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Course Camarguaise

written by: jacqu230
 
This more indigenous genre of bullfighting is widely common in the Provence and Languedoc areas, and is known alternately as "course libre" or "course camarguaise". This is a bloodless spectacle in which the objective is to snatch a rosette from the head of a young bull.

Question 1:


This tradition of course camarguaise is anchored in several French departments. Which one is not among them?
Lozère
Bouches-du-Rhône
Gard
Hérault

Question 2:


The objective in course camarguaise is to snatch several attributes fixed on the bull's horns. Which one is not among them?
La jarretière
La cocarde
La ficelle
Le gland

Question 3:


Which word refers to the men practicing course camarguaise?
Tourneurs
Raseteurs
Attrapaïres
Aficionados

Question 4:


Which term refers to the people who help the young participants in course camarguaise to place correctly the bull in front of them?
Tourneurs
Aficionados
Attrapaïres
Raseteurs

Question 5:


Music plays an important role in the French style of bullfighting, course camarguaise. What music is played every time something impressive happens in the arena?
Maurice Ravel - L'heure espagnole.
Georges Bizet - Carmen
Richard Wagner - Die Walküre (The Valkyrie).
Claude Debussy - En blanc et noir

Question 6:


What is the definition of the term abrivado, which is related to the style of bullfighting known as course camarguaise?
Bulls are running from the fields to the arena through the village.
Bulls are running from the arena to the fields through the village.
Bulls are enclosed in some streets in order to be played with.
None of these

Question 7:


What is the definition of the term bandido?
Bulls are running from the fields to the arena through the village.
Bulls are running from the arena to the fields through the village.
None of them.
Bulls are enclosed in some streets in order to be played with.

Question 8:


This person contributed to the revival of the course camarguaise, as well as to the to improvement in breeding of the Camarguese bull and to the codifying of the rules of the game.
Fanfonne Guillierme
Marquis Folco de Baroncelli-Javon
Joseph Roumanille
Frédéric Mistral

Question 9:


There is a French federation of course camarguaise.
False
True

Question 10:


Which of the following is the link between the course camarguaise and the USA?
Buffalo Bill and the Marquis Folco de Baroncelli-Javon were close friends.
Some Southern French Huguenots settled in Florida and brought back these bull traditions. Thus they contributed in the birth of rodeo.
Some investors want to bring it back to Texas in order to make more profit.
Course camarguaise is planned to be part of the X games.

 


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