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2013-04-11 16:45

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练习题:

1 Which name is NOT related to Britain?

A Northern Ireland

B Scotland

C Wales

D Toronto

2 The news agency Reuters was founded in _____.

A London

B Birmingham

C Liverpool

D Manchester

3 The tower of London,a historical sight,located in the center of London,was built by _____.

A King Harold

B Robin Hood

C Oliver Cromwell

D William the Conqueror

4 Who were the ancestors of the English and the founders of England?

A The Anglo-Saxon

B The Normans

C The Vikings

D The Romans

5 Which is the largest city in Scotland?

A Cardiff

B Edinburgh

C Glasgow

D Manchester

6 In Britain,children from the age of 5 to 16 _____.

A can legally receive completely free education

B can legally receive partly free education

C cannot receive free education at all

D cannot receive free education of their parents are rich

7 The Industrial Revolution started in _____.

A the Great Britain

B the United States

C Canada

D Australia

8 What is the name of Britain’s highest mountain?

A Anne Boleyn

B Ben Nevis

C Snowdonia

D Scafell

9 Which is the correct name to use to refer to Britain in a political way?

A Great Britain

B The British Isles

C The United Kingdom

D England

10 Britain has,for centuries,been slowly tilting with _____.

A the North-West slowly rising and the South-East slowly sinking

B the North-East slowly rising and the South-West slowly sinking

C the South-East slowly rising and the North-west slowly sinking

D the South-West slowly rising and the North-East slowly sinking

练习题答案及题解:

1 D,多伦多属于加拿大,与英国无关。

2 A,路透社创建于伦敦。

3 D,伦敦塔是1078年为防止罗马入侵由威廉大帝修建的。

4 A,英国民族的前身是安格鲁萨克森人。

5 C,格拉斯格是苏格兰最大的城市和经济中心。

6 A,英国小孩 5—16岁的教育是免费的。

7 A,工业革命起源于英国。

8 B,本尼维斯山为英国最高峰。

9 C,提起英国,很多人会使用名字“Britain”,“England”或“British”,但这往往会惹恼苏格兰人,威尔士人以及北爱尔兰人。从政治角度来讲,“the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland”或 “the United Kingdom/UK”是英国正确的叫法。“the British Isles”则是地理意义上的名字,包括Great Britain,the whole of Ireland ( Northern and Southern),the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man 这些岛屿。

10 A,英国几个世纪以来地势一直在缓慢地倾斜,表现为西北部在慢慢上升,而东南部在慢慢下沉,所以英国的西北部为高地。

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