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Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.

Think about your bicycle. You go slow when your chain is on a big gear. You can go faster with a small gear. The engine needs to go from a big gear to a small gear when it's speeding up and from a small gear to a big gear when slowing down. With an automatic transmission, the car does this for you. With a manual transmission, you have to shift gears yourself.

  1. 1. What kind of transmission shifts gears for you?
    1. a. Automatic
    2. b. Hydraulic
    3. c. Manual
  2. 2. What speed do you go on a small gear?
    1. a. Medium
    2. b. Fast
    3. c. Slow
  3. 3. What speed do you go with a big gear?
    1. a. Fast
    2. b. Slow
    3. c. Medium