Probably the motorist saw the – 1 – lorry too – 2 – to be able to – 3 – disaster. However, he realized that if he kept to the – 4 -, a probably – 5 – head on – 6 – would be unavoidable. The only alternative was to take the lesser risk of leaving the road. With great care, therefore, he turned sharply – 7 – the road into the ditch by the – 8 -. The consequence was that instead of being involved in a serious and probably fatal – 9 -, the – 10 – escaped with a few minor – 11 – and bruises, while the only – 12 – to his car was a bent mudguard. By – 13 – into the roadside ditch to avoid what could have been a collision with the approaching lorry, he averted a – 14 – accident at the – 15 – of a few – 16 – to himself and the slight damage to his car.

In question number 8 above, choose the best option from letters A – E that best completes the gap?

A. road
B. level – crossing
C. pavement
D. alley
E. through

Correct Answer: Option B

B. level – crossing