Hong Kong - Gap Filling Exercise

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues! There are TWO words you will not need !
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Hong Kong is an region on the southeastern coast of China. It had been a British for over 150 years before it was handed over to China in 1997. Under a British-Chinese signed in 1984, Hong Kong will keep its autonomy for 50 years.

As one of the most populated cities in Asia, Hong Kong serves as a financial and industrial centre and, for a long time, has been China's to the world. The city is famous for its natural harbour . Most of Hong Kong's comes from trading and the service industry. Because of its space , Hong Kong is getting higher through the construction of new .

The city is made up of three parts: The British originally set up a trading on Hong Kong Island. It is the part of the city with modern buildings and shopping . Kowloon is the southern part of the Asian mainland. The New Territories, taken over by the British towards the end of the 19th , is made up of and industrial complexes .

Over 90% of Hong Kong's is Chinese. Many of them came to the city after the Communists had taken over China in 1949. The second flow of came in the 1970s and 80s after the war in Vietnam. Although the city is by the Chinese, British can be seen everywhere, in education, free-time activities and .