discover the general knowledge test!

The Misses had 40 minutes to answer the 40 questions of the general knowledge test! A test divided into five parts: Revisions, French, Arts and Entertainment, Geography, and Logic. And you, what will your score be?

Revisions

1. One of the following countries is not part of the European Union?

To. Austria

b. Bulgaria

vs. Norway

2. In which city is the European Parliament located?

To. Brussels

b. Geneva

c. Strasbourg

3. What is the name of the Minister of the Interior now?

a. Christopher Castaner

b. Bernard Cazeneuve

vs. Edouard Philippe

d. Gérald Darmanin

4. The Schengen agreements correspond to:

To. The creation of a European army

b. Compulsory mastery of a second language

vs. The removal of customs barriers

5. The Geneva Convention (July 28, 1951) concerns:

To. Right of asylum

b. Trade relations between Switzerland and European countries

vs. The neutrality

6. In what year was the death penalty abolished in France?

a. 1968

b. 1974

c. 1981

7. In what year in France were women able to use the right to vote for the first time?

a. 1789

b. 1945

c. 1968

8. In what year did the Berlin Wall fall?

a. 1961

b. 1989

c. 1990

9. Which King of France was guillotined on January 21, 1793?

a. Charles X

b. Louis XVI

c. Louis XV

10. In what year did Algeria become independent?

a. 1948

b. 1956

c. 1962

French

1. Who is the author of the novel Germinal?

a. Albert Camus

b. Emile Zola

vs. Marguerite Yourcenar

Mr. Victor Hugo

2. The adjective “imminent” means:

the. Live

b. Important

vs. Very close

3.Show self-sacrifice is …

To. Selflessly devote

b. Be sneaky

vs. Respond negatively to any proposal

4. A consensus is:

To. An official meeting

b. A restrictive article in a law

vs. An agreement between several people

5. Pragmatic means:

a. Incommode

b. Fancy

vs. Practical, concrete

6. How do you write:

to. Land

b. To land

c. Terrify

d. Aterire

7. What does “under the aegis of” mean?

To. At the orders of

b. Driven by

vs. Under the protection of

8.What does “altruism” mean?

To. Take an interest in and devote oneself to others

b. Take risks

vs. Succeed brilliantly

9. Ostracism means:

To. Indiscreet display of a benefit or quality

b. Segregation in a group

vs. Development of nationalism in a country

10. Conjugate the verb “acquire” in the 1st person present indicative:

a. J’acquiers

b. I acquire

vs. I acquired

d. I acquire

Arts and Entertainment

1. By what specialty did Le Corbusier make himself known above all?

a. L’architecture

b. Dance

vs. The painting

2. What is the name of the last mission of the French astronaut Thomas Pesquet?

To. Beta

b. Proxima

vs. Alpha

d. Omega

3. Who painted The Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel in Rome:

a. L. de Vinci

b. Raphael

vs. Michelangelo

4.In which city can a film receive the Golden Lion?

To. Venice

b. Deauville

vs. Berlin

5. In which city were the last summer Olympic games held?

To. Seoul

b. Tokyo

vs. Beijing

d. Osaka

6. The Angoulême festival is dedicated to?

to. The BD

b. Children’s literature

vs. The music

7. Name two cities where you can see a Pantheon:

a. Paris

b. Athens

vs. Rome

d. Washington

8. What city do we call “the Venice of the North”?

a. Bruges

b. Amsterdam

C. Hamburg

9. Which musical has become the biggest hit of all time?

a) The La Land

b. Grease

c. West Side Story

d. The Lion King

10. What is the French title of the last James Bond “No time to die”?

To. “We only live twice”

b. ” Live and Let Die “

vs. “Die can wait”

d. “Die another day”

Geography

1. Which of the following pairs are the most distant cities?

To. Lille-Rouen

b. Nice-Toulon

vs. Angers-Lyon

2. Which of these countries has no sea front?

To. Poland

b. Bulgaria

vs. Hungary

d. Romania

3. The adjective austral relates to :

To. The southern half of the globe

b. The northern half of the terrestrial globe

C. Australia

d. Austria

4. Which country is not part of the Maghreb?

a. Tunisie

b. Algeria

vs. Turkey

d. Morocco

5. What is the capital of Senegal:

the. Dakar

b. Abidjan

c. Bamako

d. Ouagadougou

Logic

1.If 1 is equal to 5, 2 is equal to 25, 3 to 605, 4 to 10855, 5 is equal to what?

