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United Kingdom

Quiz #1

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  1. The Beatles and Led Zeppelin are ___ from the U.K.
    a. both
    b. all


  2. London is ___ capital city.
    a. a
    b. the


  3. Most buses ___ postboxes in London are painted red.
    a. and
    b. or


  4. The London underground is ___ commonly called "The Tube".
    a. more
    b. less


  5. The unit ___ currency is called the pound.
    a. for
    b. of


  6. ___ are 100 pence in a pound.
    a. There
    b. They


  7. The cost of ___ a phone call starts from 10 pence.
    a. calling
    b. making


  8. Everybody speaks English, but Welsh and Gaelic are also ___ in parts of the U.K.
    a. speak
    b. spoken


  9. Cricket, football and Rugby are ___ national sports
    a. all
    b. both


  10. However in summer tennis is popular, especially ___ the time of the Wimbledon tennis tournament.
    a. around
    b. over

Quiz # 2


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  1. ___ first capital of England was Winchester.
    a. A
    b. The


  2. The river ___ runs through Oxford is the Thames.
    a. which
    b. what


  3. The Victoria and Albert, The British, and The Science are all famous museums ___ London.
    a. on
    b. in


  4. Nearly 400 years ___ a fire destroyed most of the city.
    a. ago
    b. since


  5. Heathrow, Stanstead and Gatwick are the three airports ___ London.
    a. for
    b. of


  6. Most London taxis ___ black.
    a. is
    b. are


  7. London taxi drivers have to learn ___ street in the city to pass the exam to become a "cabbie".
    a. all
    b. every


  8. The English language ___ the main language of international communication..
    a. is
    b. are


  9. The coach is usually cheaper ___ the train, but of course takes longer.
    a. then
    b. than


  10. The famous red London buses are called "double deckers" because ___ have two floors.
    a. they
    b. it

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