Take the general culture test

Twitter screenshot @MissFrance In preparation in Guadeloupe, the 30 candidates for the election of Miss France 2023 answered the questions of the general culture test.

Twitter screenshot @MissFrance

In preparation in Guadeloupe, the 30 candidates for the election of Miss France 2023 answered the questions of the general culture test.

MISS FRANCE 2023 – Which footballer won the Ballon d’Or in 2022? What are savory pithiviers? Which American billionaire recently bought the social network Twitter? Here is an overview of the questions faced by the 30 candidates for the election of Miss France 2023, which is being prepared in Guadeloupe. The grand finale of the competition will be broadcast on TF1 on December 17th.

39 questions, six categories and 40 minutes to submit your work. This year, it was not Sylvie Tellier who took care of the development of the questionnaire, but Frédéric Gilbert, the artistic producer of the final of the Miss France 2023 contest. The traditional general culture test deals, as every year, with different themes ranging from news of last months to art, through questions of French, logic or history-geography.

Can you find the majority of correct answers and match the knowledge of the regional Misses who will participate in the 93rd edition of the beauty pageant in Châteauroux? Take the test below and find out your results at the end of the article!

The questions :

NEWS

1. What is the name of the new ruler of England who succeeds Queen Elizabeth II?

A) William V

B) Charles III

C) George VIII

D) Harry I

2. What is the name of the president of Ukraine?

A) Igor Stravinsky

B) Vaslav Nijinsky

C) Volodymyr Zelensky

D) Vladimir Putin

3. Which world famous singer released his new album “Renaissance” in 2022?

R) Lady Gaga

B) Dua Lipa

C) Rihanna

D) Beyoncé

4. Which footballer won the Ballon d’Or in 2022?

A) Lionel Messi

B) Karim Benzema

c) Cristiano Ronaldo

Q) Kylian Mbappe

5. Which sailing regatta started on 6 November 2022 for Pointe-à-Pitre?

A) The Vendée Globe

B) The Transat Jacques Vabre

C) The Rum Route

D) The Jules Verne Trophy

6. Which French woman of letters has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2022?

A) Virginia Despentes

B) George Sand

C) Annie Ernaux

Q) Margherita Duras

7. The music festival turned 40 this year. To which minister do we owe the development of this celebration?

R) Jack Lang

B) Frederic Mitterrand

C) Roseline Bachelot

Q) Jacques Toubon

8. Where was COP 27 this year and what was it about?

A) In Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt, to talk about the environment

B) In Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt, to talk about global economic governance

C) In Durban, South Africa, to talk about the environment

D) In ​​Durban, South Africa, to talk about global economic governance

ART, CULTURE AND PEOPLE

1. Which radio station has Diane Leyre on their morning show?

A) Virgin Radio

B) CTMR

C) Europe 1

D) N.J

2. Which countries are the last 3 Miss Universe from?

A) South Africa, Mexico and India

B) Philippines, Colombia and United States

C) United States, India and Venezuela

D) France, Philippines and Poland

3. From which American star the Netflix movie ” Blond hair “ released September 16, 2022 track life?

A) Our Lady

B) Marilyn Monroe

C) Dolly Parton

D) Paris Hilton

4. Who wrote the comedy Cyrano de Bergerac?

A) Victor Hugo

B) Moliere

C) Edmond Rostand

Q) Alfred de Musset

5. Which designer is used to staging his fashion shows in nature like in a lavender field in 2019, in a wheat field in 2020 or in a salt mine in 2022?

A) Jean-Paul Gaultier

B) Olivier Rousteing

C) Eli Saab

D) James

6. What is salted pithivier?

A) A large vineyard

B) A small biscuit with salted butter

C) A tree that grows in the water of the mangrove

D) A meat pie

7. What ceremony doesn’t award movies?

A) The Caesars

B) The Grammy Awards

C) The Oscars

D) The Golden Globes

8. Which singer won the “Male Artist” category at the Victoires de la Musique 2022?

A) Julien Doré

B) Fire! Chatty

C) Orelsan

D) Mid

9. Who painted the ceiling of the Opéra Garnier in Paris, which opened in 1964?

A) Bernard Buffett

B) Edgar Degas

C) Marcellus Duchamp

Q) Marc Chagall

10. Which American billionaire recently bought the social network Twitter?

R) Donald Trump

B) Jeff Bezos

C) Elon Moss

D) Bill Gates

LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS

1. The fictional organization Miss Beauty is holding a beauty pageant in Singapore. Singapore’s time difference is more than 7 hours from France. Knowing that a flight between Paris and Singapore takes 12:50 and Miss France departs Paris at 8:20, what local time does Miss France arrive in Singapore?