To. 5 equals 1

b. 5 equals 2

vs. 5 equals 5

d. 5 equals 25

2. Complete this logical sequence: 89-87-83-77-69

a. 59

b. 47

c. 53

d. 62

3.What day comes three days after the day that comes two days after the day that comes immediately after the day that comes two days after Monday?

To. Tuesday

b. Wednesday

vs. Thusday

d. Friday

And. Samedi

f. Sunday

4.What are the three that are missing?

J-F-M-A-M-J-J-A-S-?-?-?

a. M-A-M

b. J-F-M

c. J-O-A

d. O-N-D

e. D-M-A

5. I am 48 years old but I have celebrated my birthday only 12 times, why?

To. Because i’m actually 36 years old

b. Because I was born on a Monday

vs. Because I was born on February 29

d. Because I was born on December 31

e. Because i am a man

THE ANSWERS

Revisions

1. One of the following countries is not part of the European Union?

vs. Norway

2. In which city is the European Parliament located?

To. Brussels

3. What is the name of the Minister of the Interior now?

d. Gérald Darmanin

4. The Schengen agreements correspond to:

vs. The removal of customs barriers

5. The Geneva Convention (July 28, 1951) concerns:

To. Right of asylum

6. In what year was the death penalty abolished in France?

c. 1981

7. In what year in France were women able to use the right to vote for the first time?

b. 1945

8. In what year did the Berlin Wall fall?

b. 1989

9. Which King of France was guillotined on January 21, 1793?

b. Louis XVI

10. In what year did Algeria become independent?

c. 1962

French

1. Who is the author of the novel Germinal?

b. Emile Zola

2. The adjective “imminent” means:

vs. Very close

3.Show self-sacrifice is …

To. Selflessly devote

4. A consensus is:

vs. An agreement between several people

5. Pragmatic means:

vs. Practical, concrete

6. How do you write:

b. To land

7. What does “under the aegis of” mean?

vs. Under the protection of

8.What does “altruism” mean?

To. Take an interest in and devote oneself to others

9. Ostracism means:

b. Segregation in a group

10. Conjugate the verb “acquire” in the 1st person present indicative:

a. J’acquiers

Arts and Entertainment

1. By what specialty did Le Corbusier make himself known above all?

a. L’architecture

2. What is the name of the last mission of the French astronaut Thomas Pesquet?

vs. Alpha

3. Who painted The Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel in Rome:

vs. Michelangelo

4.In which city can a film receive the Golden Lion?

To. Venice

5. In which city were the last summer Olympic games held?

b. Tokyo

6. The Angoulême festival is dedicated to?

to. The BD

7. Name two cities where you can see a Pantheon:

a. Paris

vs. Rome

8. What city do we call “the Venice of the North”?

a. Bruges

9. Which musical has become the biggest hit of all time?

d. The Lion King

10. What is the French title of the last James Bond “No time to die”?

vs. “Die can wait”

Geography

1. Which of the following pairs are the most distant cities?

vs. Angers-Lyon

2. Which of these countries has no sea front?

vs. Hungary

3. The adjective austral relates to :

To. The southern half of the globe

4. Which country is not part of the Maghreb?

vs. Turkey

5. What is the capital of Senegal:

the. Dakar

Logic

1.If 1 is equal to 5, 2 is equal to 25, 3 to 605, 4 to 10855, 5 is equal to what?

To. 5 equals 1

2. Complete this logical sequence: 89-87-83-77-69

a. 59

3.What day comes three days after the day that comes two days after the day that comes immediately after the day that comes two days after Monday?

To. Tuesday

4.What are the three that are missing?

J-F-M-A-M-J-J-A-S-?-?-?

d. O-N-D

5. I am 48 years old but I have celebrated my birthday only 12 times, why?

vs. Because I was born on February 29

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