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Transportation in the United States: Quiz


Question 1: ________ is related to transportation activity.
EconomyJEL classification codesGross domestic productEconomics

Question 2: The costs of flying rapidly decreased ________ ridership by the late 1960s to a point where railroads could no longer profitably operate networks of passenger trains.
TaxicabHigh-speed railCommuter railInter-city rail

Question 3: Due to the distances between these population centers and the cost to maintain the roads, many highways in the late 18th century and early 19th century were private ________.
FreewayParkwayToll roadExpressway

Question 4: ________ is the largest intercity bus company[16] in the United States, with routes in all parts of the continental U.S..
Greyhound LinesFirstGroupBoltBusGreyhound Canada

Question 5: Low population density between these centers resulted in a heavily reliance on coastwise and ________ shipping.

Question 6: Alaska - Yes, via Canada and the ________ in Washington
MV MalaspinaMV MatanuskaAlaska Marine HighwayMV Columbia

Question 7: ________ is currently only rail-accessible by train ferry from Seattle.
Northwestern United StatesWashingtonUnited StatesAlaska

Question 8: This has led to frequent airline bankruptcies when ridership declines during economic recessions, jet fuel price increases, and other developments such as the ________.
United Airlines Flight 93September 11 attacksAl-QaedaOsama bin Laden

Question 9: Passenger ________ were the dominant mode of transportation until the mid-twentieth century.
Train stationRail transportTrainPassenger car (rail)

Question 10: The early 20th century ________ and other auto trails gave way in the 1920s to an early national highway system making the automobile the preferred mode of travel for most Americans.
New JerseyLincoln HighwaySacramento, CaliforniaIndianapolis


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