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WINDSURFING. SQUASH

Додано: 23 квітня
Предмет: Англійська мова, 10 клас
Тест виконано: 149 разів
18 запитань
Запитання 1

Windsurfing or board sailing or sail boarding is a water sport combining elements of surfing and sailing. Since 1984 the sport has been included in the Olympic Games as part of the yachting events. From 1992 men and women have to compete in separate categories. There are also annual board sailing world championships

Choose the TRUE variant according to the text

варіанти відповідей

We can name windsurfing both boardsailing and sail boarding.

This water sport has been a part of the competitions in the Olympic Games since 1984.

Men and women have always competed in separate categories.

Запитання 2

Windsurfing or boardsailing or sail boarding is a water sport combining elements of surfing and sailing. Since 1984 the sport has been included in the Olympic Games as part of the yachting events. From 1992 men and women have to compete in separate categories. There are also annual boardsailing world championships.

Men and women always have to compete in separate categories.

варіанти відповідей

True

False

Запитання 3

There are also annual boardsailing world championships.

Using the Lechner board, speeds in excess of 40 knots have been achieved. Windsurfing was invented in the mid-sixties by two southern Californian surfers, Hoyle Schweitzer and Jim Drake.

They can’t achieve the speed of 40 knots, only using the Lechner board.

варіанти відповідей

False

True

Запитання 4

Using the Lechner board, speeds in excess of 40 knots have been achieved. Windsurfing was invented in the mid-sixties by two southern Californian surfers, Hoyle Schweitzer and Jim Drake. Surfers need strong rolling waves, and hate days of calm sea. 

Hoyle Schweitzer and Jim Drake are the inventors of windsurfing and live in Carolina.


варіанти відповідей

True

False

Запитання 5

Windsurfing was invented in the mid-sixties by two southern Californian surfers, Hoyle Schweitzer and Jim Drake. Surfers need strong rolling waves, and hate days of calm sea. Schweitzer noticed that on days when waves were not high enough to surf, there was often a strong wind and he set about finding a way to use it.

Surfers like strong rolling waves and days of calm sea. 

варіанти відповідей

False

True

Запитання 6

Surfers need strong rolling waves, and hate days of calm sea. Schweitzer noticed that on days when waves were not high enough to surf, there was often a strong wind and he set about finding a way to use it. His first experiments involved standing on his surfboard holding out a piece of sail cloth in his hands.

Jim Drake set about finding a way to use strong wind.

варіанти відповідей

True

False

Запитання 7

Gradually he and Drake developed this idea into a basic design for a sailboard, but holding a mast(щогла) and a triangular sail (вітрило)which could be titled and turned in any direction. The windsurfer operates a boom which controls the amount of wind in the sail, for speed and change of direction.

A mast and a triangular sail could be titled and turned in any direction.

варіанти відповідей

False

True

Запитання 8

Gradually he and Drake developed this idea into a basic design for a sailboard, but holding a mast(щогла) and a triangular sail (вітрило)which could be titled and turned in any direction. The windsurfer operates a boom which controls the amount of wind in the sail, for speed and change of direction.

Only the operator controls the amount of wind in the sail.

варіанти відповідей

True

False

Запитання 9

Squash began at Harrow School in the mid-nineteenth century, but has worked since its way into almost every city and district in Britain and throughout Europe. Squash is one of the fastest games in the world. Two people play in a small confined space surrounded by high walls with no net to keep them apart.

Squash is one of the quickest games in the world.

варіанти відповідей

False

True

Запитання 10

Since 1984  windsurfing has been included in the Olympic Games as part of the yachting events. There are also annual board sailing world championships.Using the Lechner board, speeds in excess of 40 knots have been achieved. Windsurfing was invented in the mid-sixties by two southern Californian surfers, Hoyle Schweitzer and Jim Drake. 

Windsurfing was invented in the … by two southern Californian surfers.

варіанти відповідей

1945

1955

1965

1975

Запитання 11

Windsurfing or boardsailing or sail boarding is a water sport combining elements of surfing and sailing. There are also annual boardsailing world championships.

Using the Lechner board, speeds in excess of 40 knots have been achieved.

The surfers can achieve the speed of  …   … ,  only using the Lechner board.

варіанти відповідей

four knots

forty knots

fourteen knots

I don’t know.

Запитання 12

Windsurfing was invented in the mid-sixties by two southern Californian surfers, Hoyle Schweitzer and Jim Drake. Surfers need strong rolling waves, and hate days of calm sea. Schweitzer noticed that on days when waves were not high enough to surf, there was often a strong wind and he set about finding a way to use it. His first experiments involved standing on his surfboard holding out a piece of sail cloth in his hands.

 …  first experiments involved standing on his surfboard holding out a piece of sail cloth in his hands. 

варіанти відповідей

Schweitzer’s

Drake’s

Schweitzer and Drake’s 

Somebody’s

Запитання 13

Gradually he and Drake developed this idea into a basic design for a sailboard, but holding a mast(щогла) and a triangular sail (вітрило)which could be titled and turned in any direction. The windsurfer operates a boom which controls the amount of wind in the sail, for speed and change of direction. Schweitzer immediately went into business designing and making the new sailboards and taking the idea abroad. 

The windsurfer …  the amount of wind in the sail operating a boom, for speed and change of direction.

варіанти відповідей

checks

controls

leads

manages

Запитання 14

The windsurfer operates a boom which controls the amount of wind in the sail, for speed and change of direction. Schweitzer immediately went into business designing and making the new sailboards and taking the idea abroad. By mid-seventies, the sport had been spread to Holland, Germany and France.

Schweitzer immediately began to   …    the new sailboards.

варіанти відповідей

design and make

make and sell

build and design

construct and make

Запитання 15

The windsurfer operates a boom which controls the amount of wind in the sail, for speed and change of direction. Schweitzer immediately went into business designing and making the new sailboards and taking the idea abroad. By mid-seventies, the sport had been spread to Holland, Germany and France.

Holland, Germany and France were the …  where this sport spread next.

варіанти відповідей

states

continents

cities

countries

Запитання 16

Squash began at Harrow School in the mid-nineteenth century, but has worked since its way into almost every city and district in Britain and throughout Europe. Squash is one of the fastest games in the world. Two people play in a small confined space surrounded by high walls with no net to keep them apart. 

Two people play without any   … , but surrounded by high walls.

варіанти відповідей

network

web

net

chain

Запитання 17

Squash is one of the fastest games in the world. Two people play in a small confined space surrounded by high walls with no net to keep them apart. The aim is to get to the point at the centre of the court and to stay there.

What should the players do to win the game?

варіанти відповідей

to stay at the point in the center of the court

to get stronger and fitter

to get to the point

to stay at the point 

Запитання 18

Squash players hope that the game will make them stronger and fitter, but, like many sports, squash can be very dangerous. The most obvious danger is the small ball that shoots through the air extremely fast.

Why can squash be very dangerous?

варіанти відповідей

because it’s the fastest game

because the ball shoots very fast

because the ball is very small

because it’s the most dangerous game

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