Anglais.Res Big Challenge 2014 !!

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Anglais.Res Big Challenge 2014 !! - Quiz

40 questions to test your knowledge of Reunion Island, its geography, animals, nature, history, sports and people!Do you know your 'carry' from your 'rougail'? The top score wins a free season ticket of 10 films at Ciné Cambaie!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    VOCAB 1 : What is the English for 'COMBAVA'?
    • A. 

      Green lemon

    • B. 

      Kaffir lime

    • C. 

      Envy fruit

  • 2. 
    VOCAB 2: What is the English for 'PAILLE-EN-QUEUE'?
    • A. 

      Tropicbird

    • B. 

      Straw-tail

    • C. 

      White beauty

  • 3. 
    VOCAB 3: What is the English for 'TANGUE'?
    • A. 

      Sixrec

    • B. 

      Eightrec

    • C. 

      Tenrec

  • 4. 
    VOCAB 4: What is the English for 'GOYAVIER'?
    • A. 

      Strawberry guava

    • B. 

      Red berry joy fruit

    • C. 

      Tropical raspberry

  • 5. 
    VOCAB 5: What is the English for 'CHOUCHOU'?
    • A. 

      Cabbage-cabbage

    • B. 

      Christophine

    • C. 

      Darling vegetable

  • 6. 
    HISTORY 1: When did the volcanic eruption first create the island?
    • A. 

      3 billion years ago

    • B. 

      3 million years ago

    • C. 

      3 thousand years ago

  • 7. 
    HISTORY 2: When a Pirate called Blackwell first arrived in Reunion in 1613, what did he name the island?
    • A. 

      Ewok Forest

    • B. 

      England Forest

    • C. 

      Nottingham Forest

  • 8. 
    HISTORY 3: What is the English for 'TETE DE MORT'?
    • A. 

      Skull's head

    • B. 

      Death's head

    • C. 

      Skull & Crossbones

  • 9. 
    HISTORY 4: Because of the time difference, the first place in the world to use the Euro was Reunion Island. What was the first thing to be bought?
    • A. 

      An 'Américain-bouchons-gratiné'

    • B. 

      A COT citron

    • C. 

      A kilo of lychees.

  • 10. 
    HISTORY 5: What is the Latin motto of Reunion Island?
    • A. 

      Florebo quocumque ferar (I will flourish wherever life takes me)

    • B. 

      Semper cum nobis fortis sit (May the force be with us always)

    • C. 

      Mocato ergo sum (I 'moucate' therefore I am)

  • 11. 
    ANIMALS 1: Which type of shark does NOT exist around Reunion?
    • A. 

      Great white whark

    • B. 

      Tiger shark

    • C. 

      Bull shark

  • 12. 
    ANIMALS 2: What type of animal is a mongrel?
    • A. 

      A type of chameleon

    • B. 

      A 'royal bourbon' dog

    • C. 

      A species of tropical fish

  • 13. 
    ANIMALS 3: What is the English for 'cachalot'?
    • A. 

      Blue whale

    • B. 

      Humpback whale

    • C. 

      Sperm whale

  • 14. 
    ANIMALS 4: Which endemic bird is the Reunion Harrier?
    • A. 

      A 'Papangue'

    • B. 

      A 'Cardinal'

    • C. 

      A 'Tuit-tuit'

  • 15. 
    ANIMALS 5: Reunion's green and red gecko is one of the rarest animals in the world. Where can it be found?
    • A. 

      Grand Etang

    • B. 

      Forêt du Maido

    • C. 

      Manapany

  • 16. 
    WATERFALLS 1: Where is 'Cascade du Diable'?
    • A. 

      Saint-Denis

    • B. 

      Saint-André

    • C. 

      Saint-Benoît

  • 17. 
    WATERFALLS 2: 'Cascade Blanche' is the 21st highest waterfall in the world. Where is it?
    • A. 

      Mafate

    • B. 

      Cilaos

    • C. 

      Salazie

  • 18. 
    WATERFALLS 4: Where is 'Cascade Biberon'?
    • A. 

      Plaine-des-Palmistes

    • B. 

      Saint-Gilles-les-Hauts

    • C. 

      Saint-Joseph

  • 19. 
    WATERFALLS 3: Where is 'Cascade du Chien'?
    • A. 

      The east

    • B. 

      The south

    • C. 

      The north

  • 20. 
    WATERFALLS 5: Where is 'Cascade des Trois Roches'?
    • A. 

      Saint-Leu

    • B. 

      Mafate

    • C. 

      Saint-Philippe

  • 21. 
    DATES 1: What happened in 1497?
    • A. 

      The island was first spotted by Vasco di Gama

    • B. 

      The last dodo was eaten.

    • C. 

      The invention of the samosa.

  • 22. 
    DATES 2: What happened in 1516?
    • A. 

      The island was visited by Pedro de Mascarenhas

    • B. 

      The first traffic jam

    • C. 

      The invention of rougail saucisse.

  • 23. 
    DATES 3 : What happened in 1810-1814?
    • A. 

      The island was occupied by the English

    • B. 

      The island was occupied by the Scottish

    • C. 

      The island was occupied by Martians

  • 24. 
    DATES 4: What happened in 1848?
    • A. 

      Abolition of slavery

    • B. 

      Abolition of 'ladilafé'

    • C. 

      Abolition of cock-fights

  • 25. 
    DATES 5: What happened in 1946?
    • A. 

      The second world war ended

    • B. 

      The first MacDo opened.

    • C. 

      Reunion became a French Department

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