ПКВЯз АНГЛ Практикум по аналитическому чтению и письменной речи

Заполните пропуск: The Festival was inaugurated in 1947. Glyndebourne Opera, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Old Vic Theatre and Sadler’s Wells Ballet were only ________ few of the participants of this first venture.
Выберите правильный вариант: Alaska is separated from Russia by only about 50 miles across the Bering Strait.
Персидский залив
Ла-Манш
Берингов пролив
Дуврский пролиа
Заполните пропуск: New York is a city of banks. Wall Street is the financial heart of the city. The New York Stock Exchange is located ________ 11 Wall Street.
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New York has a humid climate with sudden changes of weather. Temperatures seldom fall below - 15 °C in
The total area of New York City
New York is the most populous city in the United States and one of the
the winter or rise above 35 °C in the summer.
biggest cities in the world.
is 319.8 square miles. The length of the city from north to south is 36 miles, and its breadth is 16.5 miles.
Укажите функцию выделенного слова в предложении: Each of the 59 American states established its own holidays.
обстоятельство
подлежащее
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Заполните пропуск: The Declaration of Independence in U.S. history, document that was approved by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, and that announced ________ separation of 13 North American British colonies from Great Britain.
Заполните пропуск: As to population, it ________ the fourth largest country in the world.
Заполните пропуск: Accordingly, the day on which final separation was officially voted was July 2, although the 4th, the day on which ________ Declaration of Independence was adopted, has always been celebrated in the United States as the great national holiday - the Fourth of July, or Independence Day.
Выберите правильный вариант: Washington is not a very large city, but it is very important as the capital of the USA.
родина
столица
доблесть
система
Выберите правильный вариант: For many generations these were made in the homes and local shops, but for safety reasons these were banned and only factory-made ones are permitted.
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The United States' economy is
Such industries as mining, metallurgy, electronics and space
The country is rich in coal, oil, iron and other minerals which form
a solid base for the development of American industry.
engineering, chemicals, textiles, leather and footwear are well developed.
highly developed.
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On most evenings during the festival there are as many as six events to choose from on the official programme:
This is not surprising because everything in the arts, if it is
The idea of the festival originated
symphony concerts, ballets, plays, recitals - all given by the finest artistes in the world.
first-class, is potentially an Edinburgh Festival attraction.
in the first post-war year.
Выберите правильный вариант: He is, indeed, rather a misty figure altogether.
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Выберите правильный вариант: At first it was hand-made, with little paintings of hearts and flowers, and a short verse composed by the sender.
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Выберите правильный вариант: At one time, the presents bought and given on this anniversary were more numerous, and often more valuable, than those given at Christmas.
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Выберите правильный вариант: In Norwich, and elsewhere in the country, until towards the end of last century, St. Valentine’s Eve was a great present-giving anniversary for adults as well as children.
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Заполните пропуск: In some districts, this is a competitive game, the winner being the player whose egg remains longest undamaged, but more usually, the fun consists simply ________ the rolling and eating.
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New York City has long been a major transportation center. Its harbor is
The most important industries are manufacturing, printing, publishing,
New York City consists of
five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklin, Manhattan, Queens and Richmond.
food, chemical and primary metals industries.
one of the largest of the world's ports.
Укажите функцию выделенного слова в предложении: It staged on the Esplanade against the background of a floodlit castle.
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Выберите правильный вариант: The Rocky Mountains extend from Mexico to Canada.
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Выберите правильный вариант: The commercial card appeared in the nineteenth century, complete ready-made sentiments and decorations, embossed, brightly coloured and gilded, and later on, lace-edged, perfumed and packed in a neat box.
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Выберите правильный вариант: For example, scholars believe that the decorating of the traditional Christmas tree is related to similar traditions in far away places such as Russia and India.
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Выберите возможные варианты: The greatest of these rapids is the Niagara Falls.
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Заполните пропуск: Nor have been the problems solved even today, for example the King’s Theatre where operas and ballets ________ staged during the festival is completely for the purpose, and the administration finds it increasingly more difficult to get companies to perform there.
Выберите правильный вариант: Even the smaller children are allowed to stay up until it is really dark, so that they can admire the rockets that burst in the sky and send down a shower of many-coloured sparks.
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Its area is only a little smaller
As regards agriculture, both animal husbandry and arable farming
The United States of America
or the USA is a large country.
are prominent in the economy of the United States.
than the area of Europe.
Выберите правильный вариант: Anonymous gifts of all kinds, ranging from mere trifles to quite expensive objects, were laid upon the doorsteps of houses.
