Thursday, June 2

English Reading and Listening: London

This quiz about the City of London will help you practise your reading and listening skills.

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Question 1

London has been a major settlement for...?

a) two thousand years

b) ten thousand years

c) two million years

Question 2

What is the population of London?

a) Around seventy five million.

b) Around seven and a half million.

c) Around seventy five thousand.

Question 3

London was founded by...?

a) The Vikings

b) The Romans

c) The Normans

Question 4

When were the boundaries of the city of London laid down?

a) in Viking times

b) in Roman times

c) in the Middle Ages (mediaeval times)

Question 5

London is Governed by...?

a) The House of Lords

b) an elected mayor and the London Assembly

c) The House of Parliament

Question 6

How many different languages are spoken within the city boundaries?

a) almost 100

b) around 200

c) more than 300

Question 7

Which of these tourist attractions is not a World Heritage site:

a) Kew Gardens

b) The Tower of London

c) Madam Tussauds

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