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Windpump: Quiz


Question 1: Bobs Harries Engineering Ltd is still manufacturing the Kijito windpumps, and more than 300 Kijito windpumps are operating in the whole of ________.
Southern AfricaSouth AsiaKenyaEast Africa

Question 2: In the ________, the "tjasker" is a popular drainage wind pump with with common sails connected to the archimedean screw.

Question 3: [1] The use of windmills became widespread across the Muslim world and later spread to ________ and India as well.
Province (China)Time in ChinaChinaReligion in China

Question 4: Windmills were used to pump water since at least the 9th century in what is now ________, Iran and Pakistan.
AfghanistanNATOCentral Intelligence AgencyNon-Aligned Movement

Question 5: Eight to ten-bladed windmills were used in the ________, Spain to raise water for irrigation purposes.
Autonomous communities of SpainBalearic IslandsCantabriaRegion of Murcia

Question 6: ________ has also benefited from the African development of windpump technologies.

Question 7: In South Africa and ________ thousands of windpumps are still operating.

Question 8: On US farms, particularly in the Midwest, windpumps were used to pump water from farm wells for ________.
Wild boarWater BuffaloDeerCattle

Question 9: Windpumps are used extensively in Southern Africa and ________ and on farms and ranches in the central plains of the United States.
CanadaUnited KingdomAustraliaBarbados

Question 10: At the end of the 1970s, the UK ________ Intermediate Technology Development Group provided engineering support to the Kenyan company Bobs Harries Engineering Ltd for the development of the Kijito windpumps.
Charitable trustNon-profit organizationNon-governmental organizationFoundation (non-profit)


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