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Quiz about Kids Scrambles  Transportation
Quiz about Kids Scrambles  Transportation

Kids' Scrambles - Transportation Quiz

My students really love photo quizzes and word scrambles, and this photo match quiz brings those two things together! Match the scrambled English words to their correct photos. (Click the images for a closer look!)

by trident. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Quiz #
Jan 31 24
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Very Easy
Avg Score
12 / 12
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becaalmun batdrokesa xcaatbi iaeunbsrm ccebyil tpioerhecl bsuayw eolrcmtyoc oteckr rpaineal noace rrutefikc

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. ccebyil

The scrambled clue "ccebyil" = bicycle.

In the 19th century, bicycles became popular as a means of getting around. They have two wheels, a frame, pedals, and a handlebar for steering. Riding a bicycle involves pedaling with your feet to move forward. People use bicycles for various purposes, such as commuting to work, going to school, or simply enjoying a ride for exercise and fun.

Fascinating fact: The first bicycles, known as velocipedes, didn't have pedals. Instead, riders had to push themselves along with their feet.
2. rpaineal

The scrambled clue "rpaineal" = airplane.

In the early 1900s, the Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, successfully built and flew the first powered airplane. Since then, airplanes have become an important way for people to travel long distances. They have wings, a fuselage, and engines that allow them to soar through the sky. People use airplanes for various reasons, such as going on vacations, visiting family in faraway places, or conducting business in different countries.

Fascinating fact: Airplanes can fly at high altitudes where the air is thin because they are designed with pressurized cabins to keep passengers comfortable.
3. bsuayw

The scrambled clue "bsuayw" = subway.

The first subway system was built in London in the 19th century, and since then, many cities around the world have developed their own subway networks. Subways are like trains but run underground through tunnels. They have become a popular way for people to get around in crowded cities, offering a fast and efficient means of transportation. Passengers use subway stations to board trains, and the trains follow a set route, stopping at different stations along the way.

Fascinating fact: The Tokyo subway system has special staff known as "oshiya" or "pushers" during rush hours. Their job is to help cram as many people as possible into the crowded trains!
4. eolrcmtyoc

The scrambled clue "eolrcmtyoc" = motorcycle.

Motorcycles were first introduced in the late 19th century, and since then, they've become popular for getting around quickly. Motorcycles have two wheels and are powered by engines. People use them for various reasons, like commuting to work, cruising on scenic routes, or simply enjoying the thrill of the ride.

Fascinating fact: The first motorcycles were basically bicycles with small engines attached. Over time, they evolved into the powerful machines we see today.
5. xcaatbi

The scrambled clue "xcaatbi" = taxicab.

Taxis are like cars that you can hire to take you to a specific destination. People use taxis for various reasons, such as going to the airport, running errands, or when they need a quick ride across town.

Fascinating fact: The word "taxicab" comes from two words, "taximeter" (a device that measures the fare) and "cabriolet" (a type of horse-drawn carriage). In the early days, taxis had a meter to calculate the fare, just like they do today, but they were originally horse-drawn.
6. rrutefikc

The scrambled clue "rrutefikc" = firetruck.

The first fire engine, a precursor to the modern firetruck, was invented in the 17th century. Over time, firetrucks have evolved to become powerful and specialized vehicles equipped with essential firefighting tools. People don't use firetrucks for regular transportation, but rather, firefighters use them to quickly respond to emergencies like fires, accidents, or rescues. Firetrucks have big hoses and water tanks to put out fires, and they carry equipment like ladders and tools to help in different situations.

Fascinating fact: Some firetrucks have tools called "hydraulic rescue tools" or "Jaws of Life." These tools can cut through metal and rescue people trapped in vehicles after accidents.
7. oteckr

The scrambled clue "oteckr" = rocket.

Rockets are amazing vehicles that travel high up into the sky and even into space! They have a cool history that began a long time ago. The first rockets were created in ancient China for fireworks, and over time, they turned into powerful machines used for space exploration. Unlike other forms of transportation, rockets aren't used for regular travel on Earth. Instead, people use them to explore outer space and send satellites, probes, and even astronauts into space.

Fascinating fact: Rockets don't need air to move forward like cars or planes do. In space, where there is no air, rockets still work perfectly because they carry their own fuel and oxygen.
8. iaeunbsrm

The scrambled clue "iaeunbsrm" = submarine.

The history of submarines goes back a long time, with the first primitive submarines appearing in the 17th century. Over the years, submarines became more advanced and were widely used in naval warfare during the World Wars. Today, submarines have both military and civilian uses. People don't use submarines for regular transportation, but they are vital for scientific research, underwater exploration, and military operations.

Fascinating fact: Submarines use sonar, a special technology that sends out sound waves and listens for their echoes to detect objects underwater. It's similar to how dolphins use echolocation!
9. tpioerhecl

The scrambled clue "tpioerhecl" = helicopter.

Helicopters are amazing flying machines with a unique ability to take off and land vertically. The idea of helicopters goes back to ancient China, but it wasn't until the 20th century that they became a reality. The first successful helicopter flight happened in the 1930s. Today, people use helicopters for various reasons, like medical emergencies, police work, and even for fun rides. Unlike airplanes, helicopters can hover in one spot and land in tight spaces.

Fascinating fact: Helicopters have a part on the tail called a tail rotor, which helps them stay balanced. Without the tail rotor, the helicopter would spin around like a top!
10. batdrokesa

The scrambled clue "batdrokesa" = skateboard.

In the 1940s-50s, surfers in California wanted a way to "surf" on land when the waves were flat, so they created the first skateboards by attaching roller skate wheels to a board. Over time, skateboarding evolved into a sport and a way for people to get around. Nowadays, many people use skateboards for commuting short distances, going to school, or just enjoying a ride in the neighborhood.

Fascinating fact: Skateboarding became an Olympic sport in 2020! Athletes performed skateboarding tricks and got points based on the tricks' difficulty and the athletes' ability.
11. noace

The scrambled clue "noace" = canoe.

Canoes are awesome boats with a long and interesting history. Indigenous people around the world have used canoes for thousands of years as a means of transportation, fishing, and even hunting. They were traditionally crafted from tree bark or hollowed-out logs. Today, people still use canoes for various reasons. They're great for exploring calm rivers and lakes, and many people enjoy canoeing for recreation. Canoes have a pointed front and back, which makes them glide smoothly through the water.

Fascinating fact: Racing paddles used in canoe races are long and narrow to provide maximum power and speed, while recreational paddles are shorter and wider, offering better control.
12. becaalmun

The scrambled clue "becaalmun" = ambulance.

Ambulances are crucial vehicles designed to provide emergency medical assistance and transport people to hospitals quickly. The idea of ambulances dates back to the 18th century, but they became more organized and recognizable in the 20th century. Today, ambulances are specially equipped with medical supplies, a stretcher, and life-saving equipment. People use ambulances during emergencies, such as accidents or sudden illnesses, when immediate medical attention is needed.

Fascinating fact: Queen Elizabeth II of the U.K. drove military ambulances and other large trucks during World War II. As a mechanic, she even knew how to fix up the trucks!
Source: Author trident

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