Dec 3, 2016

UNIT 76 • Names with and without ‘the’ (1)

35 cards
, 63 answers
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  • Put in ‘the’ where necessary.
    • Who is  . . . 
      Doctor
      Johnson?
      • Doctor
      • the Doctor

    • I was ill, so I went to see  . . . 
      the doctor
      .
      • doctor
      • the doctor

    •  . . . 
      The President
      is the most powerful person in  . . . 
      the United States
      .
      • PresidentUnited States
      • The Presidentthe United States

    •  . . . 
      President
      Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.
      • President
      • The President

    • Do you know  . . . 
      the Wilsons
      ? They’re a very nice couple.
      • Wilsons
      • the Wilsons

    • Do you know  . . . 
      Professor
      Brown’s phone number?
      • Professor
      • the Professor

  • Put in ‘the’ where necessary.
    •  . . . 
      Everest
      was first climbed in 1953.
      • Everest
      • the Everest

    • Milan is in  . . . 
      the north
      of Italy.
      • north
      • the north

    • Africa is much larger than  . . . 
      Europe
      .
      • Europe
      • the Europe

    • Last year I visited Mexico and  . . . 
      the United States
      .
      • United States
      • the United States

    •  . . . 
      The south
      of England is warmer than  . . . 
      the north
      .
      • The southnorth
      • Souththe north

    • Portugal is in  . . . 
      Western Europe
      .
      • Western Europe
      • the Western Europe

    • France and Britain are separated by  . . . 
      the Channel
      .
      • Channel
      • the Channel

    • Jim has travelled a lot in  . . . 
      the Middle East
      .
      • Middle East
      • the Middle East

    • Chicago is on  . . . 
      Lake Michigan
      .
      • Lake Michigan
      • the Lake Michigan

    • The highest mountain in Africa is  . . . 
      Kilimanjaro
      (5,895 meters).
      • Kilimanjaro
      • the Kilimanjaro

    • Next year we are going skiing in  . . . 
      the Swiss Alps
      .
      • Swiss Alps
      • the Swiss Alps

    •  . . . 
      The United Kingdom
      consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
      • United Kingdom
      • The United Kingdom

    •  . . . 
      The Seychelles
      are a group of islands in  . . . 
      the Indian Ocean
      .
      • The SeychellesIndian Ocean
      • Seychellesthe Indian Ocean

    •  . . . 
      The River Volga
      flows into  . . . 
      the Caspian Sea
      .
      • River Volgathe Caspian Sea
      • The River VolgaCaspian Sea

  • Here are some geography questions. Choose the right answer from one of the boxes and write ‘the’ if necessary. You do not need all the names in the boxes. Use an atlas if necessary.

    Continents:
    Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North, America, South, America

    Countries:
    Canada, Denmark, Indonesia, Sweden, Thailand, United States

    Oceans and seas:
    Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Pacific, Black Sea, Mediterranean, Red Sea

    Mountains:
    Alps, Andes, Himalayas, Rockies, Urals

    Rivers and canals:
    Amazon, Rhine, Danube, Thames, Nile, Volga, Suez Canal, Panama Canal
    • What do you have to cross to travel from Europe to America?

      • Where is Argentina?

        • Which is the longest river in Africa?

          • Of which country is Stockholm the capital?

            • Of which country is Washington the capital?

              • What is the name of the mountain range in the west of North America?

                • What is the name of the sea between Africa and Europe?

                  • Which is the smallest continent in the world?

                    • What is the name of the ocean between America and Asia?

                      • What is the name of the ocean between Africa and Australia?

                        • Which river flows through London?

                          • Which river flows through Vienna, Budapest and Belgrade?

                            • Of which country is Bangkok the capital?

                              • What joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

                                • Which is the longest river in South America?

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