Answers: What do you know about France?

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Some words about getting points:
Every right answer, known or guessed, gives you one point. If you answered right on all three parts of one question, you get one extrapoint, that is 4 points for this question. That makes the highest possible score of this quiz 40.

31 - 40 points: You are French. And have good general knowledge.
23 - 30 points: Marvellous. Probably you have been to France a couple of times.
17 - 22 points: A good result. You can be satisfied.
11 - 16 points: All right. Your knowledge of France is about average.
05 - 10 points: It wasn't much. But you know probably, where France is situated.
00 - 05 points: Not enough. An atlas might be a good start.

The right answers:

Question 1: 3-4-1
Avignon is situated in the Provence.
Mont St. Michel is found in the Normandy.
Ajaccio is on Corsica.

Question 2: 1-3-5
Francois Mitterand
Georges Pompidou
Valéry Giscard d'Estaigne

Question 3: 4-5-6
Rosé d'Anjou is made int the valley of the Loire.
Beaujolais comes from Burgundy.
Cassis is wine from the Provence.

Question 4: 2-5-3
In 1661 Louis XIV became king.
In 1793 Louis XVI was executed.
In 1815 Napoleon lost the Battle of Waterloo.

Question 5: 2-3-4
Chamonix, Megève and La Plagne are French skiing resorts.

Question 6: 5-6-3
Bernard Hinault was a cyclist.
Jean-Claude Killy was a skiing champion.
Michel Platini played soccer.

Question 7: 2-1-6
Around the World in 80 Days was written by Jules Verne.
Gustave Flaubert wrote the biography of Madame Bovary.
Nana is the well-known novel by Emile Zola.

Question 8: 6-4-1
Gauguin fetched many motives from the South Seas.
Claude Monet is known for his water lilies.
Paul Cezanne painted the Mont Sainte-Victoire many times.

Question 9: 4-3-1
Bouillabaisse is fishsoup.
If you order escargots, you are served snails.
Asperge is asparagus.

Question 10: 2-1-4
Dijon is famous for its mustard.
The best known film festival is that of Cannes.
The Saint-Remi basilica is found in Reims.

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