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Louis XVI Quiz

Louis XVI Quiz Questions

1) When did Louis XVI become the King of France?
a) 15 March 1758
b) 10 May 1774
c) 8 July 1776
d) 9 December 1778

2) When was Louis XVI born?
a) 19 January 1733
b) 25 May 1742
c) 23 August 1754
d) 30 November 1762

3) Where was Louis XVI born?
a) Brussels
b) Rome
c) London
d) Versailles

4) Who was Louis XVI’s mother-in-law?
a) Elizabeth I
b) Maria Theresa
c) Catherine of Aragon
d) Margaret Tudor

5) Who was appointed Finance Minister by Louis XVI in 1774?
a) Jean Baptiste Colbert
b) Anne Robert Jaques Turgot
c) Nicolas Fouquet
d) Jules Mansart

6) Who was appointed Finance Minister by Louis XVI in 1776?
a) Jaques Necker
b) Jean Baptiste Moliere
c) Charles Gravier
d) Chretien Malesherbes

7) After how many years did Estates General meet in 1789?
a) 25
b) 90
c) 175
d) 200

8) Which of the following statements is attributed to Marie Antoinette?
a) After me the deluge.
b) I am the state.
c) Let them eat cakes.
d) We are not amused.

9) When did Louis XVI die?
a) 21 January 1793
b) 14 June 1794
c) 11 August 1796
d) 30 October 1798

10) How was Louis XVI killed?
a) Drowned
b) Guillotined
c) Strangled
d) Poisoned

Louis XVI Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When did Louis XVI become the King of France?
b) 10 May 1774

2) When was Louis XVI born?
c) 23 August 1754

3) Where was Louis XVI born?
d) Versailles

4) Who was Louis XVI’s mother-in-law?
b) Maria Theresa

5) Who was appointed Finance Minister by Louis XVI in 1774?
b) Anne Robert Jaques Turgot

6) Who was appointed Finance Minister by Louis XVI in 1776?
a) Jaques Necker

7) After how many years did Estates General meet in 1789?
c) 175

8) Which of the following statements is attributed to Marie Antoinette?
c) Let them eat cakes.

9) When did Louis XVI die?
a) 21 January 1793

10) How was Louis XVI killed?
b) Guillotined

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:32:10.

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.

Leo XII Quiz

(Leo XII is referred by his baptismal name for the times before he became pope.)

1) When was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga born?
a) 6 April 1763
b) 2 October 1759
c) 22 August 1760
d) 19 March 1759

2) Where was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga born?
a) Venice
b) Toledo
c) Castello Della Genga
d) Genoa

3) When was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga ordained a priest?
a) 31 March 1784
b) 14 June 1783
c) 7 July 1785
d) 4 December 1786

4) To whom was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga private secretary in 1783-1784?
a) Louis XVI
b) Pius VI
c) Martin IV
d) Clement V

5) At which emperor’s funeral in 1790 did Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga preach?
a) Charles V
b) Joseph II
c) Alexander II
d) George V

6) Of which congregation was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga appointed prefect on 9 May 1820?
a) Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
b) Sacred Congregation of Ecclesiastical Immunity
c) Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship
d) Sacred Congregation for Oriental Rites

7) When was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga created cardinal?
a) 14 April 1822
b) 8 March 1816
c) 22 September 1824
d) 4 October 1814

8) When was Leo XII elected pope?
a) 5 January 1822
b) 12 May 1821
c) 28 September 1823
d) 14 November 1824

9) Which of the following theories was opposed by Leo XII?
a) Nazism
b) Fascism
c) Indifferentism
d) Modernism

10) When did Leo XII die?
a) 10 February 1829
b) 7 March 1827
c) 4 September 1828
d) 1 December 1826

Leo XII Quiz Answers

1) When was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga born?
c) 22 August 1760

2) Where was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga born?
c) Castello Della Genga

3) When was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga ordained a priest?
b) 14 June 1783

4) To whom was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga private secretary in 1783-1784?
b) Pius VI

5) At which emperor’s funeral in 1790 did Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga preach?
b) Joseph II

6) Of which congregation was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga appointed prefect on 9 May 1820?
b) Sacred Congregation of Ecclesiastical Immunity

7) When was Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiore Girolamo Nicola Della Genga created cardinal?
b) 8 March 1816

8) When was Leo XII elected pope?
c) 28 September 1823

9) Which of the following theories was opposed by Leo XII?
c) Indifferentism

10) When did Leo XII die?
a) 10 February 1829