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French Quizzes & Trivia

French Professions, f/m. 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Policeman/woman

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un agent de police" because it is the French translation of "policeman/woman." In French, "agent de police" is the term used to refer to a police officer.

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  • 2. 

    Lawyer

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un avocat/une avocate" because in French, the word "lawyer" can be translated as "avocat" for a male lawyer and "avocate" for a female lawyer. The word "un" is used for masculine nouns, while "une" is used for feminine nouns. Therefore, both "un avocat" and "une avocate" are correct translations for the word "lawyer" in French.

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  • 3. 

    Haircutter

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "un coiffeur/une coiffeuse" because it is the French translation for "haircutter". In French, "un coiffeur" is used to refer to a male haircutter, while "une coiffeuse" is used for a female haircutter. Therefore, both options are correct depending on the gender of the person performing the hair cutting.

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  • 4. 

    Accountant

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "un comptable/une comptable" because it is the translation of the word "accountant" in French. The word "comptable" is used to refer to both a male and female accountant in French, hence the inclusion of "une comptable" as an alternative answer.

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  • 5. 

    Cook or Chef

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un cuisinier/une cuisinière" because both "un cuisinier" and "une cuisinière" are the French words for "cook" or "chef". "Un cuisinier" refers to a male cook, while "une cuisinière" refers to a female cook. Therefore, both options are correct and can be used depending on the gender of the person being referred to.

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  • 6. 

    Dentist

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un dentiste/une dentiste" because in French, the word "dentiste" can be used for both a male dentist (un dentiste) and a female dentist (une dentiste). The use of "un" or "une" depends on the gender of the person being referred to, so either form is correct.

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  • 7. 

    Farmer

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "un fermier/une fermiere" because the word "farmer" in French can be translated as either "un fermier" for a male farmer or "une fermiere" for a female farmer. Therefore, both options are correct translations of the word "farmer" in French.

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  • 8. 

    House Wife/Husband

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un homme au foyer/une femme au foyer" because it correctly translates to "a house husband/a housewife" in English. This term refers to a person, typically a spouse, who stays at home to take care of household chores and children instead of working outside the home. The phrase "un homme au foyer/une femme au foyer" specifically emphasizes the gender of the person fulfilling this role, with "un homme" meaning "a man" and "une femme" meaning "a woman."

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  • 9. 

    Officeworker

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un homme d'affaires/une femme d'affaires" because the term "officeworker" refers to a person who works in an office, typically in a professional or managerial role. In French, the equivalent term for an office worker is "un homme d'affaires" for a male and "une femme d'affaires" for a female. These terms specifically denote individuals who are involved in business activities and work in an office setting.

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  • 10. 

    Nurse

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "un infirmier/une infirmiere" because it is the translation of the word "nurse" in French. In French, "un infirmier" is used to refer to a male nurse, while "une infirmiere" is used for a female nurse. Therefore, both options are correct translations of the word "nurse" in French.

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  • 11. 

    Computer Expert

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un informaticien/une informaticienne" because it translates to "a computer expert" in English. In French, the word "informaticien" refers to a person who specializes in computer science or information technology. The addition of "un" or "une" indicates the gender of the computer expert, with "un" being masculine and "une" being feminine. Therefore, "un informaticien/une informaticienne" is the appropriate term to describe a computer expert in French.

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  • 12. 

    Engineer

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un ingénieur." In French, the word "ingénieur" translates to "engineer" in English. Therefore, "un ingénieur" is the correct translation for "engineer" in French.

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  • 13. 

    Journalist

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un journaliste/une journaliste" because the word "journalist" is of French origin, and in French, the noun is gendered. "Un journaliste" is used to refer to a male journalist, while "une journaliste" is used for a female journalist.

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  • 14. 

    Doctor

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un medecin/un medecin" because the word "doctor" in French is "medecin" and the given phrase "un medecin/un medecin" means "a doctor/a doctor" in English. The repetition of the phrase emphasizes that the correct translation for "doctor" in French is "medecin".

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  • 15. 

    Teacher

    Explanation
    The answer "un proffesseur/un proffesseur" is incorrect because the word "proffesseur" is misspelled. The correct spelling is "professeur". Therefore, the correct answer should be "un professeur/un professeur".

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  • 16. 

    Waiter

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "un serveur/une serveuse" because it translates to "a waiter/a waitress" in English. In French, the word "serveur" is used to refer to a male waiter, while "serveuse" is used for a female waitress. Therefore, both options are correct depending on the gender of the person serving.

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