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Quiz: How much do you know about France?

Le grille? What the hell is that?

TODAY IS BASTILLE Day, France’s national day, commemorating the storming of Bastille prison during the French revolution in 1789.

How much do you know about the country and our Gallic cousins?

The section of the Atlantic Ocean which Ireland shares with Britain and France is known as what?
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Napoleon's Strait
The English Channel

The Celtic Sea
The Welsh corridor
Who was the last king of France before the monarchy was deposed during the French Revolution?
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Louis XIV
Louis XV

Louis XVI
Louis XVII
Paris is the largest, but what is France's second-largest city by population?
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Bordeaux
Marseille

Nice
Toulouse
Including its overseas territories, France has the most time zones of any country, how many?
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3
8

12
22
French actress Marion Cotillard won an Oscar, Bafta and Golden Globe for her performance in which film?
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A Very Long Engagement
Midnight in Paris

Toi et moi
La Vie en rose
France's current system of government is referred to as its what?
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French First Republic
French Second Republic

French Fourth Republic
French Fifth Republic
The Côte d'Azur takes its name from what?
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A type of shellfish
A colour

A method of harbour construction
A brand of luxury jewellery
With almost 21 million total followers, who has the most Twitter followers in France?
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Paris Saint-Germain
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Karim Benzema

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David Guetta
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Le Monde
What is the official residence of the French President?
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Château de Versailles
Palais de l'Élysée

Château de Fontainebleau
Appartement du roi
Who is moments away from scoring a goal to deny Ireland a place in the 2010 World Cup?
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Sylvain Wiltord
Thierry Henry

Florent Malouda
William Gallas
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
A
Top of the class!
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You scored out of !
B
Lovely result
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You scored out of !
C
'I'll take it'
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You scored out of !
D
You just about scraped it!
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You scored out of !
F
Non
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