Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Listening comprehension. Multiple choice. Unscramble sentences. Gap fill, Correct the wrong sentence. Match. Open questions.
Scene summary:
Waitangi Day is a national day for New Zealanders. They celebrate the day when the Maori chiefs and the British signed a treaty by which New Zealand was recognised as a nation.
Video length: 7 minutes 53 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2021-02-23, 21:47:00 (GMT+1)
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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) They're celebrating _____ Day.

  • Kiwiana
  • Waitangi
  • Powhiri

2)

Correct the wrong word: They are hitting the road to the lovely place of Okains Beach

3)

Correct the wrong word: There are loads of people.

4)

Put the words in order: a welcoming ceremony. with Maori is The start celebrations which Powihiri, the

5) All the Maori chiefs give speeches.

  • True
  • False

6) On Waitangi Day, which is a national day, New Zealand celebrates the day when it became a nation.

  • True
  • False

7) When does Waitangi Day take place?

Answer the question using your own words

8)

Put the words in order: The the British. Maori Treaty between in signed chiefs the of Waitangi 1840 was and

9) After the speeches, they end the ceremony with a traditional _____

  • hangi
  • hongi

10) What does the hongi consist of?

Answer the question using your own words

11) There is a museum at the site.

  • True
  • False

12) The Maori and British translations of The Waitangi Treaty are on different pages.

  • True
  • False

13) There are some _____.

  • stalls
  • carvings
  • earrings
  • souvenirs

14)

Fill the gap: The Maoris ________________________ chopping wood ________________________

15) What is the hangi?

Answer the question using your own words

16) When did they start preparing the hangi?

Answer the question using your own words

17) How many people will be served?

Answer the question using your own words

18)

Fill the gap: It's currently ________________________ in the ________________________

19)

Fill the gap: It will ________________________ later on ________________________

20)

Match the items:
because it's currentlyby about fifty people.
We notice that one ofthe waka is missing
being paddled upstreamon the river right now

21) Who's paddling the waka?

Answer the question using your own words

22)

Put the words in order: are haka. version welcoming canoe with their war own The people paddling the of them the

23) Where has the hangi been cooked?

Answer the question using your own words

24)

Fill the gap: The anticipation is ________________________ throughout the ________________________

25) People are looking forward to the hangi being revealed.

  • True
  • False

26)

Correct the wrong word: All the people there are used to uncooked food.

27)

Put the words in order: are A the starting smart up. lot really queue people of to

28) They don't see the crowd scattering and the queue enlarging.

  • True
  • False

29)

Match the items:
that they heat the rocksis the same throughout New Zealand.
Different tribes have different ways,for going underground with the food.
Not every hangi cooking methoddifferent recipes and different ways

30)

Match the items:
They all go bythe same principle,
that this food has beento be prepared.
taking hours and hoursslow cooked under the ground

31)

Fill the gap: They finally decide now ________________________ a good time to ________________________

32) New Zealanders are used to queueing up

  • True
  • False

33) She says she's "starving". What does she mean?

Answer the question using your own words

34) They've been treated to _____.

  • lamb
  • mutton
  • beef
  • chicken
  • pork

35) They've also served them _____.

  • kumara (sweet potato)
  • cabbage
  • carrot
  • pumpkin
  • potatoes

36)

Put the words in order: going are a their themselves enjoy They little picnic. spot to to nice find

37) What spot do they pick?

Answer the question using your own words

38) They were _____ in the queue.

  • 200
  • in the middle
  • last

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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