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Question 1: The Camargue (Occitan: Camarga in classical norm or Camargo in Mistralian norm) is located south of ________, France, between the Mediterranean Sea and the two arms of the River Rhône delta.
Aix-en-ProvenceSalon-de-ProvenceArlesMarseille

Question 2: "Michelle's Song," from the soundtrack by ________ and Elton John, includes the phrase "tiny daughter of the Camargue."
Bernie TaupinDon't Let the Sun Go Down on MeTiny DancerElton John discography

Question 3: The pace of change has been modified somewhat in recent years by man-made barriers, such as ________ on the Rhône and sea dykes, but flooding remains a problem across the region.
HydroelectricityHydropowerDamWater turbine

Question 4: The marshes are also a prime habitat for many species of insects, notably (and notoriously) some of the most ferocious ________ to be found anywhere in France.
ArthropodAnophelesMosquitoFly

Question 5: Camargue was designated a Ramsar site as a "________ of International Importance" on December 01, 1986.
MangroveBiomeWetlandPond

Question 6: Directed by Albert Lamorisse, the black-and-white film won the Prix Jean Vigo award and the ________'s Grand Prize, both for short film.
2002 Cannes Film FestivalCannes Film FestivalPalme d'Or2004 Cannes Film Festival

Question 7: The area was also the inspiration for naming Operation Camargue during the ________.
Vietnam WarFirst Indochina WarChiang Kai-shekHo Chi Minh

Question 8: The Camargue was exploited in the Middle-Ages by ________ and Benedictine monks.
CarthusianCisterciansCatholic religious orderTrappists







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