GCE O Level for idiots
Time allowed: three weeks.
Do not write on both sides of the paper at once.
 
1. Outline the most important features of astronomical theory under the later Babylonian empire OR Give the first name of Ringo Starr.
2. Would you ask William Shakespeare to:
A. build a bridge?
B. go sailing with you?
C. lead an army?
D. write a play?
3. What time is it when the big hand is on one and the little hand is on twelve?
4. How many commandmentes (approximately) was Moses given?
5. Spell "psychoanalytically".
6. Six kings of England have been called George, the last being George the sixth. Name the previous five.
7. Can you explain Einstein’s special theory of relativity? (Answer yes or no)
8. How long did the Seven Years’ War last?
9. Which is the odd man out: cat / cat / saxophone / cat ?
10. Who wrote Beethoven’s fifth symphony?
(Anonymous)
 
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"GOD IS DEAD" – NIETZSCHE
 
"NIETZSCHE IS DEAD" – GOD
 
(Inscription on a wall in Cambridge)
 
Ambos extraídos de Kaleidoscope, an anthology of English varieties for upper-intermediate and more advanced students, Michael Swan, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Great Britain, first published 1979, reprinted 1980.