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What Do You Know About Great Britain? (part3)

General knowledge quiz
choose A,B,C or D
The quiz is open till 5 PM on Fri 17th May

1 The typical Thanksgiving menu consists of __________.
A) turkey with bread stuffing and mashed potatoes C) smoked salmon and sauce
B) fried carp and potato salad D) fried chicken and rice
2 The United Kingdom is a/an __________ .
A) federation C) constitutional monarchy
B) absolute monarchy D) republic
3 Northern Ireland is also called __________ .
A) North Ireland C) Albion
B) West Britain D) Ulster
4 Hadrian’s Wall was built __________ .
A) in Ireland to mark the northern boundary of his Empire C) from the North to the South
B) to separate the Romans from the warlike peoples of Scotland D) around 130 AD but today there are no more any remains of it
5  __________ is the author of the Old Man and the Sea, published in 1952.
A) John Steinbeck C) Ernest Hemingway
B) Jane Austin D) Agatha Christie
6 Which of these countries was the first one in the world to issue adhesive postage stamps?
A) Canada C) the USA
B) Great Britain D) Ireland
7  __________ is printed on British stamps.
A) The price and the portrait of the current monarch C) The name of the monarch, his/her portrait and the year
B) The portrait of Elisabeth II and the price D) The UK flag and the price
8  __________ is the idiom used in order to say that somebody is very good or special.
A) The “dog’s ears” C) The “cat’s whiskers”
B) The “fat cat” D) The “clever fox”
9  __________ are parts of Great Britain.
A) England and Wales C) England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
B) England, Wales and Northern Ireland D) England, Wales and Scotland
10 The highest mountain in Britain is __________ .
A) Snowdon C) Big Ben
B) Mount McKinley D) Ben Nevis
11 The Statue of Liberty in New York was a gift to the people of the USA from the people of __________ .
A) Ireland C) Spain
B) France D) England
12 True or false? Choose the correct answer.
A) The Pilgrims arrived in the New World in 1620. C) The Pilgrims’ ship was called Flowership.
B) The Pilgrims’ ship was called Mayship. D) The Pilgrim Fathers arrived in Australia in 1720.
13 __________ was the first President of the USA.
A) F.D.Roosevelt C) Abraham Lincoln
B) George Washington D) Thomas Jefferson
14 What do the English call the channel between Great Britain and European countries?
A) La Manche C) The Great Strait
B) The English Channel D) The Southern Sea
15 __________ is the traditional English fast food.
A) French fries C) Fish and chips
B) A cheeseburger D) A hot dog
16 ‘Vauxhall’ is the English name for which make of car:
A) Chevrolet C) Audi
B) Opel D) Ford
17 According to a legend, which birds have to stay at The Tower of London, otherwise the English Monarchy will fall:
A) Pigeons C) Ravens
B) Robins D) Sparrows
18 ‘Oyster Card’ lets you to:
A) have a discount in London restaurants and pubs C) use London lavatories with a discount
B) visit London museums and art galleries with a discount D) travel around London on public transport with a discount
19 The prime meridian (0° longitude) goes through:
A) Greenwich C) Edinburgh
B) Stonehenge D) Stratford-Upon-Avon
20 What monument can visitors see in Trafalgar Square in London?
A) the statue of Eros C) The Queen Victoria Memorial
B) Nelson’s Column D) St. John’s Gate

 

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7 thoughts on “What Do You Know About Great Britain? (part3)

  1. KAROLINA IF on said:

    1 The typical Thanksgiving menu consists of
    turkey with bread stuffing and mashed potatoes
    2 The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy
    3 Northern Ireland is also called Ulster
    4 Hadrian’s Wall was built to separate the Romans from the warlike peoples of Scotland
    5. Ernest Hemingway is the author of the Old Man and the Sea, published in 1952.
    6. Which of these countries was the first one in the world to issue adhesive postage stamps?
    Great Britain
    7. The price and the portrait of the monarch is printed on British stamps.
    8.The “cat’s whiskers” is the idiom used in order to say that somebody is very good or special.
    9.England, Wales and Scotland are parts of Great Britain.
    10 The highest mountain in Britain is Ben Nevis
    11. The Statue of Liberty in New York was a gift to the people of the USA from the people of France
    12. True or false? Choose the correct answer.
    The Pilgrims arrived in the New World in 1620
    13. George Washington was the first President of the USA
    14. What do the English call the channel between Great Britain and European countries? The English Channel
    15. Fish and chips is the traditional English fast food.
    16. Vauxhall’ is the English name for which make of car OPEL
    17. According to a legend, which birds have to stay at The Tower of London, otherwise the English Monarchy will fall Ravens
    18. ‘Oyster Card’ lets you to travel around London on public transport with a discount

    19. The prime meridian (0° longitude) goes through Greenwich
    20. What monument can visitors see in Trafalgar Square in London- Nelson’s Column
    20/20

  2. Radek M kl Ia on said:

    1. A
    2. C
    3. D
    4. B
    5. C
    6. B
    7. A
    8. C
    9. D
    10. D
    11. B
    12. True is only “A”
    13. B
    14. A B
    15. C
    16. B
    17. C
    18. D
    19. A
    20. B
    19/20

  3. Michał T. 1A on said:

    1)a
    2)c
    3)d
    4)c B
    5)c
    6)b
    7)a
    8)c
    9)d
    10)d
    11)b
    12)a
    13)b
    14)a B
    15)c
    16)b
    17)c
    18)d
    19)a
    20)b
    18/20

  4. kamila 1e on said:

    1.A
    2.C
    3.B D
    4.B
    5.C
    6.B
    7.A
    8.C
    9.C D
    10.D
    11.B
    12.B A
    13.B
    14.B
    15.C
    16.B
    17.C
    18.D
    19.A
    20.B
    17/20

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