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Question 1: In ________ the US military issued a contract to the Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Chester, PA for the construction of a new type of motorized vehicle carrier.

Question 2: During WWII, ________ were also among the first seagoing ships enabling road vehicles to roll directly on and off.
DestroyerLanding craftLanding Ship, TankMarine (military)

Question 3: The largest RORO passenger ferry is MS Color Magic, a 75,100 GT cruise ferry that entered service in September 2007 for ________.
MS Superspeed 1MS Color FantasyMS Color VikingColor Line

Question 4: While smaller ferries that operate across ________ and other short distances still often have built-in ramps, the term RORO is generally reserved for larger ocean-going vessels.
StreamDrainage basinEstuaryRiver

Question 5: She entered service on 25 March 2001 and operates between ________ and Holyhead.

Question 6: This type of vessel has a below-decks area used for vehicle storage while stacking ________ freight on the top decks.
ContainerizationIntermodal freight transportContainer shipTrain ferry

Question 7: Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo such as ________, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers or railroad cars that are driven on and off the ship on their own wheels.
Disc brakeAutomobileVacuum servoThrottle

Question 8: The RORO with the greatest car-carrying capacity is the Ulysses (named after a novel by ________) which is owned by Irish Ferries.
DublinersUlysses (novel)James JoyceFinnegans Wake

Question 9: The ConRo vessel is a hybrid between a RORO and a ________.
Intermodal freight transportContainerizationContainer shipBulk carrier

Question 10: Various types of RORO vessels include ferries, cruiseferries, cargo ships, and ________.
BargeDredgingTrain ferryCruise ship


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