Quiz on Cities of the UK; Passive Voice
Often when people make plans to visit Britain as a tourist, the only city they consider is London. Although, as the capital city of England, it is a lively and interesting place with many historical and cultural sites, 1)___________________________________. So here are some of my favourite cities of the United Kingdom that you may not have heard much about ...
One of Scotland's biggest cities, Glasgow sadly has a reputation for being ugly, dirty and dangerous. The first time I visited, 2)______________________________The city has many universities, so it is full of young people, and it is also home to many museums and art galleries, making it one of Scotland's cultural hubs. There are also beautiful historical sites, from ancient churches to the Mausoleum, where many of the city's most famous people are buried.
My grandparents live near Manchester, 3)_________________. It's a very diverse and vibrant city, 4)_______________________. This means you can find lots of interesting people and authentic restaurants here: for example, the 'Curry Mile' is a long road famous for its Indian restaurants and takeaways. The city is a wonderful mix of historic sites and modern developments.
As it is in the south of England, Bristol is very easy to travel to from London. It is a very beautiful city that 5)__________________________. The River Avon runs through the city, and the suspension bridge allows you to walk high over the water and watch it stretch ahead for miles. I also loved the numerous vintage and second-hand clothing shops I found along its back alleys!
I go to university in Durham, which is only ten minutes away from Newcastle on the train, and in three years I still haven't run out of things to do in this bustling city. Many people associate Newcastle with the television programme Geordie Shore,6)__________________________! Newcastle is one of the North's biggest cities, renowned for its shopping and busy nightlife,7)____________________.
So if you ever find yourself in the UK, consider trying something different than London! Some of our best cities are in the North, 8)_______________________and I personally think it's definitely worth a few hours of travel time!
Put the sentences into passive voice.
Animals must ________ by people.
Some new toys _______ for her children.