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Shannon Airport: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: When ________ ended, the airport was ready to be used by the many new post-war commercial airlines of Europe and North America.
Second Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IISoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 2: Shannon saw military transports throughout the ________ and during the first Gulf War.
Central Intelligence AgencyJoseph StalinVietnam WarCold War

Question 3: With the increase in passengers and the introduction of the ________, it was decided that a new enlarged terminal would have to be built.
Boeing 787Boeing 747Boeing 707Boeing 777

Question 4: However, it was realised that changing technology would require a ________ and airport.
BrazilAir safetyRunwayUnited States

Question 5: 26 February 1960 - an ________ Douglas DC -7 crashed after taking off from the airport, killing 34 people out of 52 passengers and crew on board.
AlitaliaMeridianaAir OneAlitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane

Question 6: 16 July 1943 - a ________ de Havilland DH91 Fortuna crash-landed short of the Runway 14 threshold.
BA CityFlyerBritish South American AirwaysBritish Overseas Airways CorporationBritish European Airways

Question 7: It is the third busiest airport in the Republic of Ireland and the fourth busiest on the island of ________ after Dublin, Belfast and Cork with 3.1 million passengers in 2008.
IrelandNorthern IrelandIrish peopleWales

Question 8: In 1990, the US-Ireland bilateral agreement was changed to allow Irish airlines to serve ________, and additional US airlines to serve Dublin via Shannon.
San Jose, CaliforniaGlendale, CaliforniaLos AngelesLong Beach, California

Question 9: However, 1996 saw the beginning of ________ flying between Dublin, Shannon and Newark, New Jersey.
Delta Air LinesAmerican AirlinesUnited AirlinesContinental Airlines

Question 10: The New York Times reported the number to be 33, though referring to "Ireland" rather than Shannon, while ________ has alleged the number of flights to be 50.
Human rightsAmnesty InternationalAung San Suu KyiUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
















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