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21 France Trivia Questions: Do You Have En-oeuf Skill To Succeed?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of France? Of course, if you thought of the Eiffel Tower, you’re not alone. But do you know how high this monument stands or why it was constructed? France may be known worldwide as a country of gourmet food, heavenly wine, and unparalleled fashion, but there is so much more to this fascinating country that helps it stand apart from the surrounding nations.

Do you believe your knowledge is good enough to pass this France quiz? If not, you might find yourself saying holy crêpe; this was in-seine instead of being d-eclaired the winner. These France trivia questions and answers will challenge your knowledge of L’hexagone. So, are you ready to put your monet where your mouth is? Good luck!

Fancying more trivia joy? Check out our quizzes in Italy, Spain and Canada and see how well you know the world. Then, if that’s not enough fun for you, try our geography trivia questions.

What is the name of the main bell of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris?

Genevieve

Emmanuel

Marie

Michael

Who commissioned the 164-foot Arc de Triomphe in Paris?

Louis XIV

Louis XVI

Marie Antoinette

Napoleon I

Which country is due south of France?

Spain

Italy

Hungary

England

What is the number one product made in France and sent to other countries?

Cheese

Perfume

Computers

Automobiles

Which of the following cities is not a part of the modern Provence region of France?

Nice

Saint-Tropez

Marseille

Paris

Which university in Paris was founded in 1257?

University of Paris

Sorbonne University

Academy of Versailles

Denis Diderot University

Which city in the Provence region of France is famous for its annual film festival?

Grasse

Saint-Tropez

Cannes

Nice

What French actor, who played the title role in “Leon: The Professional”, was born in Casablanca, Morocco?

Jean Reno

Vincent Cassel

Jean Dujardin

Gerard Depardieu

Which island lies in the center of Paris, surrounded by the Seine?

Ile De La Cite

Ile Du France

L’Ile Napoleon

L’Ile Degaulle

What prison in Paris was stormed and burned to rubble, marking the beginning of the French Revolution?

La Conciergerie

Palais Royal

Bastille

Louvre

Where in Paris can you find the famous sculpture, “The Thinker”?

Orsay Museum

Place des Vosges

The Louvre

Musee Rodin

Who is the “gift-giver” in France on Christmas?

Pere Noel (Father Christmas)

LA Befana (A Kindly Old Witch)

Christkind (Angelic Messenger From Jesus)

Babouschka (A Grandmotherly Figure)

What are the two colors you will find in the city flag of Paris?

Blue and Red

Blue and Yellow

Red and Green

Black and White

Which architect designed the Louvre Pyramid in Paris?

I.M. Pei

Frank Lloyd Wright

George W. Maher

Rem Koolhaas

In which French city is the Palais des Papes?

Paris

Bordeaux

Lyons

Avignon

France is about the same size as what US state?

Texas

California

Maine

Michigan

In which French city was Joan of Arc burned at the stake?

Paris

Rheims

Rouen

Orleans

Paris is broken into how many districts or arrondissements?

18

20

30

25

On which continent is France located?

Europe

South America

Asia

Africa

Which hotel chain is named for a 17th-century French explorer?

Radisson

Hyatt

Ramada

Hilton

What is The Camargue, located in the Provence region of France?

A Palace

Mountains

A Museum

Wetlands

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