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France A-Z

For each letter A-Z, guess the answer that pertains to the country of France.
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First submittedOctober 14, 2015
Last updatedOctober 15, 2015
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Clue
Answer
A
Major mountain range
Alps
B
Northwesternmost region
Brittany
C
Most famous film festival
Cannes
D
"Count of Monte Cristo" author
Dumas
E
Current currency
Euro
F
Liberty, egality, __________
Fraternity
G
Beheading device
Guillotine
H
Greek god or French luxury brand
Hermès
I
Art movement of Monet and Renoir
Impressionism
J
French greeting: Bon____
jour
K
Unit of weight in
the "Système International"
Kilogramme
L
Name of many kings
Louis
M
Mediterranean port city.
Namesake of the national anthem
Marseille
 
Clue
Answer
N
Most famous cathedral
Notre Dame
O
Loire city, Joan of Arc helped
to liberate it
Orléans
P
Capital city
Paris
Q
French-speaking region in Canada
Quebec
R
What the Curies studied
Radiation
S
River that flows through the capital
Seine
T
Arc de ________
Triomphe
U
What the Sorbonne is
University
V
Bloody WWI battle
Verdun
W
What France won in 1998
World Cup
X
 
 
Y
Fashion designer:
____ Saint Laurent
Yves
Z
"J'accuse" he said, about
anti-semitism
Zola
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level 79
Oct 14, 2015
Bonjean? Should be bonjour.
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level 67
Oct 14, 2015
Marseille should also be at least an acceptable answer.
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level 76
Oct 14, 2015
The 20% who got "Bon Jean" should be ashamed of themselves.
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level 75
Oct 15, 2015
Tried bonjour, bon matin, bonsoir, bonne nuit...sigh. Please fix!
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level ∞
Oct 15, 2015
D'oh fixed
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level 43
Apr 15, 2016
lol
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level 58
Oct 14, 2015
Feel free to also try United States A-Z, United Kingdom A-Z, and Spain A-Z.
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level 77
Oct 15, 2015
Well, that was easy ;). A few remarks. Our greeting "Bonjour" is a single word (not "Bon Jour"). Joan of Arc was not from Orleans (she was from Lorraine), she famously took part in the battle for its liberation. You should accept "radium" for the Curie question.
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level ∞
Oct 15, 2015
All your suggestions have been adopted. Thanks.
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level 71
Oct 15, 2015
It's just too easy. I have visited France twice and know little of its history, yet got 100% with 2:30 to spare. Niced quiz, but you should give people a little more challenge.
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level 56
Oct 29, 2015
shouldn't it accept kilo?
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level 59
Nov 22, 2015
kilo- is a prefix, not a unit.
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level 53
Nov 26, 2015
kilogram is not a unit of weight, it is a unit of mass. not the same, Unit of weight is Newton (weight is a force)
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level 59
Nov 22, 2015
I answered 18/25 and apparently that beats less than a quarter of the answerers. Who takes this quiz? Also, to add more challenge, you should add an answer with X, anything at all which relates to France somehow.
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level 61
Nov 22, 2015
I wonder if you might consider accepting the Battle of Vimy Ridge for V? More Canadian quiz-takers would be familiar with that than Verdun.
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level 77
Nov 22, 2015
Anybody who doesn't know of Verdun doesn't know anything about WWI. But technically yes, Vimy Ridge would be an acceptable alternate answer, I guess...
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level 64
Nov 23, 2015
As a Canadian Vimy Ridge is the first V I thought of, should be acceptable as an alternate to Verdun (or the clue changed)
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level 65
Nov 24, 2015
As an Australian I immediately thought of Villers-Bretonneux. That battle was so significant to Australia that every blackboard in the French town bears the inscription "N'oublions jamais l'Australie" (Let us never forget Australia). Villers-Bretonneux should be an accepted answer.
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level 79
Nov 22, 2016
There are certainly other battles from WW1 that start with V, but let's be real; Verdun is the right answer. Every list of the most important battles of the war includes Verdun, even if something else is more memorable in your particular country or province.
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level 85
Aug 17, 2018
They (and I) are asking for Vimy Ridge to be acceptable since it was, indeed, an extremely bloody WWI battle. We aren't saying that Verdun should be replaced, only that our answer be accepted since it very much satisfies the clue.
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level 59
Nov 22, 2015
Small issue with the quiz, France has 2 major mountain ranges that start with A, The Alps, which aren't entirely in France, and the Ardennes, which are. Please make it an acceptable answer.
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level 76
Nov 22, 2015
The Ardennes are 1. barely a mountain range (4 peaks over 600m, 8 peaks over 500, it's really just hilly terrain). 2. Mostly in Belgium and Luxembourg. Alps is clearly the only correct answer.
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level 77
Nov 22, 2015
In Belgium, we consider the Ardennes as plateaus. There is an old eroded mountain, but indeed, it's too low to still be considered as such.
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level 54
Nov 22, 2015
The "z" clue and answer should be zinedine zidane
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level 77
Nov 22, 2015
To be fair, both are well-known Z answers, but I will certainly not blame the quizmaster for favoring great literature over sport.
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level 65
Nov 22, 2015
As a Quebecer, I love to see Quebec as an answer, but I suggest you to change it for Quimper, the major city of Brittany.
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level 77
Nov 22, 2015
Absolutely, Québec hasn't belonged to France for 250 years, so it's a bit of a stretch. Quimper would be more appropriate, as the prefecture of Finistère.
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level 65
Nov 22, 2015
It's hilarious to see a Polish scientist as a miniature for a quiz about France ;)
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level 58
Nov 23, 2015
The SI unit of mass is the kilogram. The gram is 1/1000th of such. http://www.bipm.org/en/publications/si-brochure/kilogram.html
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level 2
Nov 24, 2015
Ohhh ! I'm French and I only got 17/25 :( Good Quizz ! ;)
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level 48
Nov 25, 2015
Marie Curie was Polish
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level 73
May 4, 2017
She was also French.
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level 8
Nov 29, 2015
Je suis français et c'est hyper dur, il faudrait adapter ce quiz en français, je pense que je vais m'en occuper :)
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level 66
Mar 10, 2016
There must be a lack of interesting things starting with Q in France. kinda funny that Quebec shows up on a quiz about France.
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level 60
Sep 30, 2016
I agree that the clue seems misplaced. Quiche starts with Q.
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level 60
Sep 30, 2016
Not to be nitpicky or anything but shouldn't part of the F clue be equality instead of egality since it's the English word?
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level 55
Dec 1, 2016
25 out of 25 (I'm French)
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level 38
Feb 24, 2018
It is either "liberte, egalite, fraternite" or "liberty, equality, fraternity".