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Winter Olympics – Questions

 

Instructions

Highlight the correct answer for each question.

 

Questions

 

1)  Where, and when were the first Winter Olympic Games held?

  1. a)  1924 – Olympia, Greece b) 1944 – Chamonix, France
  2. c) 1924 – Chamonix, France d)  2022 – Beijing, China

 

2) Which two years were the Winter Olympics NOT held?

  1. a) 1928 and 1932 b)  1998 and 2002
  2. c)  1840 and 1844 d) 1940 and 1944

 

3) Why were the Olympic Games not held those years?

  1. a) They ran out of snow b) World War II
  2. c) World War I d) Covid-19

 

4) Which current sport is descended from the discontinued sport “Military Patrol” ?

  1. a)  Beihai Park b)  Tiantan Park
  2. c)  Tiananmen Square d)  Cornwall Park

 

5)  What are the FIVE original sports of the Winter Olympics?

  1.  bobsleigh,
  2.  curling
  3.   ice hockey,
  4.  Nordic skiing
  5.  figure skating

 

6) After being made the hosts of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, what was Beijing the first city to do?

 to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics. 

 

7) The Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 were held between which dates ?

How many days is that?

 

 4 February and 20 February 16 days

 

8) Which Winter Olympic Sport would you like to compete in? Explain why you chose this sport.

 

idk

 

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Beijing, China – Questions

 

Instructions

Highlight the correct answer for each question.

 

Questions

 

1)  How long has Beijing been China’s centre for Government?

  1. a)  Almost 20 years b) Almost 200 years

     c)Almost 800 years d)  Almost 80 years

 

2) Which two rivers does Beijing sit between?

  1. a) Yongding and Yellow Rivers b)  Yangtze and Yellow Rivers
  2. c)  Chobai and Yangtze RIvers d)  Yongding and Chobai Rivers

 

3) After not letting people in for hundreds of years, what is the Forbidden City now?

  1. a) A theme park b) A government building
  2. c) A museum d) A military base

 

4) Which of Beijing’s Parks contains the “Temple of Heaven”?

  1. a)  Beihai Park b) Tiantan Park
  2. c)  Tiananmen Square d)  Cornwall Park

 

5)  Who was the leader responsible for naming Beijing “Dadu” in the 1200’s?

  1. a)  Vladimir Putin b)  Donald Trump
  2. c) Kublai Khan d) Ghengis Khan

 

6) Tiananmen Square is one of the most famous places in Beijing, but what is a “Tiananmen”?

 it is often the site of political celebrations. Many museums and monuments are located there.

 

7) Beijing does something that is “unlike” other big cities – what is it?

Unlike in many large cities, farmers grow fruits and vegetables in the city itself. 

 

8) Do you think it is important for countries to look after ancient and old places like The Forbidden City?

 Explain your answer in 2 or more sentences

 

If we don’t  it will be gone forever

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Food in China – Questions

Instructions.
Highlight the correct answer for each question.

Questions

1) How often do Chinese people buy fresh vegetables and fruit?
Daily

2) Chinese food consists of which four food groups?
grains, vegetables, fruit, and meat.

3) Rice is eaten more in which part of China?
In southern china

4) Why do Chinese people not eat a lot of milk & dairy products
Because of lactose intolerance

5) In a Chinese diet how many meals will contain rice?
All most every meal.
6) What happens to someone who does not eat all of their rice?
they will marry someone with a pimple-scarred face.

7) Every grain of rice is described as “a hardship of labour”. What do those words mean?
severe suffering or privation and work, especially physical work.

Hardship
Definition:severe suffering or privation.
Labour
Definition:work, especially physical work.

8) What do you think is meant by “a hardship of labour” now?
It is hard

EXTRA) Do your family practice using tea or different herbs to help with health? If they do, tell me about them!

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China – Questions

 

Instructions

Highlight the correct answer for each question.

 

Questions

 

1) Where is China located?

  1. a) Eastern Asia b) Eastern Africa
  2. c) Eastern South America d) Eastern Europe

 

2) What is the official name of China?

  1. a) The Kingdom of China b) The Republic of China
  2. c)  The People’s China d) The People’s Republic of China 

 

3) What is the capital city of China?

  1. a) Taiwan b) Beijing
  2. c) Hong Kong d) Xiamen

 

4) What two things does China have?

  1. a) World’s tallest mountain range & longest river b) World’s tallest mountain range and Asia’s longest river
  2. c) Asia’s tallest mountain and longest river d) Asia’s tallest mountain range and world’s longest river

 

5) What fraction of the China’s population live in cities?

  1. a) 1/4 (quarter) b) 1/2 (half)
  2. c) 1/5 (fifth) d) 1/3 (third)

 

6) Which of these is NOT a Chinese invention?

  1. a) Swords b) Gunpowder
  2. c) Paper d) Silk

 

7) Give me 3 examples of things the Chinese used to create art.

 

a)paper b)stone c)wood

 

8) Which Chinese animal is endangered? 

  • How many are left in the wild?

9) Explain why you think it is important to look after, and protect endangered animals like the Giant Panda.

→ there is not many left.

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Encanto            

Please read the article on Encanto here before answering the questions.

 

Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.

 

  1. Encanto is based in what city? 

 

  1. a) Mexico                     b) Australia
  2. c) Spain                                   d) Colombia

 

  1. The main character of this movie is?

 

  1. a) Madrigal             b) Abuela
  2. c) Mirabel               d)Julieta

 

  1. Mirabel struggles to find her place in her family, why? 

 

  1. a) Because she’s only 15 years old b) She doesn’t like her family
  2. c) She doesn’t have a unique gift d) Because she’s the middle child

 

  1. List unique gifts that family members attain from the magic of Encanto:

 

→ super strength and super hear

 

  1. True or False: The word ‘Encanto’ means miracle. 
  2. a) True b) False

 

  1. “Mirabel Madrigal is the ‘protagonist’ of the movie Encanto.  

What does the word protagonist mean?

 

  1. a) problem character             b) leading character
  2. c) pretty character                            d) a fortnite character

 

  1. Which character is known as the ‘golden’ child?  What does ‘golden child’ mean?

 

→mirabel.