Quiz on Nantes

NANTES QUIZ by Angèle Ann Andrews http://www.languagechoices.com

How well do you know France? Here is one in a series of quizzes designed to get you acquainted with France’s lovely cities.

Question 1

Where is Nantes situated in France?

1 a )In the North
2 b )In the South
3 c) In the West
4 d) In the East

Question 2

Which river is ‘L’ile de Nantes’, an island in the centre of the city of Nantes, situated on?

2 a) La Seine
2 b) La Loire
2 c) La Garonne
2 d) Le Rhône

Question 3

How is Nantes compared to other French cities and towns? It is France’s:

3 a) Fourth largest city
3 b) Sixth largest city
3 c) Tenth largest city
3 d) Smallest town

Question 4

‘LIEU UNIQUE’ is a special place, also known as LU.
It used to be a:

4 a) Garden where a French Prince proposed to a Princess.
4 b) Factory where delicious shortbread biscuits were made.
4 c) Magical place where someone once saw a unicorn.
4 d) Military school for lieutenants.

Question 5

Which castle houses the Nantes History Museum?

5 a) Le Château du Roi
5 b) Le Château de la Reine
5 c) Le Château de la Duchesse
5 d) Le Château des Ducs de Bretagne

Question 6

What attraction can tourists enjoy at the ‘Les machines de l’île ’?

6 a) Being transported on an enormous mechanical elephant.
6 b) Being allowed to climb up the Leaning Tower of Nantes
6 c) Being invited into a Pumpkin full of lanterns
6 d) Being allowed to drive a tractor.

Question 7

Which French author was born and spent his childhood in Nantes?

7 a ) Alexandre Dumas
7 b) Jules Verne
7 c ) Victor Hugo
7 d) Guy de Maupassant

Question 8

What is Nantes’ historical shopping Mall called?

8 a )Le Petit Beurre
8 b) Le Grand Beurre
8 c) Le Passage Pommeraye
8 d) Le Passage des Pommes

Question 9

A favourite place of attraction in Nantes is a magnificent Botanical Garden (like Kew Gardens).
What is it called?

9 a) Le Château des Fleurs
9 b) Le Jardin des Plantes
9 c) Les Arbres et les fleurs
9 d) Nantes Botanique

Question 10.

What is Nantes associated with primarily?

10 a) Its port and Industrial Centre
10 b) Its countryside and cattle
10 c) Its universities
10 d) Its volcanic parks

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NANTES QUIZ ANSWERS http://www.languagechoices.com
(Answers marked as XXXXX)

Question 1

Where is Nantes situated in France?

1 a )In the North
2 b )In the South
3 c) In the West XXXXX
4 d) In the East

Question 2

Which river is ‘L’ile de Nantes’, an island in the centre of the city of Nantes, situated on?

2 a) La Seine
2 b) La Loire XXXXX
2 c) La Garonne
2 d) Le Rhône

Question 3

How is Nantes compared to other French cities and towns?
It is France’s:

3 a) Fourth largest city
3 b) Sixth largest city XXXXX
3 c) Tenth largest city
3 d) Smallest town

Question 4

‘LIEU UNIQUE’ is a special place, also known as LU.
It used to be a:

4 a) Garden where a French Prince proposed to a Princess.
4 b) Factory where delicious shortbread biscuits were made. XXXXX
4 c) Magical place where someone once saw a unicorn.
4 d) Military school for lieutenants.

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Question 5

Which castle houses the Nantes History Museum?

5 a) Le Château du Roi
5 b) Le Château de la Reine
5 c ) Le Château de la Duchesse
5 d) Le Château des Ducs de Bretagne XXXXX

Question 6

What attraction can tourists enjoy at the ‘Les machines de l’île ’?

6 a) Being transported on an enormous mechanical elephant. XXXXX
6 b) Being allowed to climb up the Leaning Tower of Nantes
6 c) Being invited into a Pumpkin full of lanterns
6 d) Being allowed to drive a tractor.

Question 7

Which French author was born and spent his childhood in Nantes?

7 a ) Alexandre Dumas
7 b) Jules Verne XXXXX
7 c ) Victor Hugo
7 d) Guy de Maupassant

Question 8

What is Nantes’ historical shopping Mall called?

8 a )Le Petit Beurre
8 b) Le Grand Beurre
8 c) Le Passage Pommeraye XXXXX
8 d) Le Passage des Pommes

Question 9

A favourite place of attraction in Nantes is a magnificent Botanical Garden (like Kew Gardens).
What is it called?

9 a) Le Château des Fleurs
9 b) Le Jardin des Plantes XXXXX
9 c) Les Arbres et les fleurs
9 d) Nantes Botanique

Question 10.

What is Nantes associated with primarily?

10 a) Its port and Industrial Centre XXXXX
10 b) Its countryside and cattle
10 c) Its universities
10 d) Its volcanic parks

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Links:
https://www.nantes-tourisme.com/fr/voir-faire
https://francetravelplanner.com/go/loire/nantes/see/LU.html
http://www.loumessugo.com/en/blog/entry/nantes-and-its-fabulous-giant-elephant
https://www.melbtravel.com/5-interesting-things-nantes-france/

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About angeleannandrews

I am Anglo Maltese and live in Surrey with my husband and son. I have been teaching languages for almost 30 years. Having been trained in Anthropology, I have social issues at heart. When I was nearing 50, I wished to use my talents to make money for charity. I have created 50 photo-poems which will be featuring on this site. If you wish to encourage my effort, please give a small donation to ShelterBox http://www.justgiving.com/user/23773460 after reading my poems. Many people are out there actually tackling the world's problems. We may not be able to join them but every little helps.Thanks a million! Angie
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