How Gascon are you?

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Gascony is famed for its douceur de vivre ("sweetness of life"), its food (it is home to foie gras and brandy), its medieval towns and villages locally called bastides nested amidst green rolling hills, its sunny weather, the beauty of its landscape, with the occasional distant views of the mountains, all contribute to the popularity of Gascony as a place to live. But how Gascon are you?

Take this quick test and reveal if you have what it takes to become the 5th Musketeer. Do you have the knowhow to qualify for that prestigious title? Until now you could only wonder. But thanks to this great quiz, in just a few minutes you will find out!

Created by: Mark Wilkins
  1. How many French departments are within present day Gascony?
  2. Which Gascon town boasts the title, capital of Armagnac?
  3. Who was not a Musketeer?
  4. Which country borders Gascony to the South?
  5. Which mountain range will you find in Gascony?
  6. What did you have for dinner last night?
  7. What's your favourite after dinner tipple?
  8. Which side of the road do you drive on?
  9. What does the sound of a siren mean to you?
  10. What will you find at
  11. What's your favourite thing about Paris?
  12. What would you do with garbure?
  13. Have you ever been to a Carcassade?
  14. Have you ever been to Marciac Jazz Festival?
  15. Did you know that Terry Wogan owns a property in Gascony?
  16. Do you know anyone that does or did work for Airbus?
  17. Are you secretly proud when a Gascon wins 'France's got Talent'
  18. Have you ever done your Christmas shopping in a farmer's market?
  19. What would you expect to find in a Salade Gersois?
  20. Will you post your result of this quiz on Facebook?

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