Historical quiz “How do you know the history of Ulyanovsk” 1.What was the first name of our native town? 2.When was Simbirsk founded? (1748, 1648, 1848 3. Was Simbirsk founded as a cultural , an agricultural center or a fortress? 4. Who founded Simbirsk? What is the monument on the photo? 5.Name 2 main rivers in Ulyanovsk. 6.Why are the Volga and the Sviyaga unique rivers? 7. When Simbirsk had become the center of industry and commerce for the Middle Volga region? 8.How many districts had the Simbirskaya province in 1796 ? 9.What famous people were born in Simbirsk? 10.Did A.S.Pushkin visit Simbirsk? 11.V.I.Ulyanov - Lenin was born in Simbirsk in (1870,1880,1875)? 12.When Simbirsk was renamed in Ulyanovsk and why? (1921,1923.1924) 13.Does the Volga river flow into (the Caspian sea, the Baltic sea, or the Black sea)? 14.What is I.A. Goncharov famous for ? 15.What do you know about this monument? Where is it situated? 16.Do you know the official name of this monument? Where is it situated? 17.It’ s the monument to….? What was his role in the history of our town? 18.It’s the monument to…? What do you know about him? 19.How many people from the Ulyanovsk province did get Heroes of the Soviet Union? (100,250,155) 20.What’s name of the governor of the Ulyanovsk province nowadays? Keys. Simbirsk 1648 a fortress B.Khitrovo the Volga, the Sviyaga they flow into opposite directions 18 th century 8 districts I.A. Goncharov,D.V. Davidov,D.D. Minaev,N.M.karamzin,A.A. Plastov, V.I.Ulyanov Yes. In 1833 A.S. Pushkin visited Simbirsk to find out some facts about Pugachev’s peasant war. Keys. 1870 1924 the Caspian sea He was a famous Russian writer who was born in Simbirsk. It’s a monument to Goncharov’s arbour. It’s official name is “ A philosophy sofa”. It’s situated in the center of Ulyanovsk, near the House-museum of I.A.Goncharov. It’s the monument to Ivan Yakovlev. He was founded the first Chuvash school in Simbirsk. A.A.Plastov is a famous artist. S.I.Morozov Викторина составлена Бирюковой Татьяной Александровной, учителем английского языка высшей категории МБОУ СОШ № 82 г.Ульяновска.