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Задание 12 на подготовку к ЕГЭ по английскому. В тексте имеются пропуски слов. Для каждого пропуска даны несколько вариантов. Определите, какой вариант верный.

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To travel or not to travel

The United Kingdom consists of several parts: Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Scotland is on / at / in / about the north of the UK. It is washed by the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean, the North Channel and Irish Sea. Scotland is not yet / only / just / simply on Great Britain, it includes more than 790 smaller islands. For the moment less than 90 islands are inhabited.

The population of this country is about 5 million people. The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. It is also / and / nevertheless / too the country’s financial centre. Numerous finance firms are based there. But the widest / tallest / nevertheless / largest city is Glasgow. Its population counts about 600 thousand people, so that means that one-eighth of the whole country lives in this city.

‘Scotland’ comes from ‘Scoti’, the Latin name for the Gaels who settled there first.

There are three official languages in Scotland they are English, Scots and Scottish Gaelic. Scottish English is something between / among / amidst / through British English and Scots.

The climate of Scotland is temperate and oceanic, but it is always very changeable. Though / due to / in spite of / thus the fact that it is warmed by the Gulf Stream from the Atlantic Ocean, Scotish winters are much milder than those in areas on similar latitudes such as the Moscow region, the Kamchatka Peninsula, the southern part of Scandinavia etc. Nevertheless, the temperature in Scotland is usually smaller / shorter / colder / lower than in other parts of the United Kingdom. In the coldest winter of 1985 the temperature recorded in the Grampian Mountains was –27.2 °C.

To travel or not to travel

The United Kingdom consists of several parts: Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Scotland is in the north of the UK. It is washed by the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean, the North Channel and Irish Sea. Scotland is not only on Great Britain, it includes more than 790 smaller islands. For the moment less than 90 islands are inhabited.

The population of this country is about 5 million people. The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. It is also the country’s financial centre. Numerous finance firms are based there. But the largest city is Glasgow. Its population counts about 600 thousand people, so that means that one-eighth of the whole country lives in this city.

‘Scotland’ comes from ‘Scoti’, the Latin name for the Gaels who settled there first.

There are three official languages in Scotland they are English, Scots and Scottish Gaelic. Scottish English is something between British English and Scots.

The climate of Scotland is temperate and oceanic, but it is always very changeable. Due to the fact that it is warmed by the Gulf Stream from the Atlantic Ocean, Scotish winters are much milder than those in areas on similar latitudes such as the Moscow region, the Kamchatka Peninsula, the southern part of Scandinavia etc. Nevertheless, the temperature in Scotland is usually lower than in other parts of the United Kingdom. In the coldest winter of 1985 the temperature recorded in the Grampian Mountains was –27.2 °C.