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Towpath: Quiz

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Question 1: This mode of transport was common where ________ was impractical due to rapid current, tunnels and bridges, or unfavourable winds.
Yacht racingSailingCatalina YachtsYachting

Question 2: A towpath is a road or trail on the bank of a river, ________, or other inland waterway.
LeveeInfrastructureCanalLock (water transport)

Question 3: After the ________, towing became obsolete when engines were fitted on boats and when railway transportation superseded the slow towing method.
William RadcliffeTextile manufacture during the Industrial RevolutionThomas HighsIndustrial Revolution

Question 4: The purpose of a towpath is to allow a land vehicle, beasts of burden, or a team of human pullers to tow a boat, often a ________.
Train ferryBargeDredgingCruise ship

Question 5: Since then, many of these towpaths have been converted to ________.
HighwayTrailUnited StatesRoad







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