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					The United States of America




    This quiz was created by Oxana Grigoryeva,
       an English teacher from school №188.
                    Novosibirsk
                    March, 2008
              Famous people

   He is called “the
    Father of His
    Country”. His image
    appears on the dollar
    note and the 25-cent
    coin. He was the first
    President of the USA.
    What is his name?
             Famous people
   He was the 3-rd US
    President and one of
    the nation’s Founding
    Fathers. He wrote
    most of the
    Declaration of
    Independence. What
    is his name?
               Famous people
   He was one of America’s
    most famous Founding
    Fathers. He was a wise
    and clever political
    leader, writer and a
    scientist who invented
    many things. He proved
    that lightning is
    electricity by flying a kite
    in a storm. What is his
    name?
               Famous people
   He was the 16 US
    President. He is
    regarded by many
    people as America’s
    greatest president,
    because he served
    during the American Civil
    War, preserved the
    Union and freed the
    slaves. He is also called
    “ Honest Abe”. What is
    his name?
               Famous people
   He was not the 1-st
    person to build an
    automobile. But he
    introduced the assembly
    line, which brought the
    car parts to the worker.
    It changed the motor
    industry, and his dream
    to build an affordable
    car became true. What
    is his name?
               Famous people
   He was the most important
    leader of the US civil rights
    movement. He was an
    African American Baptist
    minister who led a series of
    peaceful campaigns against
    the policy of separating
    African Americans from the
    community, because of
    their race. What is his
    name?
             Famous people


   He created the best
    animated cartoons in
    the USA and won 26
    Oscars for his work.
    What is his name?
              Famous people

   He was the greatest
    American film star in
    silent movies. He is
    called “The Little
    Tramp”. What is his
    name?
             Famous people

   His real name was
    Samuel Clemens. He
    is best known for the
    novel The Adventures
    of Tom Sawyer. What
    is his name?
              Famous people


   He is an American
    rock-and-roll star. He
    is called the “King of
    Rock and Roll”. What
    is his name?
              Famous people

   He is called “the
    Father of His
    Country”. His image
    appears on the dollar
    note and the 25-cent
    coin. He was the first
    President of the USA.
    What is his name?
    George Washington
             Famous people
   He was the 3-rd US
    President and one of
    the nation’s Founding
    Fathers. He wrote
    most of the
    Declaration of
    Independence. What
    is his name?
    Thomas Jefferson
               Famous people
   He was one of America’s
    most famous Founding
    Fathers. He was a wise
    and clever political
    leader, writer and a
    scientist who invented
    many things. He proved
    that lightning is
    electricity by flying a kite
    in a storm. What is his
    name?
    Benjamin Franklin
               Famous people
   He was the 16 US
    President. He is
    regarded by many
    people as America’s
    greatest president,
    because he served
    during the American Civil
    War, preserved the
    Union and freed the
    slaves. He is also called
    “ Honest Abe”. What is
    his name?
    Abraham Lincoln
               Famous people
   He was not the 1-st
    person to build an
    automobile. But he
    introduced the assembly
    line, which brought the
    car parts to the worker.
    It changed the motor
    industry, and his dream
    to build an affordable
    car became true. What
    is his name?
    Henry Ford
               Famous people
   He was the most important
    leader of the US civil rights
    movement. He was an
    African American Baptist
    minister who led a series of
    peaceful campaigns against
    the policy of separating
    African Americans from the
    community, because of
    their race. What is his
    name?
    Martin Luther King
             Famous people


   He created the best
    animated cartoons in
    the USA and won 26
    Oscars for his work.
    What is his name?
    Walt Disney
              Famous people

   He was the greatest
    American film star in
    silent movies. He is
    called “The Little
    Tramp”. What is his
    name?
    Charlie Chaplin
             Famous people

   His real name was
    Samuel Clemens. He
    is best known for the
    novel The Adventures
    of Tom Sawyer. What
    is his name?
    Mark Twain
              Famous people


   He is an American
    rock-and-roll star. He
    is called the “King of
    Rock and Roll”. What
    is his name?
    Elvis Presley
              Famous places

   It is the famous US
    bridge that is the
    symbol of San
    Francisco. It is
    orange and takes 4
    years to paint, so
    the work of
    painting it never
    stops.
               Famous places

   It is the lowest land in
    the USA and one of
    the hottest and driest
    desert. It is the ……
    Valley National
    Monument. What is
    the name of this
    valley?
              Famous places

   It is an extremely
    large valley with
    steep sides. It
    was created by
    the Colorado
    River and is about
    1 mile deep.
              Famous places
   In the Black Hills of South Dakota there is a
    huge monument carved from mountains. It
    shows the faces of four presidents: George
    Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln
    and ….Who is the 4-th president?
              Famous places

   It is the 1-st US
    national park. It has
    many wild animals
    (bears and buffalo),
    and is famous for its
    hot springs and
    geysers.
              Famous places

   It is the last American
    state. It consists of 8
    main islands in the
    north Pacific Ocean.
    The state attracts
    many tourists. What
    is the name of this
    state?
              Famous places

   The Great Lakes are
    the largest
    concentration of fresh
    water in the world.
    They lie on the
    boarder between the
    USA and Canada.
    How many lakes are
    there in the Great
    Lakes?
                Famous places
   It is a famous waterfall
    which consists of two
    waterfalls: the
    American Falls and the
    Horseshoe Falls. They
    are on the boarder
    between the USA and
    Canada. They are very
    popular with people
    who are just married.
             Famous places


