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Question Number One Starts Here!You must write your name like the following example. If you do not write your name like this you will loose 7 points!
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Write your name just like this with the first two letters in Capital Letters. Do not write three names. Write your name and your fathers name only. Do not write your grandfathers name.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the famous European bicycle race?

    • A.

      The French Open

    • B.

      The Tour de France

    • C.

      The French Excursion

    • D.

      The Tour of the World

    Correct Answer
    B. The Tour de France
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Tour de France. The Tour de France is a famous European bicycle race that takes place annually in France. It is considered one of the most prestigious and challenging cycling events in the world, attracting top cyclists from around the globe. The race typically covers a distance of over 3,500 kilometers and lasts for three weeks, with stages in various cities and regions of France. The Tour de France has a rich history and is known for its iconic yellow jersey, awarded to the overall leader of the race.

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  • 2. 

    Champagne is…

    • A.

      A street in France.

    • B.

      A racing club in France

    • C.

      A famous type of French wine.

    • D.

      Both A and B are correct

    Correct Answer
    C. A famous type of French wine.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a famous type of French wine. Champagne is a well-known sparkling wine that originates from the Champagne region in France. It is made using specific grape varieties and production methods that give it its distinctive taste and effervescence. Champagne is highly regarded worldwide and is often associated with celebrations and special occasions.

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  • 3. 

    What was left out of the oldest European cookbook?

    • A.

      What to put in the dishes

    • B.

      .What the dishes are called

    • C.

      How to prepare the dishes

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. How to prepare the dishes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "How to prepare the dishes." This means that the oldest European cookbook did not include instructions or guidance on how to prepare the dishes. It may have provided information on what ingredients to use and what the dishes are called, but it did not provide any details on the cooking process or techniques.

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  • 4. 

    What is the Acropolis?

    • A.

      A flat–topped hill

    • B.

      A tourist site on a mountain

    • C.

      A tourist site in a temple

    • D.

      . A tourist site in the sky

    Correct Answer
    A. A flat–topped hill
    Explanation
    The Acropolis is a flat-topped hill. It is a historical and archaeological site located in Athens, Greece. The word "Acropolis" translates to "high city" or "city on the edge" in Greek. It is known for its ancient ruins, including the iconic Parthenon temple, which sits atop the hill. The Acropolis is considered a symbol of ancient Greek civilization and is visited by tourists from around the world.

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  • 5. 

     What has its 150th birthday in the year 2009?

    • A.

      Big Ben

    • B.

      Stonehenge

    • C.

      The Vatican

    • D.

      The Eiffel Tower

    • E.

      Westminster Palace

    Correct Answer
    A. Big Ben
    Explanation
    Big Ben refers to the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. It was cast in 1858 and its 150th birthday would have been in 2008. Therefore, the given answer is incorrect as it does not align with the actual timeline of Big Ben's existence.

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  • 6. 

     Why are the people in England so busy?

    • A.

      They are repairing Big Ben

    • B.

      They are working on Stonehenge

    • C.

      They are getting ready for the 2012 Olympics

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. They are getting ready for the 2012 Olympics
    Explanation
    The people in England are busy because they are preparing for the 2012 Olympics. This event requires extensive planning, construction, and organization, which would require a lot of time and effort from the people involved. Additionally, hosting such a major international event would also involve coordinating various logistics and ensuring that everything is in place for a successful Olympics. Therefore, the people in England would be occupied with the preparations for the upcoming games.

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  • 7. 

    The best synonym for entire is…

    • A.

      Hole

    • B.

      Partial

    • C.

      Limited

    • D.

      Whole

    Correct Answer
    D. Whole
    Explanation
    The word "entire" means complete or whole. Therefore, the best synonym for "entire" is "whole."

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  • 8. 

    The best synonym for controversy is…

    • A.

      Disdain.

    • B.

      Destruction.

    • C.

      Despair.

    • D.

      Disagreement.

    Correct Answer
    D. Disagreement.
    Explanation
    The best synonym for controversy is disagreement. Controversy refers to a state of disagreement or argument, often surrounding a controversial or disputed topic. Disdain, destruction, and despair do not have the same meaning as controversy and are not synonymous with it.

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  • 9. 

    What is a site?

    • A.

      A mile

    • B.

      A location

    • C.

      A designer

    • D.

      A symbol

    Correct Answer
    B. A location
    Explanation
    A site refers to a specific location or place. It can be a physical area or a virtual space on the internet. This term is commonly used to describe the position or area where something is situated or where an event takes place. Therefore, the correct answer is "A location."

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  • 10. 

    Magnificent means…

    • A.

      Grand.

    • B.

      Outstanding.

    • C.

      Beautiful.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." Magnificent can be used to describe something that is grand, outstanding, or beautiful. It is a word that encompasses all of these qualities, making it an appropriate choice for the given options.

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