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The Olympic Games

Додано: 23 квітня
Предмет: Англійська мова, 10 клас
Тест виконано: 111 разів
13 запитань
Запитання 1

The Olympic Games are one of the most spectacular competitions came from ancient Greece. The original Olympic Games were held every four years in honour of Zeus, the supreme God of Greek religion. The first record of the games dates from 776 BC. They were held for one more thousand years until they were abolished in the reign of King Theodosius about 392 AD. The important sports in the original Olympic Games were running, jumping, wrestling, and throwing the discs. Only men competed and they wore no clothes in order to have more freedom of movement. Each competitor had to take the Olympic Oath – a promise to behave in a sportsman – like fashion.


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варіанти відповідей

Greece was the country to create the Olympic Games.

The aim of these games was to honour the supreme God of Greek religion at first.

The Olympic Games were abolished in the reign of King Zeus.

Men and women competed and they wore no clothes then. 

The competitors had to wear no clothes in order to have more freedom of movement.

Запитання 2

  The Olympic Games are one of the most spectacular competitions came from ancient Greece. The original Olympic Games were held every four years in honour of Zeus, the supreme God of Greek religion. The first record of the games dates from 776 BC. They were held for one more thousand years until they were abolished in the reign of King Theodosius about 392 AD. The important sports in the original Olympic Games were running, jumping, wrestling, and throwing the discs. Only men competed and they wore no clothes in order to have more freedom of movement. Each competitor had to take the Olympic Oath – a promise to behave in a sportsman – like fashion.

The original Olympic Games were held every … …. in honour of Zeus.

варіанти відповідей

4 years

5 years

every year

3 years

Запитання 3

  The Olympic Games are one of the most spectacular competitions came from ancient Greece. The original Olympic Games were held every four years in honour of Zeus, the supreme God of Greek religion. The first record of the games dates from 776 BC. They were held for one more thousand years until they were abolished in the reign of King Theodosius about 392 AD. The important sports in the original Olympic Games were running, jumping, wrestling, and throwing the discs. Only men competed and they wore no clothes in order to have more freedom of movement. Each competitor had to take the Olympic Oath – a promise to behave in a sportsman – like fashion.

…, …, … were the important sports in the original Olympic Games.

варіанти відповідей

Wrestling, boxing, throwing the discs

Wrestling, jumping, running

Running, jumping, tennis

Wrestling, throwing the discs, cricket

Запитання 4

The Olympic Games are one of the most spectacular competitions came from ancient Greece. The original Olympic Games were held every four years in honour of Zeus, the supreme God of Greek religion. The first record of the games dates from 776 BC. Only men competed and they wore no clothes in order to have more freedom of movement. Each competitor had to take the Olympic Oath – a promise to behave in a sportsman – like fashion.

Each competitor took the Olympic Oath, it was …  to behave in a sportsman – like fashion.

варіанти відповідей

a desire

a promise

a wish

a goal

Запитання 5

The modern Olympic era began in 1894 when Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin decided to revive (відродити) the ancient Greek tradition of celebrating health, youth and peace with a sports festival. He created the International Olympic Committee and the first modern Olympiad took place in Athens in 1896. Since then the Olympic Games have been held every four years with only two exceptions because of the two world wars.


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варіанти відповідей

The modern Olympic Games are a sport festival that celebrates health, youth and peace.

The first modern Olympiad took part in Athens in 1896.

The two world wars were the only two exceptions when there were no Olympic Games.

Запитання 6

The modern Olympic era began in 1894 when Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin decided to revive (відродити) the ancient Greek tradition of celebrating health, youth and peace with a sports festival. He created the International Olympic Committee and the first modern Olympiad took place in Athens in 1896. Since then the Olympic Games have been held every four years with only two exceptions because of the two world wars.

The modern Olympic era began in … thanks to Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin.

варіанти відповідей

eighteen ninety-floor

eighteen eighty-four

eighteen ninety-four

eighteen ninety-foor

Запитання 7

The modern Olympic era began in 1894 when Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin decided to revive (відродити) the ancient Greek tradition. He created the International Olympic Committee and the first modern Olympiad took place in Athens in 1896. Since then the Olympic Games have been held every four years with only two exceptions because of the two world wars.

The first modern Olympiad took place in Athens in 1896, it was in …

варіанти відповідей

Greece

Italy

Canada

France

Запитання 8

The modern Olympic era began in 1894 when Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin decided to revive (відродити) the ancient Greek tradition of celebrating health, youth and peace with a sports festival. He created the International Olympic Committee and the first modern Olympiad took place in Athens in 1896. Since then the Olympic Games have been held every four years with only two exceptions because of the two world wars.

Baron Pierre de Coubertin wanted to celebrate health, youth and peace with a … holiday. 

варіанти відповідей

art

music

culture

sport

Запитання 9

The modern Olympic Games have strong connection with Greece. A lighted torch is brought all the way from Greece, carried by a relay of runners, in order to light the Olympic Flame which burns all through the Games. As in ancient Greek times, the competitors still take the Olympic Oath. The long – distance race is still called Marathon. Marathon was a village about 25 miles from Athens. 

The modern International Olympic Committee consists of members from all the participating countries. The famous flag of the IOC shows five rings of different colours linked together, which represent five continents.

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варіанти відповідей

As in ancient Greek times, the competitors still get the Olympic Oath and run their Marathon.

Five rings linked together on the flag of the IOC represent five continents.

Marathon was a distance race about 25 miles from Athens. 

Запитання 10

The modern Olympic Games have strong connection with Greece. A lighted torch is brought all the way from Greece, carried by a relay of runners, in order to light the Olympic Flame which burns all through the Games. As in ancient Greek times, the competitors still take the Olympic Oath. The long – distance race is still called Marathon. Marathon was a village about 25 miles from Athens. 

The Olympic …  burns all through the Games.

варіанти відповідей

torch

fire

flame

light

Запитання 11

One important rule of the Olympic Games is that the competitors must be amateurs. This rule has been under a lot of pressure in recent years because modern sport is so professional and competitive. Athletes train for years to take part in the Olympics and some countries spend much more than others on equipment and facilities.

All the competitors must run for a long distance, that is still called …

варіанти відповідей

the Olympic Flame

the Olympic Oath

the Olympic Torch

the Olympic Marathon

Запитання 12

One important rule of the Olympic Games is that the competitors must be amateurs. This rule has been under a lot of pressure in recent years because modern sport is so professional and competitive. Athletes train for years to take part in the Olympics and some countries spend much more than others on equipment and facilities.

 According to (згідно до) the rule all the competitors must be …, but now they all are professionals.

варіанти відповідей

amateurs

fans

admirers

professionals

Запитання 13

The modern International Olympic Committee consists of members from all the participating countries. The famous flag of the IOC shows five rings of different colours linked together, which represent five continents.

The modern International Olympic Committee consists of members from all the …  whose sportsmen take part in the Olympic Games. 

варіанти відповідей

world

Europe

continents

countries

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