40 rooms, behind the hotel30 rooms, in front of the hotel20 rooms, behind the hotel
Correct answer: 20 rooms, behind the hotel.
Vingt means 20, and derrière means "behind"...and it also means a person's buttocks.
"Quel type de soupe êtes-vous?""Quelle est la soupe du jour?"
Correct answer: "Quelle est la soupe du jour?"
If you said "quel type de soupe êtes-vous?" you would have been asking "which type of soup are you?" Actually, come to think of it, that would make a great BuzzFeed quiz.
17 years35 years16 years
Correct answer: 17 years.
Oui! "Dix-sept" means 17. It translates as "ten-seven", because the French are a very literal people when it comes to numbers.
Name: A party for my friend Ganesh. Day: Saturday.Name: Celebration of the god Ganesh. Day: Sunday.Name: Celebration of the god Ganesh. Day: Saturday.
Correct answer: The festival of the god Ganesh, Sunday.
"Fête" means party or celebration, "dieu" means god, and "dimanche" means Sunday. This is an annual festival run by the Hindu temple Sri Manicka in Paris.
Turn left at the church.Turn left at Greggs.Turn right at the chemist.
Correct answer: Turn left at the church.
French people don't have any branches of Greggs at all. What a shame for them. They probably don't eat Scotch pie sandwiches either.
Correct answer: Left
"Gendarmerie" means police station.
She won the first series of Star Academy.She lost the first series of Star Academy.She was a judge on the first series of Star Academy.
Correct answer: She won the first series of Star Academy
"Gagné" means win, and "première" means first. Jenifer was also a judge on the French version of The Voice.
Between midday and 6pmBetween midday and 4pm
Correct answer: Between midday and 4pm.
"Seize" means 16, and France uses the 24-hour clock, so in this case they're saying 16:00, which is 4pm.
The number 11 and the colour blue.The number 10 and the colour red.The number 12 and the colour red.
Correct answer: The number 10 and the colour red.
"Rouge" means red, hence the name of the Moulin Rouge (it means "red windmill.")
She takes Sylvie's clothes and leaves their room in a mess.She stole Sylvie's money and boyfriend.
Correct answer: She takes Sylvie's clothes and leaves their room in a mess.
"Vêtements" means clothes, "chambre" means room, and "désordre"...well, you can probably guess that one.
Ask her parents to speak to her sister.Tell her parents to let her have her own room.
Correct answer: Ask her parents to speak to her sister.
"Demande a tes parents de lui parler" translates as "ask your parents to talk to her."
"Laisse-moi sortir.""Laisse-moi rester."
Correct answer: "Laisse-moi sortir."
"Sortir" means leave or exit. "Laisse-moi rester" means "let me stay."
Cycling lessonsCookery classesA boat trip
Correct answer: Cookery classes.
"Cuisine" = cookery.
"Une boîte de thon, du beurre, et du pain.""Un seau de bulots, du bière, et du carton."
Correct answer: "Une boîte de thon, du beurre, et du pain."
If you go into a shop and ask for "un seau de bulots, du bière, et du carton", you'll receive a bucket of whelks, some beer, and some cardboard. You'd definitely need to take a cookery class to make something with those ingredients.
Can You Pass This Basic French Test?
Oh well, never mind. There’s more to life than learning other languages. Everyone knows all you need to do is say everything slowly and loudly in English when you're abroad and everyone will understand you.
Très bien! You don’t remember all your high school French, but you did pretty well regardless. Give yourself un grand pat on le back.
Félicitations à vous! You're officially smarter than a Scottish kid, when it comes to French, anyway. You're so good at French, in fact, that you could probably go to France and actually speak French to French people, which as everyone knows is a huge achievement. Go to the top of the class.