French Exam Grade 12

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12th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

My prep for grade 12 french cci 2010


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  • 1. 

    Apeurer

    Explanation
    The word "apeurer" means to be frightened or afraid.

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  • 2. 

    S'arracher

    Explanation
    The word "s'arracher" in French translates to "to tear" in English. This verb implies forcefully pulling or ripping something apart, often with great effort or resistance. It can be used to describe the action of tearing paper, fabric, or any other material.

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  • 3. 

    Arroser

  • 4. 

    Briere d'epinette

    Explanation
    Briere d'epinette is a French term that translates to "spruce beer" in English. Spruce beer is a type of beverage made from the tips and needles of spruce trees. It has a distinct flavor that is often described as earthy, citrusy, and slightly resinous. Spruce beer has been consumed for centuries and is particularly popular in some regions of Canada and the United States. It can be enjoyed on its own or used as an ingredient in cocktails and cooking.

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  • 5. 

    Boyau

  • 6. 

    Camisole

    Explanation
    A camisole is a type of sleeveless top that is typically worn as an undergarment or as a layering piece. It is usually made of lightweight fabric and is designed to be worn underneath other clothing. An undershirt, on the other hand, refers specifically to a shirt that is worn underneath another shirt or blouse. It is typically made of cotton and is worn to provide an extra layer of warmth or to absorb sweat. Therefore, the term "undershirt" is the correct answer as it best describes the garment that is worn underneath other clothing.

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  • 7. 

    Chaise pliante

    Explanation
    The given phrase "chaise pliante" is in French and it translates to "folding chair" in English. Therefore, the correct answer is "folding chair".

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  • 8. 

    Galerie

  • 9. 

    Parterre

    Explanation
    A parterre refers to a formal garden design that features intricate patterns and symmetrical arrangements of plants, typically seen in French gardens. A flowerbed, on the other hand, is a more general term used to describe an area of ground specifically prepared for planting flowers. Given that a parterre is a type of garden design and a flowerbed is a specific area for planting flowers, it can be inferred that a flowerbed is a more accurate synonym for parterre.

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  • 10. 

    Savourer

  • 11. 

    Depanneur

    Explanation
    The word "depanneur" is a French term that is commonly used in Canada, particularly in Quebec, to refer to a convenience store. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "convenience store," which is the English equivalent of "depanneur."

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  • 12. 

    Enfourcher

  • 13. 

    Four

  • 14. 

    Gazon

  • 15. 

    Gene

  • 16. 

    Gorge

  • 17. 

    Monnaie

    Explanation
    The word "change" is the translation of the French word "monnaie". "Change" refers to the act of giving or receiving money in exchange for goods or services. It can also refer to the coins or bills that are used as a medium of exchange. Therefore, "change" accurately represents the meaning of "monnaie" in English.

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  • 18. 

    Sueur

    Explanation
    Sweat is the correct answer because it is the English translation of the French word "sueur". Sweat refers to the body's natural response to heat or physical exertion, where sweat glands produce moisture to cool down the body.

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  • 19. 

    Tabagie

  • 20. 

    Tripper

    Explanation
    The word "tripper" is a noun that refers to a person who is excited or exhilarated. Therefore, the correct answer "to be excited" accurately captures the meaning of the word "tripper".

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  • 21. 

    Attirance

    Explanation
    The word "attirance" is a misspelling of the word "attraction." "Attraction" refers to a feeling of being drawn towards someone or something, while "attirance" is not a recognized word in the English language. Therefore, "attraction" is the correct answer.

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  • 22. 

    Baiser

    Explanation
    The word "baiser" is a French word that translates to "a kiss" in English.

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  • 23. 

    Cave

  • 24. 

    Chuchoter

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whisper" because "chuchoter" is a French word that translates to "whisper" in English.

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  • 25. 

    Gratter

    Explanation
    The word "gratter" means to scratch or scrape in French. It can be used to describe the action of running a sharp object across a surface, causing marks or removing a layer of material. The alternative spelling "stratch/scrape" is also acceptable and refers to the same action.

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  • 26. 

    Longueur d'onde

    Explanation
    The given term "longueur d'onde" is a French phrase that translates to "wave length" in English. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "wave length."

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  • 27. 

    Mijouter

  • 28. 

    Clin d'oeil

    Explanation
    The French phrase "clin d'oeil" translates to "wink" in English. A wink is a facial expression where one eye is closed briefly as a gesture or signal. This expression is often used to convey a hidden meaning, flirtation, or shared understanding between two people. Therefore, "wink" is the correct translation for "clin d'oeil".

