Famous Sights: Multiple Choice Vocabulary Test

It has become a tradition to start sightseeing of some country from its capital. London is an ancient city with rich cultural (1) _________ . Such (2) _________ as the Tower, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus are well-known in the world. (3) _________ the capital of the country there are many other places and regions which are (4) _________ speaking about and seeing.

One of them is the most beautiful part of Great Britain — Wales, which is famous for its mountains and valleys. It’s an ideal place for spending your vacations. Wales has often been (5) _________ the Land of Songs. One of the Welsh traditions is festivals. The Welsh sing their songs, wear their traditional clothes in their capital Cardiff as well as in the other parts of the country. They say if you visit Great Britain, you must visit the City of Bath, the splendid monument to the elegance and good taste of the 18th century. The city (6) _________ its name from the Roman bath, which can be seen in the heart of the city. To visit the country without visiting Stratford-on-Avon is unimaginable. The things that attract people’s attention are the places (7) _________ with the name of William Shakespeare: the house where he was born, the Grammar School where he studied, the little cottage near Stratford where his wife, Anne Hathaway, lived as a girl. But to my mind the biggest attraction is the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. One of the most beautiful and interesting parts of Great Britain is Scotland; especially the region usually called Highlands. The tourists go to Scotland to see its beautiful lakes (called ‘lochs’). Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is a beautiful and old city. The first thing you see in it is the Rock, a very large hill in the middle of the city. The Edinburgh Castle (8) _________ on it. The Castle looks like a castle from a fairy (9) _________. Scottish national and musical festivals are (10) _________ there.

1 efforts achievements deeds performances
2 sights visions views observations
3 Moreover However While Besides
4 worth deserve useful beneficial
5 mentioned known called regarded
6 gave took held reached
7 connected joined attached combined
8 lays poses erects stands
9 story tale fable legend
10 released took place carried held

1.B; 2.A; 3.D; 4.A; 5.C; 6.B; 7.A; 8.D; 9.B; 10.D

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