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Question 8 The British ask for the bill in a restaurant at the end of the meal. What do Americans ask for? a) the check b) the receipt c) the script
Question 9 In British English, it’s called ‘a mobile’, what is it called in the US? a) a handy b) a cell phone c) a portable phone
Question 10 Which word is used more in American English than in British English? a) mom b) mum c) mummy
Question 13 In Cockney ,’I don’t Adam and Eve you’ means a) I don’t love you b) I don’t understand you c) I don’t believe you
Question 14 Which of these ‘drink’ words was borrowed from Arabic? a) wine b) juice c) alcohol
Question 18 What country are ‘hara-kiri’, ‘kimono’, and’ karate’ from? a) China b) Japan c) Spain
Question 19 Which of the following English words are not French borrowings? (заимствования) a) table, wardrobe, chair b) army, battle, peace c) father, king, pig
Question 20 What country are the words ’opera’, ’soprano’ ,concerto’, and’ piano’ from? a) Italy b) Spain c) Portugal
Question 21 How many new words are added to the English vocabulary each year? a) about 50 b) about 300 c) about 500
Question 22 Where do the majority of computer terms come from? a) the UK b) the USA c) Australia Web PC video e-mail on-screen chat
Question 23 Which word is most frequently used in conversation? a) ‘yes’ b) ’no’ c) ‘I’ ‘yes’ ’no’ ‘I’
Question 24 Which words are most frequently used in written English? a) boy, girl, love b) money, business, bank c) a, the, and
Question 25 What do the British say before the meal? a) Bon appetite! b) Bless you! c) Nothing
Question 26 What is the correct question tag in this polite request?’ Open the window, __you ? a) will b) do c) please
Question 28 What should you say if someone sneezes(чихает)? a) How is it going? b) Bless you! c) Can I help you?
Question 29 What would you say if you wanted to sit down in a busy place? a) Excuse me, is this seat busy? b) Let me take this seat, please. c) Excuse me, is this seat taken?
Question 30 What is a polite response to ‘Thank you very much’ ? a) Of course! b) The same to you! c) You’re welcome!
Question 31 What do you say in a shop if you only want to look and not buy? a) I’m just browsing. b) I’m just viewing. c) I’m just shoplifting.
Question 32 To tell someone who you are on the phone, which of the following the most natural? a) It’s Tom b) I’m Tom c) Tom speaking
Question 33 The sentence ’ Madam, I’m Adam” is spelled the same from left to right and from right to left. It is… a) an anagram b) a palindrome c) a puzzle