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What Do You Know About Great Britain? (part1)

Great Britain Quiz

1. What Do You Know About Great Britain? 

Great Britain comprises of England, (1)……………….. and (2)………………… The full, official name of the country is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and (3)……………….. Ireland. The national flag of the UK is the (4)………………. Jack. The United Kingdom is a member of the (5) …………… Union. The capital of the UK, London, lies on the river (6)…………….. . The highest mountain in the UK is (7)………… …………. in the Highlands of Scotland, at 1,343 m. The longest river is the (8)……………….., 354 km long. The population of the UK is about (9)……………. million. The two largest islands in the English Channel are: (10)……………….. and ……………………. . The most important British government offices are situated in the City of (11)………………….., a borough of Greater London. The British Parliament consists of the House of (12)……………….. and the House of (13)……………….. The (14)……………….of London is one of the most important financial centres in the world. (15)………………. Palace is the official residence of the Queen. (16)……………….., a county in the south east, is called the Garden of England because it produces a lot of fruit and vegetables. The (17)………………. is the central part of England, important for light engineering industries. (18)………………. is the second-largest city in Britain. In the past it was known as the industrial heart of England; now it is becoming popular as a centre of music and the arts. (19)………………………. is the birthplace of William Shakespeare. One of the most beautiful areas in the north of England is the (20)……………… District, situated mainly in Cumbria. The population of Scotland is about (21)……………. million. The capital of Scotland is (22)………………. Scotland is divided into three geographical areas: the Highlands, the (23)…………….. and the Islands. The population of Wales is about (24)…………….. million. The capital of Wales is (25)………….. The highest mountain in Wales is (26)………………. The British political scene is dominated by a two-party system. Since 1923 the (27)……………… and the ……………….. parties have been the most important in political life. The party in opposition is called “Her Majesty’s Opposition” and its leader receives a salary. He or she forms a (28)”…………….. cabinet”. The Archbishop of (29)………………. is the leader of the Church of England. The established Church of Scotland is called the (30)……………………. Church. Britain has lost all of her colonies However, there are still a few dependencies which remain under British control, such as (31)…………….. on the southern coast of Spain and the (32)………………. Islands in the south-west Atlantic Ocean near Argentina. (33)……………….. was a Crown Colony until 1997. Now it is part of the People’s Republic of China. One of the most important dates in British history is 1066, the year of the Battle of (34)………………, during which the Norman Duke William invaded the island and conquered the English army. Since that time England has never been invaded. Henry VIII, who had six wives, was the founder of the Church of (35)……………. His daughter, (36)………………., gave her name to a golden era of English culture. Her successor was James I, the son of (37)……………… Queen of Scots. His son (38)……………….. was executed during the Civil War. At the end of the 18th century Britain entered the period of the (39)………………. Revolution, which led to a rapid increase in national prosperity. In the 19th century Britain was transformed from an agricultural to a modern industrial country. However, in the 20th century Britain has lost much of her economic and political power. In 1979, the Conservative government under Mrs. (40) ……………… was determined to improve the economic situation of the country, which was partly achieved. At present the British (41) ……………. is one of the strongest world currencies.

Radek 1a  40/41
Joanna 1f  39/41
Justyna 1f  39/41
Michał T 1a  32/41
Katarzyna 1f  41/41

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6 thoughts on “What Do You Know About Great Britain? (part1)

  1. Radoek M kl Ia on said:

    1. Scotland
    2. Wales
    3. Northern
    4. Union
    5. European
    6. Thames
    7. Ben Nevis
    8. Serven
    9. 63
    10. Jersey and Guernsey
    11. Westminster
    12. Commons
    13. Lords
    14. City
    15. Buckingham
    16. Kent
    17. Midlands
    18. Birmingham
    19. Stradford-upon-Avon
    20. Lakes
    21. 5
    22. Edinburgh
    23. Lowlands
    24. 3
    25. Cardiff
    26. Snowdon
    27. Labour and the Conservation CONSERVATIVE
    28. Labour
    29. Canterbury
    30. Free
    31. Gibraltar
    32. Falkland
    33. Hong Kong
    34. Hastings
    35. England
    36. Elizabeth Tudor
    37. Mary
    38. Charles I of England
    39. Industrial
    40. Thatcher
    41. Pound sterling

  2. 1. Wales
    2. Scotland
    3. Northern
    4.Union
    5. European
    6. Thames
    7. Ben Nevis
    8. Severn
    9. 63
    10. Guernsey, Jersey
    11. Westminster
    12. Lords
    13. Commons
    14. City
    15. Buckingham
    16. Kent
    17. Midlands
    18. Birmingham
    19. Stratford-on-Avon UPON
    20. Lakes
    21. Five
    22. Edinburgh
    23. Lowlands
    24. Three
    25. Cardiff
    26. Snowdon
    27. Conservative, Labour
    29. Canterbury
    30. Free
    32. Saint Helena FALKLAND
    33. Hong Kong
    34. Hastings
    35. England
    36. Elizabeth I
    37. Mary
    38. Charles I
    39. Industrial
    41. Pound sterling

