AWANS INFORMACJE FORUM Dla nauczyciela Dla ucznia LOGOWANIE


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Sylwia Ludziejewska-Pakuła, 2010-11-27
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Język angielski, Konkursy

Konkurs z wiedzy o USA z kluczem

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MIĘDZYSZKOLNY KONKURS
WIEDZY O USA



KOD UCZNIA: …………………….

PUNKTACJA: …………………/80

MIEJSCE W KONKURSIE: ……

Good Luck!



Ex. 1. ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ………/ 38 p.
1.Which American state is the largest?
a)Alaska
b)Texas
c)California
2. How many states are there in the USA?
a) 50
b) 51
c) 49
3. The territory of the USA has almost ______ million sq. km.
a) 10
b)60
c)20
4.The population of the USA is approximately ______ million people.
a)250
b)200
c)300
5. Write the cities in order beginning from the biggest one:
a)Los Angeles b)Chicago c)New York d)San Francisco e)Philadelphia
1……………………………….. 2 ………………………………….. 3 ……………………………………
4 …………………………………………. 5 ……………………………………………………
6. In which year was the American Constitution adopted?
a)1789
b)1879
c)1717

7. The two leading American parties are
a) liberal
b) democratic
c) republican
8. Presidential elections are held every _____ years.
a) 5 b) 4 c)6
9. Bill Clinton’s first election as President was in ________ .
a)1992
b) 1993
c)1995
10. List these American Presidents in order (beginning from the earliest one):
a)Bill Clinton b)George Bush c)George W. Bush d)Ronald Regan e)Jimmy Carter f)George Washington f)Abraham Lincoln h)John F Kennedy
1………… 2……………. 3……………..4……….. 5…………….. 6 ……… 7 ………. 8 …………
11. Which American state is the smallest?
a) Rhode Island
b) New York
c) utah
12. The highest USA mountain peak (6193.5m) is ______________________ in Alaska.
13. The deepest USA canyon (-1064 m) is _________________ in California.
14. Which state is known as the land of 10 000 lakes?
a)Dakota
b)Michigan
c)Nevada
15. The longest US river (world's third longest river) is _____________________ .
16. How many Native Americans live in the USA?
a)0.4 million
b)14 million
c)1.4 million
17. In which century did the slave trade start?
a)17th
b)18th
c)16th
18. Match the names of the states with their nicknames.
a) California 1.Great Lake State 1)…………
b) Florida 2.Golden State 2)…………..
c) New York 3.Orange State 3)………….
d) Louisiana 4.Empire State 4)…………..
e) Michigan 5.Pelican State 5)……………
19. The first European to discover the American continent was ___________ in the year _____
20. New York belonged originally to the ________ colony.
a)German
b)British
c)Dutch
21. ________________ city is often referred to as the “City That Never Sleeps”.
22. Which are the 2 famous US universities.
a) _____________________________ b)________________________
23. What was the original name of New York City? _____________________
24. Make a list of 5 New York districts
a)………………………… b)………………….. c)………………….. d) ……………….. e)……………...
25. What street, in Lower Manhattan, NY, symbolizes the financial heart of the USA? ______________________
26. What was the function of the Ellis Island? ________________
27. When was Washington established as the capital of the USA?
a) 1780
b) 1800
c) 1870
28. Which US president never lived in the White House? ______________________
29. Which US state was bought from Russia? _______________________


Ex. 2. In which state you can find…../6
a)Chicago 1.New Jersey 1……..
b)New York City 2.Columbia 2…….
c)Disney World 3.Utah 3…….
d)Washington City 4.Illinois 4……..
e)Silicon Valley 5.California 5………
f)Salt Lake City 6.Florida 6……….

Ex. 3. TRUE OR FALSE ……./ 18 p.
1.Yellowstone is a national park ………………
2.Jamestown is a birth place of G Washington ……………………..
3.Melting pot is a delicious cake …………….
4.Manhattan is an island ..........
5.Central Park is situated in San Francisco …………….
6.Gone with the wind is a famous American song ........
7.Elvis Presley is still alive …………
8.Coca- Cola was developed in Atlanta …………...
9.Chicago is a “city of the big shoulders” …………
10.Denver is a home city of American automobile industry …………….
11.The Mount Rushmore is famous for its size …………..
12.Las Vegas isn’t a centre of gambling in America. …………..
13.The Grand Canyon is situated in Texas …………..
14. Aspen is a seaside resort. …………..
15.Death Valley is a place where a lot of people died …………..
16.Golden gate Bridge is made of gold, copper and silver …………..
17.Beverly Hills is a part of Los Angeles …………..
18.Waikiki is a beach ……..

Ex. 4. NAME THE FESTIVALS ……/ 10 p.
New Year's Day Martin Luther King’s Day Lincoln's Birthday
Washington's Birthday Flag Day Independence Day Veteran's Day Christmas Eve Thanksgiving Day Valentine's Day


1. ………………………………… is celebrated on the 14th of June.
2. ……………………………. is celebrated on the 14th of February.
3. ………………………. is celebrated in January.
4. ………………………….. is celebrated on the 1st of January.
5. ………………………….. is celebrated on the 11th of November.
6. …………………………. is on the 24th of December.
7. ……………………………… is celebrated on the 22nd of February.
8. …………………………………. is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November.
9. …………………………….. is celebrated on the 4th of July.
10. …………………………….. is celebrated on the 12th of February.

Ex. 5. Name all states in the USA
beginning with letter “M” ……/ 8 p.
1. M………………………………………
2. M………………………………………….
3. M……………………………………………
4. M……………………………………………
5. M……………………………………………..
6. M……………………………………………..
7. M…………………………………………….
8. M……………………………………………….


Thank you for completing the test!

KEY
Ex1
1. a 1
2. a 1
3. a 1
4. a 1
5. c a b d e 0.5 each max 2.5
6. a 1
7. b c 0.5 each max 1
8. b 1
9. a 1
10. f g h e d b a c 0.5 each max 4
11. a 1
12. Mc Kinley 1
13. Death Valley 1
14. b 1
15. Mississippi 1 wrong spelling 0.5
16. c 1
17. b 1
18. e a b c d 0.5 each max 2.5
19. Columbus 1492 0.5 each max 1
20. c 1
21. new york 1
22. Harvard Yale 0.5 each max1
23. new Amsterdam 1
24. Bronx Brooklyn Queens Manhattan Staten Island 1 each max5
25. wall street 1
26. gate for emigrants 1
27. b 1
28. G Washington 1
29. Alaska 1

Ex2
1b 2d 3f 4a 5e 6c 1 point each max 6

Ex3
1.T 2. F 3.F 4.T 5.F 6.F 7.F 8.T 9.T 10.F 11.F 12.F 13F 14F
15F 16F 17.T 18T 1 point each max 18

Ex4
1.flag day 2.valentines 3.M Luther 4.New Year Day 5.Veteran”s
6.Christmas Eve 7.Washington 8.Thanksgiving 9.Independence 10.Lincoln
1 point each max 10
Ex5
MAINE MARYLAND MASSACHUSETTS MICHIGAN MINNESOTA
MISSISSIPPI MISSOURI MONTANA
1 point each max 8 wrong spelling 0.5

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