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Cricket Ticket – suggested answers

1. Identify two guest players who would be present on the day.


- Brian Lara and Darren Ganga
2. Suggest why it would be necessary to ‘retain’ the ticket stub.
- In case you need to leave the venue and re-enter, it is your proof of purchase of a ticket.
- To collect your refreshments.
- As proof that you should be in the VIP section.
3. What do the words ‘refreshments inclusive’ on the VIP ticket mean?
- The refreshments are served to you at no extra cost with the VIP ticket.
4. Why is there a dotted line at the side of the words ‘DETACH HERE’?
- To show you where to separate the ticket from the ticket stub.
5. Why is the word “DETACH” necessary on the ticket? Give a reason for your answer.
- So that the ticket collector knows tear off the ticket from the ticket stub.

6. What is the meaning of the word “DETACH”?


- tear, separate, free, unfasten, loose, remove, etc
7. Give one reason why ‘Admit 12 years and Older’ is written in bold print.
- To emphasize its importance.
- To attract the reader’s attention.
8. Why do you think the barcode image is printed twice on the ticket?
- In case the ticket was accidentally detached it would prove that the ticket and the stub belong
Together.

9. Why do you think ‘Guest Players Brian Lara and Darren Ganga’ is printed on the ticket?
- To attract more persons to the game because the visiting players, Brian Lara and Darren
Ganga, are very popular.
10. Of the two cricket images presented in the graphic, which do you think is more effective? Give a
reason for your answer.
- The picture with the persons playing cricket is more effective. It helps build the
excitement of the game in the ticket holder
11. What other word or image would you include on the ticket? Give a reason for your answer.
- Logo of the host of the cricket match, so it would be a visual aid to show that the match is a
professional game.
- A picture of Brian Lara and Darren Ganga, to act a visual aid to attract people the game.
- A contact number, in case the ticket holder needs more information.
12. Do you think the images used on the ticket stub are appropriate? Give a reason for your
answer.
- Yes they are appropriate, because both images symbolize cricket.
13. Do you think the ticket should have a contact number? Give a reason for your answer.
- Yes, in case the ticket holder needs more information.