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

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1 – How many provinces are there ?

2 – Match the town with their geographical situations:

CANALA SOUTH
PLUM EAST
TADINE NORTH
KONE LOYALTY ISLANDS
NOUMEA NORTH
FAYAOUE SOUTH CAPITAL
WE EAST
POUM LOYALTY ISLANDS
POINDIMIE WEST
KOUMAC LOYALTY 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

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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 ?
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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

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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

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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

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36- What is the political regime ?

37 – Match these men and their functions :

CHIEF OF STATE Y.DASSONVILLE
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT N.SARKOSY
HIGH COMMISSIONER P.GOMES

38 – who signed the “ Matignon accords ”?

39 – What happened in 1998 ?

40 – When will the next referenda occur ?

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

Both forms : Services and Accountancy BAC PRo.level 1