Quiz about English Speaking Countries Final (Form 5-9) English Week Kehtna Basic School 13-20 February 2012 Created by Evelyn Kurg
Please write 30 numbers on the sheet of paper provided. Do not forget to write your name. You have 30 seconds for viewing each slide and writing an answer. You get 0.5 point for the correct answer which is written in Estonian, so try to write only in English. GOOD LUCK!
1. How many years has Elizabeth II already been on the throne? She was 25 years old when her father, George VI died and she instantly became the Queen. Queen Victoria II holds the record for the longest time of reign which is 63 years.
2. What is the name of this animal in the photo. It lives in Australia.
3. The Houses of Parliament in the UK have 650 MP’s. What does a MP mean?
4. How many different countries is the United Kingdom made up of?
5. New Zealand is washed by the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Where is the Tasman Sea? (write one of the 4 main cardinal points)
6. What is the British flag commonly known/called?
7. The world’s time zones are fixed by a line which starts in London. It is called ________ Meridian. GMT+2 is for Estonia. Write the missing word.
8. What is the name of this island?
9.What is the name of this sight?
10. It is the largest in the world. It is 2,600 km long. It is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia. What is its full name ?
11. You can see some British authors and their books. Match the numbers and letters.
William Shakespeare A) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
George Orwell B) Jane Eyre
Charlotte Bronte C) Julius Caesar
J.K Rowling D) Animal Farm
12. What sport do they play? You will get another point if you know what is their national team called.
13. Which tree is the national tree both in England and Wales?
14. Who are the native or indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand?
15. The Romans who had landed South England noticed the white cliffs of Dover. They named the land “ Albion ”. What does the word mean?
16. If you left Wales by ship and sailed west across the St George’s Channel which country would you come to?
17. What vegetable is a Jack-’O-lantern made of?
18. What statue/monument does the fragment of this hand and torch belong to?
19. He was born in Wales. He has played in such films as the Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon, The Wolfman, The Mask of Zorro, Dracula and many, many more. Write his name.
20. What is the name of the man in the photo?
21. What is the capital of Canada?
22. What money is used in Canada?
23. How many oceans is Canada washed by?
24. Lacrosse is popular in Canada, especially in summertime. What is it?
25. What country does this coat of arms belong to?
26. You can use this banknote within the borders of the UK, but only one country issues them. Which country is it?
27. He was born 1 March 1994 in Ontario, Canada. His middle name is Drew. His debut single “One Time” was released in 2009. He has performed together with Usher. What is his name?
28. Australia produces 95 per cent of the world's opals and 99 per cent of its black opals. The capital of opals is Coober Pedy where the biggest opal was found in 1990. What are opals?
29. What is the name of this dog? You can see this figure in Edinburgh.
30. What sport was invented by a Canadian coach James A. Naismith in 1891?