A) 4:10

B) 10:10 pm

c) 3.20pm

Q) 2:30

2. One pair of shoes is 35% off. Its original price is 200 €. How much is the pair of shoes after the discount?

A) €170

B) €165

C) €130

d) €70

3. What is the formula of the Pythagorean theorem?

A) a^2+b^2=c^2

B) A=πr^2

C) a^n+a^m=a^(m+n)

D) (ab)(a+b)=a^2-b^2

4. Complete the following logical sequence: 73 37 86 68 52

R) 85

B) 75

C) 65

D) 25

5. A card is drawn at random from a deck of 52 cards and its value is noted. What is the probability that this card is a Jack?

R) 1/4

B) 1/13

C) 2/5

G) 2/9

FRENCH

1. What does the adjective omnipotent mean?

A) Who knows everything

B) Who owns all the wealth

C) Who is omnipotent

D) That it is very heavy

2. Conjugate the verbs in the following sentence: “The 30 young ladies who have been (verb elect) in the region are going (verb travel) from Paris to Pointe-à-Pitre. »

3. Choose the correct grammatical form in the following sentence: “The election takes place (ce/se) in the evening, (ce/se) recalls Estelle. She put on (these/her) high-heeled shoes and went to do her hair. »

4. Which of the following expressions is an oxymoron?

A) Listening to a deafening silence

B) Having butterflies in the stomach

C) To be as dumb as a carp

D) Having eyes bigger than the stomach

5. Which of these words exists in the French language?

A) Obsession

B) Omnibular

C) Immobilize

D) Omnibuller

GEOGRAPHY/HISTORY

1. What are the people of Châteauroux called?

A) The Castelrouxis

B) The Castelroussins

C) The Chateaurouxois

D) The Chateauroussins

2. What is the name of the volcano in Guadeloupe?

A) Piton de la Fournaise

B) La Soufriere

C) Mount Pelee

D) Mount Rainier

3. When did the Constitution of the Fifth Republic date?

A) 1945

B) 1948

C) 1958

Q) 1962

4. Who was Olympe de Gouges?

A) A 19th century scientist

B) A robust remote control

C) A feminist literate

D) A heroine of Greek mythology

5. Elisabeth Borne is the second woman appointed Prime Minister of France. Who is the only woman to have taken this position before her?

A) Edith Cresson

B) Simone Velo

C) Segolene Royal

Q) Marlene Schiappa

6. In which year was the Veil law promulgated which ordered the decriminalization of abortion in France?

A) 1945

B) 1958

C) 1975

D) 1982

7. Which of these cities is a capital?

In New York

B) Shanghai

C) Rio de Janeiro

D) New Delhi

8. Which of these countries is not part of the Baltic countries?

A) Latvia

B) Lithuania

C) Croatia

D) Estonia

9. Which woman entered the Pantheon in November 2021?

A) Joan of Arc

B) Josephine Baker

C) Marie Curie

D) Edith Piaf

ENGLISH

1. Translate the following sentence into French: “Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick to beat other women with. It’s about freedom. It’s about liberation. It’s about equality. » (Emma Watson)

2. Answer the following question in English: What would you do with the Miss France title if you were crowned on December 17th? (2 points)

The answers :

NEWS

1.B) Charles III

2.C) Volodymyr Zelensky

3.D) Beyoncé

4.B) Karim Benzema

5. C) The Rum Route

6. C) Annie Ernaux

7.A) Jack Lang

8. A) In Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt, to talk about the environment

ART, CULTURE AND PEOPLE

1.A) Radio Virgin

2. A) South Africa, Mexico and India

3.B) Marylin Monroe

4.C) Edmond Rostand

5.D) James

6. D) A meat pie

7.B) The Grammy Awards

8.C) Orelsan

9.D) Marc Chagall

10.C) Elon Moss

LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS

1.A) 4:10

2.C) €130

3. A) a^2+b^2=c^2

4.D) 25

5.B) 1/13

FRENCH

1. C) Who is omnipotent

2. The 30 Misses elected in the region will travel from Paris to Pointe-à-Pitre.

3. The election takes place tonight, remember Estelle. She put on her high heels and went to do her hair.

4. A) Listening to a deafening silence

5. A) Obsession

GEOGRAPHY/HISTORY

1.B) The Castelroussins

2. B) La Soufriere

3.C) 1958

4. C) A feminist literate

5. A) Edith Cresson

6.C) 1975

7.D) New Delhi

8. C) Croatia

9. B) Josephine Baker

ENGLISH

1. Feminism is about giving women a choice. Feminism is not a stick to beat other women with. It’s about freedom. It’s about liberation. It’s about equality.

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