Marta Tórz, 2011-05-07

Język angielski, Konkursy

Konkurs wiedzy o Wyspach Brytyjskich - wybrane pytania konkursowe

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I. Choose the correct answer.

1. How many children does the Queen have?
a) three b) four c) five

2. What school did Prince William attend?
a) Harrow b) Cambridge c) Eton

3. How old was the Queen when she came to the throne?
a) 25 b) 35 c) 45

4. What is the name of the British National Anthem?
a) Rule Britannia b) God Save the Queen c) The Stars and Stripes

5. When did William Shakespeare live?
a) in the 14th and 15th centuries b) in the 15th and 16th centuries c) in the 16th and 17th centuries

6. What is the main theatre district in London commonly known as?
a) Notting Hill b) The West End c) Broadway

7. What exams do students take in the UK when they are 16 years old?
a) GCSE’s b) A-levels c) high school certificate

8. What subjects are compulsory in the UK at the age of 16-18?
a) English and a foreign language b) English and Maths c) English and Science

9. What will you get if you ask for a “pint” in the pub?
a) a glass of white wine b) a glass of beer c) a glass of milk

10. Stilton, Cheddar, Double Gloucester are all kinds of …
a) pudding b) tea c) cheese

II. Decide if the following statements are true or false.

1. Prince Harry’s real name is Henry. True / False
2. The Queen Mother died in 2002, at the age of 100. True / False
3. The smallest house in Great Britain is in Conwy, Wales. True / False
4. Haggis is considered to be typical Welsh food. True / False
5. National Health Service is the British system of medical treatment for everyone. True / False
6. In Britain all children have to go to school between the ages of 5 and 16. True / False
7. The National Museum is the home of Britain’s most important collection of ancient art, writings, coins and drawings. True / False
8. You can pay in Euro in British shops. True / False
9. The Square Mile is the part of London where important banks and financial institutions can be found. True / False
10. Stratford-upon-Avon, a town in central England, is famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. True / False

III. Match the titles with the authors.

1. Animal Farm a) Lewis Caroll
2. Wuthering Heights b) John Milton
3. Robinson Crusoe c) Jane Austen
4. Frankenstein d) Emily Bronte
5. Alice in Wonderland e) Charles Dickens
6. Jane Eyre f) Mary Shelley
7. The Jungle Book g) George Orwell
8. Pride and Prejudice h) Charlotte Bronte
9. A tale of Two Cities i) Rudyard Kipling
10. Paradise Lost j) Daniel Defoe

Klucz odpowiedzi:


1 b
2 c
3 a
4 b
5 c
6 b
7 a
8 b
9 b
10 c


1 T
2 F
3 T
4 F
5 T
6 T
7 F
8 F
9 T
10 T


1. g 2 d 3 j 4 f 5 a 6 h 7 i 8 c 9 e 10 b
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