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Question 1: The roughneck, as a symbol of hard work and toughness, was the inspiration for the ________ lacrosse and the Tulsa Roughnecks North American Soccer League and United Soccer Leagues teams to adopt that name.
Calgary HitmenCalgary CanucksEdmonton RushCalgary Roughnecks

Question 2: Roughneck (or ruffneck) is a slang term for an unskilled or slightly skilled labourer in a number of ________.
IndustryEconomicsIndustrialisationIndustrial Revolution

Question 3: By the 1930s the terms had transferred to the ________ industry.
PetroleumOil wellCompletion (oil and gas wells)Petroleum industry

Question 4: By contrast, a roustabout would perform more general labor, such as loading and unloading ________ from crane baskets, and being assistants to the welder, mechanic, electrician and other skilled workers.
Intermodal freight transportContainerizationCargoIntermodal container

Question 5: Originally the term was used in the ________ of 19th century America, almost interchangeably with roustabout.
Carnival gameTraveling carnivalAmusement parkFunfair


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