Civilisation 2: 10/30

CIV 1: October 30th
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What seperates France and England?
– La Manche (English Channel)
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Which TV station has the most viewers?
– TF1
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A 13 y/o student attends what school?
– Un college
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Who is the most important woman in French Cinema?
– Catherine Deneuve
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What is Le Cirque du Soleil
– Performance artists from Montreal
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Who wrote “A la recherche du temps perdu”?
– Marcel Proust
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Which Euro rocket flew about 200 missions?
– Ariane
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What is the motto of France?
– Liberté, Egalité, et la Fraternité
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What type of music comes from North Africa?
– Rai
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What war (ended in 2012) was commemorated with huge exhibits?
– La Guerre d’Algerie
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Songs by which French singer went to the top of the US charts?
– David Guetta
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What are the members of the Academie Française called?
– Les quarante immortels
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Which emperor was crowned in Rome in 800?
– Charlemagne
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George Sand was whose pen-name?
– Aurore Dupin
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What is a traditional drink in Maghreb?
– Almond milk
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Who said “Aprés moi, le deluge”?
– Louis XV
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In Paris, what system allows you to rent bicycles?
– Vélib
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What region has many Renaissance castles?
– La Vallée de la Loire
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Which country is an independent republic in the Antilles?
– Haiti
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Which mountains separate France and Spain?
– Les Pyrenees
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