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French History   

There are 38 quizzes and 420 trivia questions in this category.
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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.
Tough (10 qns)
Bruyere
5724 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!
Tough (10 qns)
Oblomov
2904 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!
Easy (15 qns)
snediger
1602 plays
4
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.
Tough (10 qns)
ponycargirl
906 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!
Average (10 qns)
exceller
1860 plays
6
The Ghosts of Versailles

These ghosts of historical importance to Versailles are said to be still visible. Who were they?
Tough (10 qns)
vendome
2778 plays
7
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.
Easy (10 qns)
snediger
1398 plays
8
Oh là là! French Glitz and Glamour

A light and entertaining account of how it all came about.
Tough (10 qns)
russalka
336 plays
9
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.
Average (15 qns)
fiachra
1731 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?
Average (10 qns)
fontenilles
1143 plays
11
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!
Difficult (10 qns)
merylfederman
504 plays
12
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
Average (10 qns)
Joepetz
153 plays
13
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.
Average (10 qns)
vendome
5829 plays
14
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?
Average (10 qns)
voilaviola
1821 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.
Average (10 qns)
Trouble325
2247 plays
16
The French Revolution

How much do you know, or think you know, about the French Revolution? Find out by taking this quiz.
Average (10 qns)
buddy1
2079 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'.
Tough (10 qns)
vendome
4263 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.
Average (10 qns)
Mugaboo
357 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.
Average (10 qns)
rudyfan04
2223 plays
20
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.
Average (10 qns)
exceller
2124 plays
21
French History in Roman Numerals

In this quiz, you are given ten years in which significant events of French history occurred. The first date is BC, the other nine AD. You are asked questions about the events that happened in the given years. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
DeepHistory
270 plays
22
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?
Average (10 qns)
Aardvarkbanana
588 plays
23
French Revolution and Napoleon

This quiz contains questions on the French Revolution and Napoleon. Good luck!
Average (25 qns)
Getzen
4002 plays
24
France: Roman Empire - Modern Times

This quiz should pose no problem to anyone up on their French history.
Average (10 qns)
dj2005
1986 plays
25
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.
Tough (10 qns)
hannafran
342 plays
26
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!
Tough (15 qns)
belleepoque
1134 plays
27
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 qns)
Englizzie
285 plays
28
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.
Tough (10 qns)
zippolover
339 plays
29
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.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
564 plays
30
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).
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
1998 plays
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