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Mystery Country Quiz #1

3.5
(53 votes)
7 questions
English
1

The capital of this country is Paris.

Easy  83% got this right

Paris, also known as Lutetia, was founded by the Parisii, a tribe of Gauls, in the 3rd century BC.
2

What is the name of this French pastry?

Croissant

Macaron

Mille Feuille

Petit four

Easy  89% got this right

The croissant actually originated in Austria and was introduced to France by Marie-Antoinette.
3

How do you say "hello" in French?

Bonjour

Au revoir

De rien

Merci

Easy  90% got this right

Bonjour is used to say hello, good day, or good morning.
4

Including overseas territories, France has more time zones than any other country. How many does it have?

12

17

6

8

Hard  34% got this right

China is the largest country to observe only one time zone.
5

According to a study by Mastercard, only one city is visited more than Paris each year. Which city is it?

Bangkok

Dubai

New York

Singapore

Hard  13% got this right

Paris welcomes 19.10 million visitors annually, more than London's 19.09 million visitors.
6

The highest mountain in Western Europe is in France. What is this mountain called?

Mont Blanc

Chamechaude

Grande Casse

Puy de Sancy

76% got this right

The record for fastest ascent and descent is held by speed climber and runner Kilian Jornet in 2013 - in 4hr 57mins!
7

Approximately how long did it take to build the Eiffel Tower?

2 years

2 months

20 years

200 years

Hard  31% got this right

The Eiffel Tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to complete.