Quiz on Strasbourg Angèle Ann Andrews www.languagechoices.com

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Quiz on Strasbourg Angèle Ann Andrews http://www.languagechoices.com

1 a) Strasbourg is the capital of the South of France, le Midi de la France.
1 b) Strasbourg is the Capital of the North of France.
1 c) Strasbourg is the capital of the ‘Grand Est’ region, formally Alsace.
1 d) Strasbourg is the capital of the West of France.

2 a) Strasbourg is next to the Polish border
2 b) Strasbourg is next to the Italian border
2 c) Strasbourg is next to the German border
2 d) Strasbourg is next to the Spanish border.

3 a) Strasbourg houses the headquarters of the United Nations
3 b) Strasbourg is the formal seat of the European Parliament.
3 c) Strasbourg is the headquarters of the NATO.
3 d) Strasbourg houses the World Health Organization.

The 15th Cathedral offers tourists astounding views:
4 a) The view from the Astronomical clock is of the Rhine river.
4 b) The view from the Astronomical clock is of the River Seine
4 c) The view from the Astronomical clock is of the Danube.
4 d) The view from the Astronomical clock is of the Thames

5 a) The historic quarter of Strasbourg is called ‘Le petit Strasbourg’.
5 b) The historic quarter of Strasbourg is called ‘ Le Quartier Latin’.
5 c) The historic quarter of Strasbourg is called ‘La Petite France’.
5 d) The historic quarter of Strasbourg is called ‘Le Quartier Français.’

6 Parc de l’Orangerie : Orange Tree Park
Where had the Orange trees come from?
6 a) Spain had gifted the Orange trees to Strasbourg.
6 b) The Orange trees had been confiscated during the French Revolution.
6 c) The Orange trees are artificial, made by Venetian glass blowers.
6 d) The Orange trees were grown in Italy.

7 a) Strasbourg has over 20 mountains
7 b) Strasbourg has over 20 beaches
7 c) Strasbourg has over 20 castles
7 d) Strasbourg has over 20 bridges

8 Tarte Flambée is a popular dish in Strasbourg:
8 a) Tarte Flambée is made of thin pastry with onions, beans and tomatoes.
8 b )Tarte Flambée is made of flaky pastry with ricotta cheese and mustard.
8 c) Tarte Flambée is made of thin pastry with onions, bacon and crème fraîche.
8 d) Tarte Flambée is made of flaky pastry with peas and anchovies.

9 Strasbourg has wonderful architecture for all to enjoy:
9 a) Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is modern.
9 b) Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is Norman
9 c) Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is Gothic
9 d) Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is a preserved ruin.

10 Alsace is picturesque with half-timbered houses.
How would you refer to houses in Alsace?

10 a) Strasbourgian houses
10 b) Dalmatian houses
10 c) Alsatian houses
10 d) Alsacian houses

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1 a ) Strasbourg is the capital of the South of France, le Midi de la France.
1 b) Strasbourg is the Capital of the North of France.
1 c ) Strasbourg is the capital of the ‘Grand Est’ region, formally Alsace. XXXXX
1 d) Strasbourg is the capital of the West of France.

2 a) Strasbourg is next to the Polish border
2 b) Strasbourg is next to the Italian border
2 c) Strasbourg is next to the German border. XXXXX
2 d) Strasbourg is next to the Polish border.

3 a) Strasbourg houses the headquarters of the United Nations. NEW YORK
3 b) Strasbourg is the formal seat of the European Parliament. XXXXX
3 c) Strasbourg is the headquarters of the NATO. BRUSSELS
3 d) Strasbourg houses the World Health Organization. GENEVA

The 15th Cathedral offers tourists astounding views:
4 a) The view from the Astronomical clock is of the Rhine river. XXXXX
4 b) The view from the Astronomical clock is of the River Seine
4 c) The view from the Astronomical clock is of the Danube.
4 d) The view from the Astronomical clock is of the Thames

5 a) The historic quarter of Strasbourg is called ‘Le petit Strasbourg’.
5 b) The historic quarter of Strasbourg is called ‘ Le Quartier Latin’.
5 c) The historic quarter of Strasbourg is called ‘La Petite France’. XXXXX
5 d) The historic quarter of Strasbourg is called ‘Le Quartier Français.’

6 Parc de l’Orangerie : Orange Tree Park
Where had the Orange trees come from?
6 a) Spain had gifted the Orange trees to Strasbourg.
6 b) The Orange trees had been confiscated during the French Revolution. XXXXX
6 c) The Orange trees are artificial, made by Venetian glass blowers.
6 d) The Orange trees were grown in Italy.

7 a ) Strasbourg has over 20 mountains
7 b) Strasbourg has over 20 beaches
7 c) Strasbourg has over 20 castles
7 d) Strasbourg has over 20 bridges XXXXX

8 a) Tarte Flambée is a popular dish in Strasbourg:
Tarte Flambée is made of thin pastry with onions, beans and tomatoes.
Tarte Flambée is made of flaky pastry with ricotta cheese and mustard.
Tarte Flambée is made of thin pastry with onions, bacon and crème fraîche. XXXXX
Tarte Flambée is made of flaky pastry with peas and anchovies.

9 Strasbourg has wonderful architecture for all to enjoy:
9 a) Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is modern.
9 b) Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is Norman.
9 c) Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is Gothic. XXXXX
9 d) Notre Dame Cathedral in Strasbourg is a preserved ruin.

10 Alsace is picturesque with half-timbered houses.
How would you refer to houses in Alsace?

10 a) Strasbourgian houses
10 b) Dalmatian houses
10 c) Alsatian houses XXXXX
10 d) Alsacian houses

Why not enjoy looking at other picturesque regions in France? Enjoy the delights of Aveyron!
‘A Glimpse of Aveyron’ by Angèle Ann Andrews has exercises on French town vocab at the back of the book:
http://www.blurb.co.uk/bookshare/app/index.html?bookId=4411202

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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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