UK
USA
Czech Republic
vocabulary
various

100

What do the British have for everyday breakfast?
cereals toast with marmalade

100

Which are the two largest rivers in the USA?
the Mississippi the Missouri

100

Which is the most famous cultural event in Prague (classical music)?
The Prague Spring

100

Name three materials of clothes.
cotton / wool / silk / denim / velvet / fur / corduroy ...

100

Give an example of British and American spelling difference.
colour / color (neighbour, favourite...) meter / metre (theater, center...) travelling / traveling programme → program catalogue → catalog doughnut → donut...

200

What is DIY?
Do it yourself.

200

What is Mt. Rushmore?
A rock cliff in South Dakota with heads of four US Presidents (Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt)

200

What does the Czech Republic border with?
Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Germany

200

Name 5 kinds of accessories.
handbag belt scarf tie watch jewellery (ring, chain, bracelet, necklace...)

200

Which century was the Victorian era in?
19th century (especially the second half)

300

How old are students when they take O-level and A-level?
O-level: 16 A-level: 18-19

300

Which are the two main political parties in the USA?
the Republican Party the Democratic Party

300

Which symphony by Antonín Dvořák is famous abroad?
From the New World (Symphony No. 9)

300

Who is GP?
General Practitioner

300

What does WWF mean?
World Wildlife Fund

400

Who was Thomas Becket?
The archbishop of Canterbury (murdered by order of the king)

400

When is Independence Day and Thanksgiving Day?
4th July 4th Thursday of November

400

What is the second biggest church in Moravia?
The Cathedral of the Divine Saviour (Ostrava)

400

What is the English for "nultý poledník"?
prime meridian (zero meridian)

400

Who renewed the Olympic Games?
Pierre de Coubertin

500

What are the other names for quality papers and popular papers?
broadsheets tabloids

500

Name three skyscrapers in New York.
the Empire State Building Chrysler Building Citigroup Centre Trump Tower Rockefeller Centre One World Trade Center (1 WTC)...

500

Which two chambers does the Czech Parliament consist of?
The Chamber of Deputies the Senate

500

What is the English expression for "ordinace"?
surgery / consulting room

500

Name at least 8 sights signed in the Czech Unesco Heritage list.
Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž Historic Centre of Český Krumlov Historic Centre of Prague Historic Centre of Telč Holašovice Historical Village Reservation Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape Litomyšl Castle Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora Tugendhat Villa in Brno