Gasoline Prices Hit Record High
Why is gas at Seashell cheaper than elsewhere?
- Because the quality of the gas is poor.
- Because fewer people there need gas.
- Because the gas was purchased early at reduced prices.
- Because its refinery ignores clean air laws.
What was approximately the average price for 87 octane economy gas 12 months ago?
Which of the following is not true?
- There are often 10 to 20 vehicles waiting in line.
- The police occasionally have to go there because of traffic jams.
- Everett managed to persuade some people to go to the Barco station to buy gas.
- The price of gas at the Barco station is 5 cents higher than at the Seashell station.
What can be inferred from the last paragraph?
- Many people stop unnecessary driving as a result of the higher gas prices.
- The name of his car is ’99 Bummer.
- A gallon of gas at one time cost only $1.
- The young man used to drive for fun at times.
What’s the main idea of the passage?
- People are used to the high price of gasoline.
- The gas price at the Seashell station is very low.
- Gasoline prices keep rising.
- Many people go to the Seashell station to buy cheap gasoline.