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Public signs and notices

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It is important to be able to understand signs and notices when travelling in Germany.

Questions and answers: public signs and notices

Question

Which sign would you follow to park your car?

  • MARKTPLATZ
  • STADTMITTE
  • STADION
  • PARKHAUS

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Answer

The answer is Parkhaus, which is a multi-storey car park. Parkhaus includes park which could be seen as a clue.

Question

Where would you buy stamps?

  • VERKEHRSAMT
  • RATHAUS
  • HAUPTPOST
  • HAUPTBAHNHOF

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Answer

The answer is Hauptpost. Hauptpost contains post which could be seen as a clue.

Question

You see this sign on a shop door.

  • MATTIS MODE
  • täglich 09.30 - 18.00
  • samstags 09.30 - 13.00

On what day does it close at 13:00?

  • Saturday

  • Monday

  • Tuesday

  • Friday

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Answer

The answer is Saturday.

Question

You see this notice at the town hall.

Wir laden Euch zu unserem großen Schulfest ein. Es beginnt um 10 Uhr am 13. 5. in der neuen Sporthalle

What happens on the 13th May?

  • Sports competition

  • School fête

  • Church fête

  • Ten-year anniversary

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Answer

The answer is a school fête.

Question

You see this notice in a newspaper.

Altmeyer Sportkleidung. Wir sind nicht mehr am Marktplatz. Sie finden uns Fichtenstraße 27. Neben dem Hallenbad. Bus Linie 9 - Richtung Neue Brücke.

Where is the shop?

  • Near the swimming pool

  • Near the bridge

  • In the market place

  • Near the bus stop

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Answer

The answer is near the swimming pool.

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