Test 5th form/5 класс
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A glimpse of Russia
Do you know the longest river in Russia? It’s not an easy question! The longest river in the European part of Russia is the Volga. It’s also the longest river in Europe. It’s 3,531 kilometres long! But in the Asian part of Russia, in Siberia, there is the Lena River. It’s 4,400 kilometres long! Another Siberian river – the Ob together with Irtysh is even longer. It’s 5,410 kilometres long.
And what is the deepest lake in Russia? Of course, you knew it! Baikal is the largest lake in Russia and it is the deepest lake in the world.
What is the highest mountain in Russia? That isn’t more difficult than the lakes! Elbrus is the highest mountain in Russia and the whole Europe.
What is the largest city in Russia? That’s easy again! Moscow is the largest city in Russia. 11.7 million people live in Moscow. It is also the largest in Europe. St. Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia. Novosibirsk is the largest city in the Asian part of Russia.
Do you know where the largest opera and ballet theatre in Russia is?
Surprise, surprise! It’s in Novosibirsk! The most interesting thing about the building is its cupola. The cupola is 60 metres in diameter and only 8 centimetres thick! It is the largest cupola of this design in the world. The theatre was opened on May 12, 1945, right after our victory in the Great Patriotic War.
What is the longest river in Russia?
The Lena b) The Volga c) The Ob
What is the deepest lake in Russia?
Ladoga b) Baikal c) Plescheevo Lake
What is the highest mountain in Russia?
Elbrus b) Kazbek c) Victory Peak
What is the largest city in Russia?
St. Petersburg b) Moscow c) Novosibirsk
Where is the largest opera and ballet theatre in Russia?
In St. Petersburg b) In Moscow c) In Novosibirsk
GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY
Read the sentences and fill in the blanks.
We have got ______ lessons on Monday.
many b) much
How ____ milk is there in the fridge?
a) many b) much
My friend lives in a multi-storey ______ in the centre of the city.
home b) house
A lot of sports competitions _____ in our school.
take part b) take place
The telephone _______ in the 19th century.
invented b) was invented
My friend ____ a new computer game.
invented b) was invented
I _____ Moscow two years ago.
visited b) have visited
I ____ this film yet.
didn’t see b) haven’t seen
What is the _____ building in Moscow?
more famous b) most famous
St. Petersburg is _____ than Novosibirsk.
larger b) the largest
KEYS: R: 1-c; 2- b; 3-a; 4-b; 5-c GR.&VOC.: 1- a; 2- b; 3- b; 4- b; 5 - b; 6 – a; 7 – a; 8 – b; 9 – b; 10 – a.
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