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Name ______________ Surname ________________________ Group __________
. Guess riddles
1. Give me food, and I will live; give me water, and I will die. What am I? (____________________________)
2. What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps? (____________________________)
3. What can't be used until it's broken? (____________________________)
4. What walks on four legs in the morning, two at mid-day, and three in the evening? (____________________________)
5. Why do lions eat raw meat? (____________________________)
. Match each literary character to the author. Be attentive: there are two extra names in the author's column. →
1. David Copperfield
2. Becky Sharp
3. Jennie Gerhardt
5. Emma
6. Mr. Gatsby
7. Jane Eyre
8. Rip Van Winkle
9. Ivanhoe
10. Rhett Butler
a. William Shakespeare
b. Washington Irving
c. W. M. Thackeray
d. Margaret Mitchell
e. Charles Dickens
f. Charlotte Bronte
g. F. S. Fitzgerald
h. Jane Austen
i. Theodore Dreiser
k. Walter Scott
. Each of the names is an anagram of a job.
For example: Gena N.West = Newsagent. Find the other jobs here.
1. C. Trood (____________________________)
2. T.I. Insects (____________________________)
3. C. Hubert (____________________________)
4. Ian T. Cipoli (____________________________)
5. Harris S. Reed (____________________________)
6. R. Coat (____________________________)
7. T.D. Stein (____________________________)
8. E.E. Chart (____________________________)
9. G. Rinse (____________________________)
10. Lisa J. Troun (____________________________)
V.Task 1. True or False?
1. The Grampians are a part of the Highlands. (_____________)
2. The capital of Northern Ireland is Dublin. (_____________)
3. Loch Lomond is the largest lake in Scotland. (_____________)
4. Windermere is the largest lake in Wales. (_____________)
5. Snowdon is the highest peak of the Highlands. (_____________)
6.The Trent, the Tyne, the Mersey, the Severn and the Hebrides are the rivers of the UK. (_____________)
7. You can find the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea. (_____________)
8. La Manche is also called “the English Channel”. (_____________)
V. “Who was …”. Answer the questions.
1. Who was the only English king whom English people called “the Great”? _____
2. Can you name the last Anglo-Saxon King of England who lost the battle at Hastings? _______________
3. Who had to sign the Magna Carta? ____________
4. Who was the king after the Wars of the Roses? _____________
5. Who is one of the most well-known monarchs in English history chiefly because he took six wives during his life? ___________________
6. Find out who was the ruler of the country when Sir Francis Drake completed his voyage round the world. __________________
7. Who was the king when the Gunpowder Plot took place? ________________
8. Who became the Lord Protector when Charles I was executed?______________
9. Who was the king when the Great Fire of London destroyed most of the city's old wooden buildings? __________________
10. Can you tell who was the king of England when Horatio Nelson defeated French fleet at the battle of Trafalgar?________________________
V. Haw can you translate it?
1. …never look a gift horse into the eating… _____________________________
2. …double Dutch … ________________________________________________
3. … time and again…_______________________________________________
4. … a mare's nest… ________________________________________________
5. … when in Rome, do as the Romans… ________________________________
6. …do not cross the bridge until you come to it… _________________________
7. …a Jack of all trades… _____________________________________________
8. …to buy a pig in a poke… __________________________________________

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