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Vocabulary 5-4-1

 
diesel - an internal-combustion engine that burns oil with heat caused by the compression of air
 
periscope - an instrument that allows those in a submarine to obtain a view of the surface
 
stern - the rear part of a ship, boat, or aircraft
 
rudder - a flat piece of wood or metal hinged vertically to the rear end of a boat or ship and used to steer it
 
devastated - completely destroyed
 
propulsion - a driving forward or onward, a propelling force or impulse

 

FILL IN THE BLANK

 
1. The of the engine moved the jet upward.
 
2. A train has a engine.
 
3. A allowed him to see above the water, even though he was below the water.
 
4. Steering the boat became difficult once the was damaged.
 
5. Repair is to rebuild, as destroyed is to
 
6. The end opposite the front of the boat is called the .

 

SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER

 
7. Which of the following has a diesel engine?

saw, bike, or submarine

 
8. If the city was devastated by a flood, the city was:

destroyed, researched, or supported

 
9. The stern of a boat is located in the:

front, middle, or rear

 

10. A sailor in a submarine would use which of the following instruments to see above the surface of the water?

periscope, telescope, or microscope

 
11. A rudder is found on which of the following?

bicycle, taxi, or ship

 

12. The propulsion of the engine forced the airplane in which direction?

sideways, forward, or backward

 

 

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