French History, Geography And Arts

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French History, Geography And Arts - Quiz

Vrai ou Faux ? Enjoy deciding if these French history, geography and art facts are true or false.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Cardinal de Richelieu (1585-1642), First Minister of King Louis XIII, founded the Académie Française, which to this day, is responsible for matters pertaining to the langue française.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 2. 
    The popular neighborhood of Montmartre in Paris, harvests a Pinot Noir wine every year, right in the heart of the city.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 3. 
    Edgar Degas (1834 -1917), famous painter and sculptor, founded the Cubist Movement.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 4. 
    France's nickname is l'Octagone.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 5. 
    Lully (1632 -1687), famous baroque musician, and Mazarin (1602 -1661), both spent most of their lives in France, in the court of Louis XIV. However they were both born in Spain.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 6. 
    French is the first or main language in nearly 60 countries around the world.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 7. 
    Le Petit Prince used to be on the 20-franc bill.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 8. 
    French toast is actually called Pain Perdu (Lost Bread) in French.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 9. 
    The Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in Paris.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

  • 10. 
    The Palace of Versailles started out as a hunting lodge.
    • A. 

      Vrai - true

    • B. 

      Faux - false

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