Тест по страноведению (США) 7-8 класс

Муниципальное общеобразовательное учреждение
«Средняя общеобразовательная школа №21» (МОУ СОШ 21)
Г. Подольска Московской области
Тест по страноведению (США)
для учащихся 7-8 классов
учитель английского языка
Целковская Надежда Людвиговна
г. Подольск
1. The USA is washed by …
a) the Indian Ocean
b) the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans
c) the Arctic Ocean
2. America was discovered by…
a) Amerigo Vespucci
b) Christopher Columbus
c) Giovanni da Verrazano
3. The national symbol of the USA is…
a) the bald eagle
b) the robin redbreast
c) the buffalo
4. The capital of the USA is…
a) New York
b) Washington, D.C.
c) San-Francisco
5. Which city was the first capital of the
a) New York
b) Philadelphia
c) Washington, D.C.
6. The USA borders on…
a) Canada and Mexico
b) Portugal
c) Brazil
7. The Congress of The USA consists of…
a) the Senate and the House of
b) the House of Representatives
c) the House of Commons
8. Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten
Island and Queens are…
a) states
b) boroughs
c) counties
9. Which city of the USA is called “The
City of Winds”?
a) Philadelphia
b) Chicago
c) San-Francisco
10. The president of the USA lives and
works in the…
a) Capitol
b) The White House
c) The Empire State Building
11. The Declaration of Independence was
adopted on…
a) September 17
b) December 7
c) July 4
12. The American flag has…
a) fifteen stars and thirteen stripes
b) fifty stars and thirteen stripes
c) fifty-one stars and thirteen stripes
13. The 16
president of the USA was…
a) John Kennedy
b) Abraham Lincoln
c) George Washington
14. Who was the first president to live in the
White House?
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) John Adams
c) Thomas Jefferson
15. The Statue of Liberty is on…
a) Staten Island
b) Liberty Island
c) Ellis Island
16. What is the nickname of New York?
a) “Big Orange”
b) “Big Pumpkin”
c) “Big Apple”
17. Very few streets in New York have…
a) numbers
b) names
c) nicknames
18. Which of the canyons is on the area of
the Indian reservation?
a) Red Rock Canyon
b) Antelope Canyon
c) The Grand Canyon
19. Which of the Great Lakes is not on the
border with Canada?
a) Superior
b) Huron
c) Michigan
20. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the…
a) first Thursday in November
b) last Thursday in November
c) 4
Thursday in November
21. Christmas is celebrated on…
a) January 1
b) December 25
c) December 30
22. Which state is Yosemite National Park
situated in?
a) California
b) Idaho
c) Texas
23. The largest desert in North America is…
a) the Sonoran Desert
b) the Chihuahuan Desert
c) the Mojave Desert
24. Yellowstone is associated with the
world’s largest…
a) river
b) super volcano
c) desert
25. The famous sakura trees in Washington
were a gift from…
a) France
b) China
c) Japan
26. The Guggenheim Museum in New York
was designed by…
a) Frank Lloyd Wright
b) Christopher Wren
c) John C. Portman
27. The famous American writer Mark
Twain was a pilot on the … river.
a) Missouri
b) Mississippi
c) Columbia
28. Hollywood is the symbol of American…
a) theatre
b) cinema
c) fashion
29. The hamburger, one of America’s
favourite foods, appeared in…
a) 1930
b) 1904
c) 1947
30. What kind of vegetable is the State Idaho
especially famous for?
a) pumpkin
b) potato
c) carrot
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Список использованной литературы
1. Macmillan English Dictionary: For advanced Learners. - International Student Edition. - Oxford: Macmillan
Education, 2002.
Использованные материалы и Интернет-ресурсы
1. https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki