Round-World Balloon Trip

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1. The right conditions refers to:
a. good weather.
b. public support.
c. stormy weather.

2. The ground crew are:
a. those who manage the farms around the take off point.
b. the team who assists the flight.
c. those that are in the hot-air balloon.

3. Which of the following is a synonym for "to pump":
a. to empty
b. to inflate
c. to explode

4. Towering silver canopy mostly likely means:
a. average silver bucket.
b. ugly silver bed.
c. tall silver covering.

5. A pre-flight check in this text is an examination before departure of the hot air-ballon.
true false

6. If a ballon "lifts off" it:
a. refuels at the last minute.
b. its flight is delayed.
c. departs.

7. If you spend time somewhere:
a. you pass time there. 
b. you go shopping there.
c. you relax there.

8. If something eludes you it is difficult to attain.
true false

9. Plummeted most likely means
a. rose to a high altitude.
b. fell straight down.
c. hovered.

10. If something depends on something it:
a. relys on it.
b. covers it.
c. borders it.

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