So, Do You Know French History And Culture?

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So, Do You Know French History And Culture?


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  • 1. 
    Which is not a famous French painter?
    • A. 

      Edouard Manet

    • B. 

      Claude Monet

    • C. 

      Louis David

    • D. 

      Charles de Gaulle

  • 2. 
    With which geometrical shape do French people often associate their country?
    • A. 

      A triangle

    • B. 

      An octagon

    • C. 

      A hexagon

    • D. 

      A square

  • 3. 
    Zidane is a noted ___.
    • A. 

      Bicycle racer

    • B. 

      Politician

    • C. 

      Poet

    • D. 

      Soccer player

  • 4. 
    What do TF1, A2, FR3 represent?
    • A. 

      French TV stations

    • B. 

      French political parties

    • C. 

      French soccer teams

    • D. 

      French airlines

  • 5. 
    Napoléon Bonaparte's most famous nephew was ___.
    • A. 

      Napoléon II

    • B. 

      Charles de Gaulle

    • C. 

      Napoléon III

    • D. 

      Jacques Chirac

  • 6. 
    Charlemagne was king of the ___.
    • A. 

      Celts

    • B. 

      Huns

    • C. 

      Franks

    • D. 

      Saxons

  • 7. 
    La Tour Eiffel was opened in ___.
    • A. 

      1889

    • B. 

      1850

    • C. 

      1989

    • D. 

      1917

  • 8. 
    Which sport is associated with Roland Garros?
    • A. 

      Track

    • B. 

      Soccer

    • C. 

      Golf

    • D. 

      Tennis

  • 9. 
    Formule 1 is a term associated with ___.
    • A. 

      Automobile racing

    • B. 

      Le hit-parade

    • C. 

      A soft drink

    • D. 

      A shampoo

  • 10. 
    Which country was not an ally of France in World War II?
    • A. 

      U.S.

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 11. 
    Which box office hit tells the story of events of June 6, 1945?
    • A. 

      Armageddon

    • B. 

      Saving Private Ryan

    • C. 

      Ever After

    • D. 

      The Man in the Iron Mask

  • 12. 
    Where are postage stamps sold in France besides la poste?
    • A. 

      Banks

    • B. 

      Tobacco shops

    • C. 

      Pharmacies

    • D. 

      Service stations

  • 13. 
    After Paris, the city with the largest French-speaking population is ___.
    • A. 

      Lyon

    • B. 

      Brussels

    • C. 

      Marseille

    • D. 

      Montréal

  • 14. 
    Which amount is closest to the current value of the euro?
    • A. 

      $2.00

    • B. 

      $1.30

    • C. 

      $0.75

    • D. 

      $1.25

  • 15. 
    The standard vacation with pay for a French worker is how many weeks?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 16. 
    In French, the English Channel is called ___.
    • A. 

      La Petite Bleue

    • B. 

      Le Pas de Calais

    • C. 

      Le Canal Anglais

    • D. 

      La Manche

  • 17. 
    A famous Roman general who battled in what is now France was ___.
    • A. 

      Julius Caesar

    • B. 

      Charlemagne

    • C. 

      Hadrian

    • D. 

      Caligula

  • 18. 
    If asked the colors of the French flag, a French person would say:
    • A. 

      Rouge, blanc, bleu

    • B. 

      Bleu, blanc, rouge

    • C. 

      Bleu, rouge, vert

    • D. 

      Rouge, bleu, blanc

  • 19. 
    The character who symbolizes France, as Uncle Sam symbolizes the U.S., is ___.
    • A. 

      Le bonhomme Michelin

    • B. 

      Footix

    • C. 

      Le Père Fouettard

    • D. 

      Marianne

  • 20. 
    Which is not an important French river?
    • A. 

      La Seine

    • B. 

      La Loire

    • C. 

      Le Rhin

    • D. 

      Le Danube

  • 21. 
    Which body of water does not touch France?
    • A. 

      The Adriatic Sea

    • B. 

      The Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      Lake Geneva

    • D. 

      The Mediterranean Sea

  • 22. 
    The minimum legal voting age in France is ___.
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      21

  • 23. 
    How many numbered Républiques have there been in France so far?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 24. 
    If you are looking for the SNCF you are looking for ___.
    • A. 

      A soccer stadium

    • B. 

      The town hall in Paris

    • C. 

      A train station

    • D. 

      A department store in Paris

  • 25. 
    A famous Gaulois general was ___.
    • A. 

      Vercingétorix

    • B. 

      Astérix

    • C. 

      Idéfixe

    • D. 

      Rixe

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