Choose the correct answer: 1. The British Monarch traditionally meets the Heads of the foreign states in
a) Westminster Palace
b) The Tower
c) Buckingham Palace 2. In Westminster Abbey the tourists are shown
a) The Queen Victoria Memorial
b) mosaic decorations
c) The Coronation Chair 3. When the Monarch opens Parliament, he/she sits
a) on the throne in the House of Lords
b) on the woolsack
c) on the Speaker’s Chair in the House of Commons 4. The Official Birthday of the British Monarch is celebrated in
b) June c) April 5. Which of these monuments was erected to commemorate the Great Fire of London?
a) Nelson’s Column
b) Marble Arch
c) The Monument 6. The Highland Games take place in --------------- .
c) All cities across Scotland 7. In front of Buckingham Palace you will see --------------- .
a) Queen Victoria Monument
b) Walter Scott Monument
c) Wellington Memorial 8. It has been rebuilt many times over its 1,000 year history, once it was a palace, today it is --------------- .
a) St. Paul’s Cathedral
b) Buckingham Palace
c) The Houses of Parliament 9. Many famous politicians and military men are buried at --------------- .
a) Lake District
b) Edinburgh Castle
c) St. Paul’s Cathedral 10. Its ruins stand as a symbol of the Roman Empire’s greatness.
b) Walter Scott Memorial
c) Hadrian’s Wall 11. Fill the spaces in the following sentences by inserting one of the modal verbs expressing the absence of necessity.
There are plenty of tomatoes in the fridge. You ------- buy any.
12. Choose the correct verb form to complete the sentences.
- А) needn't
- Б) don't need to
- В) don't have to
The sign says, “No parking”. That means you ------- to leave your car here.
13. Choose the most appropriate modal verb for each sentence.
- А) mustn’t
- Б) cannot
- В) don't have to
You ------- leave this house immediately.14. Choose the most appropriate answer expressing request
Would you mind if I ------- your dictionary for an hour or so?
15. Choose the correct modal verb:
- А) would borrow
- Б) will borrow
- В) borrowed
She ------- leave home at eight every morning.
16. Fill the spaces in the following sentences by inserting one of the modal verbs expressing the absence of necessity.
- А) have to
- Б) has to
- В) must
- Г) need
We ------- waited, they didn’t come.
17. Fill the spaces in the following sentences by inserting one of the modal verbs expressing the absence of necessity. Note that in some sentences more than one variant is possible.
- А) didn't need to
- Б) didn't have to
- В) needn't have
He ------- ------- yesterday, so he went to the movies with us.
18. Choose the correct form of the verb:
- А) didn’t have to study
- Б) didn’t need to study
- В) needn't study
- Г) needn't have studied
She wouldn't have yawned the whole day if she ------- late last night.
19. Choose the most appropriate modal verb for each sentence.
- А) doesn't stay up
- Б) didn't stay up
- В) Hadn't stayed up
You ------- stay in your room because I say so.
20. Choose the best answer for each sentence
- А) should
- Б) would
- В) will
You ------- pack too much or you will have to take it out at the airport!
- А) had not better
- Б) better not
- В) had better not