Страноведческий тест по английскому языку для учащихся 9 классов

Страноведческий тест по английскому языку
1. Выберите правильный вариант:
Canada is situated in... .
Europe
North America
South America
2. О какой стране и о каком городе идет речь?
- What did you see during your trip last month?
- I saw the Hermitage, the Cathedral of St. Isaac, the Russian Museum and other places of interest.
3. Кому принадлежат эти строки?
My heart's in Highlands, my heart is not here ...
George Byron
Robert Burns
William Shakespeare
4. Вставьте нужную дату:
Moscow was founded by Yuri Dolgoryky in ... .
1140
1147
1177
5. Знаете ли вы британские эквиваленты следующих слов:
elevator-
movie-
first floor-
subway-
truck-
6. К какому городу это относится?
It has three parts: The City, the West End and the East End.
New York
London
Moscow
7. Выберите нужный вариант:
Great Britain is a ... .
monarchy
constitutional monarchy
republic
8. Выберите один из вариантов:
Which is more common in British English?
He was renting a small ... in London.
apartment
flat
9. Что основал Павел Михайлович Третьяков?
Pavel Tretyakov founded a ... .
picture gallery
politechnical museum
printing shop
10. Кому из литературных героев принадлежит этот монолог?
"To be, or not to be,
That is the question ..."
Hamlet
King Lear
Othello
11. Символом какой англоговорящей страны является девиз "The Marble Leaf Forever"?
the USA
Ireland
Canada
12. Назовите настоящее имя писателя
What is real name of Mark Twain?
John Griffith
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
William Sydney Porter
13. Вопрос из школьной программы по английской литературе:
James Aldridge is the author of .
“The Last Inch”
“The Last leaf”
“The Last of the Mohicans”
14. Найдите эквивалент:
What is the British English for?
Apartment-
Elementary school-
High school -
15. Какой университет старейший в Англии?
a) Cambridge
b) London
c) Oxford
16. Назовите время правления монарха:
When did Elizabeth 2 become Queen of Britain?
1945
1952
1977

17. Назовите время начала правления монарха:
a) 1945
b) 1952
c) 1977
18. Вставьте нужное название страны:
The Parliament consists of the Senate and the House of Commons.
American
British
Canadian
19. Какой ответ правильный?
The capital of Northern Ireland is.
Belfast
Dublin
Londonderry
20. Кто является первопечатником в Англии?
The first English book was printed by in 1476.
Ivan Fyodorov
Johann Gutenberg
William Caxton
21. Выберите общеизвестный вариант:
SOS means «SAVE OUR »
School
Science
Seas
soil
souls
22. Знаете ли вы географию?
What is the capital of ?
China - a) Beijing b) Peking
India - a) Delhi b) New Delhi
Scotland - a) Edinburg b) Scotland Yard
24. Почему его так звали?
Robinson Crusoe’s friend (in Daniel Defoe’s novel) was called Friday because:
His mother had given him that name.
Robinson Crusoe had found him on Friday.
Friday was supposed to be fried by his former friends.
25. Знаете ли вы?
Which foreign language is most commonly taught in British schools:
French b) German c) Spanish
26. Вставьте пропущенное слово:
Before she became a crime Agatha Christie worked as a nurse.
Actress
Person
Writer
27. Кто он был по национальности?
Columbus was a (n) explorer who discovered American thinking it was Asia.
Italian
Portuguese
Spanish
28. Соотнесите между собой следующие выражения:
a) «AC/DC» d) Australian heavy-metal group
b) «Beatles» e) American rock- group
c) «Rolling Stones» f)
·British pop group
29. Укажите «нужного» соседа:
Which is the nearest continental neighbour to Great Britain?
France
Ireland
Spain
30. Исключите лишний персонаж:
a) Hamlet
b) Macbeth
c) Othello
d) Rembo
e) Romeo
31. Ответьте на вопрос:
What is the capital of South Africa?
Cape Town
Pretoria
32. Укажите кто где живет:
1) The Swedes live in
2) The Swiss live in
a) Switzerland
b) Sweden
Grammar Test
What are the most common superstitions in Britain?
There are many superstitions in Britain, but one of the most widely-held is that it is (A1___) to walk under a ladder – even if it means stepping off the (A2___) into a busy street! If you must pass under a ladder you (A3___) avoid bad luck by crossing your fingers and keeping them crossed until you (A4___) seen a dog. Alternatively, you must lick your finger and make a cross on the toe of (A5___) shoe, and not look again at the shoe until the mark has dried. Another common (A6___) is that it is unlucky to open an umbrella in the house – it will either bring (A7___) to the person that opened it or to the household. Anyone opening an umbrella in fine weather is (A8___), as it inevitably (A9___) rain! The number 13 is said to be unlucky for some, and when the 13th day of the month falls on a Friday, anyone wishing to avoid a bad event had better stay (A10___). The (A11___) misfortune can be brought upon yourself by breaking a mirror, as it brings seven years of bad luck! The superstition is (12___) to have originated in ancient times, when mirrors were considered to be tools of the (A13___). Black cats are generally (A14___) lucky in Britain, (A15___) they are associated with witchcraft – a witch’s animals-familiar is usually a black cat.
A1
a)unfamiliar
b)unlucky
c)unhappy
d)unusual

А2
a)pavement
b)house
c)bus
d)train

А3
a)have to
b)must
c)should
d)can

А4
a)are
b)have
c)were
d)had

А5
a)your
b)his
c)her
d)its

А6
a)belief
b)fear
c)idea
d)superstition

А7
a)mistrust
b)misbehavior
c)mistake
d)misfortune

А8
a)unpopular
b)unhappy
c)unkind
d)unreasonable

А9
a)comes
b)happens
c)brings
d)changes

А10
a)indoors
b)outdoors
c)in the garden
d)in the church

А11
a)best
b)highest
c)worst
d)slightest

А12
a)felt
b)supposed
c)announced
d)admitted

А13
a)spirits
b)enemies
c)ancestors
d)gods

А14
a)considered
b)mentioned
c)reported
d)discussed

А15
a)so as
b)as if
c)so that
d)even though



























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