Викторина по страноведению по теме «Лондон»
Учитель МОУ СОШ №3 города Георгиевска Нурбекьян Елена Степановна
1 .What are the names of the three most important parts of London? (The City, The West End, The East End)
What is the name of the oldest part of London?
(The City, The Romans built a town there 2000years ago).
About what part of London do people say that at night there are only cats there? (The City, the business part of London where very few people live).
What is the name of the building in which the British Parliament sits. (The Houses of Parliament).
5.1s it possible to learn whether the British Parliament is sitting just by looking at the Houses of Parliament? (Yes, it is. When the Parliament is sitting, the British Flag is flying from the highest tower, the Victoria, and when the Parliament is still sitting after dark, a light burns over the clock- face of Big Ben).
What is the name of the clock with the bell of the clock Tower of the Houses of Parliament? (Big Ben).
What is Downing Street in London known for?
(Downing Street № 10 is the official residence of the Prime Minister ).
Where are most of the government offices situated in London? (In Whitehall Street).
What place in the center of London is frequented by marches and demonstrations? (Trafalgar Square).
Where does a column built in memory of Admiral Nelson stand in London? (It stands in Trafalgar Square).
11 .Who was the one-armed Admiral who lost his life in a victorious battle in 1805? (Horatio Nelson. Battle of Trafalgar).
What do you know about Westminster Abbey? Where is it situated?
(This ancient building stands close to the Houses of Parliament. All English Monarchs since William Conqueror, except Edward V, have been crowned there. It is crowded with memorials and tombs.)
What is the Cenotaph? Where is it to be found?
(The Cenotaph is a monument in Whitehall in memory of those killed in the World War I, 1914- 1918).
What is the oldest bridge in London? (London Bridge. It is more than 600years old).
What is the British Museum in London famous for?
(It is famous for its library, which has one of the most important collections of books in the world.)