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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
5508 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
2790 plays
3 Oh là là! French Glitz and Glamour
A light and entertaining account of how it all came about.
10 Q
May 28 15
225 plays
4 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
1269 plays
5 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
1653 plays
6 The History of Marseille
As a port city, Marseille served as a stopping point for foreign powers seeking to enter the rest of Europe. This quiz covers thousands of years of history from the city's
10 Q
May 09 15
99 plays
7 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
837 plays
8 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
1101 plays
9 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
2724 plays
10 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
1035 plays
11 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
1605 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
5490 plays
13 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
1533 plays
14 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
432 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
2085 plays
16 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
4074 plays
17 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
309 plays
18 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
1923 plays
19 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
2118 plays
20 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
489 plays
21 France: Roman Empire - Modern Times
This quiz should pose no problem to anyone up on their French history.
10 Q
Jul 10 01
1914 plays
22 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
1998 plays
23 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
327 plays
24 French Revolution and Napoleon
This quiz contains questions on the French Revolution and Napoleon. Good luck!
25 Q
Dec 15 00
3855 plays
25 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
1101 plays
26 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
312 plays
27 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
543 plays
28 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.
Very Difficult
10 Q
Oct 01 10
261 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
1944 plays
30 General French History
Covers a lot of ground and subjects
20 Q
Jan 18 02
2748 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 (excluding Louis Philippe) 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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