1. The industrial revolution refers to the mechanization of industry and the consequent change in social and economic organization in Britain in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
2. The first steam engine was devised by Thomas newcomer at the end of 17th century, and the Scottish inventor James Watt modified and improved the design in 1765.
3. As a result of the industrial revolution, Britain was by 1830 the “workshop of the world”.
1. Oxford is on ____
A. the Thames River
B. River Clyde
C. the Severn River
D. the Great Lakes
2. Today, the City of London is the business centre of London where you can find ___.
A. big supermarkets
B. theatres and cinemas
C. large financial organizations
D. restaurants and cafes
3. One of the most far-reaching consequences of the Second World War brought to Britain was that____.
A. it hastened the end of Britain's empire
B. it made the country fall into ecnomic depression
C. it stimulated the development of the country
D. it made the country become the world's leading country
4. The 1920’s in the United States has been described as a period of ____.
A. culture revival
B. loss of purpose
C. development of science and technology
D. material success and spiritual frustration
5. Wellington, capital city of New Zealand, is located on ____
A. south island
B. north island
C. stewart island
D. the Chatham island
6. The four great tragedies written by Shakespeare are Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello and ____.
A. Antony and Cleopatra
B. Julius Caesar
C. Twelfth Night
D. King Lear
7. ____is known as "the poet's poet".
8. The basic difference between vowels and consonants is ____
A. the shape of lips
B. the vibration of the vocal folds
C.whether the sound’s production is accompanied by a puff of breath
D.whether the air stream meets with any obstruction
9. The consonant ____can be described as : voiced bilabial stop.
10. Which of the following underlined part is an inflectional morpheme?
A. talk/ talking
C. physic/ physician
D. build/ rebuild