Uk quiz

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Uk quiz

  1. 1. The UK Quiz
  2. 2. 1. What is the population of the United Kingdom? c) Over 60 million
  3. 3. 2. Who normally lives at the following places? a) Buckingham Palace Her Majesty, the Queen b) 10 Downing Street The Prime Minister
  4. 4. The Queen Elizabeth II The Prime Minister James Cameron
  5. 5. 3. London is the capital of England. What are the capitals of: a) Scotland  b) Wales  c) Northern Ireland  EDINBURGH CARDIFF BELFAST
  6. 6. 4. Match up the following places with what they are famous for: a) Baker Street b) St Andrew’s -Where Sherlock Holmes lived -Golf c) Ascot -Horse racing d) Wimbledon -Tennis e) Loch Ness f) Llangollen g) Wembley Stadium h) Cambridge -A sea monster -An international music festival -Famous football ground -Old university town
  7. 7. 5. Name the two main political parties in the UK. a) Labour Party b) Conservative Party
  8. 8. 6. London is the largest city in the UK. Which of the following is the second largest? c) BIRMINGHAM “The Heart of England”, famous for its industries and canals
  9. 9. 7. In which town was William Shakespeare born? b) Stratford-upon-Avon
  10. 10. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616) Shakespeare is the world’s greatest writer of DRAMA He wrote TRAGEDIES (Hamlet, Othello, Romeo and Juliet) and COMEDIES (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
  11. 11. 8. At what age in Britain can you legally do the following things? a) Learn to drive -17 b) Vote -18 c) Leave school -16 d) Buy/drink alcohol -18 e) Get married (with parent’s permission) -16
  12. 12. 9. Do British policemen normally carry guns? No, they do not!
  13. 13. 10. Match up the following colloquial words with more usual ones. a) A quid £ 1 b) A fag a cigarette c) A cuppa a cup of tea d) A loo a toilet e) A telly a television set f) Plonk cheap wine g) A kip a (short) sleep h) A brolly an umbrella
  14. 14. 11. Name two British daily newspapers.
  15. 15. Tabloids: Sensationalist news, huge headlines, informal style
  16. 16. 12. Look at the map. Mark the places A-J. A. Ben Nevis B. Glasgow C. Belfast D. Wales E. Cardiff F. Birmingham G. River Thames H. London I. Oxford J. Isle of Wight
  17. 17. Now, add up your points!

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