  3. Justyna Hendzel on said:

    1.Scotland
    2.Whales WALES
    3.Northern
    4.Union
    5.European
    6.Thames
    7.Ben Nevis
    8.Severn
    9.63
    10.Guernsey and Jersey
    11.Westminster
    12.Lords
    13.Commons
    14.City
    15.Buckingham
    16.Kent
    17.Midlands
    18.Birmingham
    19.Stradford upon Avon
    20.Lakes
    21.5
    22.Edinburgh
    23.Lowlands
    24.3
    25.Cardiff
    26.Snowdon
    27.Conservative, Labour
    28.nie wiem SHADOW
    29.Canterbury
    30.Free
    31.Gibraltar
    32.Falkland
    33.Hong Kong
    34.Hastings
    35.England
    36. Elizabeth I
    37.Mary
    38.Charles I
    39.Industrial
    40.Margaret Thatcher
    41.Pound

  4. Michał T 1A on said:

    1) Wales
    2) Scotland
    3) Northern
    4)Union
    5)European
    6)Tamiza THAMES
    7) Ben Nevis
    8) Severn
    9) 63
    10) Guernsey and Jersey
    11)Westminster
    12) Commons
    13) Lords
    15) Buckingham
    16)Kent
    18) Birmingham
    19) Stratford STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
    20) Lake LAKES
    21)3 5
    22) Edinburgh
    24)1,8 3
    25) Cardiff
    26) Snowdon
    27) Labour Party and Conservative Party
    29) Canterbury
    30) the Kirk FREE
    31) Gibraltar
    32) Falkland
    33) Hong Kong
    34) Hastings
    35) Anglicanism ENGLAND
    36) Mary I ELIZABETH I
    37) Anabella Drummond MARY
    39) Industrial
    41) pound sterling

  5. Rafał Sz. Ia on said:

    Great Britain comprises England, (1)Scotland and (2)Wales. The full, official name of the country is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and (3)Northern Ireland. The national flag of the UK is the (4) Union Jack. The United Kingdom is a member of the (5) European Union. The capital of the UK, London, lies on the river (6)Thames . The highest mountain in the UK is (7) Ben Nevis in the Highlands of Scotland, at 1,343 m. The longest river is the (8)Severn, 354 km long. The population of the UK is about (9) 63 million. The two largest islands in the English Channel are: (10) Guernsey and Jersey. The most important British government offices are situated in the City of (11)Westminster, a borough of Greater London. The British Parliament consists of the House of (12) Lords and the House of (13)Commons The (14) City of London is one of the most important financial centres in the world. (15)Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the Queen. (16) Kent, a county in the south east, is called the Garden of England because it produces a lot of fruit and vegetables. The (17)Midlands is the central part of England, important for light engineering industries. (18) Birmingham is the second-largest city in Britain. In the past it was known as the industrial heart of England; now it is becoming popular as a centre of music and the arts. (19) Stratford-upon-Avon is the birthplace of William Shakespeare. One of the most beautiful areas in the north of England is the (20) Lake District, situated mainly in Cumbria. The population of Scotland is about (21) 5 million. The capital of Scotland is (22) Edinburgh. Scotland is divided into three geographical areas: the Highlands, the (23)Lowlands and the Islands. The population of Wales is about (24) 3 million. The capital of Wales is (25) Cardiff The highest mountain in Wales is (26) Snowdon. The British political scene is dominated by a two-party system. Since 1923 the (27) Conservative and the Labour parties have been the most important in political life. The party in opposition is called ?Her Majesty?s Opposition? and its leader receives a salary. He or she forms a (28)?Shadow cabinet?. The Archbishop of (29)Canterbury is the leader of the Church of England. The established Church of Scotland is called the (30)Free Church. Britain has lost all of her colonies However, there are still a few dependencies which remain under British control, such as (31) Giblartar on the southern coast of Spain and the (32) Falkland Islands in the south-west Atlantic Ocean near Argentina. (33)Hong Kong was a Crown Colony until 1997. Now it is part of the People?s Republic of China. One of the most important dates in British history is 1066, the year of the Battle of (34)Hastings, during which the Norman Duke William invaded the island and conquered the English army. Since that time England has never been invaded. Henry VIII, who had six wives, was the founder of the Church of (35)England. His daughter, (36) Elizabeth I, gave her name to a golden era of English culture. Her successor was James I, the son of (37)Mary Queen of Scots. His son (38)Charles I was executed during the Civil War. At the end of the 18th century Britain entered the period of the (39)Industrial Revolution, which led to a rapid increase in national prosperity. In the 19th century Britain was transformed from an agricultural to a modern industrial country. However, in the 20th century Britain has lost much of her economic and political power. In 1979, the Conservative government under Mrs. (40)Thatcher was determined to improve the economic situation of the country, which was partly achieved. At present the British (41) pounds is one of the strongest world currencies.

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  6. Katarzyna Kudła kl. If on said:

    1. Wales
    2. Scotland
    3. Northern
    4. Union
    5. European
    6. Thames
    7. Ben Nevis
    8. Severn
    9. 63
    10. Jersey, Guernsey
    11. Westminister
    12. Commons
    13. Lords
    14. City
    15. Buckingham
    16. Kent
    17. Midlands
    18. Birmingham
    19. Stratford-upon-Avon
    20. Lakes
    21. 5
    22. Edinburgh
    23. Lowlands
    24. 3
    25. Cardiff
    26. Snowdon
    27. Conservative, Labour
    28. Shadow
    29. Canterbury
    30. Free
    31. Gibraltar
    32. Falkland
    33. Hong Kong
    34. Hastings
    35. England
    36. Elizabeth I
    37. Mary
    38. Charles I
    39. Industrial
    40. Margaret Thatcher
    41. Pound

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