English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Writing Directions (Questions)

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English writing and speaking to inform: at your local station you are asked to give a set of directions to the hospital (three miles away) to visitors on foot. They ask the following questions; answer them to create your sequenced instruction list.

See if you can help the visitors to find the hospital by playing this quiz.

1. Where are we exactly?
[ ] At the bus station
[ ] At the train station
[ ] At the train station at the southern end of the high street
[ ] On the platform
2. How far away are we from the hospital?
[ ] A long way
[ ] A mile
[ ] Half an hour
[ ] Three miles
3. How long will it take us to reach the hospital on foot?
[ ] All day
[ ] It is impossible by foot
[ ] Nearly an hour, but when does visiting time end
[ ] Two minutes
4. Visiting time ends in two hours. Can we catch a bus?
[ ] Bus number 10 goes every 5 minutes from the highway
[ ] No busses
[ ] The next bus goes in two hours time
[ ] Yes
5. Does it go right to the hospital please?
[ ] I don't know
[ ] I'm not sure, ask the driver
[ ] No, ask for hospital corner and then you must walk
[ ] No, it goes to the next town instead
6. When we get off the bus how do we find the hospital?
[ ] Ask for help
[ ] Ask the driver
[ ] There will be a gasoline station on your left, take that road
[ ] Turn right and walk into the forest for the afternoon
7. Will we be able to see the hospital from there?
[ ] Maybe
[ ] No
[ ] No, you need to walk to the end of the road and turn right
[ ] Yes
8. And then?
[ ] Catch a bus back
[ ] Catch a train back
[ ] Go home again
[ ] You will see the hospital at the end of the road
9. Will the busses still be running after visiting hours?
[ ] Ask in the gasoline station
[ ] No idea
[ ] Until 9.30; the busses are timed to connect with the trains
[ ] Yes but you might have to wait for a train
10. Thank you for your clear directions!
[ ] Goodbye
[ ] Hooray
[ ] Oh dear
[ ] You're welcome! I hope you find the hospital
English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Writing Directions (Answers)
1. Where are we exactly?
[ ] At the bus station
[ ] At the train station
[x] At the train station at the southern end of the high street
[ ] On the platform
2. How far away are we from the hospital?
[ ] A long way
[ ] A mile
[ ] Half an hour
[x] Three miles
We are three miles away from the hospital
3. How long will it take us to reach the hospital on foot?
[ ] All day
[ ] It is impossible by foot
[x] Nearly an hour, but when does visiting time end
[ ] Two minutes
4. Visiting time ends in two hours. Can we catch a bus?
[x] Bus number 10 goes every 5 minutes from the highway
[ ] No busses
[ ] The next bus goes in two hours time
[ ] Yes
Number 10 goes every 5 minutes from the highway
5. Does it go right to the hospital please?
[ ] I don't know
[ ] I'm not sure, ask the driver
[x] No, ask for hospital corner and then you must walk
[ ] No, it goes to the next town instead
6. When we get off the bus how do we find the hospital?
[ ] Ask for help
[ ] Ask the driver
[x] There will be a gasoline station on your left, take that road
[ ] Turn right and walk into the forest for the afternoon
7. Will we be able to see the hospital from there?
[ ] Maybe
[ ] No
[x] No, you need to walk to the end of the road and turn right
[ ] Yes
You need to walk to the end of the road and turn right
8. And then?
[ ] Catch a bus back
[ ] Catch a train back
[ ] Go home again
[x] You will see the hospital at the end of the road
9. Will the busses still be running after visiting hours?
[ ] Ask in the gasoline station
[ ] No idea
[x] Until 9.30; the busses are timed to connect with the trains
[ ] Yes but you might have to wait for a train
10. Thank you for your clear directions!
[ ] Goodbye
[ ] Hooray
[ ] Oh dear
[x] You're welcome! I hope you find the hospital