131. Langston Huges was noted for his________.
A. true description of urban Blacks in poetry B. unconventional portrayal of Harlem C.
singing of black America D. None of the above
132. The most exciting place in the United States on New Year's Eve is________.
A. Rockefeller Center in New York City B. Times Square in New York City
C. Independence Hall in Philadelphia D. Pasadena， California
133. Martin Luther King was awarded the Nobel Prize for peace in_______.
A.1964 B. 1965 C. 1966 D. 1968
134. The symbols that are associated with Valentine's Day are the following except_________. A. cards
decorated with hearts B. Cupid armed with bow and arrow
C. flowers tied with red ribbons D. toast turkey
135. The story of Washington and the cherry tree brings out his quality of________.
A. hard work B. independent thinking C. wisdom D. honesty
136. The symbols of egg and bunny are considered to represent________.
A. new life and fertility B. new life and energy
C. fertility and happiness D. new life and plenty
137. The most famous Easter Parade is the one________.
A. along the Fifth Avenue in New York B. organized by Macy in New York
C. in Philadelphia D. in Pasadena， California
138. _______are associated with Halloween.
A. Ghost costumes and witches' hats B. Pumpkin-Lanterns
C. Trick or treat D. All of the above
139. Veterans' Day was originally set to________.
A. honor all men who have fought in defense of the country
B. honor the end of WWI
C. honor those who have given their lives in defense of the country
D. honor those who died in WWI
140. The theme of thanks-giving has always been________.
A. peace and plenty B. fertility and new life
C. health and happiness D. Both A and C
141. The first Thanksgiving Day was celebrated by the Pilgrims in Plymouth， Massachusetts in
A. December B. October C. April D. January
142. Easter celebrates the rising of Jesus Christ from his tomb while Christmas celebrates the
_______of Jesus Christ.
A. birth B. rising to heaven C. meeting with angel D. none of the above
143. Which of the following is not true about the Independence Day？
A. It is a legal holiday in the United States
B. The President will hold large national banquet
C. The Army fires a 13-gun salute in the morning
D. Americans abroad will gather together to celebrate the national day
145. Nearly________of the land in Canada has no permanent population.
A. half B. two-thirds C. 89% D. 95%
146. Canada's longest river is________.
A. the Mackenzie B. the St. Lawrence river C. the Seven D. the Yukon
147. The name \“Canada\” is though to be derived from kanata， an Indian word meaning_________.
A. a guitar B. a meeting place C. a settlement D. a piece of land
148. Who was the first European to discover Canada？
A. John Cabot B. Jacques Cartier C. Samuel de Champlain D. Henry Hudson
149. Under_________， the French Canadian farming economy of the St. Lawrence valley and its
language， religion， and customs continued unchanged.
A. the Quebec Act of 1774 B. the Treaty of Paris in 1763
C. the Constitutional Act of 1791 D. the Act of Union in 1840
150. When was Canada divided into Upper Canada and Lower Canada？
A. In 1763 B. In 1774 C. 1791 D. In 1840
151. When was Canada given internal self-government？
A. In 1791 B. In 1840 C. In 1848 D. In 1867
152. In 1931 by_______Canada was formally declared to be a sovereign nation and became a member
of the Commonwealth of Nations.
A. the Peace Treaty of 1919 B. the Statute of Westminster
C. the Meek Lake Accord D. the Constitutional Act
153. In 1949_________became Canada's tenth province.
A. Newfoundland B. Prince Edward Island C. Labrador D. British Columbia
154. The NBA Act created a new country out of the following except________.
A. Nova Scotia B. New Brunswick C. the United Canada D. Pritish Columbia
155. ________cut the last legal tie between Canada and Britain and transferred the Constitutional
amending power from the British government to Canada.
A. The NBA Act of 1867 B. The Meech Lake Accord
C. The Constitutional Act of 1982 D. The referendum in 1995
156. The highest point in Australia is________.
A. Mount Yukon B. Mount Kosciusco C. Ben Nevis D. Scafell
157. Australia's most common plants are_________.
A. oaks and elms B. palms and pines
C. willows and poplars D. eucalypts and wattles
158. What animals are regarded as Australia's national fauna？
A. Koalas and possums B. Emus and kangaroos
C. Echidnas and platypuses D. Budgerigars and cockatoos
159. ________is the Aboriginal name for Ayers Rock. Which is considered to be the largest individual
rock mass in the world.
A. Canberra B. Uluru C. Manitoba D. Alberta
160. With regard to its size， Australia is the________largest country in the world.
A. third B. fourth C. fifth D. sixth