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    surface

    What does "surface" refer to in the following?

    What type of surface are you traveling on?
    What is the name of the surface you are traveling on?

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    Re: surface

    Without knowing the context, it's hard to say what 'surface' means.

    Where did you find these questions?

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    Re: surface

    They are independent questions. Here's some more.

    Questions related to places could address directions, location, appearance, layout, or function. Unfortunately, many people are not good at conveying directions, pinpointing a location, ..... That last point suggests how many people give "soft" estimates for distance and direction, and how best to describe what they see and how they travel.......
    Some of the questions and techniques you want to use to turn soft estimates into hard information include the following:

    * When facing the rising (or setting) sun, which direction are you facing?
    * [Establish a common point of reference] From the McDonald's restaurant on the south of Rolling Road, just across from the Saratoga housing entrance, what route would you take to get to the Peterson Elementary School?
    * What type of surface are you traveling on?
    * What is the name of the surface you are traveling on?
    * What is the speed limit?

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    Re: surface

    It seems to be referring to driving (if there is a speed limit, it's unlikely to refer to walking or horse riding etc). The "surface" is whatever makes up the top layer of the road. It could be a tarmac road, a gravel road, a dirt track, a grass track etc.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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