46 Chapter 5: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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Chapter 5: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Section 1: e Geography of the United Kingdom
Section 1: Location and Climate of Great Britain
Directions: For each question, write the letter of the BEST response on the line beside each question.
_______ 1. Which BEST describes the relative location of the British Isles?
a. in the Northern Atlantic Ocean
b. in the Northern Pacific Ocean
c. in the Northern Mediterranean Sea
d. in the Western Mediterranean Sea
_______ 2. Which is located directly to the north of England?
a. Ireland
b. Northern Ireland
c. Scotland
d. Wales
_______ 3. Which country is located across the English Channel from England?
a. Austria
b. France
c. Germany
d. Ireland
_______ 4. Which phrase BEST describes England’s climate?
a. foggy and rainy
b. sunny, dry, and cool
c. tropical and arid
d. windy and snowy
_______ 5. What occurred in 1952 that killed London residents with respiratory problems?
a. Great Awakening
b. Great Floods
c. Great Smog
d. Great War
_______ 6. What percentage of the population of the United Kingdom live in cities?
a. 25%
b. 50%
c. 75%
d. 90%
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Directions: Write one or two sentences that answer each question.
7. What are some of the most valuable natural resources in the United Kingdom?
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8. Why did the Industrial Revolution first occur in England?
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9. How is the United Kingdom’s location an economic advantage?
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Directions: Draw and label an image that displays the causes and effects of acid rain.
Acid Rain – Causes and Eects
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