Award of Excellence


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Deadline: 15 December 2017

To: Goethe-Institut

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1. Frankfurt and Toronto are… *
 a) … coastal cities.
 b) … city states.
 c) … sister cities.
 d) … the two largest cities in the world.
2. What is the name of the urban development project the students of Toronto and Frankfurt participated in? *
 a) Citybuilders
 b) Future City
 c) Maximum City
 d) Toronto-Frankfurt
3. What did the students´ main task consist of? *
 a) Sharing visions of welcoming and sustainable cities.
 b) Planning the next student exchange program.
 c) Designing new school buildings.
 d) Preparing typical German and Canadian dishes.
4. What was German exchange student Lenia´s first impression upon arrival? *
 a) She loved the warm welcome.
 b) She was surprised by the cleanliness of the city.
 c) She thought everything was beautiful.
 d) She was delighted by Toronto´s architecture.
5. Why is Toronto well prepared for its urban future? *
 a) The mayor doesn´t plan to further increase taxes.
 b) Because some visionary concepts of urban planning have been developed.
 c) Toronto´s immigration laws are strictly enforced by the police.
 d) Eco-tourism is becoming one of the city´s major income sources.
6. Name one similarity between Toronto and Frankfurt. *
 a) Both cities have public beaches.
 b) Their landmark buildings were designed by the same architect.
 c) Toronto and Frankfurt have recorded a population boom over the last decade.
 d) Toronto and Frankfurt both have a decreasing population.
7. How many people will live in urban settlements in the near future, according to a study by the U.N.? *
 a) 2/3 of the world´s population.
 b) 1/3 of the world´s population.
 c) 2/3 of Germany´s population.
 d) 1/3 of Canada´s population.
8. Name three areas mentioned in the video that face challenges due to population growth. *
 a) Meteorology, astronomy and artificial intelligence.
 b) Energy, waste management and mobility.
 c) Fishing grounds, coral reefs and the Galapagos Islands.
 d) YouTube, Snapchat and Netflix.
9. Nearly half of Toronto´s population is… *
 a) …is over 50 years old.
 b)  …lives in a mansion.
 c) …can speak German.
 d) …is foreign born.
10. What can newcomers do with the app that Marie presented in the video? *
 a) They can play video games.
 b) They can apply for citizenship.
 c) They can contact other residents who try to make it easier for them to get settled.
 d) They can choose from a list of translators.
11. Guesstimation Question: In 2011, Toronto had 5.583 064 residents (source: What do you think how many people will live in Toronto´s metropolitan area in 2050? *
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