   Which country
    presented the USA
    with the Statue of
    Liberty?
               Famous places




   It is the most southern state in the USA. Its
    popular name is “the Sunshine State”. Its
    attractions include Disney World, Cape
    Canaveral and Miami Beach.
              Famous places

   It is the famous US
    bridge that is the
    symbol of San
    Francisco. It is
    orange and takes 4
    years to paint, so
    the work of
    painting it never
    stops.
    The Golden Gate
    Bridge
               Famous places

   It is the lowest land in
    the USA and one of
    the hottest and driest
    desert. It is the ……
    Valley National
    Monument. What is
    the name of this
    valley?
    Death Valley
            Famous places

 It is an extremely
  large valley with
  steep sides. It
  was created by
  the Colorado
  River and is about
  1 mile deep.
The Grand Canyon
              Famous places
   In the Black Hills of South Dakota there is a
    huge monument carved from mountains. It
    shows the faces of four presidents: George
    Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln
    and ….Who is the 4-th president?
    Theodore Roosevelt
            Famous places

 It is the 1-st US
  national park. It has
  many wild animals
  (bears and buffalo),
  and is famous for its
  hot springs and
  geysers.
Yellowstone National Park
              Famous places

   It is the last American
    state. It consists of 8
    main islands in the
    north Pacific Ocean.
    The state attracts
    many tourists. What
    is the name of this
    state?
     Hawaii
              Famous places

   The Great Lakes are
    the largest
    concentration of fresh
    water in the world.
    They lie on the
    boarder between the
    USA and Canada.
    How many lakes are
    there in the Great
    Lakes? Five
                Famous places
   It is a famous waterfall
    which consists of two
    waterfalls: the
    American Falls and the
    Horseshoe Falls. They
    are on the boarder
    between the USA and
    Canada. They are very
    popular with people
    who are just married.
    Niagara Falls
             Famous places


   Which country
    presented the USA
    with the Statue of
    Liberty?
    France
               Famous places




   It is the most southern state in the USA. Its
    popular name is “the Sunshine State”. Its
    attractions include Disney World, Cape
    Canaveral and Miami Beach. Florida
1. What is it?
2. What is it?
3. What is it?
4. What is it?
5. What is it?
6. What is it?
7. What is it?
8. What is it?
9. What is it?
10. What is it?
1. What is it? The Capitol
2. What is it? Central Park
3. What is it? Cinderella Castle
4. What is it? Cowboy Vic,
        Las Vegas
5. What is it? The Sears Tower
 (the world’s tallest building)
6. What is it? The Metropolitan
       Museum of Art
7. What is it? The Chrysler
         Building
8. What is it?
9. What is it?
10. What is it?
                   Holidays
   It is a holiday on the
    3-rd Monday in
    February. It
    celebrates the
    birthdays of both
    George Washington
    and Abraham Lincoln.
    What is the name of
    the holiday?
                    Holidays
   It is a holiday to
    honour Americans
    killed in all wars. It
    is in the last
    Monday in May.
    What is the name of
    the holiday?
                    Holidays
   It is the most
    important American
    holiday. On that day in
    1776, the Continental
    Congress gave its
    approval to the
    Declaration of
    Independence. The day
    is celebrated with
    fireworks, outdoor
    meals, processions,
    flags and speeches.
    When is it celebrated?
                    Holidays
   It is a US national
    holiday to honour
    workers. It is the 1-st
    Monday in September
    and is the last big
    holiday before the
    school year begins.
    What is the name of
    the holiday?
                   Holidays
   It is a holiday that
    celebrates the
    discovery of America.
    It is sometimes called
    Discovery Day. It is
    the second Monday in
    October. What is the
    name of the holiday?
                    Holidays
   It is celebrated on the
    4-th Thursday in
    November. People
    celebrate it to
    remember Pilgrims
    who survived thanks
    to God and the Native
    Americans. What is
    the holiday?
Test                                                        6. The American flag is often called
1.Harvard, the nation’s oldest university, is situated in
                                                            a) Union Jack
a) Cambridge
b) Washington D.C.                                          b) The Red Dragon
c) New York                                                 c) The Stars and Stripes
d) Chicago                                                  d) The White Eagle
                                                            7. There are …. stripes on the American Flag.
2. Christopher Columbus discovered America in
                                                            a) 7
a) 1402
b) 1482                                                     b) 6
c) 1492                                                     c) 50
d) 1392                                                     d) 13
3. The “Mayflower” is                                       8. The official national symbol of the USA is
a) the name of a flower
                                                            a) the Statue of Liberty
b) the name of the 1-st English settlement
c) the name of a ship                                       b) the eagle
d) the name of a dish                                       c) the turkey
                                                            d) the “Mayflower”
4. The capital of the US is                                  9. The Constitution was written in
a) Washington
                                                            a) New York
b) Washington D.C.
c) New York                                                 b) Washington
d) Chicago                                                  c) Philadelphia
                                                            d) Chicago
5. There were … colonies in America, which became           10. The longest river in the USA
the first states.
                                                            a) The Colorado
a) 13
b) 7                                                        b) The Mississippi
c) 21                                                       c) The Missouri
d) 10                                                       d) The Hudson

				
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