The right answer: 1) Historically the territory of Great Britain is divided into …….. 1. two parts 2. three parts 3. four parts 1. Into four parts: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland back
2) Where was William Shakespeare born? 1. in London 2. in Bristol 3. in Stratford-on-Avon The right answer: in Stratford-on-Avon back
3) Which of these writers was a sailor? 1. Charles Dickens 2. Mark Twain 3. Jack London The right answer: Mark Twain back
4) Which of these writers dreamt of becoming a pirate? The right answer: 1. Jack London 2. Mark Twain 3. Walter Scott Jack London back
The right answer: 1. an insect 2. an animal 3. a bird It is the name of an insect – «сверчок» 5) Cricket is a famous English sport game, isnt it? And do you know another meaning of this word? It is the name of ….. back
The right answer: 6) What book is this? It is a story about a boy who didnt want to become grown up. He could fly and had a lot of adventures. 1. Christopher Robin 2. Peter Pen 3. The Gingerbread Boy 2. Peter Pen back
The right answer: 7) What book is it? This is a story about a girl who wanted to visit one of her relatives but she had many problems on her way. At last a hunter helped her and her relative. 1. Little Mermaid 2. Sleeping Beauty 3. Little Red Riding Hood back
The right answer: 8) What monument is there in the middle of the Trafalgar Square? 1. The Statue of William the Conqueror 2. The Queen Victoria Memorial 3. The Statue of Admiral Nelson The Statue of Admiral Nelson back
The right answer: 9) When did the Great Fire of London take place? 1. In In In 1666 In 1666 back
The right answer: St. Davids Day 1. St. Davids Day 2. St. Patrick Day 3. St. Pauls Day 10) What holiday do Welsh people celebrate on the first of March? back
The right answer: a) rainy 11)What weather is very usual in Great Britain? a)rainy b)sunny c)snowy back
Christopher Columbus The right answer: In In In In ) When did Christopher Columbus discover America? back
The right answer: 13) What is the oldest British monument? Stonehenge 1. Stonehenge 2. The Tower of London 3. Big Ben back
The right answer: 14) What holiday do English people celebrate on the 26 th of December? 1. Christmas Day 2. Christmas Eve 3. Boxing Day Boxing Day back
The right answer: Australia 1. Australia 2. New Zealand 3. India 15) What country does this flag belong to? back
The right answer: Polo 16) What is the name of this sport game? 1. Polo 2. Rugby 3. Cricket back
The right answer: 50 17) How many states are there in the USA? back
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson lived at 221b Baker Street between , according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 18) What street did Sherlock Holmes live in? The right answer: 1. High Street 2. Fleet Street 3. Baker Street back
The right answer: 19) What bird do English people call a Christmas bird? 1. Sparrow (воробей) 2. Robin (малиновка) 3. Cuckoo ( кукушка) Robin back
The right answer: The British Museum 20) What museum is this?: 1. The British Museum 2. The Museum of London 3. The Museum of Natural History back
The right answer: 21) Who was the first American President? 1. Richard Nixon 2. George Washington 3. Abraham Lincoln George Washington back
1. Robert Louis Stevenson 2. Agatha Christie 3. James Fenimore Cooper The right answer: 22) Who is the author of the book Treasure Island («Остров сокровищ)? Robert Louis Stevenson back
The right answer: Alaska 1. Arizona 2. Alaska 3. California 23) What is the largest state in the USA? back
The right answer: Holly 1. Holly (остролист) 2. Mistletoe (омела) 3. Fir tree (ёлка) 24) Branch of what plant do English people often put on the Christmas pudding? back
The right answer: Edinburgh 25) What is the capital of Scotland? 1. Edinburgh 2. London 3. Belfast back
The right answer: The Queen 26) Who is the official Head of Great Britain? 1. The Queen 2. The King 3. The President back
The right answer: In Scotland 27) Where is the famous lake Loch Ness situated? 1. In Wales 2. In Scotland 3. In England back
The right answer: The Houses of Parliament 28) What building is this? 1. The Natural History Museum 2. The Houses of Parliament 3. Windsor Castle back
The right answer: 43 AD 29) When did the Roman Emperor Claudius decide to conquer Britain? BC 2.43 AD 3.78 AD back
1. In Downing Street 2. In Baker Street 3. In Whitehall The right answer: 30) Where does the British Prime Minister live? Downing Street, 10 back
Christmas Christmas is Christian holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas Day is observed on the 25 th of December. For millions of Christians throughout the world it is the happiest and the busiest time of the year. Children write letters to Santa Claus and tell him what presents they would like to get. People send Christmas cards to relatives and friends. On Christmas Eve or Christmas morning, families open their presents. A traditional Christmas dinner consists of stuffed turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and a variety of other dishes.
The Easter Easter is one of the most important holidays in Christianity. Its a time for giving and receiving presents, mostly Easter eggs. We can say that the egg is the most popular emblem of Easter, but spring-time flowers are also used to stress the natures awakening. Nowadays there are a lot of chocolate Easter eggs, having some small gifts inside. Egg-rolling is a traditional Easter pastime. You roll the eggs down a clope until they are cracked and broken, after they are eaten up.
ST. VALENTINES DAY Its the day when boys and girls, sweethearts and lovers, husbands and wives, friends and neighbours, and even the office staff will exchange greetings of affections, undying love or satirical comment. People send to each other greeting cards, chocolate and flowers. There is a version of the First Valentine. It was a bishop, a Christian martyr who before he was put to death by the Romans sent a note of friendship to his jailers blind daughter. Valentine cards are usually decorated with symbols of love and friendship. This day has become traditional for many couples to become engaged.
Guy Fawkes Day November 5th is a famous day in British history. Guy Fawkes Night is celebrated on this day. Guy Fawkes was a member of a group of British Roman Catholics who were involved in aplot to kill King James I on November 5th, The group planned toRoman Catholics use gunpowder toblow up the Houses of Parliament when the King was there. Guy Fawkes was caught guarding the barrels of gunpowder in a cellar below parliament. After he was caught, he was accused of treason, badly tortured and then killed. Today this day is remembered by the lighting of bonfires that have a doll of Guy Fawkes on them (the doll is called a Guy) and with fireworks displays.barrelsaccused
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1. The little old woman who has 12 children: Some short, some long, some cold, some hot. What is it? 2. What has teeth, but cannot bite?
1. What has a face, but no head, and hands, but no fingers? 2. It hears everything and says nothing.
1. So many men 2. Like father 3. A cat in gloves 4. An apple a day 5. A good beginning. 6. Better an egg today c. so many minds. a.keeps the doctor away b. makes a good ending. e. catches no mice d. than a hen tomorrow f. like sons.