Air Travel Vocabulary Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the material covered on the Air Travel Vocabulary page in our Business English section.

1. A flight that doesn't cross any international borders is

an international flight
a domestic flight
a transit flight
a) an international flight b) a domestic flight c) a transit flight

2. A planned break for a day or two on an international flight is called

a sleepover
a flyover
a stopover
a) a sleepover b) a flyover c) a stopover

3. When travelling by air, you must check in _______ your flight.

before
during
after
a) before b) during c) after

4. After arriving, passengers collect their checked baggage from the

excess baggage area
duty-free counter
baggage claim
a) excess baggage area b) duty-free counter c) baggage claim

5. The tiredness and lack of energy that many people feel after a long flight is known as

jet lag
air sickness
flight fatigue
a) jet lag b) air sickness c) flight fatigue

6. All passengers receive _______ while checking in for their flight.

an arrival card
a departure stamp
a boarding pass
a) an arrival card b) a departure stamp c) a boarding pass

7. To check your flight's departure time and boarding gate number, find one of the airport's

arrival lounges
departures boards
flight attendants
a) arrival lounges b) departures boards c) flight attendants

8. Alcoholic drinks, perfumes, cigarettes, etc that are exempt from import taxes and duties are said to be

duty-free
customs-free
tax-deductible
a) duty-free b) customs-free c) tax-deductible

9. Passengers who briefly stop at an airport to change flights without going through immigration are

transfer passengers
transit passengers
stopover passengers
a) transfer passengers b) transit passengers c) stopover passengers

10. Which means the same as hand luggage?

checked luggage
carry-on luggage
excess baggage
a) checked luggage b) carry-on luggage c) excess baggage

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Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers.