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If you find yourself going into a freefall inside a metal tube hurtling through the clouds at hundreds of kilometers per hour, and an oxygen mask drops down right in front of you - try not to panic. Airplane crashes are highly survivable. And here's what you can do to increase your chances of survival, according to science.
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If you find yourself going into a freefall inside a metal tube hurtling through the clouds at hundreds of kilometers per hour, and an oxygen mask drops down right in front of you - try not to panic. Airplane crashes are highly survivable. And here's what you can do to increase your chances of survival, according to science.
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4 minutes 44 seconds
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listening
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2)
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29/08/2022
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
If you find yourself going into a free falla metal tube, and an oxygen mask dropsright in front of you, try not to panic.
2. Unmix the sentence.
Airplane
crashes
are
highly
survivable.
3. Unmix the sentence.
Here's
what
you
can
do
to
increase
your
chances
of
survival
according
to
science.
4. Choose the correct options.
according to science, taking a flight on a commercial airplane is about as risky as riding an...
truck
car
horse
elevator
escalator
5. Guess the end.
What are the odds of being killed in a plane crash?
6. Unmix the sentence.
You're
more
likely
to
drown
in
a
bubble
bath,
choke
on
your
breakfast
or
die
in
a
car
accident
on
your
way
to
the
airport.
7. Correct the wrong word.
We can all feel a little nervous when stepping on a plane.
8. Guess the end.
Where do you run to in an emergency evacuation and where is the safest place on the plane?
9. Unmix the sentence.
Dress
as
if
you'll
have
to
run
away
from
a
fire.
10. Fill the gap.
Your flip-flops may bebut they're not gonna perform well inof an emergency
11. Guess the end.
How did the 68% of passengers and plane accidents die according The National Transportation Safety Board?
12. Guess the end.
Why is it advised to go for long pants and long sleeved shirts?
13. Unmix the sentence.
Put
on
lace-up
shoes
in
case
you
need
to
run.
14. Unmix the sentence.
There
is
no
such
thing
as
the
safest
seat
on
a
plane.
15. Unmix the sentence.
Regardless
of
what
section
you're
sitting
in
know,
where
the
emergency
exits
are.
16. Unmix the sentence.
Stay
awake
during
takeoff
and
landing.
17. Guess the end.
When is the most accident prone times of the entire flight?
18. Fill the gap.
Make sure to keep your shoes on, your seatbeltand yourtable up.
19. Guess the end.
Why is it advised to put your carry-on items under the seat in front of you?
20. Guess the end.
Which time frame of a plane crash are the most important?
21. Unmix the sentence.
Don't
just
sit
through
the
disaster,
waiting
for
orders,
if
they're
not
coming.
22. Guess the end.
What is the first thing you should do?
23. Unmix the sentence.
Bend
over,
grab
your
legs
behind
your
knees
and
keep
your
head
down.
24. Guess the end.
What will the cabin experience in the worst case scenario?
25. Guess the end.
How much time will you only have before you go unconscious?
26. Unmix the sentence.
So
if
you
see
the
oxygen
masks
drop
down,
put
one
on
yourself
first.
27. Unmix the sentence.
Only
then,
should
you
try
to
help
someone
else.
28. Choose the correct options.
If you get to evacuate from the plane....
do it as slowly as possible.
do it as freely as possible
do it as quickly as possible.
do it as carefully as possible.
29. Guess the end.
Why is it advised not to take your carry-on to take with you?
30. Choose the correct options.
Once you're on the ground...
get as close to the crash as you can.
get as far away from the crash as you can.
speak as fast as you can.
scream as loud as you can.
31. Fill the gap.
If your planethe ground, there's a high chance of it
32. Guess the end.
How far should your run away from the crash? Who should you wait for?
33. Unmix the sentence.
In
the
history
of
aviation,
it's
never
been
a
safer
time
to
fly.
34. Guess the end.
How many fatalities does the commercial aviation average worldwide?
35. Choose the correct options.
What is the rate of the passengers that get out of the planes that get into accidents?
Over 75 % of the passengers get out of them alive.
Over 55 % of the passengers get out of them alive.
Over 85 % of the passengers get out of them alive.
Over 95 % of the passengers get out of them alive.
36. Choose the correct options.
What does the narrator think of turbulence?
He thinks of turbulence like bumps on the road.
He thinks of turbulence like humps on the road.
He thinks of turbulence like thumbs on the road.
37. Unmix the sentence.
That's
a
little
tip
from
me
to
you.
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