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Question 1: [16] But then disaster struck again:World War II in 1941 when ________ invaded the Soviet Union.
Nazi GermanyAdolf HitlerNazismAxis powers

Question 2: Trans-Eurasia Logistics is a joint venture with RZD that operates container freight trains between Germany and ________ via Russia.
ChinaTime in ChinaProvince (China)Religion in China

Question 3: As compared to the U.S., the ________ (USSR) got off to a very slow start in electrification but later greatly surpassed the US.
East GermanyJoseph StalinRussiaSoviet Union

Question 4:
  • China, ________ 1,520 mm (4 ft 11+56 in) to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
    Narrow gauge railwayRail gaugeDual gaugeBreak-of-gauge

Question 5: In 1946, just one year after the end of World War II, the USSR ordered 20 electric locomotives from ________, [37] the same U.S.
NBC UniversalNBCVivendiGeneral Electric

Question 6: Electrification was put on hold during World War II as the western part-= of the Soviet Union (including Russia) was invaded by ________.
NazismAdolf HitlerNazi GermanyAxis powers

Question 7: In 1941, prior to ________, the USSR had electrified only 1865 route-kilometers.
World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 8: Poland - only from the ________ enclave - break-of-gauge 1,520 mm (4 ft 11+56 in) to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
Leningrad OblastKrasnoyarsk KraiKaliningrad OblastSaint Petersburg

Question 9: A notable project of the late 1920s and one of the centerpieces of the First Five-Year Plan was the Turkestan–Siberia Railway, linking Western Siberia via Eastern ________ with Uzbekistan.
TurkeyAzerbaijanKazakhstanKyrgyzstan

Question 10: There are plans for partial ________ of the company in the future in order to raise much needed capital from the sale of shares.
Private finance initiativeCapitalismPrivatizationDeregulation







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