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5.2 ОБРАЗЦЫ ТЕСТОВ ТЕКУЩЕГО КОНТРОЛЯ ЗНАНИЙ, УМЕНИЙ, НАВЫКОВ
TEST 1. Country and people. British identity.
Which of these is not an acceptable short name for the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland?
England В. Great Britain С. the United Kingdom
Which city is not in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland?
Belfast В. Cardiff С. Dublin
Which is the smallest of the four nations?
N. Ireland В. Scotland С. Wales
Which of the following figures is not associated with Britain?
Britannia В. John Bull С. Uncle Sam
Which of the four nation’s flag is not incorporated in the flag of the UK?
N. Ireland В. Scotland С. Wales
By what name is the UK flag often known?
The Britannia В. Old Glory С.The Union Jack
A surname beginning with ‘Mac’ or ‘Mc’ is understood to be…
Scottish or English В. Scottish or Irish С.Scottish or Welsh
In which of the following does a ‘Great Britain’ team compete?
Cricket В. The Olympics С. Rugby union
Of which country is St David the patron saint?
England В. Scotland С. Wales
The dominant culture of people in Ireland, Wales and Highland Scotland was …
Roman В. Irish… С.Celtic
TEST 1. Geography and Cultural Regions of the U.S.A.
The United States of America is a constitutional federal republic, it comprises
a) 51 states and one federal district, and has several territories in the Caribbean and Pacific.
b) 50 states and one federal district, and has several territories in the Caribbean.
c) 51 states and one federal district, and has several territories in the Atlantic.
d) 50 states and one federal district, and has several territories in the Caribbean and Pacific.
2. The United States of America has an area of 9,826,675 sq km and is …
a) the third largest country in the world after Russia and Canada.
b) the second largest country in the world after Russia.
c) the fourth largest country in the world after Russia, China and Canada.
d) the largest country in the world.
3. The estimated U.S. population for the year 2014 is more than 318,662,000 people;
a) it is the second in the world behind China b) it is the third in the world behind China and India.
c) it is the largest in the world. d) the smallest in the world.
4. Largest cities of the United States include several important global cities such as
a) New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago. b) New York City, Los Angeles and Houston.
c) New York City, Chicago and Detroit. d) New York City, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia.
5. The Mississippi has been called
a) the mother of waters; b) the Continental Divide;
c) the father of waters; d) the sister of waters.
6. More than 75% of the freight transported along two U.S. inland waterways moves on these waterways. They are:
a) the Colorado - Columbia and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River
b) the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River and the Mississippi-Missouri rivers drainage areas.
c) the Rio Grande - the Columbia and the Sacramento - San Joaquin rivers
d) the Sacramento - San Joaquin rivers and the Yukon - McKenzie rivers.
7. The U.S. climate varies along with the landscape,
a) from a temperate continental climate to a subtropical humid climate.
b) from tropical to humid forests.
c) from semiarid short grass prairies to arid deserts.
d) from tropical to tundra.
8. The greatest deserts of the U.S.A. are
a) the Great Basin, the Mojave Desert, and the Sahara,
b) the Mojave Desert, the Sonoran Desert and Utah,
c) the Great Basin, the Mojave Desert, and the Sonoran Desert
d) the Great Basin, the Mojave Desert, and Idaho.
9. The highest mountain range of the U.S.A. is the
a) Appalachian Mountain range,
b) Rocky Mountain range,
c) Sierra Nevada mountain range,
d) Cascade mountain range.
10.The United States regions a) drift apart, b) converge c) develop, d) change gradually, this process is called Americanization.
5.3 ОБРАЗЦЫ ВОПРОСОВ УСТНОГО КОНТРОЛЯ ЗНАНИЙ, УМЕНИЙ И НАВЫКОВ
Describe the party system in the UK.
What is the public attitude to politics?
What is the role of the monarchy in Britain?
Describe the functions of the central government
Describe the role of the local government.
What are the functions of the House of Commons?
What is the role of the House of Lords?
Describe the election system in the UK.
Describe the system of justice in the UK.
How has the public perception of the police changed in the last 50 years in Britain?
What is the position of work organisations in Britain?
By whom was the first recorded voyage to North America made?
What sets off Columbus’s first voyage from all early voyages to America?
In what way did English colonists differ from other European settlers?
What were two main reasons why the English migrants came to America?
What was the difference between Pilgrims and Puritans?
What is the Bill of Rights?
How did the political parties begin in the U.S.A.?
What forces stood behind the United States territorial acquisitions and U.S. westward expansion?
What is the Monroe Doctrine about?
What was done by the Obama Administration to overcome the economic difficulties of 2008 - 2010 credit crunch?
How did the U.S. - Russia bilateral relations develop between 2009 and 2015?
5.4. УЧЕБНАЯ И МЕТОДИЧЕСКАЯ ЛИТЕРАТУРА
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