French I Chapter 1 Online Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Define:Une Bise

    • A.

      A handshake

    • B.

      A kiss

    • C.

      A high-five

    • D.

      A school subject

    Correct Answer
    B. A kiss
    Explanation
    Une bise is a French term that refers to a kiss on the cheek as a form of greeting or farewell. It is a common practice in many French-speaking countries and is considered a polite and friendly gesture. Unlike a passionate or romantic kiss, une bise is usually a brief and non-intimate gesture. It is a cultural tradition that signifies warmth, affection, and respect between friends, family members, or acquaintances.

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  • 2. 

    Define:comment t'appelles-tu?

    • A.

      What is your name?

    • B.

      How are you?

    • C.

      Where do you live?

    • D.

      How old are you?

    Correct Answer
    A. What is your name?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "what is your name?" because the question "comment t'appelles-tu?" translates directly to "what is your name?" in English. The other options provided do not accurately represent the meaning of the given phrase.

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  • 3. 

    Choose and appropriate response to the following question:Comment allez-vous?

    • A.

      Zut!

    • B.

      Je suis anglaise.

    • C.

      Je suis français.

    • D.

      Très bien, merci.

    Correct Answer
    D. Très bien, merci.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Très bien, merci." This phrase translates to "Very well, thank you" in English. It is an appropriate response to the question "Comment allez-vous?" which means "How are you?" The other options are not suitable responses to the question.

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  • 4. 

    What is this accent called?é

    • A.

      Accent aigu

    • B.

      Accent grave

    • C.

      Accent circonflexe

    • D.

      Tréma

    • E.

      Cédille

    Correct Answer
    A. Accent aigu
    Explanation
    The given answer, "accent aigu," is correct because it refers to the specific accent mark used in the word "é." The accent aigu is a diacritical mark that is placed above certain vowels, such as "e," to indicate a change in pronunciation. In this case, the accent aigu changes the pronunciation of the letter "e" to a more open "e" sound.

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  • 5. 

    What is this accent called:è

    • A.

      Aigu

    • B.

      Grave

    • C.

      Tréma

    • D.

      Circonflexe

    • E.

      Cédille

    Correct Answer
    B. Grave
    Explanation
    The accent on the letter "è" is called a grave accent. The grave accent is a diacritical mark that is used in various languages to indicate different things, such as vowel pronunciation or stress on a syllable. In the case of "è," the grave accent changes the pronunciation of the letter "e" to a closed "e" sound, as in the word "crème."

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  • 6. 

    What is this accent called?ï

    • A.

      Aigu

    • B.

      Grave

    • C.

      Circonflexe

    • D.

      Tréma

    • E.

      Cédille

    Correct Answer
    D. Tréma
    Explanation
    The accent in question is called a "tréma." The tréma is used in French to indicate that two vowels are to be pronounced separately rather than as a single sound. It is placed above the second vowel in the pair.

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  • 7. 

    MATHcinq + seize = 

    • A.

      Vingt-et-un

    • B.

      Onze

    • C.

      Douze

    • D.

      Un

    • E.

      Vingt

    Correct Answer
    A. Vingt-et-un
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "vingt-et-un" because when "MATHcinq" (which translates to "MATHfive") is added to "seize" (which translates to "sixteen"), the sum is "vingt-et-un" (which translates to "twenty-one").

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  • 8. 

    MATHquatre-vingts  - dix-neuf =

    • A.

      Soixante-dix

    • B.

      Soixante

    • C.

      Soixante-et-un

    • D.

      Soixante-onze

    Correct Answer
    C. Soixante-et-un
    Explanation
    The given equation is "quatre-vingts - dix-neuf = soixante-et-un". In this equation, "quatre-vingts" means 80 and "dix-neuf" means 19. So, subtracting 19 from 80 gives us the result of 61, which is represented by "soixante-et-un" in French.

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  • 9. 

    MATHtrente-deux + soixante-trois

    • A.

      Soixante-cinq

    • B.

      Soixante-qinze

    • C.

      Quatre-vingt-cinq

    • D.

      Quatre-vingt-quinze

    Correct Answer
    D. Quatre-vingt-quinze
    Explanation
    The given expression "MATHtrente-deux + soixante-trois" can be translated to "32 + 63" in English. The sum of 32 and 63 is 95, which is represented as "quatre-vingt-quinze" in French. Therefore, the correct answer is "quatre-vingt-quinze".

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  • 10. 

    Choose the correctly formed sentence.

    • A.

      Marie, tu es anglais?

    • B.

      Marie, tu es français?

    • C.

      Marie, tu es française?

    • D.

      Marie, tu es américain?

    Correct Answer
    C. Marie, tu es française?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Marie, tu es française?" because it matches the gender of the person being addressed (Marie) and the nationality being asked about (française).

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  • 11. 

    Find the best answer to the question.Bob, tu es de Dallas?

    • A.

      Oui, je suis français.

    • B.

      Oui, je suis anglais.

    • C.

      Oui, je suis américain.

    • D.

      Oui, je suis américaine.

    Correct Answer
    C. Oui, je suis américain.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Oui, je suis américain." The question asks if Bob is from Dallas, and the response states that he is American. This answer aligns with the question and provides the nationality of Bob.

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  • 12. 

    What is "la rentrée?"

    • A.

      First day of vacation

    • B.

      Another name for the Eiffel Tour

    • C.

      Family

    • D.

      First day of school

    Correct Answer
    D. First day of school
    Explanation
    "La rentrée" refers to the first day of school. In French, "la rentrée" literally means "the return" and it is used to describe the period when students and teachers return to school after the summer break. It is an important event in France, marking the beginning of the academic year and often accompanied by various preparations and rituals. Therefore, the correct answer is "first day of school."

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  • 13. 

    Martinique is

    • A.

      A French-speaking country

    • B.

      An island in the Carribean that is part of France.

    • C.

      An island off the coast of France.

    • D.

      A cartoon character.

    Correct Answer
    B. An island in the Carribean that is part of France.
    Explanation
    Martinique is an island in the Caribbean that is part of France. It is not a country itself but rather an overseas territory of France. As an island, it is located in the Caribbean Sea and is known for its beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, and vibrant culture. Being part of France, Martinique is an integral part of the French Republic and its residents are French citizens. This status also means that Martinique uses French as its official language and follows French laws and regulations.

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  • 14. 

    Translate:l'agrafeuse

    • A.

      Window

    • B.

      Stapler

    • C.

      Desk

    • D.

      Board

    Correct Answer
    B. Stapler
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stapler" because "l'agrafeuse" is a French word that translates to "stapler" in English.

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  • 15. 

    Translate:un copain

    • A.

      A friend

    • B.

      A brother

    • C.

      A father

    • D.

      A sister

    Correct Answer
    A. A friend
    Explanation
    "Un copain" is a French phrase that translates to "a friend" in English. It refers to a male friend or a companion.

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  • 16. 

    Jaune

    • A.

      Yellow

    • B.

      Orange

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Purple

    Correct Answer
    A. Yellow
    Explanation
    The word "Jaune" is French for "yellow."

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  • 17. 

    Soixante-cinq

    • A.

      63

    • B.

      73

    • C.

      65

    • D.

      75

    Correct Answer
    C. 65
    Explanation
    The answer is 65 because "soixante-cinq" is the French word for "sixty-five".

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  • 18. 

    Un frère

    • A.

      Mother

    • B.

      Sister

    • C.

      Father

    • D.

      Brother

    Correct Answer
    D. Brother
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "brother". In French, "un frère" translates to "a brother".

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