W. Shakespeare

   1. W. Shakespeares father, John Shakespeare was 
   a) a teacher        b) a glove-maker      c) a doctor.

   2. They lived in 
   a)  Hanley Street   b) Oxford Street      c) Wood Street

   3. W. Shakespeare was f born on 
   a) June 1, 1560          b) Mau 5, 1464   c) April 23, 1564

   4. William went to 
   a) a grammar school b) a private school   c) a technical school

   5. He married Anna Hathaway when he was 
   a) 20               b) 21                 c) 18

   6. He had  children
   a) 3                b) 2            c) 1

   7. In 1587 he went to work in 
   a) London           b) New York           c) Stratford

   8. First, he began to work in a 
   a) theatre          b) play house   c) school

   9. He did his job 
   a) badly            b) without interest   c) very well

  10. Shakespeare became famous after 
   a) 1595             b) 1594         c) 1590

  11. In 1599, he became one of the partners in management of the theatre 
   a) Covent Garden  b) La Scala         c) The Globe

  12. He was the author of over 
   a) 40 plays         b) 30 plays           c) 50 plays

  13. He died in 
   a) 1616             b) 1620         c) 1630

  14. In Shakespeares times, young womens parts were played by 
   a) old women        b) girls        c) boys

  15. Actors first began performing to the public in 
   a) theatres         b) inn yards          c) hotels

  16. After the death of Shakespeare the English Renaissance Theatre 
   a) declined         b) didnt decline     c) began to prosper


   1. The capital of the USA is 
   a) New York         b) Washington   c) Chicago d) Los Angeles

   2. The capital of the USA is situated in 
   a) Florida          b) Texas        c) California    d) The District of

   3. The US Congress has its seat in 
   a) The white House  b) The Capitol  c) New York      d) Boston

   4. The white House is 
   a) The Residence of  President      b) The seat of the US Congress
   c) The famous national picture gallery    d) The seat of the Prime

   5. The biggest industrial city in the USA is 
   a)  Washington           b) New York           c) Chicago  d)

   6. The President is elected for  years
   a) 5                b) 3            c) 6       d) 4

   7. In  a group of people left England for the New World on board the
   a) 1620; Mayflower                      b) 1650; St. Victoria
   c) 1520; St. Mary                 d) 1615; Mayflower

   8. They set up a colony and called  it 
   a) Colorado         b) New England        c) New World     d) Texas

   9.  is Americas harvest festival
   a) St. Valentines Day   b) Thanksgiving Day   c) The Easter    d)

  10. The first American flag had  stripes and  stars.
   a) 1;1              b) 50;50              c) 20;15         d) 13;13

  11. Alaska is also called 
   a) The Green Mountain State               b) The Great Land
   c) The white State                  d) The Sunshine State

  12. The Statue of Liberty was presented to America by the people of 
   a) Italy            b) England            c) France        d) Canada

  13. The first president of the USA was 
   a) G. Washington    b) A. Lincoln              c) G. Kennedy    d)

  14. The highest building in  Washington is 
   a) The white House                  b) The Capitol
    c) The Lincoln Memorial            d) The Washington Monument



   1. Australia is seem to people 
   a) an unusual world b) an upside-down world    c) a strange world

   2. Australia was discovered by 
   a) Ch. Columbus                     c) unknown explorer
   b) Captain Cook                     d) Marko Polo

   3. Of first settlements  was the most important
   a) Sydney                           c) Brisbane
   b) Canberra                         d) Adelaide

   4. The early settlers were very  to the aborigines
   a) kind             b) cruel              c) indifferent ()

   5. The Constitution of Australia was introduce in 
   a) 1900                             c) 1901
   b) 1905                             d) 1898

   6. Australias greatest river is 
   a) The Mississippi                  c) The Yukon
   b) The Thames                       d) The Murray

   7. The main occupation in Australia is 
   a) agriculture                            c) food industry
   b) machine building                 d) ship-building

   8. Today there are about 15 million in Australia, most of then are of 
   a) Roman                       c) British
   b) Franch                           d) Scandinavian

   9. The Capital of Australia is 
   a) Sydney                           c) Canberra
   b) Melbourne                        d) Adelaide

  10. The strangest of native Australian animals is 
      a) the kangaroo                                           c) the
      b) the platypus                                             d) the

  11.  is a comical  looking animal.
   a) the platypus                                             c) the
   b) the echidna                                              d) the koala

  12. The only killer among the native animals is 
   a) the echidna                                              c) the
   b) the dingo                                                 d) the koala

   13.  and  are represented on the Australian coat-of-arms ().
   a) the emu and the dingo            c) the emu and the kangaroo

   b) the kangaroo and the koala       d) the coala and the dingo

      14. Pupils who cant go to district schools have to work 
   a) through () Internet               c) in colleges
   b) through correspondence courses         d) with home teaches

  15. The aborigines say that there are two worlds:  and  .
   a) the aboriginal world in Australia and the aboriginal world of
   Australian islands.
   b) the earth and the moon.
   c) Australia and other countries
   d) the aboriginal world and the sky world.

  16. The Aborigines like  .
   a) the old Greek and Scandinavian myths.
   b) the old Roman and Greek myths
   c) the kelts and Roman myths
   d) the old Australian myths

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