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
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。