The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Quiz Tsaplina T. S. school # 199 Moscow 2010 232-209-035 Warm up questions. 1. What is the full name or the country? 2. Where is it situated? 3. What parts does it consist of? 4. What channel is Great Britain separated from the Continent by? 5. What are the main rivers? 6. What can you tell about the climate? 7. What is the highest mountain? 8.What is the capital of GB? 9. What does the word “Albion”,the poetic name of Great Britain mean? The National Anthem is: 1. God save our gracious Queen, Long live our noble Queen, God save the Queen! Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us; God save the Queen! 2. O Lord our God arise, Scatter her enemies And make them fall; Confound their politics, Frustrate their knavish tricks, On Thee our hopes we fix, God save us all! Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 3. Thy choicest gifts in store On her be pleased to pour; Long may she reign; May she defend our laws, And ever give us cause To sing with heart and voice, God save the Queen! 1.What time is it in Great Britain now? ? 2.What images associated with Briain can you spot on the tea Cosy above? 3. Give the names of the countries 1 4 2 3 5 Emblems 1 2 3 4 4. Match the emblems and countries A B C D 5. What is it called ? Why? 6.What three other flags does the flag contain? 7. What does it symbolise? 1 2 Flags 3 4 5 8. Match the flags and the capitals of their countries. A. B. C. D. Edinburgh London Cardiff Belfast 1 a Symbols and flags 2 9. Match the floral symbols of the countries and their flags . b 3 c 10. What tree is the national tree of England. 4 d 11. Do you know the patron saints? England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland - U.K. BLITZ QUIZ. 1. Is Great Britain the same as the UK? 2. Is Great Britain the same as Britain? 3. What is the official name of the U.K? 4. Who gave Britain its name? 5. Why is the whole of Ireland not in the UK? 6. What are people called in the UK? 7. Who runs the UK? 8. Who will come the British throne next? 9. What does British parliament consist of ? 10.What are main political parties in the UK? 11. How many different languages are spoken in Britain? 12. What are traditional kinds of sport? 12.Some Famous Landmarks found in Britain. 1 Name them. 5 8 11 2 6 9 3 41 7 10 12 13.What famous people do you know in Britain? 14.Name as more holydays and festivals as you can. 15.What is the most unusual spring festival game? 16.Do you know these events? 17.What money do we use in Britain? 18. How much rubles can you exchange? 19. What does the abrevation on this banknote E. R. mean? 20.What is Britain famous for? What is Scotland famous for? What is Wales famous for? What is England famous for? 21. What languages do they speak in Britain? 22. What is Cockney rhyming slang? 24.The British are considered to be polite. Make your own sentences. …is said to… – Говорят, что… …is supposed to… – Предполагают, что… …is believed to… – Полагают, что… …is expected to… – Ожидают, что… …is reported to… – Сообщают, что… …is considered to… – Считают, что… …is thought to… – Думают, что… …is known to… – Известно, что… People say a lot of things about the British. For example: They obey the law and respect authority. They are prudent. They are proud of their sense of humour.