Question #89567

1 Answer
Aug 23, 2016

Answer:

"They" are probably expecting you to say that the boy used the needle to puncture the tires and let the air out.

Explanation:

This reduced the height of the bus and allowed it to proceed through the underpass.

Truck
(From www.sheepsheadbites.com)

But the boy didn’t even have to use a needle.

He could simply have removed the caps from the valve stems of the tires and let the air escape that way.

Valve stem
(From en.wikipedia.org)

Of course, probably neither method would have worked for this truck.

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