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Exercise n 1: The Symbols of the United Kingdom: True or False? ________/20 1. The shamrock is the emblem of Scotland. 2.

Saint Andrew is the patron of England 3. Saint Patrick is the patron of Ireland 4. Saint David is the patron of Wales 5. Saint George is the patron of Scotland 6. The thistle is the emblem of Ireland 7. The rose is the emblem of England 8. The daffodil is the emblem of Wales 9. The Union Jack is the flag of Great Britain 10.The flag of Wales has got a RED CROCODILE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE

Exercise n.2 : Match each country with its capital city: ______/10 1. England 2. Scotland 3. Wales 4. Northern Ireland 5. Republic of Ireland A. B. C. D. E. - Edinburgh - Dublin - London - Cardiff - Belfast

Exercise n.3: THE QUEEN AND HER TITLES _______/10 1. QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND OTHER REALM AND TERRITORIES 2. CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES 3. PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 4. PRIME MINISTER OF IRELAND 5. PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 6. DEFENDER OF FAITH 7. HEAD OF THE COMMONWEALTH 8. CAPITAIN OF THE NATIONAL REPUBLIC 9. CAPITAIN OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM 10.HEAD OF GOVERNMENT TRUE FALSE

TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE

FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE

Exercise n.4: Choose the correct option

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1. The United Kingdom is a union of several separate countries: a. England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland b. Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and England c. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland 2. Great Britain is composed by: a. England, Ireland, Wales b. England, Scotland, Wales c. USA, England, Ireland 3. The United Kingdom is a a. Dictatorship b. Constitutional monarchy c. Federal republic 4. Is there a written constitution in Britain? a. No, it isnt. It is based only on laws and habits. b. Yes, it was written in 1948 c. Yes, it was written in 1972. 5. Who is the current monarch? a. King George b. Queen Elizabeth I c. Queen Elizabeth II 6. Is Windsor the real name of the Royal Family? a. No, it is taken by a castle to replace Hanover b. No, it is taken by a lake c. Yes, it is 7. Choose the WRONG option concerning the Queen a. The Queen reigns but she doesnt rule b. The Queen appoints the Prime Minister c. The Queen is the most powerful Minister in the United Kingdom 8. Prince Charles is: a. The Queens son and prince of Wales b. The Queens brother and prince of Scotland c. The Queens father and king of Australia 9. Who is the Prime Minister? a. David Cameron b. Tony Blair c. George Bush 10. MP stands for a. member of Patagonia b. member of politics c. member of Parliament

11. How many houses are there in the Parliament? a. 2: The House of Lords and the House of Jewels b. 2: the House of Commons and the House of Lords c. 3: the House of Queen, the House of Cabinet, the House of Commons 12. How are the members of the House of Commons elected: a. They are appointed by the Queen b. In the General Elections c. They are appointed by the Pope 13. The House of Lords is composed a. By hereditary and life peers, law lords and spiritual lords b. By members of Commons c. By the Queen and the Houses 14. The Queen is the symbol of: a. The Parliament b. The National unity and tradition c. The USA 15. The highest mountain is a. Blanc b. Ben Johnson c. Ben Nevis 16. The most famous lake is in Scotland where a monster is supposed to live is a. The Lake District b. Loch Ness c. Loch Lomond 17. The Commonwealth is a. An intergovernmental association of countries b. A republic with a common wealth c. A colonial empire 18. The United Kingdom has been a member of the European community since: a. 1948 b. 1600 c. 1972 19. The climate of the united kingdom is a. Cold b. Hot c. Mild 20. The currency of Great Britain is the a. Euro b. Pound c. The British Dollar

21. The most famous river which flows across London is a. The Po b. The Thames c. The Rein 22. When a country has got a lot of different races, it is a__________ country a. Multilevel b. Multitasking c. Multicultural 23. The boom in migration to Great Britain dates back to a. The second world war b. The Commonwealth c. The Iron Age 24. Many of the people migrated are from: a. South Asia and the Caribbean b. Africa and South America c. The Paradise Falls and Australia 25. The longest river in the United Kingdom is a. The River Severn b. The River Eight c. The river Ten
EXERCISE 5: Complete the map: Match the names with the letters ___/10

1. 2. 3. 4.

WALES SCOTLAND ENGLAND NORTHERN IRELAND 5. REPUBLIC OF IRELAND