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Выберите правильный вариант: Among them the Edinburgh International Festival has now firmly established its reputation as one of the foremost events of its kind in the world.
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Верна ли грамматическая конструкция в данных предложениях? A) The guy awarded the first prize has the honour of being the first to be cast upon the huge bonfire, the other prize-winners following in order of merit. B) Coffee and hot-dogs are in plentiful supply, and a grand time has had by the thousands of onlookers. Подберите правильный ответ
А - да, В - нет
А - нет, В - да
А - нет, В - нет
А - да, В - да
Заполните пропуск: In the Hebrides, formerly, it provided an opportunity ________ divination.
Заполните пропуск: The flag ________ the United States is called 'Stars and Stripes'.
Выберите правильный вариант: This theory that the original gift-giver was a woman is reinforced by the fact that in seventh century Saxon England, Christmas Eve was known as Mother’s Night.
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Выберите правильный вариант: Norfolk children were supposed to go out before sunrise, and any demand for largesse after the sun had risen could be refused on the grounds that the asker was “sunburnt”.
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Выберите правильный вариант: All the public holidays, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day observed on December 25th and 26th respectively, are movable, that is they do not fall on the same date each year.
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Выберите правильный вариант: Since it saved much mental effort and careful handwork, its popularity was immediate and lasting.
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Верна ли грамматическая конструкция в данных предложениях? A) In 1961, for instance, it gave a comprehensive view of Arnold Schoenberg whereas 1962 saw a similar treatment given to the music of the famous Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovitch. B) A great number of his works ranging from symphonies and operatic excerpts to string quartets, songs and piano pieces were included in the programme. Подберите правильный ответ
А - нет, В - нет
А - да, В - нет
А - нет, В - да
А - да, В - да
Верна ли грамматическая конструкция в данных предложениях? A) It were the home of the New York professional hockey team, the Rangers, and its professional basketball team, the Knickerbockers. B) The new cultural center in the city is the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, which was built in the 1960s. Подберите правильный ответ
А - да, В - да
А - да, В - нет
А - нет, В - да
А - нет, В - нет
Заполните пропуск: It takes place on Easter Sunday or Monday, and consists of rolling coloured, hard-boiled eggs down a slope until they are cracked and broken after which they are eaten ________ their owners.
Выберите правильный вариант: The Spring Bank Holiday falls on the last Monday of May, while the Late Summer Bank Holiday comes on the last Monday in August.
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Заполните пропуск: Each player marked his ________ her egg with an identifying sign, and then watched to see how it fared as it sped down the slope.
Выберите правильный вариант: Sometimes they have a little cart or an old pram, and in it there is a guy; they ask the passers-by to spare “a penny for the guy”.
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Выберите правильный вариант: The traditional bringer of presents, Father Christmas, also has his roots in other characters.
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Выберите правильный вариант: It is in the very centre of the city. Not far from the Capitol is the Library of Congress. It holds five million books.
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эрмитаж
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Выберите правильный вариант: This chariot is drawn by an eight-legged horse, similar to Santa’s reindeer and sleigh which are also believed to fly through the air.
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Верна ли грамматическая конструкция в данных предложениях? A) Any handy bank, or hillock or slanting lawn may be used for egg-rolling but in some districts there are traditional sites. B) Thus, the customary ground at Preston, in Lancashire, is Avenham Park where, on Easter Monday, very large crowds of Lewes, Sussex, is noted for its Guy Fawkes celebrations, now a highly organized event attracting thousands of visitors. Подберите правильный ответ
А - нет, В - да
А - нет, В - нет
А - да, В - да
А - да, В - нет
Верна ли грамматическая конструкция в данных предложениях? A) The Festival was a success, and has been held annually ever since. B) The festival is quite international in its character giving as a rule a varied representation of artistic production from a number of countries, and over the past few years it has had a definite theme, that is the work of one or two composers was studied in depth. Подберите правильный ответ
А - да, В - нет
А - нет, В - да
А - да, В - да
А - нет, В - нет
Выберите правильный вариант: Good Friday and Easter Monday depend on Easter Sunday which follow on the first Sunday after a full moon or after March 21st.
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Выберите возможные варианты: The central lowland between the two main mountain ranges makes up the basin of the Mississippi River. Its main tributaries are the Missouri and Ohio Rivers.
основной
верный
устремленный
главный
Заполните пропуск: About 239 million people live there. The USA consists ________ 50 states.
Выберите правильный вариант: "The United States of America" is the name of the country composed of 50 states joined in a federal republic, and its citizens are known as "Americans".
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