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Listen to the recording and select the correct answer:
1. What is the guide's name?
A) Eric Waterhouse
B) Eric Porterhouse
C) Dan Porterhouse
2. If you want to ask a question you should
A) stand up
B) shout out
C) put your hand up
3. Who burnt down the castle in the eleventh century?
A) The Saxons
B) Henry II
C) William the Conqueror
4. When did the French attack the castle?
A) 1216 B) 1260 C) 1642
5. Who built the tunnels?
A) The French
B) The British Army
C) Maurice the Engineer
6. When were the tunnels first used as a Military Command Centre?
A) 1939 B)1941 C) 1965
7. The tunnels could accommodate up to ... thousand soldiers.
A) twelve B) two C) twenty
8. The organization "... Heritage" owns Dover Castle now.
9. What has Dover Castle been used as recently?
A) A hotel B) A theatre C) A film set
10. What is the guide's talk mostly about?
A) Tourism in Dover
B) Dover Castle today
C) The history of the castle and the tunnels
Read the text and fill in the gaps with the right words
Dear Mother and Father,
We had a heavenly day yesterday; Cousin John took me to Stratford-on-Avon, ... (11) Shakespeare was born and died. Stratford is a very interesting town, right in the centre of England. It's nice to think that Shakespeare was born in the heart of England, the country that is so typically English with houses, black and white with ... (12) roofs. Stratford is quite a ... (13) town, especially on market day, but it wasn't market day yesterday, so we were able to look ... (14) comfortably. The first place we went to was Shakespeare's birthplace, a small house with small rooms in the centre of Stratford. We saw the room where Shakespeare was born. But one of the things I liked best was the garden behind the house, because in it are growing all the flowers, trees and plants that are mentioned in Shakespeare's plays.
Then we went to the church where Shakespeare is buried. There's a bust of Shakespeare that was carved by a Dutch sculptor who lived near Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London and ... (15) have seen Shakespeare many a time.
By this time we were hungry, so John took us to a very old hotel that was probably there at Shakespeare's time. Every room there has the name of ... (16) Shakespeare play on it. Then we went to Anne Hathaway's cottage. She was his wife. We also had a look at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. I wish we could ... (17) a play there; they were ... (18) "A Midsummer Night's Dream" that evening, but all the tickets ... (19) sold long ago.
We were very tired when we got back. It had been a lovely day and I ... (20) hope John can get the tickets.
Lots of love, Lillian.
11. A) when B) where C) what
12. A) hay B) grass C) thatched
13. A) busy B) quiet C) small
14. A) round B) at C) through
15. A) must B) should C) ought to
16. A) the B) a C) no article
17. A) see B) saw C)have seen
18. A) doing B) played C) making
19. A) were B) had been C) have been
20. A) am B) do C) does
Which variant is correct?
21. He said that Greece ... ancient culture.
A) has B) have C) has had
22. It annoys me that he
A) always smile B) will smiled C) is always smiling
23. Shortly after our arrival ... Turkey, she fell ill.
A) in B) to C) at
24. Their meeting was not accidental
A) also B) too C) either
25. He will have his car
A) to service B) serviced C) servicing
26. We have to prepare the report by tomorrow, ...
A) haven't we ? B) have we ? C) don't we ?
27. They lived in a ... house.
A) nice little old B) old nice little C) little old nice
28. I have got two pets, but last year I ... only a cat.
A) had B) got C) had got
29. We should congratulate them ... their wedding.
A) with B) on C) of
30. Would you mind ... where you come from?
A) telling B) telling me C) to tell me
Which variant is wrong?
31. He ... have done it.
A) must B) did not C) can't
32. I told him that I ... the film.
A) had seen B) would see C) see
33. I saw her . the window.
A) open B) opening C) opened
34. I'm busy on Sunday. I ... my granny at 7 p.m.
A) will meet B) am meeting C) am going to meet
35. Don't you think he looks rather ... ?
A) strange B) strangely C) happy
36. What ... you ... of the film?
A) are...thinking B) do...think C) did...think
37. He had to tell the truth
A) So did I B) So told I C) I did as well
38. It's only a ... report. I'll read it quickly.
A) ten-page B) five-page C) five-pages
39. The picture ... by my friend.
A) was painted B) is painting C) will be painted
40. I would rather ... there.
A) go B) he goes C) he went
Select the word, which best completes each sentence
41. I was so busy that I had the time to ... the report.
A) read B) skim C) study
42. As we were losing, we could only ... to their plans.
A) yield B) urge C) help
43. He asked that they ... from smoking in the room.
A) refrain B) stop C) refuse
44. It is ... that you return the book on time.
A) beautiful B) imperative C) strangely
45. The ... of population growth has slowed down.
A) rate B) degree C) extent
46. The ... is to be repaid over the next five years.
A) capital B) loan C) interest
47. The poor harvest was ... to bad weather.
A) explained B) reflected C) attributed
48. The ... members of the staff are difficult to replace.
A) key B) fundamental C) different
49. A ... clock was taken during the robbery.
A) precious B) wealthy C) rich
50. They consulted the student and the professor, the ... being more useful.
A) last B) latest C) latter
Do you know Great Britain and its culture?
51. The Great Fire of London was in
A) 1600 B) 1660 C) 1666
52. The Battle of Trafalgar took place in
A) 1805 B)1812 C) 1814
53. The Prime Minister of Great Britain during WWII was . .
A) Winston Churchill
B) Margaret Thatcher
C) David Cameron
54. "Big Ben" was the nickname of
A) Christopher Wren
B) Andrew Lloyd Webber
C) Benjamin Hall
55. It was not designed by Christopher Wren.
A) St. Paul's Cathedral
B) Westminster Abbey
C) Greenwich Observatory
56. The Boat Race in England is between ... Universities.
A) Oxford and Cambridge
B) Oxford and London
C) Cambridge and York
57. His musical "Cats" is popular in many countries.
A) Christopher Wren
B) Andrew Lloyd Webber
C) Benjamin Britten
58. Alexander Selkirk was the prototype of
C) Robinson Crusoe
59. King Lear had ... daughters.
A) four B) two C) three
60. They say "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of ...".
A) travelling B) life C) sightseeing
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