Business Tense Review Trivia Quiz

Worksheet 1- Trivia Questions Pairwork

Teacher’s instructions- cut the worksheet along the vertical line so each students get half of it each

Student A

Ask the other team these questions. If they answer correctly they get 2 points. If they don’t know, give them 4 options. If they answer correctly from the 4 options they get one point.

Which city is the HQ of the European Central Bank in? (Frankfurt)

What is special about the domain name ‘www.symbolics.com’? (It was the first domain name ever)

Which Shakespeare play has the line ‘Neither a borrower nor a lender be’? (Hamlet)

‘Blue chip’ companies are named after poker chips, but why are they called ‘blue’ chip? (It’s the highest value poker chip)

In which country did the Industrial Revolution start?

(England)

Which Italian fashion designer worked as a bellboy in the Savoy in London? (Gucci)

What was originally called ‘Brad’s drink’? (Pepsi)

Which company was founded in the Austrian Empire and has been producing cars for nearly a century? (Skoda)

Student B

Ask the other team these questions. If they answer correctly they get 2 points. If they don’t know, give them 4 options. If they answer correctly from the 4 options they get one point.

What company is the world’s largest employer?

(Indian railways)

How is acetylsalicylic acid better known? (Aspirin)

What did Henry Ford call his first car? (A quadricycle)

What was ‘501 Blues’ the original of? (Levi Jeans)

Who issued the first US credit card? (Diner’s Club)

What did Nintendo produce before computer games? (Playing cards)

What was designed jointly by Daimler-Benz and Swatch? (The SMART car)

Which London institution has had the motto ‘My word is my bond’ since 1801? (The stock exchange)


Business Tense Review Trivia Questions

Worksheet 2- Grammar Review

With your partner, look at each other’s worksheets and try to find sentences that are written with the same tenses.

 

What are the names of all the tenses in Worksheet 1?

 

Which sets of tenses are these the general forms for?

1. be + past participle (e.g. gone)

2. have + past participle

3. be + ing

Without looking back at Worksheet 1, try to fill the gaps with the correct tense of the verbs in brackets:

‘Blue chip’ companies _______________ (name) after poker chips, but why are they called ‘blue’ chip?

In which country _______________ (the Industrial Revolution start)?

Which Italian fashion designer ________________ (work) as a bellboy in the Savoy in London?

What _______________________ (originally call) ‘Brad’s drink’?

Which company ___________________ (found) in the Austrian Empire and ____________________ (produce) cars for nearly a century?

How _____________ (acetylsalicylic acid better know)?

What _________________ (Henry Ford call) his first car?

Who ______________________ (issue) the first US credit card?

What ___________________________ (Nintendo produce) before computer games?

What _________________________ (design) jointly by Daimler-Benz and Swatch?

Which London institution __________________ (have) the motto ‘My word is my bond’ since 1801?

Check your answers with Worksheet 1

 

Give your partner the answers to the questions and see if he or she can make the whole question with the correct grammar

 

Continue with other trivia you know

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