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Quiz: Cardiff - Coal and shipping metropolis of the world


In 1862, 2 million tonnes of coal were exported from Cardiff Docks. By 1913, this had risen to nearly 11 million tonnes. It was the heyday before the depression of the 1930s. Here are some questions about the article 'Cardiff - Coal and shipping metropolis of the world'. Press next to continue...

Q1. How many tonnes of coal were exported from Cardiff docks in 1862?

 1. 1 million tonnes

 2. 2 million tonnes

 3. 3 million tonnes

 4. 4 million tonnes


Q2. By 1913, how much had this risen to?

 1. Nearly 7 million tonnes

 2. Nearly 9 million tonnes

 3. Nearly 11 million tonnes

 4. Nearly 13 million tonnes


Q3. What was the name of Cardiff's first steamship?

 1. Llandaff

 2. Roath

 3. Bute

 4. Cathays


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