WONDER #801: What Do Barges Carry?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder is mostly about . . .

  1. Transportation of goods
  2. The environment
  3. Barges
  4. None of the above

Question 2 of 3

What is a synonym for the word “hauling”?

  1. transporting
  2. balls of ice falling from the sky
  3. a shout from a person to get your attention
  4. none of the above

Question 3 of 3

How do we know that barges are still a useful mode of transportation for many goods?

  1. “Some items you may find on barges include coal, grain, oil, chemicals, and trash.”
  2. “They carry more than $123 billion worth of goods every year, and experts think this number will grow.”
  3. “A typical barge can carry up to 1,500 tons of cargo.”
  4. none of the above

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