Англоговорящие страны (The English-speaking Countries). 10–11-е классы

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1. It is a traditional British main meal that is often served with beef, gravy and vegetables on Sunday dinner or lunch. It is made from flour, eggs, milk and oil. Sometimes it is used as a form of soup. Originally it was known as “a dripping pudding”. What is it?
- English pudding
- Liverpool pudding
- Yorkshire pudding
- Manchester pudding

2. Visitors can see the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the entrance gate of Buckingham Palace. On the left, the shield is supported by the English Lion. On the right, the shield is supported by a very dangerous beast. What animal is it?
- Chupacabra
- Pegasus
- Gamayun
 - Unicorn

3. This famous zebra crossing is printed on the album cover of “The Beatles” (Abby Road) released in 1969.  In which British city is it situated?
- Leeds
- Liverpool
- London
- Brighton

4. This town was the capital of the Kingdom of Northumbria in the Anglo-Saxons times.  What is its name now?
- Brighton
- Bristol
- Cardiff
- York>

5. The verb “to sneak” that means “to go secretly and quietly” gave the name to this kind of footwear. They have become very popular since the 1970s. What are they?
- sneakers
- running shoes
- trainers
- joggers

6. This hat is associated with the Scottish farmer from the humorous pщem written by Robert Burns in 1791. What kind of hat is it?
- a balaclava
- a canotier
- a Tam O’Shanter
- an akubra

7. There were about 50 000 people who remained faithful to the British Crown when the American Revolutionary War began in 1775. So, they were called the royalists. What word is it?
 - the Tories
- democrats
- patriots
- the Whigs

8. It is a wooden footbridge over the River Cam. It connects two parts of Queen’s College in Cambridge.  A popular fable is that the bridge was designed and built by Sir Isaac Newton without the use of nuts or bolts. In fact, the bridge was built twenty-two years later by William Etheridge and James Essex in 1749. Sir Isaac Newton died in 1726/27.  Choose the bridge.
- the Forth Bridge
- the Bridge of Sighs 
- the Mathematical Bridge
- the Glenfinnan Viaduct

9. The flag of the United States of America has got several names. What name doesn’t refer to the American flag?
- the Betsy Ross flag
- the Grand Union flag
- the Stars and Stripes flag
- the Union Jack

10. Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount      Rushmore in the Black Hills in Keystone, South Dakota, United States by Gutzon Borglum, his son, Lincoln Borglum and 400 workers in 1927 - 1941.  Mount Rushmore features 60-feet (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents. What are they?
- G. Washington, T. Jefferson, T. Roosevelt, A. Lincoln
- G. Washington, J. Kennedy, B. Franklin, T. Jefferson
- J. Kennedy, G. Washington, A. Lincoln, T. Roosevelt
- B. Franklin, T. Jefferson, T. Roosevelt, G. Washington

11. The Statue of Liberty is a colossal copper sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States. It was designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel in 1886. The Roman goddess has a torch in her right hand and a tablet upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. What thing lies at her feet?
- a torn rope
- a broken stick
- a broken chain
- a broken handcuffs

12. How do the English name the point over the letter I?
- a tittle
- a dot
- a freckle
- a spot

13. To attract the attention of the interlocutor, the Russian people usually say: “Послушай!” The English people have another phrase. What is it?
- I see!
- Wait!
- Listen to me!
- Look here!

14. Working on the computer we often use the ampersand. It is the sign "&", representing the conjunction "and". When and where was it invented?
- In the 1st century AD in the Roman Empire
- In the 15th century in Germany
- In the 19th century in the USA
- In the 19th century in the UK

15. This type of clothes was designed for the British soldiers who were sent to that part of the world at the beginning of the 20th century. What is it?
- Cargo shorts
- Breeches
- Bermuda shorts
- Capri pants

16. This waterproof coat is made from the rubberised fabric invented by a Scottish chemist and merchant in 1823.  What is it?
 - a macintosh
- a petticoat
- a trench coat
- a french

17. It is a type of knitted garment with an open front. It was invented by James Tomas Brudenell, a British Army Major General, who wore it during the Crimean War in 1853 - 1856.
- a cardigan
- a blazer
- a jumper
- a pullover

18. It is a British unit for measuring weight, equal to 14 pounds or 6.35 kilograms. What is it?
- a bale
- a bucket
- a sack
- a stone

19. The literal translation of this word is “петушиный хвост”, although it hasn’t got anything with birds. It is used in many foreign countries at the parties.
What drink is it?
- bullshot
- sunrise
- cocktail
- rainbow


“When I was one, I had just begun.
When I was two, I was nearly new.
When I was three, I was hardly me.
When I was four, I was not much more.
When I was five, I was just alive.
But now I am six, I’m as clever as clever.
So I think I’ll be six now and forever.” 

Who is the author of this rhyme?
- Rudyard Kipling
- Alan Milne
- William Shakespeare
- Lewis Carroll

Список литературы

  1. www.wikipedia.com
  2. www.goodreads.com