Tips for Travellers to the UK

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  1. Don't ___ large amounts of cash with you.
    a. carry
    b. carries
    c. carried

  2. Traveller cheques in dollars, francs, pounds and yen ___ safer.
    a. is
    b. are
    c. were

  3. British banks and post offices ___ open on Sundays and national holidays.
    a. don't
    b. doesn't

  4. National holidays ___ actually called bank holidays.
    a. am
    b. is
    c. are

  5. Most banks also ___ at 3:00 and aren't open Saturday afternoons either.
    a. close
    b. closes
    c. closed

  6. Shops are usually ___ from 9:00 to 5:30.
    a. open
    b. opens
    c. opened

  7. But in big towns, once a week there is "late night opening" when the closing time ___.
    a. change
    b. changes
    c. changed

  8. Credit cards ___ accepted at most major shops.
    a. is
    b. are

  9. A pickpocket is someone who ___ purses, handbags and wallets. This is probably the biggest danger you face.
    a. steal
    b. steals
    c. stole

  10. Therefore, it is a good idea to ___ your traveller cheque numbers, passport number and your credit card numbers in a safe place.
    a. keep
    b. keeps
    c. kept

  11. Other dangers ___ spending too much, eating too much and of course in Scotland, drinking too much whiskey.
    a. are
    b. is

  12. The emergency telephone number for the police, ambulance and fire is the same. You ___ "999".
    a. dialed
    b. dials
    c. dial

  13. If you dial "999", you ___ to tell the operator the address, telephone number and what service you want.
    a. have
    b. has
    c. had

  14. Hotels are available in every town, but there are also "bed and breakfast" available. These ___ cheaper and usually much more personal.
    a. is
    b. are

  15. The tourist information centres are very helpful and ___ free maps.
    a. give
    b. gives
    c. gave

Copyright (C) 1997 by Letitia Bradley
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