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Task 3. Try to guess where this episode comes from and continue the dialogue with more lines.

Britain Quiz

Task 1. Circle the correct answer.

1. Which of the following cheeses is not British?

A.Cheddar B.Stilton C.Brie D.Crowdie

2. I became a hero after my death at the Battle of Trafalgar fighting the French. Who am I?

A. Napoleon B.Horatio Nalson C.The Duke of Wellington D.Samuel Hood

3. Where in the UK is the Lake District?

A.England B.Nothern Ireland C.Scotland D. Wales

4. ‘Drawing room’, ‘reception room’ and ‘front room’ are all the ……. in a house.

A. Dining room B.Living room C.Bedroom D.Kitchen

5. The heart of London shopping is…………

A.Covent Garden B. King's Road C.Broadway Street D.Oxford Street

6. The most ‘sportive’ river of England is…

A.The Avon B.The Mersey C.The Thames D.The Tyre

In which city would you find the world’s biggest bookshop contains 48 km of shelves?

A.In Edinburg B.In London C.In Cardiff D.In Nottingham

8. The place of King Arthur’s court was called…

A.Avalon B.Galahad C.Camelot D.Lancelot

9. The diamond on the top of the main British scepter is called…

A.the Star of Africa B.the Star of Scotland C.the Star of India D.the North Star

10. The favourite toy of British children invented in 1902 is …

A.a rabbit B.an owl C.a teddy D.Mickey Mouse

Task 2. Answer the following questions not more than in two sentences.

What is the name of the flag of the United Kingdom? Why?

How has this London monument been nicknamed?


3. What is a quid?

4. Which is the British influential daily newspaper is printed on pink paper?

5. In which county of the UK did the first public library in Europe appear?

6. In which city does Harry Potter author JK Rowling reside?

7. What does "gizza glegg" – a common phrase in Nottinghamshire – mean?

8. Can you guess the city?

9. What can you do in the Queen’s Club?

10. Which politician in the UK was prime minister three times?

Task 3. Try to guess where this episode comes from and continue the dialogue with more lines.


A: What do they think they’re doing, keeping a thing like that locked up in a school? If any dog needs exercise, that one does.


B: You don’t use your eyes, any of you, do you? Didn’t you see what it was standing on?


C: The floor? I wasn’t looking at its feet, I was too busy with its heads.


B: No, not the floor. It was standing on a trapdoor. It’s obviously guarding something. I hope you’re pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed – or worse, expelled. Now, if you don’t mind, I’m going to bed.


Date: 2015-12-18; view: 1872

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