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Great French People

written by: yana999
 
The French are known for their history, their culture and their accomplishments in literature, arts, and sciences.

Question 1:


Charles De Gaulle served as president of France from 1959 to 1969.
False
True

Question 2:


This notable microbiologist created the first vaccine for rabies and anthrax.
Louis Pasteur
Pascale Cossart
Edmond Nocard
Jacques Monod

Question 3:


Pierre Abbe founded a charitable movement aimed at helping poor and homeless people.
True
False

Question 4:


Name the first scientist honored with two Nobel Prizes - in physics and chemistry.
None of these
Marie Curie
Pierre Curie
Henri Becquerel

Question 5:


This French comedian and actor is known for his irreverent attitude towards politics.
Michel Auclair
Michel Creton
Mishel Colucci
Marcel Dalio

Question 6:


Victor Hugo is the author of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "Les Misérables".
False
True

Question 7:


This actor appeared in the movies "Christmas Tree" (1969) , "All the Gold in the World" (1961) and "Hunchback" (1959).
None of these
Gérard Depardieu
André Bourvil
Lui De Fines

Question 8:


What is the stage name of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, the 17th century satirical author and actor who is considered to be the father of French comedy.
Stendhal
Molière
Jean-Paul Sartre
None of these

Question 9:


Jacques Cousteau was an underwater explorer, researcher and TV show host.
False
True

Question 10:


This French singer became universally regarded as a cultural icon and symbol of France. Her nickname is a colloquialism for "sparrow".
Joséphine de La Baume
Édith Piaf
Dalida
Marie-France Boyer

 


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