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Question 1: Thus, while the word "stop" is accepted in international French, the Government of Quebec has mandated the French translation "arrêt" for use on ________.
Traffic signStop signSpeed limits by countryTraffic light

Question 2:
What region does French language belong to?
Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania
Pays de la Loire
North East England

Question 3: Louisiana is home to many distinct dialects, of which ________ has the largest number of speakers.
Acadian FrenchCajun FrenchQuebec FrenchColonial French

Question 4: The language was also spoken by the elite in the leased territory Guangzhouwan in southern ________.
Religion in ChinaTime in ChinaChinaProvince (China)

Question 5: (See ________) Since the 1990 orthographic rectifications, the circumflex on most i and u may be dropped as there is no change in pronouciation.
Use of the circumflex in FrenchReforms of French orthographyFrench alphabetFrench language

Question 6: In the territories of the ________, the French language is often spoken alongside French-derived creole languages, the major exception being Madagascar.
Indian OceanPacific OceanArabian SeaAtlantic Ocean

Question 7: This reform arose after the ________ to unify the different counting systems (mostly vigesimal near the coast, because of Celtic (via Breton) and Viking influences).
National ConventionNational Constituent AssemblyFrench DirectoryFrench Revolution

Question 8: The majority of French words derive from Vulgar Latin or were constructed from ________ or Greek roots.
Old LatinRoman EmpireAncient RomeLatin

Question 9: A large portion of words of the ________ (originating in Great Britain) are of French root or origin.
South AfricaEnglish languageAmerican EnglishCanada

Question 10: naïf—naive, Noël—Christmas) as in English, specifies that this vowel is pronounced separately from the preceding one, not combined, and is not a ________.
Vowel lengthSchwaPortuguese languageInternational Phonetic Alphabet

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