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London Quiz (for the 4th and 5th forms)


Try this quiz to find out how much you know about London and its history. Good luck!

1. London was founded by…

a) British people                                b) the Romans                        c) William the Conqueror

2. London Bridge looked very strange in Roman times because of…

a) lots of hoses on it                         b) its beauty                            c) its position

3. The Great Fire of London happened in…

a) 1016                                                b) 1616                                     c) 1066

4. It took Sir Christopher Wren … years to build St. Paul’s Cathedral.

a) 10 years                                                  b) 35 years                     c) 20

5. … live in the Tower to  keep the legend.

a) The robins                                               b) the eagles                  c) the ravens

6. The monument to admiral Nelson is in… .

a) Piccadilly Circus                                     b) Trafalgar Square        c)Great Russel Street

7. The name of the theatre founded by William Shakespeare is … .

a) the Globe                                                b) the Moon                   c) the Earth

8. Big Ben is a part of … .

a) the British Museum                              b) the Houses of Parliament     c) Westminster Abby

9. … is a signal of the Queen’s presence in London.

a) the light in the windows of Windsor Castle b) the flag on Buckingham Palace  c)the sound of Big Ben

10.Prince William and Kate Middleton get married at … .

a) Buckingham Palace                               b) Westminster Abbey                    c) St. Paul’s Cathedral

Keys: 1b, 2a, 3a, 4b, 5c, 6b, 7a, 8b, 9b, 10b.

Е. О. Акмаева, ГБОУ СОШ №629, Москва