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Charles Maurice Talleyrand Quiz

Charles Maurice Talleyrand Quiz Questions

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, prince...

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, prince de Bénévent (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Charles Maurice Talleyrand born?
a) 2 February 1754
b) 1 June 1742
c) 3 August 1749
d) 4 December 1755

2. Where was Charles Maurice Talleyrand born?
a) Nantes
b) Amiens
c) Paris
d) Frankfurt

3. When did Charles Maurice Talleyrand become agent general of the clergy?
a) 1778
b) 1780
c) 1782
d) 1784

4. Of which diocese was Charles Maurice Talleyrand bishop?
a) Lourdes
b) Burgundy
c) Valois
d) Autun

5. Why was Charles Maurice Talleyrand excommunicated?
a) Kept mistresses
b) Swindled church money
c) Consecrated bishops without pope’s permission
d) Took bribes

6. Where did Charles Maurice Talleyrand live in 1794-1796?
a) Holland
b) Prussia
c) Lithuania
d) USA

7. In whose abduction and execution did Charles Maurice Talleyrand have a part?
a) Louis Antoine Henri Bourbon Conde
b) Louis XVI
c) Marie Antoinette
d) Georges Danton

8. Where did Charles Maurice Talleyrand secretly ask Alexander I to oppose Napoleon?
a) Reims
b) Erfurt
c) Moscow
d) Petrograd

9. Where was Charles Maurice Talleyrand ambassador in 1830-1834?
a) London
b) Berlin
c) Oslo
d) Warsaw

10. When did Charles Maurice Talleyrand die?
a) 6 January 1840
b) 17 May 1838
c) 12 July 1843
d) 29 October 1845

Charles Maurice Talleyrand Quiz Questions and Answers

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, who se...

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, who served under several regimes, depicted “floating with the tide” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Charles Maurice Talleyrand born?
a) 2 February 1754

2. Where was Charles Maurice Talleyrand born?
c) Paris

3. When did Charles Maurice Talleyrand become agent general of the clergy?
b) 1780

4. Of which diocese was Charles Maurice Talleyrand bishop?
d) Autun

5. Why was Charles Maurice Talleyrand excommunicated?
c) Consecrated bishops without pope’s permission

6. Where did Charles Maurice Talleyrand live in 1794-1796?
d) USA

7. In whose abduction and execution did Charles Maurice Talleyrand have a part?
a) Louis Antoine Henri Bourbon Conde

8. Where did Charles Maurice Talleyrand secretly ask Alexander I to oppose Napoleon?
b) Erfurt

9. Where was Charles Maurice Talleyrand ambassador in 1830-1834?
a) London

10. When did Charles Maurice Talleyrand die?
b) 17 May 1838

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:33.

Marie Tussaud Quiz

Madame Tussaud at the age of 42.

Madame Tussaud at the age of 42. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Marie Tussaud Quiz Questions

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1. When was Anna Maria Grosholtz born?
a) 30 March 1764
b) 18 June 1763
c) 21 August 1762
d) 1 December 1761

2. Where was Anna Maria Grosholtz born?
a) Paris
b) Strasbourg
c) Bern
d) Zurich

3. Who taught the art of wax modelling to Anna Maria Grosholtz?
a) Philippe Curtius
b) Paul Philidor
c) Jean Paul Marat
d) Louis d’Orleans

4. Whose wax figure did Anna Maria Grosholtz make first?
a) Jean Jacques Rousseau
b) Louis XVI
c) Voltaire
d) Marie Antoinette

5. Who saved Anna Maria Grosholtz from guillotine?
a) Jean Marie Collot d’Herbois
b) Napoleon Bonaparte
c) Maximilien de Robespierre
d) Jacques Necker

6. When did Anna Maria Grosholtz marry Francois Tussaud?
a) 1792
b) 1795
c) 1789
d) 1786

7. When did Anna Maria Grosholtz marry Francois Tussaud?
a) 26 January 1919
b) 10 June 1795
c) 28 September 1902
d) 12 November 1915

