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GLOBAL ENGLISH

  • English Quiz
  • 2010
  • Karuna Olga Yurievna.

Question 1

  • How many words did William Shakespeare use?
  • a) 300
  • b) 3,000
  • c) 30,000

Question 2

  • How many native words are there in the English Language?
  • a) 70%
  • b) 50%
  • c) 30 %

Question 3

  • Which English word has the most definitions?
  • a) set
  • b) get
  • c) have
  • Set
  • Get
  • Have

Question 4

  • What language did William The Conqueror use?
  • a) French
  • b) English
  • c) German

Question 5

  • Which is the most common letter in English?
  • a) ‘e’
  • b) ‘a’
  • c) ‘i’

Question 6

  • Which is the least common letter in English?
  • a) ‘x’
  • b) ‘q’
  • c) ‘z’

Question 7

  • What is the capital of Canada?
  • a) Montreal
  • b) Ottawa
  • c) Adelaide

Question 8

  • The British ask for the bill in a restaurant at the end of the meal. What do Americans ask for?
  • a) the check
  • b) the receipt
  • c) the script

Question 9

  • In British English, it’s called ‘a mobile’, what is it called in the US?
  • a) a handy
  • b) a cell phone
  • c) a portable phone

Question 10

  • Which word is used more in American English than in British English?
  • a) mom
  • b) mum
  • c) mummy

Question 11

  • What is the capital of Australia?
  • a) Sydney
  • b) Canberra
  • c) Melbourne

Question 12

  • What is the capital city of New Zealand?
  • a) Sydney
  • b) Oakland
  • c) Wellington

Question 13

  • In Cockney ,’I don’t Adam and Eve you’ means
  • a) I don’t love you
  • b) I don’t understand you
  • c) I don’t believe you

Question 14

  • Which of these ‘drink’ words was borrowed from Arabic?
  • a) wine
  • b) juice
  • c) alcohol

Question 15

  • What language is the word’ sauna’ from?
  • a) Swedish
  • b) Dutch
  • c) Finnish

Question 16

  • Which famous fast food came from Germany ?
  • a) pizza
  • b) hamburger
  • c) sandwich

Question 17

  • What language is the word ‘robot’ from?
  • a) Czech
  • b) Polish
  • c) Hungarian

Question 18

  • What country are ‘hara-kiri’, ‘kimono’, and’ karate’ from?
  • a) China
  • b) Japan
  • c) Spain

Question 19

  • Which of the following English words are not French borrowings?
  • (заимствования)
  • a) table, wardrobe, chair
  • b) army, battle, peace
  • c) father, king, pig

Question 20

  • What country are the words ’opera’, ’soprano’ ,concerto’, and’ piano’ from?
  • a) Italy
  • b) Spain
  • c) Portugal

Question 21

  • How many new words are added to the English vocabulary each year?
  • a) about 50
  • b) about 300
  • c) about 500

Question 22

  • Where do the majority of computer terms come from?
  • a) the UK
  • b) the USA
  • c) Australia
  • Web PC video
  • e-mail on-screen
  • chat

Question 23

  • Which word is most frequently used in conversation?
  • a) ‘yes’
  • b) ’no’
  • c) ‘I’
  • ‘yes’
  • ’no’
  • ‘I’

Question 24

  • Which words are most frequently used in written English?
  • a) boy, girl, love
  • b) money, business, bank
  • c) a, the, and

Question 25

  • What do the British say before the meal?
  • a) Bon appetite!
  • b) Bless you!
  • c) Nothing

Question 26

  • What is the correct question tag in this polite request?’ Open the window, __you ?
  • a) will
  • b) do
  • c) please

Question 27

  • If someone says ‘Cheerio’ ,what do they mean?
  • a) Goodbye
  • b) Hello
  • c) Thank you

Question 28

  • What should you say if someone sneezes(чихает)?
  • a) How is it going?
  • b) Bless you!
  • c) Can I help you?

Question 29

  • What would you say if you wanted to sit down in a busy place?
  • a) Excuse me, is this seat busy?
  • b) Let me take this seat, please.
  • c) Excuse me, is this seat taken?

Question 30

  • What is a polite response to ‘Thank you very much’ ?
  • a) Of course!
  • b) The same to you!
  • c) You’re welcome!

Question 31

  • What do you say in a shop if you only want to look and not buy?
  • a) I’m just browsing.
  • b) I’m just viewing.
  • c) I’m just shoplifting.

Question 32

  • To tell someone who you are on the phone, which of the following the most natural?
  • a) It’s Tom
  • b) I’m Tom
  • c) Tom speaking

Question 33

  • The sentence
  • ’ Madam, I’m Adam” is spelled the same from left to right and from right to left. It is…
  • a) an anagram
  • b) a palindrome
  • c) a puzzle

Keys

  • a)
  • b)
  • c)