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1 French Revolutionary Symbols Quiz
Here's a quiz on some of the symbols and events of the 1789 revolution, particularly those that are still ever-present in today's French Republic.
10 Q
Jul 14 02
5301 plays
2 Vichy
This quiz is about a sad chapter in modern French history, and was a very difficult time for most Frenchmen. Let's make it easy for you!
10 Q
Mar 21 03
2700 plays
3 A Short History of France (AD1500-2000)
French poet Joachim du Bellay said this: "France, mother of arts, of warfare, and of laws." Agree or not, one cannot deny that France has shaped the course of European history. Take this fifteen-question quiz and discover how. Amusez-vous!
15 Q
May 02 12
735 plays
4 A Short History of France (AD 500-1500)
French poet Joachim du Bellay said this: "France, mother of arts, of warfare, and of laws." Enjoy this ten-question quiz about the founding and development of early France, a mainstay in the history of Europe.
10 Q
Dec 05 12
456 plays
5 Napoleon's Symbols of Power
This quiz is inspired by an exhibition has been seen at the St. Louis Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the Musée des Arts Decoratifs in Paris.
10 Q
Apr 14 08
759 plays
6 Facing the Guillotine
A bloody execution style indeed. Come and find out about the victims of the guillotine during the French Revolution, and the instrument that sent them to their fate!
10 Q
Jul 29 08
1494 plays
7 French Revolutionary Job Applications
Can you tell me, based on the piece(s) of a job application, which French Revolutionary figure's job application I'm reading? Happy quizzing and Vive la Revolution!
10 Q
Feb 15 12
303 plays
8 The Ghosts of Versailles
These ghosts of historical importance to Versailles are said to be still visible. Who were they?
10 Q
Apr 12 00
2646 plays
9 Les Escargots' "French Firsts"!
Enjoy some historical French 'Firsts' with the Les Escargots team! Fonty snail discovers an ancient diary hidden in an old potting shed, written by his ancestor, Le Duc de Lettuce. Some of the papers are damaged. Can you help us fill in the gaps?
10 Q
Apr 24 08
771 plays
10 Scandal: The Dreyfus Affair
This is a quiz on an infamous miscarriage of justice which spanned more than a decade and deeply divided French society. You may be surprised. Enjoy.
15 Q
Apr 22 04
1479 plays
11 Vive la France! The Revolution
The French Revolution is considered the turning point into modern government and one of the most influential revolutions in history. How much do you know?
10 Q
Dec 19 08
1191 plays
12 French History
Attention Francophiles! If you like this quiz, try something even more challenging such as Marie Antoinette - The Tragic Queen or The French Revolution.
10 Q
Mar 24 00
4962 plays
13 Harlem in Montmartre: The French Jazz Age
Post WWI Paris opened its arms to African American musicians, artists and writers. They flocked to France to escape segregation and bigotry at home. A new word was spawned for this phenomenon: 'Négrophilie'. Follow me for a look at Le Jazz hot et al.
10 Q
Oct 01 10
186 plays
14 The French Revolution
How much do you know, or think you know, about the French Revolution? Find out by taking this quiz.
10 Q
Aug 20 08
1557 plays
15 French Revolution - 'Horrible History' Style
This is a quiz about interesting little tidbits that they never tell you in school. Note that some of these answers are pretty gory, and you may wish to bypass this quiz if you are faint-hearted.
10 Q
Jun 13 07
1764 plays
16 The Real Man in the Iron Mask
"The Man in the Iron Mask" has been the subject of many books, mainly because nobody ever saw his face, which was hidden by a mask.
10 Q
Feb 11 13
258 plays
17 The French Revolution
The details of the French Revolution and how it shaped the present day France. If you like this quiz, try French History, The Palace of Versailles, Marie Antoinette, and Lotsa Louis'.
10 Q
Apr 08 00
3714 plays
18 Duke of Bedford's Regency in France 1422-35
John Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford became regent of France (unless you're an Armagnac supporter) after the deaths of his brother Henry V of England and Charles V1 of France. Join me in a jaunt into Northern France during this period.
10 Q
May 22 10
189 plays
19 The History of Paris: Medieval Times to 1900
This quiz covers the places and personalities which were instrumental in making the history of the city of Paris from the 12th century to 1900. Enjoy!
15 Q
May 16 03
1029 plays
20 French Revolution and Napoleon
This quiz contains questions on the French Revolution and Napoleon. Good luck!
25 Q
Dec 15 00
3645 plays
21 The French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars
A glorious time for France, followed by not such a glorious time. How much do you know about the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars?
10 Q
Apr 03 14
318 plays
22 Basics of the French Revolution
This quiz covers the most basic questions on the French Revolution. It does also have some tougher ones, too.
10 Q
Oct 27 06
1893 plays
23 The French Revolution
The French Revolution is one of the most important events in French and World History. This is a quiz over some of its events and key people.
10 Q
Mar 05 07
1677 plays
24 The War of Devolution (1667-1668)
The War of Devolution was one of Louis XIV's first wars and demonstrated the immense military power of France in this period.
10 Q
Jan 08 08
282 plays
25 France: Roman Empire - Modern Times
This quiz should pose no problem to anyone up on their French history.
10 Q
Jul 10 01
1734 plays
26 History of Burgundy
Burgundy was certainly more than just a province of the Kingdom of France. For a long time it was a rival to the power of that Kingdom. The quiz starts with the Romans and goes up to the present-day.
10 Q
Aug 02 01
492 plays
27 General French History
Covers a lot of ground and subjects
20 Q
Jan 18 02
2535 plays
28 Famous Defeats of the French
You cannot win them all. So even the French, who more or less invented the essence of knighthood, chivalry, etc., had their "Waterloos". Check your knowledge about their less splendid moments.
10 Q
Oct 08 03
1086 plays
29 Odd Facts From French History
Odd things happen in history. Which of these statements are historic fact and which are fiction? You have one chance out of two to guess right, because you can answer with F (False) or T (True).
10 Q
Jun 18 01
1770 plays
30 The French Revolution
This quiz is on the French Revolution (1789).
15 Q
May 10 03
2541 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* The palace of Versailles was built by which French king?
* The last of the French kings belonged to which royal house?
* Marie Antoinette, the last French queen of the eighteenth century, was born in which country?
* Prior to Versailles, the French kings lived in which famous Parisian building?
* Louis XIV associated himself with which nature sign that became integral to the design of Versailles and has identified Louis ever since?

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