Connais-tu La France ?

22 Questions
Connais-tu La France ?

A quiz about French culture, language, heritage and geography.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the French national anthem?
    • A. 

      La Parisienne

    • B. 

      La France

    • C. 

      La Nicoise

    • D. 

      La Marseillaise

  • 2. 
    When did the french revolution take place ?
    • A. 

      1789-1799

    • B. 

      1697-1714

    • C. 

      1799-1804

    • D. 

      1631-1644

  • 3. 
    What is the government of France ?
    • A. 

      Parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy

    • B. 

      Federal semi-presidential republic

    • C. 

      Federal Parliamentary republic

    • D. 

      Unitary semi-presidential republic

  • 4. 
    Which mountain range is not in France ?
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Pyrenees

    • C. 

      Jura

    • D. 

      Apennine

  • 5. 
    What means: Where is the ice cream parlour ?
    • A. 

      Où est le marchand de glaces ?

    • B. 

      Où se trouve la patinoire ?

    • C. 

      Où est l'aéroport ?

    • D. 

      Où est le coiffeur ?

  • 6. 
    What body of water does not border France ?
    • A. 

      Baltic Sea

    • B. 

      North Sea

    • C. 

      Channel

    • D. 

      Atlantic Ocean

  • 7. 
    In how many countries in the world is French spoken ?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      More than 20

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      11

  • 8. 
    What's the buildings name ?
    • A. 

      Palais de l'Élysée

    • B. 

      Arc de Triomphe

    • C. 

      Château de Versailles

    • D. 

      Champs-Élysées

  • 9. 
    Who is the president of France ?
    • A. 

      François Fillon

    • B. 

      Gérard Depardieu

    • C. 

      Nicolas Sarkozy

    • D. 

      Carlo Bruni

  • 10. 
    As how do the French refer to their sport teams?
    • A. 

      Les bleux

    • B. 

      Les rouges

    • C. 

      Les blancs

    • D. 

      Les blancs

  • 11. 
    What is celebrated on July 14th ?
    • A. 

      Pentecôte

    • B. 

      Birth of Napoleon

    • C. 

      Le Jour de la Pris de la Bastille

    • D. 

      Renaissance day

  • 12. 
    What is the most famous picture in the Louvre?
    • A. 

      The Bridge at Giverny (Claude Monet)

    • B. 

      Gare d'Orsay (Laloux)

    • C. 

      The Dancers (Degas)

    • D. 

      Mona Lisa (Leonardo da Vinci)

  • 13. 
    How many people live in France ?
    • A. 

      49 million

    • B. 

      80 million

    • C. 

      62 million

    • D. 

      58 million

  • 14. 
    With how many kisses do the French greet ?
    • A. 

      2-4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1-5

  • 15. 
      Who is this ?       
    • A. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

    • B. 

      Francois XII

    • C. 

      Louis XIV

    • D. 

      Francois XIV

    • E. 

      Louis XIII

  • 16. 
    On what date is Christmas celebrated in France ?
    • A. 

      December 25th

    • B. 

      December 6th

    • C. 

      January 07th

    • D. 

      December 24th

  • 17. 
    Translate the following: Le baleine est le plus gros animal dans la mer
    • A. 

      The whale is the biggest animal in the sea.

    • B. 

      Penguins live on the south pole.

    • C. 

      Seals live in the sea.

    • D. 

      Animals are often abandoned in sea.

  • 18. 
    Which currency is used in France ?
    • A. 

      Lira

    • B. 

      Franc

    • C. 

      Euro

    • D. 

      Pound

  • 19. 
    Who said the following: I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.
    • A. 

      Voltaire

    • B. 

      Diderot

    • C. 

      Montesquieu

    • D. 

      Robespierre

  • 20. 
    Which animal is that ?   
    • A. 

      Un oiseau

    • B. 

      Une vache

    • C. 

      Un chien

    • D. 

      Un aigle

  • 21. 
    By which of the following countries is France not bordered?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Switzerland

    • C. 

      Luxembourg

    • D. 

      Netherlands

  • 22. 
    Out of which french comic do these characters come? 
    • A. 

      The adventures of Tintin

    • B. 

      Barbar the elephant

    • C. 

      Caesar and the egyptians

    • D. 

      Asterix and Obelix