XI English Chapter 09 By Car across Europe

By Car across Europe

By Car across Europe

Q:1: Why it is easy to reach the continent of Europe from England?
It is easy to reach the continent of Europe from England because after crossing English Channel one can see or do variety of things and it is also not expensive to cross it. 

Q:2: How students often travel abroad?
Students often travel abroad by bicycle or on foot. Sometimes they ask motorists for a free lift. 

Q:3: How did older people often travel abroad?
The older people often travel abroad by bus or train. 

Q:4: What are the advantages of taking private cars?
There are lot of advantages of travelling by private cars, one can travel far and wide in search of enjoyment and novelty, see more with less inconvenience and one do not worry about catching buses and trains or finding porters and taxis. 

Q:5: Why were Roger and Sheila going to Capri?
Roger and Sheila were going to Capri on sentimental pilgrimage. Because five years ago they had spent their honeymoon there and now they wanted to see the place again. 

Q:6: What preparation did Roger make?
Before setting on their journey to Capri Roger obtained passport, traveller’s cheques and necessary documents for his car. 

Q:7: How did they cross English Channel?
They crossed English Channel by a car-ferry. 

Q:8: What happened on the board ship?
They had lunch on the board, Roger bought some tax free cigarettes and then they entered into conversation with other passengers about the route they intended to follow across Europe. 

Q:9: What did they do when they left Dunkirk?
When they left Dunkirk they drove off the ferry into France and were very soon on their way to Belgium. 

Q:10: Where did they go after Brussels?
After Brussels they went to the Luxembourg. 

Q:11: Which route they take through Germany?
From Trier a famous village of Germany they reached Koblenz. From there they turned the south along the River Rhine all the way through black forest to the town of Basle on Swiss-German border. 

Q:12: Why did Roger want to drive across Switzerland?
Roger wanted to drive across Switzerland because he wanted to enter Italy by Simplon pass on the way to Melon. 

Q:13: How did they get from Basel to Venice?
From Basel they went East ward to Innsbruck in Austria and then over the Brenner pass to Venice.

Q:14: Why is Venice unique?
Venice is unique in the world because it has canals in place of roads and streets.