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The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or UK, is in Western Europe. It comprises the island of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and in the island of Ireland, Northern Ireland, together with many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is in the north of the Republic of Ireland.
The UK is between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, and within 35 km (22 miles) of the northwest coast of France, from which it is separated by the English Channel.
The Channel Tunnel ("Chunnel"), goes under the English Channel, it links the UK with France.
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UK is in East Europe.
The Republic of Ireland is part of the UK.
Northern Ireland is part of UK.
Great Britain is 35 Km of France.
The Channel Tunnel connects France and Northern Ireland.
University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world (after Oxford).
It is situated in the town of Cambridge, England. According to legend, the university was founded in 1209.
Cambridge has more Nobel prize winners than any other university in the world.
The universities of Oxford and Cambridge have a significant proportion of Britain's prominent scientists, writers and politicians.
The University of Cambridge is the oldest university in England.
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2. The University of Cambridge was founded in 1902.
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3. Many Nobel Prize winners were students at the University of Cambridge.
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4. Many scientists, writers and politicians were students at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.
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London is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and is one of the MOST BEAUTIFUL cities IN THE WORLD.
With over seven million inhabitants, it is the second-most populous cities in Europe, after Moscow.
Founded as Londinium, the capital of the Roman province of Britannia, it was the centre of the British Empire.
Today it is a major financial centre along with New York and Tokyo.
London has one of the most influential powers in politics, finance, arts and fashion today.
Which is the capital of England?
How many inhabitants does London have?
What was the capital of the Roman province of Britannia?
What are the most influential powers of London?
Nasreddin and the Pot
One day Nasreddin takes a pot from his neighbour Ali. The next day he returns it back with another little pot inside. "That's not mine," says Ali. "Yes, it is,"
says Nasreddin. "Your pot has a baby."
Another day Nasreddin asks Ali a pot again. Ali accepts, but days pass and Nasreddin do not return the pot. Finally Ali goes to demand his property. "I am sorry," says Nasreddin. "I can't give you back your pot, it is dead." "Dead!" cries Ali, "how can a pot die?" "Well," says Nasreddin, " if you believe pots can have babies, you can believe they can die.”
Who is the owner of the pot?
? the baby
How many times does Nasreddin take the pot?
? three times
How many pots does he retun back the first time?
Why is the neighbour happy to lend his pot a second time?
? He thinks he is having two pots..
? He is a good neighbour.
? He has many pots.
How many pots does Nasreddin return the second time?
What happens to the pot?
? It dies.
? The neighbour takes it back.
? Nasreddin has it.
Tornadoes in Kansas
Kansas has got many things -- wheat, sunflowers ... and tornadoes!
Tornadoes are storms with rapidly rotating winds that form a funnel cloud. Also known as "twisters," the winds that rotate within a tornado usually reach a speed of almost 300 miles per hour!
A tornado often sweeps through an area quickly, but it can cause considerable destruction. There are a number of remarkable reports of tornadoes. For example there is a school demolished with 85 students inside it but none killed. There is also a case of five railway coaches, of 70 tons every one, lifted from their tracks.
1. What has Kansas got?
d. a and c
2. How fast do the winds rotate within a tornado?
a. 85 miles per hour
b. 400 miles per hour
c. 300 miles per hour
d. 70 miles per hour
3. Tornadoes are also known as
4. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Eighty-students died when a tornado struck their schoolhouse.
B. A tornado lifts five heavy railroad coaches from their tracks.
Anoka, Minnesota: The Halloween Capital of the World
Do you know that Halloween has a capital? Anoka, Minnesota, is the "Halloween Capital of the World.” It is one of the first cities in the United States to have a Halloween celebration.
The Grand Day Parade includes a Mass Band. Another event is the Gray Ghost 5K Run, a marathon.
There are many competitions during the week, including the best Halloween house decorations. Most participants wear their Halloween costumes.
Which is the Halloween Capital of the World?
What are the events in the Grand Day Parade?
Are there competitions during the week?
What does the week include?
What do most participants wear?