Tag: Literacy

Response: French Landmarks

France Landmarks            

Please read the article on French Landmarks here before answering the questions.


Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.


  1. How many people visit France each year? 


  1. a) 80 Thousand                     b) 800 Million
  2. c) 80 Million                                     d) 8 Million


  1. The Eiffel Tower is found in which French city?


  1. a) Bordeaux             b) Paris
  2. c) Marseille                d) Lyon


  1. The Eiffel Tower was built in 


  1. a) 1999           b) 1840
  2. c) 1898                       d) 1889


  1. List one fact about Versailles from the reading


Versailles was used to be for the French Kings during the French Revolution.


  1. True or False: The Arc de Triomphe was built to honour French soldiers who fought during the war. 


  1. a) True b) False


  1. The Louvre Museum is the biggest museum in the world and holds a famous piece of art called  


  1. a) The Starry Night             b) The Modern Lisa
  2. c) The Mona Lisa                               d) Sunflowers

Response: French Food!

French Food
Please read the article on French Food here before answering the questions.

1) Food in France is also known as French
a) Fries b) Toast
c) Cuisine d) Cheese

2) French food has influenced the style of cooking throughout
a) North America b) Europe
c) Australasia d) Asia

3) In the South of France people prefer to use this in their cooking
a) butter b) canola oil
c) water d) olive oil and garlic

4) A well known type of bread in France is called a
a) scone b) baguette
c) crepe d) bun

5) Crepes are usually filled with chocolate sauce and fresh fruit
True b) False

6) Crepes are never filled with a savoury filling
a) True b) False

7) A well known cheese that the French are famous for is
a) Colby b) Cheddar
c) Camembert d) Mozzarella cheese

8) Ratatouille is a thick stew that is made from these vegetables
a) carrots and peas b) lettuce and cabbage
c) kumara and corn c) tomatoes and bell peppers

9) The word ratatouille translates to
a) motley crew b) motley stew
c) motley crue d) mouldy stew

10) Escargot is the French name for
a) cheese b) truffles
c) snails d) baguettes

France – Response to Text
Please read the article on France here before answering the questions.

1) France is a country in Europe.
a) True b) False

2) France is the largest country in
a) Northern Europe b) Western Europe
c) Eastern Europe d) Southern Europe

3) The capital city of France is
a) London b) Wellington
c) Paris d) Rome

4) The population of France is
a) 5 million b) 100 million
c) 50 million d) 67 million

5) The currency (money) in France is called the
a) Euro b) Dollar
c) Peso d) Tālā

6) One of the most famous products sold to other countries by the French is
a) T-Shirts b) Vacuums
c) Cheese d) Electronics

7) The number of tourists who visit France each year is approximately
a) 8 Million b) 80 Million
c) 80 Thousand d) 800 Million

8) Bordeaux is a famous wine region in France
a) False b) True

9) France is well known for its food such as
a) crepes b) baguettes
c) truffles d) all of the above

10) Escargot is the French name for a famous French delicacy made from
a) cheese b) truffles
c) snails d) baguettes

Response: Animals in Antarctica

Antarctic Animals – Questions
Please read the article on Antarctica here before answering the questions.

Emperor Penguins

1) What is the scientific name for Emperor Penguins?
Aptenodytes forsteri

2) The Emperor penguin is the ____________ of all penguins:
a) Tallest b) Heaviest
c) Smelliest d) a&b


3) What does the blue whale eat?
a) Fish b) Krill
c) Penguins d) a&b

4) How big can Blue Whales grow?
a) 30m b) 3m
c) 300mm d) 30cm


5) What do the Fur seals eat?

Leopard Seals

6) What is the scientific name for Leopard seals
Hydrurga leptonyx

7) How much time do they spend in the ocean?
100 minutes

No Wolves or Polar bears?

8) Wolves and Polar bears live in the?
a) South Pole b) North Pole
c) Parakai d) a&b