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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 football player was awarded the Ballon d’Or in 2022? What is salted pithiviers? Which American billionaire recently bought the social network Twitter? Here is an overview of the questions with which the 30 candidates for the election of Miss France 2023, in preparation in Guadeloupe, have been confronted. The grand finale of the competition will be broadcast on TF1 on December 17.

39 questions, six categories and 40 minutes to hand in your paper. This year, it was not Sylvie Tellier who was responsible for developing the questionnaire but Frédéric Gilbert, the artistic producer of the final of the Miss France 2023 competition. The traditional general culture test addresses, as every year, themes various ranging from the news of recent months to art, through questions of French, logic or history-geography.

Will you be able to find a majority of correct answers and match the knowledge of the regional Misses who will participate in the 93rd edition of the beauty contest in Châteauroux? Take the test below, and discover your results at the end of the article!

The questions :

NEWS

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

A) William V

B) Carlos III

C) George VIII

D) Harry I

2. What is the name of the Ukrainian president?

A) Igor Stravinsky

B) Vaslav Nijinsky

C) Volodymyr Zelensky

D) Vladimir Putin

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

A) Lady Gaga

B) Dua Lipa

C) Rihanna

D) Beyonce

4. Which football player was awarded the Ballon d’Or in 2022?

A) Lionel Messi

B) Karim Benzema

c) Cristiano Ronaldo

D) Kylian Mbappe

5. Which nautical sailing race left on November 6, 2022 for Pointe-à-Pitre?

A) The Vendée Globe

B) The Transat Jacques Vabre

C) The Route du Rhum

D) The Jules Verne Trophy

6. Which French woman of letters was named Nobel Prize for Literature in 2022?

A) Virginie Despentes

B) George Sand

C) Annie Ernaux

D) Marguerite Duras

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

A) Jack Lang

B) Frederic Mitterrand

C) Roselyne Bachelot

D) 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

ARTS, CULTURE AND PEOPLE

1. What radio station does Diane Leyre co host on the morning show?

A) Virgin Radio

B) RMC

C) Europe 1

D) NRJ

2. Which countries did the last 3 Miss Universe come 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 film ” Blonde hair “ released on September 16, 2022 trace life?

A) Madonna

B) Marilyn Monroe

C) Dolly Parton

D) Paris Hilton

4. Who wrote the play Cyrano de Bergerac?

A) Victor Hugo

B) Moliere

C) Edmond Rostand

D) Alfred de Musset

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

A) Jean-Paul Gaultier

B) Olivier Rousteing

C) Elie Saab

D) Jacquemus

6. What is salted pithiviers?

A) A large vineyard

B) A small salted butter cookie

C) A tree growing in the water of the mangrove

D) A meat pie

7. Which ceremony does not reward films?

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! Chatterton

C) Orelsan

D) Myd

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

A) Bernard Buffett

B) Edgar Degas

C) Marcel Duchamp

D) Marc Chagall

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

A) Donald Trump

B) Jeff Bezos

C) Elon Musk

D) Bill Gates

LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS

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

A) 4:10 a.m.

B) 10:10 p.m.

C) 3:20 p.m.

D) 2:30 a.m.

2. A pair of shoes is 35% off. Its original price is 200 €. How much does the pair of shoes cost after 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

A) 85

B) 75

C) 65

D) 25

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

A) 1/4

B) 1/13

C) 2/5

D) 2/9

FRENCH

1. What does the adjective omnipotent mean?

A) Who knows everything

B) Who owns all the wealth

C) Who is almighty

D) Which is very heavy

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

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

4. Which of the following expressions is an oxymoron?

A) Hearing a deafening silence

B) Having butterflies in your stomach

C) To be dumb as a carp

D) Have eyes bigger than stomach

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

A) Obsess

B) Omnibulate

C) Ommobilize

D) Omnibuller

GEOGRAPHY/HISTORY

1. What are the inhabitants of Châteauroux called?

A) The Castelrouxois

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 does the Constitution of the Fifth Republic date?

A) 1945

B) 1948

C) 1958

D) 1962

4. Who was Olympe de Gouges?

A) A 19th century scientist

B) A remote resistant

C) A feminist woman of letters

D) A heroine from Greek mythology

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

A) Edith Cresson

B) Simone Veil

C) Segolene Royal

D) Marlene Schiappa

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

A) 1945

B) 1958

C) 1975

D) 1982

7. Which of these cities is a capital?

At 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 with which 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 title of Miss France if you get crowned on December 17th? (2 pts)

The answers :

NEWS

1.B) Charles III

2.C) Volodymyr Zelensky

3.D) Beyoncé

4.B) Karim Benzema

5. C) The Route du Rhum

6. C) Annie Ernaux

7.A) Jack Lang

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

ARTS, CULTURE AND PEOPLE

1.A) Virgin Radio

2. A) South Africa, Mexico and India

3.B) Marilyn Monroe

4.C) Edmond Rostand

5.D) Jacquemus

6. D) A meat pie

7.B) The Grammy Awards

8.C) Orelsan

9.D) Marc Chagall

10.C) Elon Musk

LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS

1.A) 4:10 a.m.

2.C) €130

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

4.D) 25

5.B) 1/13

FRENCH

1. C) Who is almighty

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

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

4. A) Hearing a deafening silence

5. A) Obsess

GEOGRAPHY/HISTORY

1.B) The Castelroussins

2. B) La Soufriere

3.C) 1958

4. C) A feminist woman of letters

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 with which to beat other women. It’s about freedom. It’s about liberation. It’s about equality.

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