8. When did Marie Tussaud move to England?
a) 1798
b) 1796
c) 1802
d) 1800

9. Where in London did Marie Tussaud establish her first permanent exhibition?
a) Marylebone Road
b) Oxford Street
c) Fleet Street
d) Baker Street

10. When did Marie Tussaud die?
a) 22 January 1852
b) 16 April 1850
c) 24 September 1848
d) 16 November 1844

11. Where did Marie Tussaud die?
a) London
b) Versailles
c) Cardiff
d) Dublin

Marie Tussaud Quiz Questions with Answers

 Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois

Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois (1750-1796) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Anna Maria Grosholtz born?
d) 1 December 1761

2. Where was Anna Maria Grosholtz born?
b) Strasbourg

3. Who taught the art of wax modelling to Anna Maria Grosholtz?
a) Philippe Curtius

4. Whose wax figure did Anna Maria Grosholtz make first?
c) Voltaire

5. Who saved Anna Maria Grosholtz from guillotine?
a) Jean Marie Collot d’Herbois

6. When did Anna Maria Grosholtz marry Francois Tussaud?
b) 1795

7. When did Anna Maria Grosholtz marry Francois Tussaud?
b) 10 June 1795

8. When did Marie Tussaud move to England?
c) 1802

9. Where in London did Marie Tussaud establish her first permanent exhibition?
d) Baker Street

10. When did Marie Tussaud die?
b) 16 April 1850

11. Where did Marie Tussaud die?
a) London

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:03.

Urbain Le Verrier Quiz

Urbain Le Verrier Quiz Questions

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Urbain Le Verrier (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Urbain Le Verrier born?
a) 11 March 1811
b) 2 April 1810
c) 23 August 1809
d) 30 December 1805

2. Where was Urbain Le Verrier born?
a) Vienna
b) Saint-Lo
c) Orleans
d) Cologne

3. What did Urbain Le Verrier teach at Ecole Polytechnique?
a) Astronomy
b) Botany
c) Chemistry
d) Dermatology

4. Which planets’s existence did Urbain Le Verrier predict by mathematical calculations?
a) Pluto
b) Neptune
c) Uranus
d) Jupiter

5. Whom did Urbain Le Verrier ask to look for Neptune?
a) John Herschel
b) George Biddell Airy
c) Johann Gottfried Galle
d) Alexis Bouvard

6. When did Johann Gottfried Galle find Neptune?
a) 26 January 1849
b) 10 June 1848
c) 23 September 1846
d) 12 November 1845

7. When did Urbain Le Verrier become director of the observatory of Paris?
a) 1836
b) 1842
c) 1848
d) 1854

8. Who awarded Copley Medal to Urbain Le Verrier?
a) John Singleton Copley
b) Royal Society of London
c) Godfrey Copley
d) Academie des Sciences

9. When did Urbain Le Verrier die?
a) 24 February 1882
b) 16 May 1878
c) 23 September 1877
d) 19 October 1875

10. Where did Urbain Le Verrier die?
a) Tilsit
b) Berlin
c) Venice
d) Paris

Urbain Le Verrier Quiz Questions and Answers

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Observatoire of Paris – Paris Français : Observatoire de Paris (Statue d’Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier) – Paris XIV (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Urbain Le Verrier born?
a) 11 March 1811

2. Where was Urbain Le Verrier born?
b) Saint-Lo

3. What did Urbain Le Verrier teach at Ecole Polytechnique?
a) Astronomy

4. Which planets’s existence did Urbain Le Verrier predict by mathematical calculations?
b) Neptune

5. Whom did Urbain Le Verrier ask to look for Neptune?
c) Johann Gottfried Galle

6. When did Johann Gottfried Galle find Neptune?
c) 23 September 1846

7. When did Urbain Le Verrier become director of the observatory of Paris?
d) 1854

8. Who awarded Copley Medal to Urbain Le Verrier?
b) Royal Society of London

9. When did Urbain Le Verrier die?
c) 23 September 1877

10. Where did Urbain Le Verrier die?
d) Paris

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:33:34.