Anglais.Res Big Challenge 2014 !!

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Anglais.Res Big Challenge 2014 !!

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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