art, cleanliness, ________, lighting and a feeling of safety.
AccessibilityBusWeb accessibilityLow-floor bus

Question 3: The main components are ________ lines to indicate each line or service, with named icons to indicate stations.
NP-completeGraph theoryColor-codingPlanar graph

Question 4: Some underground stations are integrated into ________, or have underground access to large nearby commercial buildings.
SkyscraperNew townShopping mallApartment

Question 5: A rapid transit, metro, subway, underground, or elevated railway system is an electric passenger railway in an ________ with high capacity and frequency, and which is grade separated from other traffic.
Urban areaLos AngelesSão PauloMegalopolis (city type)

Question 6: Almost all systems operate at a deficit, requiring fare revenue, ________ and subsidies to cover costs.
Advertising researchProduct placementAdvertisingBrand

Question 7: [17] Alternatively there might be a single central terminal (often shared with the central railway station), or multiple interchange stations between lines in the city center, as for instance in the ________.
MuzeumFlorenc (Prague Metro)Prague MetroMůstek (Prague Metro)

Question 8: [15] However, some systems retain large ________ portfolios that help yield revenue[15]—some are even financed by the sale of land whose value has been increased by the building of the system.
OwnershipAllodial titleReal estateProperty

Question 9: [32] Most run on conventional steel railway tracks, although some use rubber tires such as the ________.
Montreal MetroCentral Station (Montreal)Underground City, MontrealPlace Jacques-Cartier

Question 10: ________ is more of a danger underground, and systems are built to allow evacuation of trains at many places throughout the system.


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