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41 French History quizzes and 455 French History trivia questions.
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  Dont Be Gaulled about French History Don't Be "Gaul"led about French History top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about the period of the Merovingian Frankish dynasty that ruled from 475-750 AD. Come learn a little more about this interesting piece of French history!
Easier, 10 Qns, stephgm67, Mar 26 22
Easier
stephgm67 gold member
Mar 26 22
270 plays
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  A Short History of France (AD1500-2000) best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
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!
Easier, 15 Qns, snediger, May 02 12
Easier
snediger
3026 plays
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  French Revolutionary Symbols editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Aug 11 18
Tough
Bruyere editor
Aug 11 18
6152 plays
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  A Short History of France (AD 500-1500) great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, snediger, Dec 05 12
Easier
snediger
2425 plays
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  Facing the Guillotine great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, May 31 21
Average
exceller gold member
May 31 21
2686 plays
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  French History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Oct 29 19
Average
vendome
Oct 29 19
6414 plays
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  History of Paris great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Paris has a long, rich history that is difficult to squeeze into a fifteen question quiz. This quiz covers a wide range of Parisian history from its founding to the present day.
Average, 15 Qns, Joepetz, Aug 04 17
Average
Joepetz gold member
Aug 04 17
622 plays
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  NonParisian French History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Histories of France often feature the stories of kings and queens and highlight what happened in Paris. This author challenge quiz looks at the history of other parts of the country. You don't have to be a history buff to find the answers.
Average, 10 Qns, pitegny, Jun 09 19
Average
pitegny gold member
Jun 09 19
334 plays
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  Vive la France! The Revolution - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Dec 19 08
Average
voilaviola
2240 plays
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  Napoleon's Symbols of Power top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Apr 05 10
Tough
ponycargirl editor
1304 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What were the legal orders, or estates, into which all French citizens were divided? (Highest to lowest)

From Quiz "Vive la France! The Revolution"




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  French History in Roman Numerals - 10 questions - 3 mins
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!
Easier, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Jul 14 16
Easier
DeepHistory gold member
Jul 14 16
786 plays
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  Vichy editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Oct 27 12
Tough
Oblomov
3207 plays
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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, Jul 13 13
Average
Trouble325
2630 plays
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  The French Revolution Test - 10 questions - 2 mins
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, Mar 20 17
Average
exceller gold member
Mar 20 17
2461 plays
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  Basics of the French Revolution - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz covers the most basic questions on the French Revolution. It does also have some tougher ones, too.
Average, 10 Qns, rudyfan04, Nov 11 20
Average
rudyfan04
Nov 11 20
2598 plays
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  Les Escargots' "French Firsts"! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Oct 24 14
Average
fontenilles
1757 plays
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  The History of Marseille great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Jun 15 15
Average
Joepetz gold member
474 plays
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  Average The French Revolution Trivia - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know, or think you know, about the French Revolution? Find out by taking this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, buddy1, Aug 12 12
Average
buddy1 gold member
2572 plays
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  Take this The French Revolution Quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Dec 07 16
Tough
vendome
Dec 07 16
4493 plays
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  The Ghosts of Versailles great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
These ghosts of historical importance to Versailles are said to be still visible. Who were they?
Tough, 10 Qns, vendome, Dec 10 12
Tough
vendome
2954 plays
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  French Revolution and Napoleon - 25 questions - 5 mins
This quiz contains questions on the French Revolution and Napoleon. Good luck!
Average, 25 Qns, Getzen, Oct 29 19
Average
Getzen
Oct 29 19
4296 plays
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  Scandal: The Dreyfus Affair popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
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, Dec 21 05
Average
fiachra
2022 plays
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  The French Revolution: 15 Questions - 15 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is on the French Revolution (1789).
Average, 15 Qns, Bluangl2, Feb 02 13
Average
Bluangl2
3556 plays
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  The French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Apr 03 14
Average
Aardvarkbanana
790 plays
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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, Jul 22 07
Tough
belleepoque
1215 plays
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  French Revolutionary Job Applications popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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, Feb 15 12
Difficult
merylfederman gold member
642 plays
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  Oh là là! French Glitz and Glamour - 10 questions - 4 mins
A light and entertaining account of how it all came about.
Tough, 10 Qns, russalka, May 28 15
Tough
russalka
520 plays
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  General French History - 20 questions - 5 mins
Covers a lot of ground and subjects
Tough, 20 Qns, nappynapoleon, May 05 11
Tough
nappynapoleon
3009 plays
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  Famous Defeats of the French - 10 questions - 6 mins
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.
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Sep 15 08
Tough
flem-ish
1353 plays
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  Duke of Bedford's Regency in France 1422-35 - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, May 22 10
Average
Mugaboo gold member
436 plays
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  France: Roman Empire - Modern Times - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz should pose no problem to anyone up on their French history.
Average, 10 Qns, dj2005, Sep 24 09
Average
dj2005
2240 plays
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  Odd Facts From French History - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Sep 09 04
Tough
flem-ish
2157 plays
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  The Palace of Versailles - 10 questions - 5 mins
Find out the details of the most opulent and magnificent palace ever constructed.
Difficult, 10 Qns, vendome, Apr 20 07
Difficult
vendome
1582 plays
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  The Real Man in the Iron Mask - 10 questions - 5 mins
"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, Feb 11 13
Tough
zippolover
418 plays
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  History of Burgundy - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Aug 03 01
Tough
flem-ish
637 plays
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  Harlem in Montmartre: The French Jazz Age - 10 questions - 9 mins
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.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 01 10
Difficult
Englizzie
343 plays
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  The War of Devolution (1667-1668) - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 16 11
Tough
hannafran
378 plays
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  Aspects Of Burgundy's Religious History - 10 questions - 5 mins
The History of Burgundy in France was definitely not merely a pious story. But Abbeys , Monks and Saints did have their part in it. So here follows a lil quiz to disprove the idea that Burgundy is just about vineyards and wine.
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Jan 12 02
Tough
flem-ish
486 plays
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  The French Foreign Legion - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some questions about the legendary "Légion Etrangère".
Tough, 10 Qns, stoneyjackson, Sep 26 08
Tough
stoneyjackson
693 plays
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  Marshals of France - 10 questions - 10 mins
Of 300 French officers promoted to the highest rank in the Army (1190-1984), I have listed 10 Marshals of the era 1690-1763, where they were in command of forces in major battles. The answers are all of one word.
Difficult, 10 Qns, gffsw11, Oct 22 14
Difficult
gffsw11
645 plays
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  L'Histoire de la France Moderne - 5 questions - 5 mins
This quiz focuses on the period in French history from 1848 to 1918. Bonne Chance!
Difficult, 5 Qns, Fivehouse, Jun 19 22
Difficult
Fivehouse
Jun 19 22
1473 plays
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