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Transport

(intermediate level)

Find the best answer(s):

  1

The London underground is called the ____ .

subway
metro
tube



  2

You're not allowed to ____ on the top of an English double-decker.

stand
smoke



  3

There are no ____ in London.

trams
bus lanes
traffic wardens



  4

Sheila said we might as well have taken ____ to Heathrow.

a taxi
the Green Line
an Airbus



  5

I see the taxi has arrived. Why don't we get ____ ?

in
on



  6

You shouldn't ____ the queue at the bus stop even in the greatest hurry.

join
run
jump
enter



  7

I usually walk to my office as buses are always ____ during the rush hours.

crowded
packed
full



  8

Peter couldn't understand why you mustn't____ your ticket yourself on a train.

prick
punch
cancel



  9

Be careful. There is no conductor on this bus. You must use the ____ .

ticket machine
machine



10

I couldn't punch my ticket because there wasn't a ____ machine there.

ticket
slot



11

The pavement is called '____' in AmericanEnglish.

sidewalk
kerbside
subway
walkpath



12

An increasing number of tourists cross the border ____ .

in their cars
by car



13

You mustn't drive so fast here. Will you ____ , please?

speed up
accelerate
slow down
draw up



14

The gangsters' car ____ at a fantastic speed after the robbery.

pulled up
drew up
turned in
moved off



15

Have you ever been fined for ____ the speed limit?

breaking
exceeding



16

You mustn't do a U-turn in this street. Can't you see it's a ____ street?

one-way
blind
narrow



17

Slow down! Can't you see the ____ lights of the car in front of you?

rear
stop



18

Why don't you turn on your ____ ? It's too foggy in the valley.

bumpers
indicators
headlights



19

Dora always forgets to ____ the handbrake before starting the car.

loose
press
release
push



20

Do you think it's going to rain? The windscreen ____ are out of order.

cleaners
sweepers
wipers
shields



21

'Will you fill up the tank, please.'
'Super or ____ , sir?'

normal
ordinary
usual
regular



22

Don't be surprised that the engine got overheated. The ____ is almost empty.

oil pump
carburetter
trunk
radiator



23

'Will you check the oil and put some air into the ____ , please?'

tyres
wheels
bumpers
clutch



24

'Is your car economic?'
'Well, it does thirty miles ____ .'

an hour
a week
to the gallon



25

The policeman fined me as I was ____ more than 70 miles per hour.

making
speeding
doing
taking



26

How many miles per gallon does your car ____ ?

do
take
make
drive



27

I'm afraid you've broken the ____ .

mirror
speed limit
windscreen



28

'Can you tell me the way to the nearest ____ station, please?'

petrol
filling
service



29

I'm afraid you must take this car to the nearest ____ as the oil is dripping.

service
repairman
garage



30

'Why has the engine stopped?'
'I think we've ____ petrol.'

run over
run out of
failed in

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