Presentation on theme: "The Russian Federation. Aims: To develop the students’ outlook using their linguistic experience To systemize the students’ knowledge in this topic."— Presentation transcript:
The Rules of the Game There are 6 stages in “Auction” The stating capital is 500 roubles The starting price of each question is 10 roubles While buying the question at the highest price, you’ll pay the money to the bank If your answer is right, you’ll be rewarded with 50 roubles On the contrary, if your answer is wrong, you’ll loose the money and pay 20 roubles as a fine. You may lend 100 roubles but the rate of interest will be 30 %.
Lot 1. What river does Moscow stand on? Moscow stands on the Moskva River. Lot 2. What is the population of Moscow? Its population is about 10 million people. Lot 3. Who founded Moscow? The prince Yuri Dolgoruky did.
Lot 4. When was Moscow founded? Moscow was founded in 1147. Lot 5. What are the most famous art museums of Moscow? They are the Tretyakov Art Gallery and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
Lot 1. What is the highest law of the Russian Federation? The Constitution of the Russian Federation is. Lot 2. Who is the head of the state? The President is the head of the state. Lot 3. What is the official name of the Russian Parliament? The Federal Assembly is.
Lot 4. Who was the first Russian President? Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin was. Lot 5. What is the lower chamber of the Federal Assembly? The State Duma is.
Lot 1. What sea washes Russia in the south? The Black Sea washes Russia in the south. Lot 2. What mountain chain forms the natural border between Europe and Asia? The Urals form the natural border between Europe and Asia. Lot 3. How many federal subjects does the Russian Federation comprise? The Russian Federation comprises 83 federal subjects.
Lot 4. What is the deepest lake in Russia? Lake Baikal is. Lot 5. How many time zones is the territory of Russia divided into? It’s divided into 11 time zones.
The Fourth Theme Some facts from the history of Russia
Lot 1. Who opened “the window to Europe”? Peter the Great did. Lot 2. When was the Patriotic war (the war with Napoleon)? In 1812. Lot 3. When did Russia stop being a monarchy and become a republic? In 1917. Lot 4. When was the first sputnik launched into space? In 1957. In 1957. Lot 5. When did the Soviet Union break up? In 1991
Lot 1. What is the biggest city of the Ural region? Yekaterinburg is the biggest city of the Ural region. Lot 2. Tell the present name of the city where the Battle of Stalingrad took place during the Great Patriotic War. Volgograd. Lot 3. What five ancient Russian towns are included into the Golden Ring? They are Rostov Veliky, Suzdal, Vladimir, Zvenigorod and Yaroslavl.
Lot 4. What is the name of the city founded on the banks of the Neva by Peter the Great? It is St. Petersburg. Lot 5. Where did the XX Olympic Games take place? The XX Olympic Games took place in Moscow.
Lot 1. Who made the first space flight which lasted 108 minutes? Yuri Gagarin did. Lot 2. What marshal was awarded with the title "the Hero of the country“ for four times? George Zhukov was. Lot 3. What great scientist helped to found Moscow University in 1755? Lomonosov helped to found Moscow University in 1755.
Lot 4. Who was a composer of the famous ballet “The Swan Lake”? Peter Tchaikovsky was. Lot 5. Whom did A. Chekhov call “the Russian best landscape painter”? A. Chekhov called Isaak Levitan “the Russian best landscape painter”