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Тест по страноведению "Соединенное королевство Великобритании и Северной Ирландии"(10 класс)

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

1. What is the official name of the country whose language you study?

  1. Great Britain

  2. England

  3. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2. How many countries does the United Kingdom consist of?

  1. four

  2. three

  3. two

3. What is the capital of Scotland?

  1. Manchester

  2. Edinburgh

  3. Cardiff

4. What is the capital of Wales?

  1. Edinburgh

  2. Cardiff

  3. Liverpool

5. What is the capital of Northern Ireland?

  1. Cardiff

  2. Dublin

  3. Belfast

6. What is the state system of the United Kingdom?

  1. a constitutional monarchy

  2. a parliamentary republic

  3. a limited monarchy

7. What is the symbol of the United Kingdom?

  1. a bald eagle

  2. Britannia

  3. a rose

8. What is the name of the British national flag?

  1. the Union Jack

  2. the Saint Andrew’s Cross

  3. the Saint David’s Cross

9. What is the emblem of England?

  1. a shamrock

  2. a red rose

  3. a leek

10. What is the emblem of Scotland?

  1. a daffodil

  2. a dragon

  3. a thistle

11. What are the emblems of Wales?

  1. a shamrock, a clover and a red hand

  2. a rose and the Saint George’s Cross

  3. a dragon, a daffodil, a leek, a dove

12. What is the emblem of Northern Ireland?

  1. a shamrock

  2. a red rose

  3. a thistle

13. What chambers does the British Parliament consist of?

  1. the Senate and the House of Representatives

  2. the House of Lords and the House of Commons

  3. the Cabinet of Ministers and the Shadow Cabinet

14. Who presides in the House of Lords?

  1. the Lord Chancellor

  2. the Speaker

  3. the Prime-Minister

15. Who presides in the House of Commons?

the Lord Chancellor

the Speaker

the Chancellor of the Exchequer

16. Where does the British Premier live and work?

at 10 Downing Street

in the House of Parliament

in Buckingham Palace

17. What natural resources bring the most profits to the British economy?

coal reserves

oil reserves

water resources

18. In what sector of the economy does the majority of the population work?

in primary industries

in secondary industries

in tertiary industries

19. What is the fastest way to cross the English Channel?

through the Channel Tunnel

by boat

by ferry

20. What is the most important airport in Great Britain?

Heathrow Airport

Gatwick Airport

Stansted Airport

21. What is the most famous place of pagans’ sun worship in England?

a temple to the goddess Minerva in Bath

Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain

Dartmoor National Park

22. What is the main cathedral of the Anglican Church?

St. Paul’s Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

23. What is the official religion in the United Kingdom?




24. What is the school-leaving age in the United Kingdom?




25. Which of the following stages of British education is not obligatory?

nursery school

primary school

secondary school

26. What is the top secondary school in Great Britain?

Chiswick Community School



27. What is the highest mark in British schools?




28. Further education comprises …..

comprehensive schools

universities and colleges of higher education

work-related courses and colleges that do not provide higher education

29. What do we call the following pattern of tuition: six months in college and six months in industry?

“sandwich” courses

further education

full-time tuition

30. What universities have the highest academic reputation in the United Kingdom?

Oxford University and Cambridge University

London University and Bristol University

Red-brick universities

31. What is the first degree awarded by universities?

a doctor’s degree

a bachelor’s degree

a master’s degree

32. At a British university or college a tutor is ….

a person who examines students and gives them marks

a person who has the highest rank of the teachers in a department and delivers lectures

a member of a staff who teaches small groups of students and gives them help and advice

33. What are the best English resorts?

Bristol and Southampton

Brighton and Bath

Leeds and Bradford

34. What is the tallest building in England?

the Tower of London

the Canary Wharf Tower

Hampton Court Palace

35. What place in England is called a kind of Disneyland?

Hampstead Heath

Alton Towers

Windsor Safari Park

36. What is the London residence of Queen Elizabeth II?

the Tower of London

Windsor Castle

Buckingham Palace

37. Where is Nelson’s Column situated?

in Parliament Square

in Trafalgar Square

in Piccadilly Circus

38. Where are British kings crowned?

in St. Paul’s Cathedral

in Westminster Abbey

in Canterbury Cathedral

39. Who was the architect of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London?

Sir Christopher Wren

Edward Bailey

Henry Tate

40. The ravens are a famous sight of …

the Tower of London

Covent Garden

London Zoo

41. Scottish surnames begin with …


Mac or Mc


42. What is the Scottish traditional clothes for men?

the tuxedo

the bearskin

the kilt

43. What lake does the famous Scottish monster live in?

Lough Erne

Loch Lomond

Loch Ness

44. What is the most famous sport event in Scotland?

the Highland Games

the Commonwealth Games

the Wimbledon Championship

45. What country is called a land of castles and princes?


Northern Ireland


46. What is the most important festival of Welsh poetry and music?


the Edinburgh Festival

the Rock festival in Liverpool

47. What is the name of the six countries of Northern Ireland?




Key: 1)c; 2)a; 3)b;.4)b; 5)c; 6)a; 7)b; 8)a; 9)b; 10)c; 11)c; 12)a; 13)b; 14)a; 15)b; 16)a; 17)b; 18)c; 19)a; 20)a; 21)b; 22)b; 23)c; 24)a; 25)a; 26)b; 27)a; 28)c; 29)a; 30)a; 31)b; 32)c; 33)b; 34)b; 35)b; 36)c; 37)b; 38)b; 39)a; 40)a; 41)b; 42)c; 43)c; 44)a; 45)c; 46)a; 47)b.

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