Викторина по английскому языку 10 класс
Викторина по английскому языку составлена для учащихся 10-11 классов. Задание состоит из 20 вопросов по страноведению (англоязычные страны) с иллюстрациями и предполагает выбор правильного ответа. Материал может быть использован как во время урочной, так и внеурочной деятельности (например, в течение школьных тематических недель английского языка).
Вопрос 1. It is a 102story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan. It stood as the world's tallest building for 40 years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center's North Tower was completed in 1972. Now it is currently the thirdtallest completed skyscraper in the United States and the 22ndtallest in the world. It is: Chrysler Building the Willis Tower the Empire State Building the Sears Tower Вопрос 2. American flag has several the most popular names. Which one of the following is not the name of the United States` flag? Union Jack Grand Union Flag Stars and Stripes StarSpangled Banner Вопрос 3. It is known that 50 stars on the US flag represent 50 states of the country. What can you say about 13 stripes on it? What do they mean? 13 first American presidents 13 most famous presidents 13 biggest states 13 original states Вопрос 4. We hold these truths to be selfevident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” This quotation is from the document which was drafted by Thomas Jefferson and adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. Which document is this quotation from? The US Constitution Emancipation Proclamation The Declaration of Independence The Bill of Rights 5. Вопрос The Statue of Liberty is the large copper statue that stands on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. Its right arm holds a great torch. The left arm grasps a tablet. A crown rests on the head. At the feet there is something that symbolizes the overthrow of tyranny. What is it?
a broken stick a broken shackle a torn rope a torn band Вопрос 6. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture of the heads of four United States presidents: B. Franklin, T. Jefferson, T. Roosevelt, G. Washington. J. Kennedy, G. Washington, A. Lincoln, T. Roosevelt. G. Washington, B. Franklin, T. Jefferson, J. Kennedy. G. Washington, T. Jefferson, T. Roosevelt, A. Lincoln. Вопрос 7. This is the most important act of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency. It consists of two executive orders issued September 22, 1862 that declared the freedom of all slaves in any state of the Confederate States of America. This document is: The US Constitution The Emancipation Proclamation The Declaration of Independence The Bill of Rights Вопрос 8. This act was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston against the tax policy of the British government and the East India Company. On December 16, 1773 a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the goods by throwing it into Boston Harbor. The incident is known as: Boston Sugar Party Boston Tobacco Party Boston Tea Party Boston Flour Party Вопрос 9. When the American Revolution began, about 50,000 people stayed loyal to the British crown. They were called Loyalists. Which of the following words means the same? Tories Patriots Democrats Whigs Вопрос 10. This Memorial is a mountain monument complex in the Black Hills, in Custer County, South Dakota. It depicts an Oglala Lakota warrior, riding a horse and pointing into the distance. The memorial is named:
Crazy Horse Memorial Crazy Indian Memorial Crazy Warrior Memorial Crazy American Memorial Вопрос 11. The US government pays much attention to conservation of wilderness. That`s why there are a lot of National Parks in the country. Yosemite is one of the most famous ones. It is located in California in the mountains of The Rockies The Sierra Nevada The Appalachian Mountains The Long Range Mountains Вопрос 12. National parks of America make concessions to tourists. Visitors are warned of the dangers. In the mountains and forests of the northwestern states there is one animal that is especially to be feared. It is the largest and most ferocious carnivore in the world and will attack humans on sight. What animal is it? A cougar A wolf A tiger A grizzly Вопрос 13. You can see these people in any National park of America. They are men and women with special qualities. They act as guides, and must be ready to answer questions on the plants, animals and geology of the parks. They must be ready to deal with emergencies of all kinds. Who are these people? Scouts Rangers Teachers Trainers Вопрос 14. It is said to be the most recognized natural wonder of Yosemite National Park. It is a huge granite mountain rising over 1000 meters above the valley floor. What is its name? Bridal Veil Yarra Half Dome Glacier Point
Вопрос 15. These huge trees grow only on the west coast of the US and in one valley in China. They are considered as the most amazing view in Yosemite Mariposa Grove. They are as high as a 35storey building and can weigh more than 3,000,000kg. Some of them were believed to have been more than 4,000 years old. Name the trees. Pinetrees Firtrees Oaks Sequoias Вопрос 16. This is the most famous Australian monolith. It is situated in a desert, in a very heart of the continent. How do Australians call this rock? Uluru Australian Outback The Red Center Yarra Вопрос 17. Nowadays you can get an electronic airline ticket. It has got a lot of advantages. Which of the following items is not necessary to get such a ticket? To have access to the Internet To have your own credit card To go to the airline`s site To leave your house Вопрос 18. In England they start every domestic phone call with “0”. If you want to make domestic phone calls in the USA you should first dial: “3” “4” “1” “2” Вопрос 19. This Moscow building is the tallest block of flats in Europe. It is sometimes called the 8th Tower because it is similar in appearance to seven skyscrapers built in Moscow earlier. Its height (264 meters) is recorded in the “Guinness Book of Records”. What is the name of this building? Continental TriumphPalace Sparrow Hills Tower Scarlet Sails Tower
Вопрос 20. The second largest American city Los Angeles is famous for one of its suburbs, which is the capital of movie production. The biggest and most successful film studios – Disney, Universal, Fox, Columbia and others – are located here. These are star factories. What suburb is mentioned here? Inglewood Hollywood Hidden Hills Beverly Hills Ответы. It is the Empire State Building. 1. 2. “Union Jack” is not the name of the United States` flag. 3. 13 stripes on the US flag mean 13 original states of the country. 4. This quotation is from the Declaration of Independence. 5. At the feet of the Statue of Liberty there is a broken shackle that symbolizes the overthrow of tyranny. 6. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture of the heads of four United States Presidents: G. Washington, T. Jefferson, T. Roosevelt, and A. Lincoln. 7. This document is the Emancipation Declaration. 8. The incident is known as Boston Tea Party. 9. The word “Tories” means Loyalists, because their party was ruling in Britain at that time. 10. This memorial is named Crazy Horse Memorial. 11. Yosemite National Park is located in California in the mountains of the Sierra Nevada. 12. Visitors in American national parks are warned of a grizzly, as it is the largest and most ferocious carnivore in the world and attacks humans on sight. 13. These people are rangers. 14. The name of this huge granite mountain is Half Dome. 15. These amazing huge trees in Yosemite Mariposa Grove are sequoias. 16. Australians call this monolith Uluru. 17. If you want to get an electronic ticket it is not necessary to leave the house. 18. If you want to make domestic phone calls in the USA you should first dial “1”. 19. The name of the tallest block of flats in Europe is TriumphPalace. 20. Hollywood is mentioned here. It is the suburb of Los Angeles and the capital of movie production.
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