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Le French Foreign Legion

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Le French Foreign Legion game quiz
"Je m'appelle Capitaine Plodette of Le French Foreign Legion. I know a leetle English which will help me explain to you the language barriers I face when I train new recruits from around the world. Help me to translate pleeze."

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1. I have a new recruit from Spain and I am trying to explain that the French Foreign Legion has been active since 10th March 1831. What is the Spanish word for the month "March"?
    Marzo
    Marcia
    Mars
    Maart


2. New recruits from Portugal are being instructed on fitness and discipline as part of their training to become a soldier in the French Foreign Legion. What is the Portuguese word for "soldier"?
    Suldat
    Soldado
    Soldat
    Sotilas


3. Since the French Foreign Legion was established in 1831, more than 210,000 volunteers have come from Germany. What is the German word for the country "France"?
    Frankreich
    Ffrainc
    Frakkland
    Frankrike


4. The French are known for their sense of fashion and the new recruits of the French Foreign Legion have to be kitted out in uniform, including their new "kepi". What is a "kepi"?
    Tie
    Coat
    Shirt
    Hat


5. The Irish are known for their luck, from the green shamrock to the green leprechaun. It is no surprise that these new recruits for the French Foreign Legion wear their green berets with pride. What is the Irish word for "green"?
    Groen
    Verde
    Glas
    Roheline


6. I am having a few problems with a Finnish recruit of the French Foreign Legion who is afraid of heights. I made him wear his parachute before I pushed him out of the aeroplane! What is the Finnish word for "parachute"?
    Banaani
    Laskuvarjo
    Oranssi
    Omena


7. After finishing a hard days training, I instruct all my Italian recruits to head back to their barrack to polish their shoes and clean their uniform. What is the Italian word for "barrack"?
    Caserma
    Tenda
    Albergo
    Grotta


8. It is now the best time of day and time to nourish our tired bodies with food. A new group of Romanian recruits in the French Foreign Legion have cooked us "sarmale". What is "sarmale"?
    Sausage
    Fish stew
    Goulash
    Stuffed cabbage rolls


9. Each new recruit in the French Foreign Legion is taught the "Legionnaire's Code of Honour". Can you translate the first line from English into French?

"Légionnaire, you are a volunteer serving France with honour and fidelity."
    Légionnaire, vous avez emprunté la radio de Françoise en haute fidélité
    Légionnaire, tu es un volontaire, servant la France avec honneur et fidélité
    Légionnaire, vous avez demandé Françoise pour les directions de la mer
    Légionnaire, tu es un travailleur gagner de l'argent pour les arachides, sans heures supplémentaires


10. "Legio Patria Nostra" is one of the mottos of the French Foreign Legion. What is the nearest translation from Latin into English?
    The Legion is our Fatherland
    Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died
    Energizer bunny arrested, charged with battery
    Wear short sleeves! Support your right to bare arms!


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Compiled Oct 26 14