copyright 2000 Setsuko Watanabe

Pre-reading Questions:

1. What country is Bergen in?
2. What sea is Bergen facing?

farthermost 最も遠く離れた
ice-free port 不凍港
Hanseatic League ハンザ同盟
World Heritage 世界遺産
rhododendrons しゃくなげ
Edvard Grieg 1843-1907 ノルウエーの作曲家
Edvard Munch 1863--1944 ノルウエーの画家
Henrik Ibsen 1828-1906 ノルウエーの戯曲家で詩人

Part 1: True /False

1. Bergen is the capital of Norway.
2. The great Norwegian composer Smetana was born in Bergen.
3. Bergen is further north than Scotland.
4. Bergen is the northernmost ice-free port.
5.Grieg Museum is on the World Heritage List.

Part 2: Multiple Choice:
1.Bergen was founded
a. 500 years ago b. 1000 years ago c. 1500 years ago

2. Solveig's song is from a play called Per Gynt by the Norwegian writer
a. Bernard Shaw b. Henrik Ibsen c. Edvard Munch

3..Ice-free means
a. do not make ice b. do not freeze c.can get ice without paying

4. Apple blossoms are beautiful in May
a. in Hardanger fjord b. Sogne fjord c. Geiranger fjord

5. Edvard Munch is
a. a Norwegian writer b. a Norwegian pianist c. a Norwegian painter


Part 3: Trivia Challenge:Test your knowledge!

1. The capital of Norway is:
a. Stockholm b. Oslo c. Copenhagen d. Bergen

2. Northern Scandinavia is within the arctic circle, where the sun shines at midnight:
a. in the summer b. in the winter c on a midsummer day only

3. The currency of Norway is
a. Norwegian pond b. Krone c. Krona

4. ____of Norway is in the Arctic Circle.
a. one third b. a quarter c. a half

5 Between 890s and 930s, Norway was first organized as a single kingdom under
a. James 1, b. Eric Redhair c. Harald Fairhair

6. Bergen has ____ days of rainfall a year.

a. 150 days b. 100 days c. 300 days

answer keys

Pre-reaading questions
1. Norway 2. the North Sea

Part 1. 1f, 2tf, 3 t, 4t, 5f

Part2 1b,2c、3b, 4a, 5c

part 3 1b, 2a, 3b, 4a, 5c , 6c

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