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Publié : 11 avril 2009

NEW CALEDONIA

Here is a quiz achieved by both forms Services and Accountancy sections
for the challenge ESPOIRS CALEDONIENS. Most of vocational High Schools
participated on the 4th and the 5th of September.


GEOGRAPHY

1 - How many provinces are there ?

2 - Match the town with their geographical situations :

CANALASOUTH
PLUMEAST
TADINENORTH
KONELOYALTY ISLANDS
NOUMEANORTH
FAYAOUESOUTH CAPITAL
WEEAST
POUMLOYALTY ISLANDS
POINDIMIEWEST
KOUMACLOYALTY ISLANDS

3 - Can you give the names of the Loyalty Islands ?

4 - Name the ocean surrounding New Caledonia.

5 - What about the climate ?

6 - Some English countries are our neighbours. which ones ?

7 - What is the nickname of New Caledonia ?

POPULATION AND HISTORY

8 - How many inhabitants are there ?

9 - What are the main groups living in New Caledonia ?

10 - How do you call the native people ?

11 - What is the official language ?

12 - How many local languages can people speak ?

13 - What does Caledonia mean ?

14 - What is the origin of this name ?

15 - Who decided to call our island New Caledonia ?

16 - Do you know why ?

17 - On which ship did Cook reach the North Coast ?

18 - Can you mention a famous French navigator sent by
Louis XVI in the Pacific Ocean who did not come back home ?

19 - When did the first settlers come from France ?

20 - Why did they sail so far from France ?

21 - Name a close at hand English-spoken country whose history is similar ?

22 - Who was Louise Michel ?

23 - Where did she live and what did she do ?

ECOLOGY

24 - What has recently been recognized by UNESCO ?

25 - Do you know a Southern island famous for its trees ?

26 - Name the specific tree well-known for its medical essential oil.

27 - Give the name of the non-flying Caledonian bird.

28 - What is the scientific name of the coral reef snake ?

29 - Is it dangerous, why ?

30 - What is the official emblem of New Caledonia ?

ECONOMY

31 - What is our main resource ?

32 - What percentage does New Caledonia represent in the world production ?

33 - Where do we export ?

34 - where is implanted the brand new factory ?

35 - What is the currency of the country ?

POLITICS

36- What is the political regime ?

37 - Match these men and their functions :

CHIEF OF STATEY.DASSONVILLE
HEAD OF GOVERNMENTN.SARKOSY
HIGH COMMISSIONERP.GOMES

38 - who signed the “ Matignon accords ” ?

39 - What happened in 1998 ?

40 - When will the next referenda occur ?

The game is over, we hope to see you soon on our site !

Both forms : Services and Accountancy BAC PRo.level 1

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