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Trivia Game #3 Answers


1) Who are the "Pieds-noirs" (black feet)?
-Former European residents of colonial Algeria

2) What is the temperature of boiling water in ° Centigrade?
-100 ° Centigrade

3) What is a "Grande École"?
-A prestigious school of higher education which is not part of the rest of the university system

4) What does the acronym "SMIC" mean?
-Salaire Minimum Interprofessionnel de Croissance = minimum salary

5) What is the national bird of France?
-The rooster

6) Who was Vercingétorix?
-The leader of the Gauls against Caesar (died 46 BCE)

7) How tall is the Eiffel Tower?
-1,063 ft

8) When did the "Hundred Years War" between France and England take place?
-Between 1337 and 1453

9) Who invented the smart card (chip card)?
-Frenchman Roland Moreno (independent inventor) in 1974

10) Which dictator conquered part of the Middle East and said:
"Our armies will bring to the world Liberty and the Rights of Man?"
-Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)


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