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  • 29. 

    Eberlue

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "flabbergasted/astonished". Both of these words mean the same thing and can be used interchangeably to describe someone who is extremely surprised or shocked.

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  • 30. 

    Effleurer

    Explanation
    The word "effleurer" means "to brush against" or "brush against." This suggests that when something or someone "effleurer," it lightly touches or makes contact with another object or person, usually in a gentle or fleeting manner. The repetition of the phrase "to brush against" emphasizes this meaning and confirms that it is the correct answer.

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  • 31. 

    Fouiller

    Explanation
    The word "fouiller" in French means to rummage or search through. It can be used to describe the act of thoroughly searching through something, such as a drawer or a bag, in order to find or discover something. The word "rummage" is synonymous with "search through" and can be used interchangeably in this context. Therefore, the correct answer is rummage or search through.

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  • 32. 

    Piquer

  • 33. 

    Soupcon

    Explanation
    The word "soupcon" is a noun that means a small amount or a hint of something. The word "suspicion" is also a noun that means a feeling or belief that someone is guilty of something. Both words share a similar meaning of a small amount or a hint. Therefore, "suspicion" is the correct answer as it is the closest in meaning to "soupcon".

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  • 34. 

    Se tromper

    Explanation
    The phrase "se tromper" is a reflexive verb in French, which means "to make a mistake" in English. It is used when someone commits an error or does something incorrectly.

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  • 35. 

    Abimer

  • 36. 

    Cru(e)

    Explanation
    The word "cru(e)" is given, which suggests that we need to find a synonym or definition for it. The options "raw/uncooked" and "raw or uncooked" both accurately represent the meaning of "cru(e)", as they indicate something that has not been cooked. Therefore, the correct answer is "raw/uncooked, raw or uncooked".

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  • 37. 

    Disponible

    Explanation
    The word "disponible" is a Spanish term that translates to "available" in English. Therefore, the correct answer is "available."

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  • 38. 

    Fonder

  • 39. 

    Juteux(euse)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "juicy" because "juteux(euse)" is the French word for "juicy." The word "juicy" refers to something that is full of juice or moisture, often describing fruits or meat that is tender and flavorful. Therefore, "juicy" is the appropriate translation of "juteux(euse)" in English.

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  • 40. 

    Mensonage

  • 41. 

    Arome

  • 42. 

    Croissance

    Explanation
    The word "croissance" in French translates to "growth/development" in English. The phrase "growth or development" is another way to express the same meaning. Therefore, both "growth/development" and "growth or development" are correct translations for the word "croissance".

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  • 43. 

    Poule

    Explanation
    Poule is a French word that translates to "chicken" in English.

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  • 44. 

    Vache

  • 45. 

    Cochon

  • 46. 

    Papilles

    Explanation
    The word "papilles" is a French term that translates to "taste buds" in English. Taste buds are small sensory organs on the tongue that allow us to perceive different tastes such as sweet, sour, bitter, and salty. Therefore, "taste buds" is the correct answer for this question.

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  • 47. 

    Ne pas en revenir

    Explanation
    The phrase "ne pas en revenir" in French translates to "not able to get over it" or "to be unable to get over it" or "not to be able to get over it" in English. This expression is used to describe a situation where someone is unable to believe or accept something that has happened. It implies a sense of astonishment or disbelief.

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  • 48. 

    Avoir l'air pas mal colon

    Explanation
    The phrase "avoir l'air pas mal colon" is a French expression that translates to "to look unrefined" in English. The word "colon" in this context is used figuratively to mean someone who lacks sophistication or refinement. Therefore, the correct answer accurately translates the given French phrase into its English equivalent.

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  • 49. 

    Etre au oiseaux

    Explanation
    The given phrase "etre au oiseaux" is not a correct phrase in French. It seems to be a combination of two separate phrases "etre aux anges" and "etre aux oiseaux" which both mean "to be very happy" in English. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "to be very happy".

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  • 50. 

    Se mettre dans la peau d'un astronaute

    Explanation
    The phrase "to be on the top of the world" is an idiomatic expression that means to feel extremely happy or proud. It suggests a sense of accomplishment and achievement, as if one has reached the highest point or pinnacle of success. In contrast, the phrase "se mettre dans la peau d'un astronaute" translates to "putting oneself in the shoes of an astronaut." This phrase implies trying to understand or experience what it feels like to be an astronaut, which is unrelated to the meaning of "to be on the top of the world."

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