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France Quiz

France Quiz Questions

1) How was France known?
a) Cymru
b) Sverige
c) Gaul
d) Britannia

2) Who won the Battle of Tours in 732?
a) Charles Martel
b) Napoleon
c) Louis XVI
d) William of Normandy

3) From which people France got its name?
a) Normans
b) Vikings
c) Danes
d) Franks

The Arc de Triomphe (Arch of Triumph), at the ...

The Arc de Triomphe (Arch of Triumph), at the center of the place Charles de Gaulle, Paris. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Who of the following was a member of the Jacobin Club?
a) Tipu Sultan
b) Arthur Wellesley
c) Horatio Nelson
d) George Washington

5) Which city had Popes as residents during “Babylonish captivity”?
a) Paris
b) Cannes
c) Boredaux
d) Avignon

6) Which city is famous for Film Festival?
a) Paris
b) Cannes
c) Bordeaux
d) Avignon

The Door of the Jacobin Club in the Saint-Hono...

The Door of the Jacobin Club in the Saint-Honoré Street, Paris, France. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7) Who said “I am the State.”?
a) Voltaire
b) Rousseau
c) Louis XIV
d) Napoleon

8) Who said “After me the deluge”?
a) Louis XV
b) Louis XVI
c) Diderot
d) Charlemagne

9) Which saint was burnt at stake in 1431 as a heretic?
a) Bruno
b) John Wyclif
c) Joan of Arc
d) John Calvin

10) Who is the author of “The Count of Monte Cristo“?
a) Victor Hugo
b) Alexandre Dumas
c) Arthur Conan Doyle
d) Jean Paul Sartre

11) When is Bastille Day?
a) January 1
b) March 25
c) May 1
d) July 14

Bastille in 1789

Bastille in 1789 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

12) Which instrument was used during French Revolution for beheading?
a) Sword
b) Axe
c) Guillotine
d) Dagger

13) Which State of USA was once a French colony?
a) Alaska
b) California
c) Maryland
d) Louisiana

14) Which country was defeated by France to win Football World Cup in 1998?
a) Argentina
b) Brazil
c) Chile
d) Denmark

English: Profile of the Bastille, 1750

Profile of the Bastille, 1750 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

15) Which province of Canada has a large French population?
a) British Columbia
b) Prince Edward Island
c) Labrador
d) Quebec

16) Which French Emperor died in St. Helena?
a) Napoleon I
b) Napoleon II
c) Napoleon III
d) Louis XVI

A model of the Bastille made by Pierre-Françoi...

A model of the Bastille made by Pierre-François Palloy from one of the stones of the fortress (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

17) Which country occupied France during World War II?
a) USSR
b) Germany
c) Italy
d) Japan

18) Who discovered radium?
a) Pierre Curie and Marie Curie
b) Jacques Curie
c) Pierre Louis Dulong
d) Francis Perrin

19) How many gold medals were won by France in 2004 Athens Olympics?
a) 5
b) 7
c) 11
d) 15

20) Which of the following is a river of France ?
a) Thames
b) Seine
c) Danube
d) Volga

The Bastile, 1715-19

The Bastile, 1715-19 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

21) Which French King took part in the Seventh and Eighth Crusades?
a) Philip II
b) Louis XIV
c) Louis IX
d) Philip IV

22) France is famous for which structure?
a) Leaning Tower of Pisa
b) Eiffel Tower
c) Petronas Towers
d) Westminster Abbey

English: Title page of Linguet's Memoires sur ...

Title page of Linguet’s Memoires sur la Bastille (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

23) Which is the world’s best known cycling race?
a) Tour de Force
b) Tour de France
c) Tour de Beauce
d) Tour of Britain

24) What does Notre Dame mean?
a) Red rose
b) Blue River
c) White lightning
d) Our Lady

25) In which island there is a demand for independence from France?
a) Sicily
b) Sardinia
c) Corsica
d) Isle of Man

France Quiz Questions with Answers

Charles Martel in the Battle of Tours

Charles Martel in the Battle of Tours (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) How was France known?
c) Gaul

2) Who won the Battle of Tours in 732?
a) Charles Martel

3) From which people France got its name?
d) Franks

4) Who of the following was a member of the Jacobin Club?
a) Tipu Sultan

5) Which city had Popes as residents during “Babylonish captivity”?
d) Avignon

6) Which city is famous for Film Festival?
b) Cannes

Louis XIV of France

Louis XIV of France (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7) Who said “I am the State.”?
c) Louis XIV

8) Who said “After me the deluge”?
a) Louis XV

9) Which saint was burnt at stake in 1431 as a heretic?
c) Joan of Arc

10) Who is the author of “The Count of Monte Cristo”?
b) Alexandre Dumas

11) When is Bastille Day?
d) July 14

Deutsch: Eiffelturm Français : La tour Eiffel

Eiffel Tower (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

12) Which instrument was used during French Revolution for beheading?
c) Guillotine

13) Which State of USA was once a French colony?
d) Louisiana

14) Which country was defeated by France to win Football World Cup in 1998?
b) Brazil

15) Which province of Canada has a large French population?
d) Quebec

16) Which French Emperor died in St. Helena?
a) Napoleon I

17) Which country occupied France during World War II?
b) Germany

18) Who discovered radium?
a) Pierre Curie and Marie Curie

19) How many gold medals were won by France in 2004 Athens Olympics?
c) 11

20) Which of the following is a river of France?
b) Seine

21) Which French King took part in the Seventh and Eighth Crusades?
c) Louis IX

22) France is famous for which structure?
b) Eiffel Tower

23) Which is the world’s best known cycling race?
b) Tour de France

24) What does Notre Dame mean?
d) Our Lady

25) In which island there is a demand for independence from France?
c) Corsica

National Anthem of France

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:30:07.

