1. _______ generates about two thirds of the Gross Domestic Product in Britain.
A. Textile Industry B. Tourism
C. Auto-making Industry D. Service Industry
2. Under Margaret Thatcher Britain experienced _______.
A. economic recession B. economic expansion
C. economic decline D. economic depression
3. Rolls-Royce is world famous for _______.
A. machine toolsB. household appliances
C. luxury automobiles D. high-quality knives and hand tools
4. The area between _______ and _______ is now often referred to as the “Silicon Glen”.
A. London, South Wales B. the Oxford, the Cambridge
C. London, the Cambridge D. Glasgow, Edinburgh
5. Which area is called the Garden of England and is famous for beautiful blossoms in spring?
A. The county of Kent in southeastern England.
B. The county of East Sussex in southern England.
C. The county of West Sussex in southern England.
D. The county of Essex in eastern England.
6. Britain once imported chieﬂ y _______ and exported mostly _______.
A. manufactured products, raw materials
B. foods, minerals
C. raw materials, manufactured products
D. minerals, foods
7. Britain’s leading customers and suppliers are France, Germany and _______.
A. Japan B. Belgium
C. the Netherlands D. the United States
8. Britain is a member of the European Union, which was previously called _______ and _______.
A. the World Trade Center, the Common Market
B. the Common Market, the European Economic Community
C. the European Community, the European Economic Community
D. the Common Market, the OPEC
9. The European Union (EU) is an organization of 15 _______ that promotes cooperation among
A. European countries B. developed countries
C. Western European countries D. Southern European countries
10. Headquarters of the European Union are in _______.
A. Paris, France B. London, Britain
C. Berlin, Germany D. Brussels, Belgium
11. Today, the City of London is the business center of London where _______ are located.
A. big supermarkets B. theatres and cinemas
C. large ﬁ nancial organizations D. restaurants and cafes
12. What is Lloyd’s?
A. It is a famous bank. B. It is a big department store.
C. It is a famous insurance company. D. It is a large hotel.
13. The term “British Disease” is now often used to characterize Britain’s economic _______.
A. inﬂ ation B. over-booming situation
C. decline D. expansion
14. Which of the following is NOT a chief crop in Britain?
A. Wheat. B. Barley. C. Oats. D. Rice.
15. British agriculture is highly mechanized, with _______ of the population managing _______ of the land area.
A. 10%, 70% B. 5%, 60% C. 3%, 70% D. 4%, 6%