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French Culture 1-3

Review French culture and monuments

QuestionAnswer
What mountain range forms the border between France, Switzerland, and Italy? Les Alps
What is the tallest peak in the Alps Mount Blanc
Who is the designer of the glass pyramid? I.M. Pei
What is the famoous bicycle race in France? Tour de France
Who crowned himself Emperor? Napoleon Bonaparte
Where is Napoleon entombed, it is also a famous military museum. Hotel des Invalides
Where can one find the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo? Louvre
The Louvre is the ________________. Largest museum in the world.
What museum used to be a train station? Musee D'Orsay
L'Allemagne Germany
Where was Napoleon born? Corsica
What is the capital of Corsica? Ajaccio
Name a french speaking island in the Carribean Martinique
What is the capital of Martinique? Fort-de-France
Where is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier? Arc de Triomphe
What is the French National Anthem La Marseillaise
Who heard voices from God, was accused of being a witch, and then burned at the stake. Jeanne D'Arc
What hated queen was married to Louis 16th and then later guillotined at Place de la Concorde? Marie-Antoinette
What is a French game where they try to knock everyone else's ball out of the way while getting closest to the goal ball. Petanque
L'Angleterre England
La Manche English Channel
Longest river in France Loire
River that divides Paris into 2 parts Seine
Church where the "Hunchback" lives Notre Dame
Church where all of the kings of France were crowned. Reims
Largest castle in the Loire Valley Chambord
Castle that Henri 2 gave to his mistress Chenonceau
Sun King Louis 14th
Married to Marie-Antoinette Louis 16th
Famous street in Paris Champs-Elysees
La Suisse Switzerland
French money is called __________? Euros
Built for the World's Fair in 1889 La Tour Eiffel
Independence Day- le 14 juillet Bastille Day
Nickname of the French flag le tricolore
Created by: NMatson