1.) What were “swathes” of Britain paralysed by, according to the video?
a. Iced-up roads
b. Heavy snowfall
c. Gridlocked traffic
2.) The only vehicles on Gatwick airport’s runway during the big freeze were…..?
a. Snow plows
b. Grounded planes
c. Gritting machines
3.) Where were hundreds of vehicles trapped in their cars?
a. In West Berkshire
b. In Sussex
c. In Hampshire
4.) According to the video, parts of the UK transport network went into…….?
5.) Who came out to rescue drivers trapped in their cars?
a. The Army
b. The fire brigade
c. The police
6.) According to the video, Britain has had some of the heaviest snowfall……?
a. This century
b. In over fifty years
c. In over fifteen years
7.) How many air passengers were left stranded during the big freeze?
c. Tens of thousands
8.) How many flights in Britain were grounded during the big freeze?
9.) How much snow fell in some parts of the country?
a. Half a metre
b. Half a yard
c. Half a litre
10.) How long would a train journey from Sussex to London NORMALLY take?
a. About sixteen minutes
b. About an hour
c. About seventy minutes
ANSWERS (check): b, a, c, a, a, b, b, b, a, b