The First Team – The Daffodil The Second Team – The Rose
Where is the United Kingdom situated ? Which island is the largest one ? What separates Great Britain from the continent ? How many countries does the UK consist of ? What is the population of the UK ? Which city is the capital of the country ?
London is the capital of Scotland. It is one of the oldest and largest cities of the world. London is about one hundred years old. In the 5 th century Saxons invaded the British Isles. In 1665 the Great Fire broke out. Many people died. Most of the city was destroyed. Now London is a big political, industrial and cultural centre. More than 1 million people live there. London is situated on the river Clyde. The river connects the capital with the sea. London is divided into two parts: the West End and the East End.
He was born in Stratford-on-Avon where he received a classical education. She was the queen of the detective stories. He is best known for his works for children, especially The Jungle Book. He was the great Scottish poet whose heart was in the Highlands. She is the author of the books about Harry Potter. He is famous for its historical novels.
1. The largest island of the British Isles is... ( Ireland, Isle of Man, Great Britain). Great Britain 2. The longest river in Britain is … (the Clyde, the Severn, the Thames). the Severn 3. The name of the flag of England is … (St.Andrews Cross, St.Patricks Cross, St.Georges Cross). St.Georges Cross
4. The official head of the UK is … (the President, the Houses of Parliament, the Queen). the Queen 5. The official home of the Queen is … (the Tower, Buckingham Palace, St.Pauls Cathedral). Buckingham Palace 6. The holiday which is celebrated in Britain on the 25 th of December is … (St.Valentines Day, Mothers Day, Christmas). Christmas
1. The Englishmens favourite drink is … 2. The birds living in the Tower of London are … 3. The colour of London taxis is … pence equal one … 5. The most popular sport in Britain is … 6. The theatre where Shakespeare worked as an actor was called … 7. The national emblem of Wales is … 8. The national emblem of England is …