1.Britain has, for centuries, been slowly tilting with ________.
A.the North-West slowly rising and the South-East slowly sinking
B.the North-East slowly rising and the South-West slowly sinking
C.the South-East slowly rising and the South-West slowly sinking
D.the South-West slowly rising and the North-East slowly sinking
2.Which often following statements is not true about British coal mining?
A.Brition has used up almost all coal deposits.
B.The demand for British coal has declined.
C.Petroleum, water power, and electric power replacing coal for many purposes.
D.The old British mines are narrow and deep, making it difficult to use machines
3.For electoral purposes Britain is divided into 659 constituencies, each of which
returns ________ to the House of Commons.
A.one member B.two members
C.three members D.four members
4.In the 1970s oil was discovered in ________, but the revenue from oil did not create an economic for Britain.
A.the English Channel B.the Irish Sea
C.St. George’s Channel D.the North Sea