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Тест по страноведению (английский язык)

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Страноведческий тест по английскому языку.

Тест по английскому языку по теме "Страноведение" может быть использован во время недели иностранных языков, на уроках английского языка, для проведения олимпиад, викторин, конкурсов, а также для самоконтроля знаний обучающихся возможен только один вариант ответа. Максимальное количество баллов-100.


  1. What’s the name of the most famous clock in Britain?

    1. Big Albert b) Big Stephen c) Big Wren d) Big Ben

  2. What’s the tartan?

    1. a dish b) a pattern of the kilt c) a bird d) a dance

  3. Where is Glasgow situated?

    1. in Scotland b) in Wales c) in England d) in Northern Ireland

  4. What’s the name of the London underground?

    1. Metro b) Tube c) Subway d) Underground

  5. What is the nickname of the Liberal party?

    1. the Tories b) the Whips c) the Libs d) the Whigs

  6. What is the symbol of the Speaker’s authority?

    1. the mace b) the woolsack c) the ribbon d) the bell

  7. Who presides over the House of Lords?

    1. Prime Minister b) Lord Chancellor c) Lord Protector d) the Speaker

  8. What’s the name of the British flag?

    1. Star-Spangled Banner b) Stripes and Stars c) Union Jack d) John Bull

  9. What London Street famous for shops?

    1. Oxford Street b) Fleet Street c) Lombard Street d) Charing Cross Road

  10. What was John Constable?

    1. a musician b) a politician c) a poet d) a painter

  11. What is the Barbican?

    1. a river b) an art center c) a pop group d) a cinema

  12. Where is Ben Nevis situated?

    1. in Scotland b) in Wales c) in England d) in Northern Ireland

  13. Who is the head of the state in Britain?

    1. Mayor b0 Prime Minister c) Queen d) Speaker

  14. What is standing in the middle of Piccadilly?

    1. the Statue of Eros b) the Statue of Pan c) the Statue of Cromwell d) the Marble Arch

  15. What is soccer?

    1. American football b) hockey c) squash d) boat-racing

  16. What is Humpty Dumpty?

    1. a toy b) an egg c) an animal d) a bird

  17. Where is the official residence of the Queen?

    1. Chatham House b) Regent Palace c) Westminster Palace d) Buckingham Palace

  18. What is the emblem of Wales?

    1. Rose b) Leek c) Thistle d) Shamrock

  19. What is Benjamin Britten?

    1. an architect b) a composer c) a writer d) a politician

  20. What’s the name of the Queen’s eldest son?

    1. Charles b) Philip c) Andrew d) Edward

  21. What is the nickname of the Conservative Party?

    1. the Tories b) the Whigs c) the Libs d) the Whips

  22. What monument is there in the center of Trafalgar Square?

    1. Cromwell’s Statue b) Nelson’s Statue c) Queen’s Statue d) Edward Edgar’s Statue

  23. Which animal can look at the Queen?

    1. a dog b) a cat c) a lion d) a tiger

  24. What’s the name of Sir Churchill?

    1. Winston b) George c) Christopher d) Benjamin

  25. Who presides over the House of Commons?

    1. Lord Mayor b) Lord Chancellor c) Prime Minister d) Speaker

  26. For Christmas dinner the English usually have …

    1. chicken b) roast beef c) fish d) turkey

  27. The Whispering Gallery is situated in …

    1. Westminster Abbey b) St. Paul’s cathedral c) Tower d) Hyde Park

  28. What is the Eisteddfod?

    1. a county b) a dish c) a festival d) a dance

  29. Who wrote “Winnie-the Pooh”?

    1. L. Carroll b) O. Wilde c) J.R. Tolkien d) A. Milne

  30. What is custard?

    1. cream b) a pudding c) a pie d) a tart

  31. What is the most ancient monument in Great Britain?

    1. the Lower west Gate b) Stonehenge c) Hadrian’s Wall d) the Tower Gate

  32. What is M. Thatcher by profession?

    1. an engineer b) a doctor c) a chemist d) a teacher

  33. Who is the head of the government in the UK?

    1. Prime Minister b) Queen c) Speaker d) chancellor

  34. Where is the Bank of England situated?

    1. in the West End b) in the east End c) in the City d) in the South

  35. What is English marmalade?

    1. apple jam b) orange jam c) sweets d) a cake

  36. The Romans first invaded Britain in …

    1. the 5th century AD b) the 5th century BC c) the 1st century BC d) the 1st century AD

  37. Guy Fawkes is …

    1. a national hero of Britain b) a poet c) a famous historian d) the man that wanted to set fire to the House of Parliament

  38. The telephone was invented by …

    1. Isaac Newton b) Alexander Bell c) Michael Faraday d) James Watt

  39. The midday meal in Britain is called …

    1. breakfast b) lunch c) dinner d) snack

  40. Which party was Margaret Thatcher the leader of?

    1. Labour b) Social-Democratic c) Liberal d) Conservative

  41. The Irish Sea is …

    1. to the west of England b) to the east of England c) to the north of England d) to the south of England

