Dec 022013
 


France Quiz Questions

Flag of France

Flag of France (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

English: 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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  4 Responses to “France Quiz”

Comments (4)
  1. what is the capital of france what does computer mean in french. does france have davali

  2. what is the capital of france how do you say christmas in french.

  3. Capital of france is Paris and christmas in french is noel

  4. The highest point in France is Mont Blanc, and Christmas in French is Noel. Jellyfish live in the med. and the croissant origanated from Turkey, influenced by the moon shape on the flag.

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