Northern Ireland: Multiple Choice Vocabulary Test
From Scotland it is only 2.5 hours by ferry, or less than an hour by plane, to Northern Ireland. The area of Northern Ireland is (1) _________ , you can get anywhere in less than 2.5 hours.
The two main cities are Belfast, the (2) _________, and Londonderry. You will probably think of the Northern Irish as an unfortunate people, (3) _________ by race, religion and history. But you'll be pleasantly surprised at how (4) _________ and friendly they are. Belfast has many fine buildings and all the (5) _________ of a big city. Londonderry, or Derry as it's also called, is a fine, old city, full of history. Bellycastle is (6) _________ of the lovely bustling market towns.
But perhaps the greatest appeal of Northern Ireland is its scenery. Its lakes, hills and rural (7)_________ offer peace and quiet despite its troubles.
There are lots of ways of taking (8) _________ of all this fine scenery.
Don't worry, there are excellent opportunities for (9) _________ energetic pursuits. The coastline is magnificent. On the north-east coast there is «The Giant's Causeway». The legend has it that it's the (10) _________ of a road built by a giant to cross the sea to Scotland, and nearby is the organ that he played. Just along the coast is Dunluce Castle, a romantic ruin that (11) _________ with the cliffs. You may have noticed other castles on our journey — every corner of Britain has them, with, of course, their ghosts. But there's also a building that is not a castle — it's the Bushmill's Distillery, where Irish whiskey is (12)_________.
1.D; 2.A; 3.C; 4.C; 5.A; 6.C; 7.D; 8.D; 9.C 10.A; 11.B; 12.A