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It is the capital city of Scotland and a popular tourist centre

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									   Scotland

This quiz was created by Oxana Grigoryeva,
   an English teacher from school №188.
                Novosibirsk
              April, 2007
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  It is the capital city of Scotland and a popular
tourist centre. It has a famous castle, the Scottish
  Parliament, a zoo, two universities and many
             museums and art galleries.
It is Scotland’s largest city and it was the centre of
   the ship-building trade. In 1990 it was named
     European City of Culture and in 2003 was
             European Capital of Sport
It is a village just north of the border between England and
  Scotland. It is famous as the place where English young
 people come to get married, because in Scotland you can
      get married without your parents’ permission at 16
It is the region of northern Scotland where
          there are many mountains.
  It is a popular centre for winter sports
It is a royal palace in Edinburgh, used by members
of the British royal family when they visit Scotland
              and open at other times
It is the main street in Edinburgh, named after the sons
                   of King George III.
 On its north side it has shops and restaurants and on
         its south side there are large gardens.
It is the line of three streets in Edinburgh,
  leading down the hill from the Castle to
               Holyrood House.
Scotland

           По вертикали:
           1. It is a rough, thick woollen cloth
              made in the island of Harris. It is
              warm and hard-wearing and is
              traditionally used for outdoor clothes,
              such as jackets and coats, and for
              women's skirts.
           2. What is Auld Lang Syne?
           3. Edinburgh is compared with this
              ancient Greek town and it is usually
              called as the "…. of the North".
           По горизонтали:
           4. What is Auld Reekie? It is a popular
              name for …..What?
           5. It is a river in south-west Scotland,
              flowing through Glasgow and into the
              Irish Sea. It is 170 kilometres long.
It is the title by which Prince Philip, the husband of
       Queen Elizabeth II, is usually known.
He was a Scottish poet, who wrote many poems and songs
 in English and in the dialect of Lowland Scotland. They
were about love, the countryside, the life of working people
                  and his love of Scotland.
   He is also sometimes called the Young Pretender. He was the grandson of
James II, who had been exiled in 1688. He spent 20 years in Rome preparing to
 win back the Crown of Great Britain. Many people in Scotland supported him
    and in 1745 he led a Scottish army against King George II. After some
  successes, his army was defeated and he had to escape to France. He never
                              returned to Britain.
 She was the queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567. She became queen shortly
after her birth. She did not rule Scotland until 1561 and was instead brought up
 in France. In 1567 she was forced to give up power in favour of her son, and
  moved to England where she was held as a prisoner. Her cousin Elizabeth I
                           ordered to cut her head off.
He was a Scottish inventor whose work played an important
 part in the development of the steam engine. His engines
      were the first to be suitable for use in factories
He was a Scottish author and poet. Most of his poetry and
his historical novels are based on the traditions and history
      of Scotland. His most famous novel is Ivanhoe
It is the title by which Prince Philip, the husband of
       Queen Elizabeth II, is usually known.
He was a Scottish poet, who wrote many poems and songs
 in English and in the dialect of Lowland Scotland. They
were about love, the countryside, the life of working people
                  and his love of Scotland.
   He is also sometimes called the Young Pretender. He was the grandson of
James II, who had been exiled in 1688. He spent 20 years in Rome preparing to
 win back the Crown of Great Britain. Many people in Scotland supported him
    and in 1745 he led a Scottish army against King George II. After some
  successes, his army was defeated and he had to escape to France. He never
                              returned to Britain.
 She was the queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567. She became queen shortly
after her birth. She did not rule Scotland until 1561 and was instead brought up
 in France. In 1567 she was forced to give up power in favour of her son, and
  moved to England where she was held as a prisoner. Her cousin Elizabeth I
                           ordered to cut her head off.
He was a Scottish inventor whose work played an important
 part in the development of the steam engine. His engines
      were the first to be suitable for use in factories
He was a Scottish author and poet. Most of his poetry and
his historical novels are based on the traditions and history
      of Scotland. His most famous novel is Ivanhoe
 This performance takes place in Edinburgh every August
and September, and is known throughout the world. For 90
   minutes on 5 or 6 nights a week, 600 people perform
               military music and march.
     It is a performance of music and drama that has been held in
Edinburgh for three weeks every summer since 1947. The main aim of
this performance is to bring to Scotland’s capital the finest performers

               and productions from all over the world
   It is a traditional Scottish outdoor festival which includes music,
dancing and sports such as putting the stone, throwing the hammer and

                          tossing the caber
    The 25th of January is celebrated all over the world by Scotsmen
 wherever they are, as it is the birthday of this famous Scottish poet. A
  special meal of haggis, potatoes and turnip is eaten, washed down by
lots of whisky. Before eating, a man reads a poem written especially for
                                 the haggis
 This performance takes place in Edinburgh every August
and September, and is known throughout the world. For 90
   minutes on 5 or 6 nights a week, 600 people perform
               military music and march.
     It is a performance of music and drama that has been held in
Edinburgh for three weeks every summer since 1947. The main aim of
this performance is to bring to Scotland’s capital the finest performers

               and productions from all over the world
   It is a traditional Scottish outdoor festival which includes music,
dancing and sports such as putting the stone, throwing the hammer and

                          tossing the caber
    The 25th of January is celebrated all over the world by Scotsmen
 wherever they are, as it is the birthday of this famous Scottish poet. A
  special meal of haggis, potatoes and turnip is eaten, washed down by
lots of whisky. Before eating, a man reads a poem written especially for
                                 the haggis

								
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