Famous Australian People and Things Subject Questions Jeopardy Game

Worksheet 1- Jeopardy Questions Speaking Game– Student A

Choose any one of the questions below and give just the answer (the first part, before the brackets) to your partner. Can they guess the right question to get that answer? (Please note that other questions may also be correct, check with your teacher if you are not sure). Both the grammar and the subject of the question must be correct.

If your partner gives a question which that is not an answer to, give the real answer to the question they asked  if you know it. You then get one point and you should give them a hint by telling them one word of one of the correct questions. Whenever they guess the correct question, change roles and continue.

Sydney (Which city do many people think is the capital of Australia? Which city is the largest in Australia? Wrong answer– Where is the world’s longest bridge?)

 

Kangaroo (Which Australian animal can box? What animal is like a wallaby but bigger? Wrong answers– What is Australia’s largest animal?/ What Australian animal keeps its baby in a pouch? )

 

Nicole Kidman (Which Australian actress was Tom Cruise married to?/ Which Australian actress was married to Tom Cruise?)

Didgeridoo (What Aboriginal musical instrument do you blow into? What traditional Aboriginal instrument is made from wood?)

Kylie Minogue (Who is the most famous Australian pop singer now?/ Who is the most famous Australian actress-turned-pop-singer? Which famous Australian recently had breast cancer?)

Shane Warne (Which famous Australian spin bowler retired in 2007?)

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Which popular Australian film is about transvestites?)

Black box flight recorder (What part of a plane was invented in Australia?)

 

Granny Smith (What type of apple was first grown in Australia?)

 

John Howard (Who is George Bush’s biggest international supporter? Who did the Australians vote for in the last general election?/ Who is the present Australian Prime Minister?)

Victoria Bitter (What is the most popular beer in Australia?)


Famous Australian People and Things Subject Questions Jeopardy Game

Worksheet 1- Jeopardy Questions Speaking Game– Student B

Choose any one of the questions below and give just the answer (the first part, before the brackets) to your partner. Can they guess the right question to get that answer? (Please note that other questions may also be correct, check with your teacher if you are not sure). Both the grammar and the subject of the question must be correct.

If your partner gives a question which that is not an answer to, give the real answer to the question they asked  if you know it. You then get one point and you should give them a hint by telling them one word of one of the correct questions. Whenever they guess the correct question, change roles and continue.

Koala (Which Australian animal do many people think is a bear?/ What is the cutest Australian animal? Wrong answers– Which famous Australian animal is a bear?)

Ian Thorpe (Which swimmer’s nickname is ‘Thorpedo’?/ Which famous Australian swimmer retired in 2007? Who is the most famous Australian swimmer?)

Boomerang (What weapon comes back when you throw it?/ What toy was invented by Aboriginals?)

Canberra (Which city is the capital of Australia? Which city is the Australian parliament in?)

Cathy Freeman (Which famous Australian athlete was the first Aborigine to be on the Australian Olympic team?)

Mad Max (Which Australian film did Mel Gibson first become famous for?)

Rupert Murdoch (Which Australian business man owns 20th Century Fox films/ the Times newspaper/ the Fox News TV channel?)

Thomas Keneally (Which Australian novelist wrote “Schindler’s List”?)

Geoffrey Rush (Which Australian actor was in Pirates of the Caribbean? Who did Johnny Depp kill in the first Pirates of the Caribbean film?)

Baz Luhrmann (Which Australian directed Moulin Rouge/ Romeo and Juliet? Who was Moulin Rouge directed by?)

Vegemite (What black Australian spread is made from beer?)


Famous Australian People and Things Subject Questions Jeopardy Game

Worksheet 2- Subject Questions Grammar Presentation and Practice

Write full answers to all these questions-

a) Which Australian actress was Tom Cruise married to?

b) Which Australian actress was married to Tom Cruise?

a) Which Australian actor was in Pirates of the Caribbean?

b) Who did Johnny Depp kill in the first Pirates of the Caribbean film?

a) What Aboriginal musical instrument do you blow into?

b) What traditional Aboriginal instrument is made from wood?

How are the answers and questions in each pair different from each other?

Which kind of question above is not like a normal question in English (for example, does not use ‘do’ in the Present Simple, has the same word order as a statement)? Why is it different?

Without looking back at Worksheet 1, try to complete the following questions-

Which city ——————– (many people think) is the capital of Australia? 

Which Australian animal ——————– (can box)? 

 

Which famous Australian —————– (recently have) breast cancer?

Which Australian film ————————– (Mel Gibson first become famous) for?

What Aboriginal weapon ———————– (come back to you) when you throw it?

Which Australian animal ——————— (many people think) is a bear?

 

Hint- each pair above has one of each kind of question

 

Check your answers on Worksheet 1, and ask and answer the questions in pairs.

 


Famous Australian People and Things Subject Questions Jeopardy Game

Worksheet 3- Subject Questions Further Practice

 

Make the questions below and test each other on the people in your life, giving the answers as full sentences

Who ————————– (I see) first this morning?

Who —————————- (I speak to) first this morning?

Who —————————— (spoke to me) first this morning?

Who —————————— (I speak to first) when I have problems?

Who —————————– (give me) the most presents/ the biggest presents on my birthday?

Who ——————————– (my favourite sportsman/ film star/ celebrity/ television personality/ model/ singer/ musician)?

Who ——————————— (give me) this watch/ pencil case/ ruler/ electronic dictionary?

Who ————————————- (I give) some flowers/ some chocolates/ a kiss to yesterday/ on Sunday/ this morning?

Famous Australian People and Things Subject Questions Jeopardy Game

Worksheet 4- Link to Face2Face Pre-Intermediate Unit 2 KFC Reading

 

Working with a partner, try to guess the questions for each answer about KFC and write the questions below-

When ____________________________________?

In 1890.

____________________________________?

When he was 12.

____________________________________?

90

____________________________________?

$840 million

____________________________________?

80

___________________________________________?

2.5 billion

 

 

Read the text on page 12 of Face2Face Pre-Intermediate Student’s Book and check your answers.

 

Ask each other questions about KFC like the questions above and on page 12, trying to remember the answers with your books closed. Use full sentences in your answers.

 

Test each other on the past tenses in the text.
Famous Australian People and Things Subject Questions Jeopardy Game

Worksheet 4- Link to Face2Face Pre-Intermediate Unit 2 KFC Reading

Answer key

 

When was Colonel Sanders born?

In 1890.

When did Colonel Sanders leave home?

When he was 12.

How old was Colonel Sanders when he died?

90

How much did PepsiCo pay for KFC?

$840 million

How many countries are there KFC restaurants in?/ How many restaurants does KFC have restaurants in?

80

How many chicken dinners do KFC sell every year?

2.5 billion

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PDF version for easy printing: FamousAustraliansSubjectQs

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