The Car Industry's Hydrogen Powered Future

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1. If you envisage something you:
a. write about it.
b. imagine it.
c. publish it.

2. If something is abundant it is present in small quantities.
true false

3. If something is on the "open market":
a. it is available for all people to buy.
b. it is restricted to a small group of people.
c. it is sold at a garage sale.

4. If you commit money to something you
a. you use it for this specific purpose.
b. you put it in an account overseas.
c. you give it away to charity.

5. If something is "ready for commercial release" it is taken off the market for private buyers.
true false

6. If you aim for something you:
a. you direct your efforts toward it.
b. you target it.
c. you determine a course toward it.
d. none of the above
e. all of the above

7. Mass production is the fabrication of things in tiny quantities.
true false

8. An oil giant is
a. a huge man.
b. a large oil company.
c. a gas station.

9. A fuel cell is a device that uses gasoline to produce power.
true false

10. If someone is "starved of funds" he or she:
a. doesn't have enough money to eat.
b. lacks money to do an adequate job.
c. has unlimited resources availble.

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