Викторина по страноведению для учащихся 9–11-х классов "Up-to-date Multiple Choice Test on English Speaking Countries Study"

Разделы: Иностранные языки

1. The official languages of Canada are:

a) English and Spanish

b) English and French

c) German and Italian

2. The capital of Australia is:

a) Sydney

b) Melbourne

c) Canberra

3. A little animal, the national symbol of the small insular state of New Zealand is:

a) kangaroo

b) kiwi

c) Koala

4. The capital of the United States is:

a) New York

b) Los Angeles

c) Washington

5. Arnold Schwarzenegger is the governor of the state:

a) Colorado

b) Alaska

c) California

6. ……..were the allies of the USSR during World War II

a) The USA and Great Britain

b) Italy and France

c) Japan and China

7. The princess called “The Queen of Hearts” is:

a) Margaret

b) Anna

c) Diana

8. During the period of colonization British Government sent to Australia people who were:

a) writers and poets

b) prisoners

c) farmers

9. The name of the man who wrote the text of the Declaration of Independence is:

a) Theodore Roosevelt

b) Thomas Jefferson

c) Jimmy Carter

 10. The portrait of ………… we can see on 100$ banknote.

a) Bill Clinton

b) Benjamin Franklin

c) George Bush (sin)

11. The street in New York, centre of theatres, cabarets, cinema houses and other kind of entertainment is called;

a) Wall Street

b) Broadway

c) 5th Avenue

12. The head of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is:

a) the President

b) the Prime Minister

c) the Queen

13. …………. was the youngest president of the USA.

a) George Bush (jr)

b) John F. Kennedy

c) Bill Clinton

14. Official currency of Great Britain is:

a) pound (sterling)

b) euro

c) English dollar

15. The USA consists of:

a) 40 states

b) 60 states

c) 50 states

16. Famous Russian hockey players I. larionov and V. Fetisov played in NHL Club called:

a) Miami Panthers

b) Detroit Red Wings

c) New York Lakers

17. First world underground appeared in:

a) London

b) New York

c) Moscow

18. Australian actress Kate Blanchet plays the part of the Queen:

a) Elisabeth

b) Mary

c) Victoria

19. ………… was the first president of the USA.

a) Theodore Roosevelt

b) George Washington

c) Ulysses S. Grant

 20. The state of Australia is:

a) a continent

b) a part of a continent

c) a peninsula

21. Russian businessman R. Abramovish is the owner of British football club called:

a) Manchester United

b) Chelsea

c) Arsenal

22. Bermudan triangle is situated in shore of:

a) Great Britain

b) The USA

c) Australia

23. The official residence of the Queen of Great Britain is:

a) the Tower

b) Westminster

c) Buckingham Palace

24. Department of Defense of the USA is called:

a) White House

b) The Pentagon

c) Empire State Building

25. Statue of Liberty in harbour of New York was presented to the USA by:

a) France

b) Great Britain

c) Germany

26. Tower Clock, the symbol of London is called:

a) Big Dan

b) Big Ben

c) Big Man

 Keys: 1b; 2c; 3b; 4c; 5c; 6a; 7c; 8b; 9b; 10b; 11b; 12c; 13c; 14a; 15c; 16b; 17a; 18a; 19b; 20a; 21b; 22b; 23c; 24b; 25a; 26b