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Thomas Telford: Quiz

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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Galton Bridge
  A canal boat traverses the Pontcysyllte aqueduct
  Statue of Thomas Telford outside the law courts in Telford, Shropshire.
  Galton Bridge

Question 2: In 1795 the bridge at ________, in Worcestershire was swept away in the winter floods and Telford was responsible for the design of its replacement.
KidderminsterUpper ArleyBewdleyStourport-on-Severn

Question 3:
Thomas Telford, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Robert Adam are all:
Scottish architects Stonemasons People from Dumfries and Galloway Presidents of the Institution of Civil Engineers

Question 4:
Thomas Telford, Isaac Newton and Elizabeth I of England are all:
People of the Industrial Revolution Burials at Westminster Abbey Scottish civil engineers 1834 deaths

Question 5: In 1787, through his wealthy patron William Pulteney, he became Surveyor of Public Works in ________.
Shropshire CouncilShropshireHerefordshireTelford and Wrekin

Question 6: Thomas Telford FRS, ________ (9 August 1757 - 2 September 1834) was a Scottish civil engineer, architect and stonemason, and a noted road, bridge and canal builder.
EdinburghScottish EnlightenmentRoyal Society of EdinburghUniversity of Edinburgh

Question 7:
Thomas Telford, William McMaster Murdoch and Thomas Carlyle are all:
People from Dumfries and Galloway Members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Works of Thomas Telford Canal engineers

Question 8:
Thomas Telford, Watling Street and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct are all:
Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh People from Dumfries and Galloway Works of Thomas Telford People of the Industrial Revolution

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Telford's circular-arch roadbridge in Bannockburn, Scotland
  The Longdon-on-Tern aqueduct
  A canal boat traverses the Pontcysyllte aqueduct
  Menai Suspension Bridge

Question 10:
Thomas Telford, Thomas Robert Malthus and Samuel Taylor Coleridge are all:
Stonemasons 1757 births Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1834 deaths







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