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Title: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland
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1. What is the official name of the country
whose language you study?
  • A. Great Britain
  • B. England
  • C. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and
    Northern Ireland

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2.How many countries does the United Kingdom
consist of?
  • A. four
  • B. three
  • C. two

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3.What is the capital of Wales?
  • A. Edinburgh
  • B. Cardiff
  • C. Liverpool

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4.What is the capital of Scotland?
  • A. Manchester
  • B. Edinburgh
  • C. Cardiff

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5.What is the currency of Great Britain?
  • cents
  • euros
  • pounds

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6.What is it?
  • The Castle
  • The Tower of London
  • The Fortress

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7.What is the name of the British national flag?
  • A. the Union Jack
  • B. the St. Andrews Cross
  • C. the St. Davids Cross

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8.What is the emblem of England?
  • A. a shamrock
  • B. a red rose
  • C. a leek

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9.What is the emblem of Scotland?
  • A. a daffodil
  • B. a dragon
  • C. a thistle

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10.What are the emblems of Wales?
  • A. a shamrock, a clover and a red hand
  • B. a rose and the St. Georges Cross
  • C. a dragon, a daffodil, a leek and a dove

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11.What is the emblem of Northern Ireland?
  • A. a shamrock
  • B. a red rose
  • C. a thistle

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12.Who is the Prime Minister now?
  • John Majer
  • Gordon Brown
  • Tony Blair

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13.What river is London on?
  • the Severn
  • the Thames
  • the Avon

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14.Where is Nelsons Column?
  • in Parliament Square
  • in Piccadilly Circus
  • in Trafalgar Square

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15.When was the Great Fire in London?
  • 1666
  • 1066
  • 1866

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16.How do Londoners call the underground?
  • the Tube
  • the Tunnel
  • the Metro

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17.What is the longest river in Great Britain?
  • the Severn
  • the Thames
  • the Avon

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18.What is it?
  • The British Museum
  • The Buckingham Palace
  • The Houses of Parliament

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19.What chambers does the British Parliament
consist of?
  • A. the Senate and the House of Representatives
  • B. the House of Lords and the House of Commons
  • C. the Cabinet of Ministers and the Shadow Cabinet

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20.What colour is the taxi in London?
  • red
  • yellow
  • black

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21.Who presides in the House of Lords?
  • A. the Lord Chancellor
  • B. the Speaker
  • C. the Chancellor of the Exchequer

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22.Where does the British Premier live and work?
  • A. at 10 Downing Street
  • B. in the Houses of Parliament
  • C. in Buckingham Palace

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23.What is the fastest way to cross the English
Channel?
  • A. through the Channel Tunnel (the Chunnel)
  • B. by boat
  • C. by ferry

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24.What is the most important airport in Great
Britain?
  • A. Heathrow Airport
  • B. Gatwick Airport
  • C. Stansted Airport

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25.What is the official religion in the United
Kingdom?
  • A. Catholicism
  • B. Orthodoxy
  • C. Protestantism


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26.What universities have the highest academic
reputation in the United Kingdom?
  • A. Oxford University and Cambridge University
  • B. London University and Bristol University
  • C. Red-brick universities

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27.Who was the architect of St. Pauls Cathedral?
  • A. Sir Christopher Wren
  • B. Edward Bailey
  • C. Henry Tate

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28.The ravens are the famous sight of
  • A. the Tower of London
  • B. London Zoo
  • C. Covent Garden

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29.Scottish surnames begin with
  • A. O
  • B. Mac or Mc
  • C. de

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30.What is the most famous sport event in
Scotland?
  • A. the Highland Games
  • B. the Commonwealth Games
  • C. the Wimbledon Championship

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  • To be continued
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