Answer for “The Motor Car” with explanations
|14. C||P C, line 1&9||Until a hundred years ago, ………………
Today about 90%….
|15. F||hbits, contribute, problem||P F, line 3||But fuel consumption and exhaust emissions depend on which cars are preferred by customers and how they are driven.|
|16. E||merits, cars||P E, line 9||Yet cars easily surpass trains or buses as a flexible and convenient mode of personal transport.|
|17. H||future solutions||P H, line 12||Better integration of transport systems is also highly desirable – and made more feasible by modern computers. But these are solutions……|
|18. A||motor vehicles||P A line 1||There are now over 700 million motor vehicles in the world – and the number is rising by more than 40 million each year.|
|19. D||impact, car, city||P D, line 3||Adaptation to the motor car has involved adding ring roads, one-way systems and parking lots.|
|21. NO||horse, vehicles||P C||Today about 90 per cent of inland freight in the United Kingdom is carried by road. Clearly the world cannot revert to the horse-drawn wagon.
|23. YES||European cities||P D, line 1||In Europe most cities are still designed for the old modes of transport.
|24. YES||Technology, solve, pollution||P F, line 9||Besides, global car use is increasing at a faster rate than the improvement in emissions and fuel efficiency which technology is now making possible.|
|25. YES||car, attitude, driving||P F, line 7||Many people buy larger cars than they need for daily purposes or waste fuel by driving aggressively.
|26. NO||redesigning, cities||P G,||One solution that has been put forward is the long-term solution of designing cities and neighbourhoods so that car journeys are not necessary – all essential services being located within walking distance or easily accessible by public transport.