In the question below choose the word or phrase which best fills the gap in each...
In the question below choose the word or phrase which best fills the gap in each sentence:
The plane overshot the _____ in a minor accident.
The correct answer is D.
The question is asking you to choose the best word to fill in the blank in the sentence "The plane overshot the _____ in a minor accident." The options are railway, hanger, tarmac, run way (which is the correct answer) and road.
To understand the sentence, you need to know that "overshot" means to go past something unintentionally. In this case, the plane went past something and was involved in a minor accident.
The options are all related to different parts of an airport or a runway, except for "road." A railway is where trains run, a hanger is where airplanes are stored, and a tarmac is the area where airplanes park. The correct answer is "run way" which is a long strip of concrete or asphalt where airplanes take off and land.
Knowing the meanings of these words can help you choose the correct answer. It is important to pay attention to the details in the sentence and use your understanding of related topics to choose the best answer.
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