Trivia Quiz On Transportation And Society!

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Traffic congestion problems
    Explanation
    Many of our current road systems are not designed to deal with the large amount of traffic that is present on our roads today.

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  • 2. 

    How many people died on Irish roads in 2006?

    • A.

      123

    • B.

      234

    • C.

      298

    • D.

      More than 300

    • E.

      More than 400

    Correct Answer
    D. More than 300
    Explanation
    In 2006, the number of people who died on Irish roads was more than 300.

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  • 3. 

    When considering many people's use of public transport which of the following statements are true.

    • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the statements provided are true when considering many people's use of public transport. Public transport can be inadequate in meeting people's needs, as it may not always be available or accessible in certain areas. Many people prefer the convenience of private transport, as it allows for more flexibility and control over their travel. Public transport is indeed better for the environment, as it helps reduce carbon emissions and congestion on the roads. Lastly, there is a common perception that public transport is only for certain types of people, such as students or the elderly.

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  • 4. 

    The invention of the production line by _______________revolutionised the car industry.

    • A.

      Henry ford

    Correct Answer
    A. Henry ford
    Explanation
    The invention of the production line by Henry Ford revolutionized the car industry. Henry Ford's implementation of the assembly line in his automobile factories significantly increased production efficiency and reduced costs. This innovation allowed for mass production of cars, making them more affordable and accessible to the general public. The production line also enabled Ford to streamline the manufacturing process, leading to faster production times and increased output. Overall, Henry Ford's introduction of the production line had a profound impact on the car industry, transforming it into a more efficient and productive sector.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The work completed on the assembly line could be completed by unskilled 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
    Explanation
    Although the assembly line created many jobs, these jobs were for unskilled workers so many skilled workers at the time found themselves out of work or working for less money than before.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Lacks of parking spaces in urban areas
    Explanation
    Many of our cities and towns developed when less people had cars this has lead to parking problems in urban areas.

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  • 7. 

    What does this picture represent? 

    • 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

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The visual effect of parking in rural areas
    B. The lack of public transport in rural areas
    D. The reliance that people in rural areas may have on cars
    Explanation
    Rural areas are not designed or developed to deals with the current levels of private transport, this can lead to unsightly parking and traffic buildup for small towns on main roads. Poor public transport in rural areas result in car becoming a necessity for rural dwellers

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  • 8. 

    What other problem does our over reliance on cars create? 

    • 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

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Physical Health problems such as obesity
    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
    Explanation
    Over reliance on cars can lead to physical health problems such as obesity because people are less likely to engage in physical activity when they rely on cars for transportation. It can also cause stress problems due to long travel distances to work, school, or home, as people may spend a significant amount of time stuck in traffic. Additionally, cars emit dangerous gases that contribute to environmental damage and air pollution. Lastly, cars require space for roads and parking, leading to land and area consumption.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Steam engine, electric cars, the combustion engine, the first practical car run on a combustion engine (Karl Benz), Henry Ford’s production line.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is steam engine, electric cars, the combustion engine, the first practical car run on a combustion engine (Karl Benz), Henry Ford's production line. This order is correct because the steam engine was one of the earliest developments in car technology, followed by the invention of electric cars. The combustion engine came next, which eventually led to the creation of the first practical car run on a combustion engine by Karl Benz. Finally, Henry Ford's production line revolutionized car manufacturing.

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