Thames River reading single answer practice 6

Thames River reading single answer practice 6

Thames River reading single answer practice 6

Read the text and answer the multiple choice question by selecting the correct response. Only one response is correct.

The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between men’s open weight eights on the River Thames in London, England. It is also known as the University Boat Race and the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race . The first race was in 1829 and the vent has been held annually since 1856, except during the First and Second World Wars. Although The Boat Race crews are male the coxes can be men or Women. The course covers a 4.2 mile stretch of the Thames River in West London from Putney to Mortlake. Members of both teams are traditionally known as blues and each boat as a “Blue Boat”, with Cambridge in light blue and Oxford dark blue. As of 2016 Cambridge has won the race 82 times and Oxford 80 times, with one dead heat. Cambridge has led Oxford 80 times, with one dead heat. Cambridge has led Oxford in cumulative wins since 1930.

Question: What was the starting point of the Boat race?

a. Oxford

b. Cambridge

c. Mortlake

d. Putney


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Question: Why is Spring Mountain Adventurers famous among downhill skiers?

a. It is a good resting place.

b. It provides quick skiing opportunity.

c. It has a nice view of the mountains.

d. It provides extra workout for skiers.


Answers

Question 1:- d. Putney

Question 2:  b. It provides quick skiing opportunity.

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