Francois Mitterrand Quiz

Francois Mitterrand Quiz Questions

1. When was Francois Mitterrand first elected President of France?
a) 6 March 1965
b) 10 May 1981
c) 26 July 1975
d) 12 October 1968

2. When was Francois Mitterrand born?
a) 26 October 1916
b) 3 February1912
c) 8 August 1918
d) 12 April 1914

3. Where was Francois Mitterrand born?
a) Amiens
b) Nimes
c) La Rochelle
d) Jarnac

4. Who captured Francois Mitterrand during World War II?
a) British
b) Germans
c) Italians
d) Russians

5. When was it publicly known that Francois Mitterrand had collaborated with the Vichy government in 1941-1943?
a) 1965
b) 1974
c) 1985
d) 1994

6. In how many Fourth Republic governments did Francois Mitterrand hold cabinet posts?
a) 15
b) 12
c) 14
d) 11

7. How was Francois Mitterrand’s power sharing with Jacques Chirac in 1986-1988 known?
a) Cohabitation
b) Live and let die
c) Live and let live
d) Give and take

8. Whom did Francois Mitterrand appoint Prime Minister in 1991?
a) Carla Bruni
b) Edith Cresson
c) Sigorne Royal
d) Sarah Palin

9. Where did Francois Mitterrand shift his headquarters in 1943?
a) Algiers
b) Orleans
c) Pondicherry
d) Yanam

10. When did Francois Mitterrand die?
a) 8 January 1996
b) 27 May 1998
c) 7 July 2003
d) 6 October 2000

11. Where did Francois Mitterrand die?
a) Mende
b) Limoges
c) Alencon
d) Paris

Francois Mitterrand Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Francois Mitterrand first elected President of France?
b) 10 May 1981

2. When was Francois Mitterrand born?
a) 26 October 1916

3. Where was Francois Mitterrand born?
d) Jarnac

4. Who captured Francois Mitterrand during World War II?
b) Germans

5. When was it publicly known that Francois Mitterrand had collaborated with the Vichy government in 1941-1943?
d) 1994

6. In how many Fourth Republic governments did Francois Mitterrand hold cabinet posts?
d) 11

7. How was Francois Mitterrand’s power sharing with Jacques Chirac in 1986-1988 known?
a) Cohabitation

8. Whom did Francois Mitterrand appoint Prime Minister in 1991?
b) Edith Cresson

9. Where did Francois Mitterrand shift his headquarters in 1943?
a) Algiers

10. When did Francois Mitterrand die?
a) 8 January 1996

11. Where did Francois Mitterrand die?
d) Paris

Originally posted 2016-06-13 23:57:07.

Napoleon III Quiz

Napoleon III Quiz Questions

Portrait of Napoleon III (1808-1873)

Portrait of Napoleon III (1808-1873) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did Napoleon III become the Emperor of France?
a) 15 March 1758
b) 10 May 1774
c) 8 July 1776
d) 2 December 1852

2) When was Napoleon III born?
a) 14 January 1800
b) 20 April 1808
c) 19 August 1802
d) 31 December 1798

3) Where was Napoleon III born?
a) Paris
b) Rome
c) London
d) Amsterdam

4) Where did Napoleon III attempt a military coup in 1836?
a) Munich
b) Strasbourg
c) Warsaw
d) Budapest

5) When did Napoleon III become the President of France?
a) 10 February 1844
b) 21 April 1842
c) 22 September 1846
d) 20 December 1848

Napoleon III

Napoleon III (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which war was fought by France along with England, Turkey and Sardinia against Russia in 1854-1856?
a) Crimean
b) Boer
c) Balkan I
d) Balkan II

7) Against which kingdom did France along with Sardinia fought a war in 1859?
a) Hanover
b) Naples
c) Greece
d) Austria

8) When was Napoleon III overthrown?
a) 18 March 1872
b) 22 June 1876
c) 4 September 1870
d) 3 November 1874

9) When did Napoleon III die?
a) 9 January 1873
b) 12 May 1888
c) 21 August 1874
d) 19 October 1876

10) Where did Napoleon III die?
a) Chislehurt
b) Vienna
c) Berlin
d) Savoy

Napoleon III Quiz Questions with Answers

Entry of Napoleon III into Paris by Theodore Jung

Entry of Napoleon III into Paris by Theodore Jung (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did Napoleon III become the Emperor of France?
d) 2 December 1852

2) When was Napoleon III born?
b) 20 April 1808

3) Where was Napoleon III born?
a) Paris

4) Where did Napoleon III attempt a military coup in 1836?
b) Strasbourg

5) When did Napoleon III become the President of France?
d) 20 December 1848

6) Which war was fought by France along with England, Turkey and Sardinia against Russia in 1854-1856?
a) Crimean

7) Against which kingdom did France along with Sardinia fought a war in 1859?
d) Austria

8) When was Napoleon III overthrown?
c) 4 September 1870

9) When did Napoleon III die?
a) 9 January 1873

10) Where did Napoleon III die?
a) Chislehurt

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:38:05.