  42. The official language of Canada is …

    1. English b) French c) English and French d) English and Spanish

  43. The capital of the US is …

    1. New York b) Washington c) Boston d) Philadelphia

  44. On the whole the climate of Great Britain is …

    1. dry b) frosty c) mild d) tropical

  45. Elisabeth II lives in …

    1. No 10, Downing Street b) the Tower of London c) Buckingham Palace d) Westminster palace

  46. The London Royal Opera House is called …

    1. Covent garden b) the National theatre c) “Old Vic” Theatre d) the Barbican

  47. The traditional English drink is …

    1. coffee b) tea c) cocoa d) milk

  48. The symbol of the US is …

    1. Union jack b) Uncle Sam c) Big Ben d) Pall Mall

  49. The Colorado is …

    1. in Africa b) in North America c) in South America d) in Brazil

  50. New England is …

    1. a separate country b) part of great Britain c) part of the US d) an island

  51. The capital of Canada is …

    1. Ottawa b) Quebec c) Toronto d) Melbourne

  52. The British money is …

    1. franks b) dollars c) crones d) pounds

  53. Robin Hood is …

    1. a national hero of England b) a British spy c) a popular character of novels and tales d) a famous writer

  54. Margaret Thatcher was …

    1. Queen of Britain b) British Prime Minister c) leader of the Labour party d) a film star

  55. In the United States “down town” means …

    1. away from the center b) in the center c) in a suburb d) a small town

  56. The Quakers are …

    1. a religious movement b) a pop group c) the title of a book d) the title of a film

  57. What great historical event happened in 1066?

    1. the Roman invasion b) a bourgeois revolution c) the battle of Hastings d) the Danish invasion

  58. The printing press was invented by …

    1. Oliver Cromwell b) William Caxton c) William the Conqueror d) Alexander Bell

  59. Secondary education in Britain is …

    1. compulsive b) compulsory c) optional d) voluntary

  60. The size of the house in Britain is determined by the number of …

    1. sitting rooms b) kitchens c) bedrooms d) floors

  61. The capital of Australia is …

    1. Melbourne b) Sidney c) Canberra d) Ottawa

  62. Cockney is …

    1. a bird b) a dish c) an accent d) a town

  63. Aberdeen is in …

    1. England b) Scotland c) Wales d) Ireland

  64. The safest topic for conversation in England is …

    1. politics b) music c) weather d) love

  65. John Steinbeck is a famous … writer

    1. English b) American c) Canadian d) Australian

  66. The US consists of … states

    1. 38 b) 49 c) 50 d) 51

  67. High school is …

    1. a college b) a university c) a very good school d) upper grades of secondary school

  68. The English colonization of the American continent began in the …

    1. 15th century b) 16th century c0 17th century d) 18th century

  69. Bill Clinton is the … President of the US

    1. 40th b) 41st c) 42nd d) 43rd

  70. “Alice in Wonderland” was written by …

    1. Jane Austen b) Muriel Spark c) Lewis Carroll d) Iris Murdock

  71. England consists of …

    1. districts b) counties c) states d0 regions

  72. Smog is …

    1. a man’s suit b) a heavy rain c) a thick fog d) a man’s hat

  73. Porridge is made of …

    1. wheat b) barley c) rye d) oats

  74. Who wrote “Winnie-the-Pooh”?

    1. A. Milne b) E. Lear c) L. Carroll d) J. Barrie

  75. A limerick is …

    1. a dish b) a rhyme c) a bird d) a game

  76. Boston is in …

    1. Florida b) Mexico c) Texas d) Massachusetts

  77. Gulf Stream originates in …

    1. the gulf of Mexico b) the Persian Gulf c) the Gibraltar d) the Panama Canal

  78. The Tower of London now is …

    1. a prison b) a royal residence c) a museum d) a burial place

  79. Englishmen eat dinner at …

    1. 11 a.m. b) 2 p.m. c) 6 p.m. d) 9 p.m.

  80. A brunch is …

    1. breakfast b) late breakfast c) dinner d) a tea party.

  81. What river does London stand on?

    1. the Thames b) the Severn c) the Avon d) the Clyde

  82. Under what king did the Knights of the Round Table gather together?

    1. Henry IV b) Edward II c) Arthur d) William the Conqueror

  83. What is Britain separated from the Continent by?

    1. the English Channel b) the Persian Gulf c) the Suez canal d) the Gulf of Mexico

  84. Robert Burns is a … poet

    1. American b) English c) Scottish d) welsh

  85. R. Kipling wrote …

    1. “Canterbury Tales” b) “Alice in Wonderland” c) “treasure Island” d) “Maugly”

  86. The language spoken in Scotland is …

    1. Scot b) Scottish c) Scotch d) Scotland’s

  87. The oldest university in Britain is …

    1. London b) Cambridge c) Oxford d) Edinburgh

  88. The financial center of London is …

    1. the West End b) the east End c) Westminster d) the City

  89. Which party is in power in Great Britain now?

    1. the Labour b) the Conservative c) the Liberal d) the Social-Democratic

  90. The telephone number to call for emergency services in Britain is …

    1. 03 b) 09 c) 911 d) 999

  91. A double-decker is …

    1. a train b) a small plane c) a hotel room for two people d) a bus

  92. The common name for a toy bear in England is …

    1. Michael-bear b) Tom-bear c) teddy-bear d) Jack-bear

  93. The “Dynasty” is an American …

    1. opera b) soap opera c) musical d) documentary

  94. The Crown jewels are in …

    1. the Tower of London b) Buckingham Palace c) Westminster Palace d) the British Museum

  95. St. Patrick is the patron of …

    1. Wales b) England c) Ireland d) Scotland

  96. St. valentine’s Day is observed in …

    1. February b) May c) November d) December

  97. In England “public school” means …

    1. state-financed school b) private school c) comprehensive school d) religious school

  98. When it is 12 o’clock in Moscow in London it is …

    1. 6 o’clock b) 7 o’clock c) 8 o’clock d) 9 o’clock

  99. In Britain people’s weight is measured in …

    1. tons b) kilos c) stones and pounds d) pints

  100. Santa Barbara is in …

    1. California b) Florida c) Arizona d) Texas



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