ANGLOPHONE STUDIES - BC.

Vědomostní test

1.  All the following were written by William Shakespeare except:

  • King Lear
  • The Winter Tale
  • An Ideal Husband

2.  New England is:

  • The north-east part of the USA
  • A state in Australia
  • A colonial name for Canada

3.  The Pilgrim fathers were:

  • An ironic name for American Indian chiefs
  • English settlers to New England
  • American farmers

4.  The first president of the USA was:

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • George Washington
  • Woodrow Wilson

5.  In 1997-2007 the British Prime Minister was:

  • John Major
  • James Callaghan
  • Tony Blair

6.  Which of the following is not a genuine title of a musical?

  • Hair
  • My Fair Lady
  • Mamma Mia!

7.  Which of these American presidents were assassinated?

  • A. Lincoln and J.F. Kennedy
  • H. S. Truman and R. Reagan
  • G. Washington and J. F. Kennedy

8.  Which UK politician signed the Munich Pact in 1938?

  • David Lloyd George
  • Neville Chamberlain
  • Winston Churchill

9.  Which country was not a part of the British Empire?

  • Canada
  • India
  • Libya

10.  There are two main political parties in the USA:

  • Republican and Labour
  • Republican and Liberal
  • Republican and Democratic

11.  The War of the Roses in the second half of the 15th century was a conflict between

  • Lancasters and Yorks
  • France and England
  • England and Scotland

12.  Which of the following is NOT a novel by Jane Austen:

  • Emma
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Jane Eyre

13.  The population of the USA is:

  • 550 million people
  • 150 million people
  • 300 million people

14.  India gained independence in:

  • 1957
  • 1964
  • 1946

15.  The wizard Gandalf is a character in a book written by:

  • J. K. Rowling
  • Terry Pratchett
  • J. R. Tolkien

16.  The English king executed in 1649 was:

  • Charles I. Stuart
  • Jacob I. Stuart
  • George I. Hannover

17.  William Shakespeare’s theatre was called:

  • The Map
  • The Globe
  • The World

18.  Who established himself the supreme head of the Church of England?

  • John Wycliffe
  • Henry VIII.
  • Henry VI.

19.  The album Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club was recorded by:

  • Led Zeppelin
  • Rolling Stones
  • Beatles

20.  The capital of Australia is:

  • Canberra
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne