France Worksheet and Quiz

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France is the world’s most popular tourist destination. In 2016, it became the first country in the world to ban supermarkets and food stores from throwing away or burn unsold food. The country was ruled by kings for many centuries until the storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution in 1789. After that, Napoleon became Emperor of the French republic but later he was sent to exile.

NAME: …………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. France is the largest country in the EU with an area of …………………………………………………….

2. Due to its six-sided shape, France is sometimes referred to as …………………………………..

3. French was the official language of England from …………………………………………………….

4. The French Army was the first to use camouflage in ………………………………………….

5. A French woman Jeanne Louise Calment is the world’s oldest ever human who lived to ………………………………………………………………

6. ……………………………………………………………..is Europe’s busiest railway station.

7. The French anthem is known as……………………………………………………

8. The world’s first heart transplant occurred in December 2013 at ……………………………………………………..in Paris.

9. The official currency of France is ………………………………

10. France uses …………………different time zones.

Answers:

1. 551,000 square kilometers

2. the hexagon

3. 1066 to 1362

4. 1915

5. 122 years and 164 days

6. Paris Gare du Nord

7. La Marseillaise

8. the Georges Pompidou Hospital

9. Euro

10. Twelve