Geography of France - Multiple Choice

Answer these 15 questions about the geography of France.
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1. What is the capital of France?
Lyon
Paris
Reims
Marseille
2. Which of the following countries does not border metropolitan France?
Spain
Andorra
Netherlands
Belgium
3. Which of these borders is near Lille?
French-Italian
French-German
French-Belgian
French-Swiss
4. The highest point in france is Mt. Blanc. How high is it?
5,033 meters (16,512 feet)
4,758 meters (15,610 feet)
4,810 meters (15,780 feet)
4,635 meters (15,206 feet)
5. Which French region is westernmost (excluding overseas territories)?
Brittany
Nouvelle Aquitaine
Normandy
Pays de la Loire
6. Which of these overseas territories is in the Pacific?
Martinique
Réunion
New Caledonia
Mayotte
7. Which river is entirely in France?
Loire
Rhône
Meuse
Garonne
8. Which of these does not touch the French coast?
English Channel
Black
North
Mediterranean
9. Which river goes through Bordeaux?
Moselle
Rhône
Rhine
Garonne
10. Which city is furthest south?
Avignon
Nantes
Reims
Grenoble
11. Which French region among these has no direct access to the sea?
Pays de la Loire
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Occitanie
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
12. Since the rezoning implemented on January 1, 2016, the number of French regions has been reduced from 27 to 18. Among these names of regions, which still designates a current French region?
Pays de la Loire
Languedoc-Roussillon
Limousin
Picardy
13. Which summit is not found in France?
Monte Rosa
Pic Coolidge
Grand Ballon
Pic Lézat
14. Which river flows into the Atlantic Ocean?
Rhine
Garonne
Seine
Rhône
15. Which of the following cities is not the capital of its region?
Dijon
Toulouse
Bordeaux
Caen
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