Watch the video and answer the following questions.
How many feet do people have to climb to the belfry?
People have to climb ... feet to the belfry.
How many steps are there to the belfry?
There are ... steps to the belfry.
True or False. The Tower of Big Ben is not the real name of the tower.
Where does the name Big Ben come from?
- The name "Big Ben" comes from the name of the man who built the tower.
- The name "Big Ben" comes from the nickname of the Great Bell in the tower.
- The name "Big Ben" comes from the name of Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli.
When was the Clock Tower built?
It was completed in ... (year)
Select the three superlative forms you hear in the description of Westminster Clock. (at 3.54)
When was the clock made?
The clock was made in ... (year)
When was the clock fixed?
The clock was fixed in ... (year)
How long is the minute hand? (at 6.50)
The minute hand is ... feet long.
How long is the hour hand?
The hour hand is ... feet long.
How often do they clean the faces of Big Ben? (at 7.32)
They clean the faces of Big Ben...
- every year.
- every two years.
- every three years.
- every four years.
- every five years.
How high is Big Ben? (at 8.20)
Big Ben is ...
- 7 feet 4 inches high.
- 7 feet 5 inches high.
- 7 feet 6 inches high.
- 7 feet 7 inches high.
How wide is Big Ben?
Big Ben is ... feet wide.
How thick is Big Ben?
Big Ben is ... inches thick.
How much does Big Ben weigh?
Big Ben weighs ... tons.
The sound of Big Ben is transmitted live on BBC ... (at 8.55)
- at 8am and midday.
- at 10am and midday.
- at 6pm and 10pm.
- at 6pm and midnight.
- at 8pm and midnight.