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The Spaniards, among the Europeans who travel the most within their own country

Brussels / The Spaniards are among the Europeans who travel the most within their own country with a percentage of 91%, the second behind Romania (94%), according to a study published Thursday by the Eurostat community statistics office.

 

 
The car, both own and rental, is the most used transport by the Spanish to travel (77%) ahead of the train (5.7%) and the bus (5.6%) to travel by land, according to the report, prepared with data from 2017.

Of all trips made by Spaniards that year, 90.6% were made within Spain and 9.4% went abroad.

In Europe, 73% of trips made by Europeans occurred within their country of residence, while the rest of trips (2%) were made abroad, among which 21% went to other European countries and 6% outside the European continent.

The transport most used by Europeans to travel was the car (64%), both private and rental, followed by the plane (17%), the train (11%), the bus (6%) and maritime transport (2%).

Almost half of the trips (49%) made by Europeans were for holidays and leisure, 35% for visiting family or friends, 12% for work reasons and 4% for other reasons.

The number of tourism trips among European residents increased by 4% compared to 2016. (June 28, 2019, EFE/Practica Español)

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En el texto se dice que... (It's said in the text that...)
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se ha realizado una encuesta sobre los países europeos más visitados.
B
se está realizando un estudio sobre el turismo en Europa.
C
se ha realizado un estudio sobre turismo.
Question 2
Según ese estudio... (According to that study...)
A
los españoles no viajan nunca al extranjero.
B
los españoles viajan más dentro de su país que los rumanos.
C
los españoles junto con los rumanos son los que más viajan dentro de su país.
Question 3
En el texto se dice que... (It's said in the text that...)
A
en general los europeos viajan más en avión que en coche.
B
la mayoría de los españoles viajan en avión.
C
los españoles viajan más en coche que en autobús.
Question 4
La mayoría de los viajes se realizaron... (Most trips were made...)
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por trabajo.
B
porque estaban de vacaciones.
C
por motivos que no se han especificado.
Question 5
En el vídeo se dice que... (It's said in the video that...)
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los turistas gastaron menos en 2017.
B
en 2017 los españoles viajaron más.
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la mayoría de los españoles viajó por temas laborales.
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Un 'coche de alquiler'... ( A 'coche de alquiler'...)      
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no es tuyo y tienes que pagar por utilizarlo.
B
es tuyo.
C
no es tuyo pero no tienes que pagar por utilizarlo.
Question 2
Lo contrario de 'dentro' es...  (The opposite of 'dentro' is...)  
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interior.
B
cerca.
C
fuera.
Question 3
Si viajas 'al extranjero'... (If you travel 'al extranjero'...)      
A
viajas fuera de tu país.
B
no viajas fuera de tu país.
C
viajas a una ciudad cercana de tu mismo país.
Question 4
Una 'razón' es...  (A 'razón' is...)  
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un motivo.
B
una ayuda.
C
un problema.
Question 5
El artículo determinado para 'viaje' es: (The determined article for 'viaje' is:)      
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la
B
el
C
lo
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