Презентация "Quiz The UK and Scotland" 8 класс


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The UK and Scotland Znoeva L.V.

First question

. What are the main colours of the Union Flag?

1)Blue, green, white

2)White, red, black

3)Blue, red, white

4)Red, blue, black

Correct answer:

Blue , red, white

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland uses as its national flag the royal banner known as the Union Jack or Union Flag. UK flag symbolically demonstrates the unity of parts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In 1606 on the Scottish flag of St. Andrew (white saltire on a blue background) was imposed English flag of St George (red cross on a white background). In 1801 was added to the flag symbol of Ireland (St. Patrick's Cross).

Second question

What is the name of the highest mountain in the UK:

1) McKinley

2)Kilimanjaro

3)Ellsworth

4)Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis -is the highest mountain in the British Isles. Standing at 1,344 metres (4,409 ft) above sea level, it is located at the western end of the Grampian Mountais in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. The mountain is a popular destination, attracting an estimated 100,000 ascents a year. The first recorded ascent of Ben Nevis was made on 17 August 1771 by James Robertson.

Correct answer:

Ben Nevis

Third question

What plant is a symbol of Scotland?

1)Rose

2) Thistle

3) Lily

4)Orchid

Thistle is a symbol of Scotland; According to legend, the thistle in 990 saved the army of King Kenneth II from certain death . Scots fast asleep and not expecting an attack at night. Dana wanted to kill all but one of the soldiers stepped bare foot on the thorny weed and his crying woke the whole camp . Scottish army quickly woke up as a result of enemy's army was defeated . This turned out to weed thistle , and the Scots have decided that it is to him that they owed ​​their victory , but not the strength of warriors.

Correct answer:

Thistle

Fourth question

The name of national hero and defender of UK :

1) King Arthur

2) Captain America

4)Robin Hood

3)Iron man

Correct answer:

Robin hood

Robin Hood (spelled Robyn Hode in older manuscripts) is a heroic outlaw in English folklore, and, according to legend, was also a highly skilled archer and swordsman. Although such behaviour was not part of his original character, since the beginning of the 19th century he has become known for "robbing from the rich and giving to the poor«.Traditionally, Robin Hood and his men are depicted wearing Lincoln green clothes. Robin Hood became a popular folk figure in the medieval period, continuing through to modern literature, films and television. 

Robin Hood statue in Nottingham

Fifth question

How was the double-decker bus called in past?

2)Doublebus

1)Omnibus

3)Coachbus

4)Britishbus

Omnibus- form of urban public transport, characteristic of the second half of the XIX century. Multi (15-20 seats), horse-drawn carriage. Omnibus is virtually bus predecessor. London newspaper on July 4, 1829 wrote: "The new vehicle, called an omnibus, beginning to walk between Paddington and the City." This line is considered the beginning of the history of London bus. Organizer omnibus motion in London was Shilibir George (George Shillibeer), which earlier in 1827, while in Paris, has developed its own type of omnibus. The first route of the London omnibus had five miles in length, to overcome this distance, leaving an hour.

Correct answer:

Omnibus