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French Literature

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French Literature game quiz
"Some questions about French authors and their works."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What's the first name of Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary?
    Emma
    Rose
    Gretta
    Sophie


2. Who created the character of Etienne Lantier?
    Honoré de Balzac
    Emile Zola
    Gustave Flaubert
    Stendhal


3. Who wrote "La Comédie Humaine"?
    Stendhal
    Emile Zola
    Honoré de Balzac
    Gustave Flaubert


4. Who is the most famous romantic French author?
    Answer: ("Notre Dame de Paris")


5. Jean-Jacques Rousseau had the idea that humans were naturally good.
    True
    False


6. "Les sanglots longs des violons de l'automne
Blessent mon coeur d'une langueur monotone". Who wrote this?
    Charles Baudelaire
    Guillaume Apollinaire
    Arthur Rimbaud
    Paul Verlaine


7. What French speaking author lost an arm during WWI?
    Blaise Cendrars
    Marcel Proust
    Louis-Ferdinand Céline
    Alain-Fournier


8. "Le Rouge et le Noir" (Red and black) is a novel written by Stendhal. What is the symbolic of those two colours?
    Red is blood and black is war
    Red is love and black is hate
    Red is communism and black is capitalism
    Red is the army and black is a monastery


9. What French author of the 19th century had the foresight that the man would walk on the moon one day?
    Victor Hugo
    Jules Verne
    Chateaubriand
    Mme de Sévigné


10. Who are the Immortels (the immortals)?
    Verlaine, Baudelaire and Rimbaud
    The French philosopher of the 18th century
    The Latin authors
    Members of the French Academy


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Compiled Jun 16 13