British Isles lie … of the continent Europe. a. to the northc. to the south b. to the eastd. to the west 2. The eastern coast of the British Isles is washed by the…. a. Black Seac. North Sea b. Irish Sead. Mediterranean Sea 3. The … lies between Britain and the continent of Europe. a. English Channelc. North Channel b. Menai Straitd. Minch 4. The total are of the UK is … square kilometers. a. 344c. 424 b. 244d There is no place situated more than … from the seashore. a. 40 – 60 kmc. 100 – 120 km b. 120 – 150 kmd. 110 – 130 km 6. The nature of great Britain is greatly affected by the …. a. mountainsc. channels b. forestsd. sea 7. The mountains cover the greater part of … Great Britain. a. southern & middlec. northern, western & middle b. northern & easternd. eastern, middle & western 8. The Cumbrians occupy nearly the whole of …. a. Englandc. Scotland b. Walesd. Northern Ireland 9. The highest mountain peak in Britain is …. a. Snowdonc. Ben Nevis b. Càrn Eiged. Carrauntoohil 10. The longest river in Britain is the …. a. Thames b. Trent c. Clyded. Severn 11. The … doesnt flow through England. a. Mersey b. Bann c. Avon d. Medway 12. Loch is a Scottish Gaelic and Irish word for a …. a. river b. lake c. pond d. ocean 13. The biggest lake in Scotland is Loch …. a. Morarb. Lomondc. Ness d. Awe 14. In ancient times the Isles were probably covered with … forests. a. elm b. ashc. oakd. pine 15. There are no … mines in great Britain. a. coal b. copper c. silverd. gold 16. … is often called the Garden of England. a. Kent b. westc. northd. east 17. … is concentrated in London, Glasgow, Newcastle, Liverpool and Belfast. a. sheep-farmingc. ship-building b. cattle-farmingd. coal-mining 18. … is not much developed in Great Britain. a. winemakingc. fishing b. heavy machineryd. chemical industry 19. The basic unit of British currency is …. a. dollarc. shilling b. poundd. euro 20. Thou, inch, foot, yard, chain, furlong refer to …. a. areac. lengthb. massd. volume 21. The British Isles includes more than … large and small islands. a. 500c. 5b. 50d. 5000
The... were not barbaric and came from France. a. Pictsc. Britsb. Celtsd. Romans 2. The Roman Emperor … carried out two expeditions to settle in Britain in 55 and 54 BC. a. Caligulac. Julius Caesar b. Claudiusd. Vespasian 3. … revolted against the Roman occupation in 60 AD. a. Queen Boudiccac. Prasutagus b. Queen Victoriad. Druids 4. They were making raids against the British throughout 5 th and 6 th centuries. a. Anglesc. Saxons b. Jutesd. All of the mentioned. 5. The Heptarchy included …. a. five kingdomsc. six kingdoms b. ten kingdomsd. seven kingdoms 6. They invaded the British Isles in 8th century. a. Romansc. Celtsb. Vikingsd. Scots 7. The Battle of Hastings occurred in … during the Norman conquest of England. a. autumn of 1066c. spring of 966 b. winter of 1166d. summer of … became the first Norman king in England. a. Richard the Lion-Heartc. William the Conqueror b. King Arthurd. Harold, Earl of Wessex 9. The Domesday Book was a survey of Englands …. a. land and cattlec. people and cattle b. land and peopled. land and castles 10. … spent most of his life in Crusades in the Holy Land. a. Alfred the Greatc. Richard the Lion-Heart b. William the Conqueror d. King Arthur 11. The Hundred Years War broke out in …. a. 1381b. 1337c. 1453d The bloody dynastic struggle for the English throne was named as the Wars of the …. a. Plantagenetc. Crowns b. Knightsd. Roses 13. The plan of the Gunpowder Plot was to blow up …. a. the House of Commonsc. Big Ben b. the House of Lordsd. Tower Bridge 14. The Great Fire of London broke out in …. a. 1666b. 1605c. 1665d The … Parliament was joined to the English one in 1707 to form the Parliament of Great Britain. a. Irish b. Scottish c. Welshd. American 16. The modern Union Flag or Union Jack was adopted in …. a. 1706b. 1707c. 1603d The phrase jewel of the Crown refers to …. a. Australia b. India c. Canada d. New Zealand 18. The … was the ship that transported first English Pilgrims to America. a. Maypoleb. Mayflower c. Mayday d. Maylady 19. A political protest by the Americans in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the tax policy of the British government got the name of …. a. Revere Buffet b. Bridgewater Dinner c. Boston Tea Partyd. Concord Lunch 20. The war of Independence was lost by English army in the last battle of…. a. Philadelphia b. New Jersey c. Saratogad. Quebec
1Trooping the Colour 2Maundy Thursday 3Changing the Guard 4Highland Games 5The ceremony of the Keys 6The Lord Mayors Show 7Mounting the Guard 8The Garter ceremony 9Remembrance Day 10The Queen's Speech 11Ceremonial search in the Palace of Westminster 12The State Opening of Parliament 13Pearly Kings and Queens Festival 14Guy Fawkes Day 15Maypole Dancing 16Boxing Day 17Carol Singing 18Pancake Race 19Egg Rolling 20Morris dancing 21Eisteddfod 22Oak Apple Day A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V
? 1. The first female prime minister of Britain, ___ was a controversial figurehead of conservative ideology during her time in office. 2. ___ is considered one of the most famous characters of Scotland's cultural history. He is best known as a pioneer of the Romantic movement. 3. English admiral ___ circumnavigated the globe in , helped defeat the Spanish Armada and was the most renowned seaman of the Elizabethan era. 4. ___, pop star, composer, songwriter, and recording artist, founded the band that impacted the music scene like no other before or since. 5. Infamous murderer ___ killed at least five London female prostitutes in Never captured, his identity is one of English's most famous unsolved mysteries.
6. ___ is an internationally renowned fantasy writer. He is best known for authoring The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. 7. ___ was the first queen to rule England (1553–58) in her own right. She was known a cruel one for her persecution of Protestants. 8. Author ___ wrote 60 mystery stories featuring the wildly popular detective character Sherlock Holmes and his loyal assistant Watson. 9. Dame ___ is the bestselling mystery author of all time. Her characters, Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, have been repeatedly portrayed on film. 10. ___ is best known for his work as a naturalist, developing a theory of evolution to explain biological change. ?
11. ___, often called the English national poet, is widely considered the greatest dramatist of all time. 12. ___, a Scottish knight, became a central early figure in the wars to secure Scottish freedom from the English, becoming one of his country's greatest national heroes. 13. ___, famously married six times, and played a critical role in the English Reformation, turning his country into a Protestant nation. 14. British conspirator ___ was executed in 1606 for attempting to blow up the Parliament building in what became known as the Gunpowder Plot. 15. ___ was crowned in Her 60 years on the throne was celebrated in June 2012, with the Diamond Jubilee. ?
16. Lewis Carroll was the pen name of ___, author of the children's classics "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass." 17. English physicist and mathematician ___, most famous for his law of gravitation, was instrumental in the scientific revolution of the 17th century. 18. English poet ___ wrote the unfinished work, The Canterbury Tales. It is considered one of the greatest poetic works in English. 19. One of the most adored members of the British royal family, she died in a 1997 car crash. 20. According to legend, Anglo-Saxon gentlewoman ___ rode nude through Coventry, England in a deal to reduce taxes. She also founded a monastery there. ?
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