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  1. Ukraine ___ a country in eastern Europe, and the second largest country in Europe after Russia.
    a. is
    b. are
    c. was
    d. were

  2. Ukraine is a land ___ with good climate, fertile soil and excellent geographic situation.
    a. blesses
    b. blessed
    c. blessing
    d. has blessed

  3. The capital city of Ukraine ___ Kyiv with a population of about 2,6 million people.
    a. are
    b. has been
    c. is
    d. was
    e. have been

  4. From the 9th century Ukraine was a part of Kievan Rus, the first significant East Slavic state which ___ to the Mongol invasions of the 13th century.
    a. is succumbed
    b. has succumbed
    c. succumbed
    d. succumbs

  5. Ukraine is a country of ancient cultural traditions, many of which ___ roots in the pre-Christian times.
    a. have
    b. have had
    c. are having

  6. Pysanka, a decorated Easter egg is a meaningful symbol ___ Ukraine.
    a. at
    b. of
    c. between
    d. to

  7. Easter is the biggest Christian holiday ___ Ukraine.
    a. on
    b. at
    c. in
    d. across

  8. Christmas has only recently gained official status in Ukraine, it ___ for years in families and it still retains a private atmosphere.
    a. survived
    b. has survived
    c. is surviving
    d. survives

  9. Christmas vertep ___ the traditional folk puppet theatre.
    a. is
    b. are

  10. Every religious holiday in Ukraine ___ by the ringing of church bells.
    a. has marked
    b. marks
    c. is marked
    d. is marking

  11. The Ukrainian currency ___ hryvnia.
    a. is
    b. are

  12. The most popular food in Ukraine ___ varenyky (dumplings), kovbasa (sausage), holubtsi (stuffed cabbage) and borsch (beet soup).
    a. is
    b. are
    c. was
    d. were

  13. Hopak ___ the famous traditional folk dance in Ukraine.
    a. is
    b. are

  14. Kobzari are folk profeccional minstrels unique to Ukraine. They are special because they ___ blind.
    a. were
    b. are
    c. have been
    d. were being

  15. Korovay is traditional Ukrainian wedding bread ___ with kalyna berries, ribbons and topped with flying birds.
    a. decorating
    b. decorated
    c. has decorated
    d. decorate9s

  16. Mount Hoverla ___ the Carpathian Mountains is the counry's highest peak at 2061m.
    a. on
    b. between
    c. at
    d. in

Copyright (C) 2000 by Nataliya Fladager (davefla@telusplanet.net)
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.