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Uganda Railway: Quiz


Question 1: Construction was carried out principally by Sikh laborers brought in from ________; many of these workers would remain in Africa to create the substantial Indian minority communities in Kenya and Uganda.
British EmpireBritish RajPresidencies and provinces of British IndiaBengal Presidency

Question 2: In 1977 the original ________ dissolved and each of its countries established its own national railway.
Common Market for Eastern and Southern AfricaAfrican Economic CommunityEast African CommunityAfrican Union

Question 3: The railway also allowed ________ and tea to be exported and encouraged colonial settlement and other types of commerce.
History of coffeeCaffeineCoffeehouseCoffee

Question 4: A major incident was the Kedong Massacre, when the ________ attacked a railway worker's caravan killing around 500 people after two Masai girls were raped.

Question 5: Port Bell, a rail-linked port, near to ________, on Lake Victoria allowing ferry transport between Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda
KampalaUganda Air CargoKampala-Jinja HighwayEcobank (Uganda)

Question 6: A disassembled ________ was transported to Kisumu by sea and rail where it was reassembled and used to provide a service to Port Bell and, later, other ports on Lake Victoria.
Cable ferryHovercraftZero-fare public transportFerry

Question 7: Branch lines were built to Thika in 1913, Lake Magadi in 1915, Kitale in 1926, Naro Moro in 1927, from Tororo to Soroti in 1929 and finally ________ in 1931.
Mount KilimanjaroOjos del SaladoK2Mount Kenya

Question 8: The focusing effect of railway junctions and depots created many of the interior's modern ________ and ports, such as:
CityIndependent cityTownBorough

Question 9: ________, originally called "64" its distance, in miles, from the railhead at the time

Question 10: The state of the modern railway in ________ is not as impressive as those early achievements.


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