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Transport Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz briefly test the students knowledge on transport history and encourages them to examine some current transport issues.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you think this picture represents
    • A. 

      How useful cars are in our daily lives

    • B. 

      Traffic congestion problems

    • C. 

      The under use of public transport

    • D. 

      Health problems due to over use of private transport

    • E. 

      Rural traffic problems

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      123

    • B. 

      234

    • C. 

      298

    • D. 

      More than 300

    • E. 

      More than 400

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Public transport is often inadequate in meeting peoples needs

    • B. 

      Many people prefer the convenience of private transport

    • C. 

      Public transport is better for the enviornment

    • D. 

      Often people feel only public transport is only for certain type of people -students,elderly etc

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The invention of the production line by _______________revolutionised the car industry.
    • A. 

      Henry ford

  • 5. 
    Prior to the introduction of the assembly line, cars were individually crafted by teams of skilled workmen - a slow and expensive procedure. The assembly line created a process where the car came to the worker who performed the same task of assembly over and over again. Which of the following statements are true.( you may tick more than one box)
    • A. 

      The work completed on the assembly line could be completed by unskilled workers

    • B. 

      Lots of jobs were created for skilled workers

    • C. 

      Skilled workers lost jobs because of the assemble line

    • D. 

      The line was able to use less workers to produce more cars than past methods

    • E. 

      The production of the line is seen as a great technological advancement

  • 6. 
    What does this picture represent?
    • A. 

      Traffic problems

    • B. 

      Impact of cars on our daily lives

    • C. 

      Public transport inadequate

    • D. 

      Lacks of parking spaces in urban areas

    • E. 

      Effects of cars in urban areas

  • 7. 
    What does this picture represent? ( may tick more than one)
    • A. 

      The visual effect of parking in rural areas

    • B. 

      The lack of public transport in rural areas

    • C. 

      The over use of public transport

    • D. 

      The reliance that people in rural areas may have on cars

    • E. 

      No transport problems exist in rural areas

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Physical Health problems such as obesity

    • B. 

      Car do not cause other problems

    • C. 

      Stress problem due to long travel distance to work/school/home

    • D. 

      Environmental damage due to high emissions of dangerous gas

    • E. 

      Land and area consumption- cars require space for roads and parking

  • 9. 
    The car,as we know it today, was not invented by just one person but was the result of many evolving technologies over time. Many developments led to our present day car.Tick the box that shows the developments in the right order(starting with the first)
    • A. 

      Electric cars, the combustion engine, steam engine, the first practical car run on a combustion engine (Karl Benz), Henry Ford’s production line

    • B. 

      Steam engine, electric cars, the combustion engine, the first practical car run on a combustion engine (Karl Benz), Henry Ford’s production line.

    • C. 

      Henry Ford’s production line, the combustion engine, the first practical car run on a combustion engine (Karl Benz), steam engine, electric cars

    • D. 

      Electric cars, steam engine, the first practical car run on a combustion engine (Karl Benz), the combustion engine, Henry Ford’s production line

    • E. 

      Henry Ford’s production line, the first practical car run on a combustion engine (Karl Benz), the combustion engine, electric cars, steam engine