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France Country Quiz

Name these facts about the country of France.
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Last updated: June 20, 2019
First submittedSeptember 4, 2015
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Capital city
Paris
Bordering ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Former currency
French franc (FF)
Biggest island
Corsica
Year when French Revolution took place
1789
Medieval fortress and former jail in Paris
Bastille
France's National Day
14 July
Leader of Free France
Charles de Gaulle
French territory in South America
French Guiana
Region and sparkling wine
Champagne
Great military and political leader in 19th century
Napoleon Bonaparte
Place of his final military end
Waterloo
Famous cabaret in Paris
Moulin Rouge
Wax sculptor Madame...
Tussaud
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Body of water between England and France
English Channel
Composer best known for his opera Carmen
Georges Bizet
Spanish cubist painter who lived and died in France
Pablo Picasso
D-Day territory
Normandy
European country in French - Pays-Bas
Netherlands
Overseas territory where they have common border
Saint Martin
Famous avenue in Paris
Champs-Élysées
Famous monument at the western end of it
Arc de Triomphe
Pierre and Marie
Curie
Nickname for University of Paris
Sorbonne
17th century cardinal
Richelieu
The most visited theme park in all of Europe
Disneyland Paris
The Three Musketeers author
Alexandre Dumas
Motto of ^
One for all, all for one
Crescent shaped pastry
Croissant
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level 76
Sep 4, 2015
Great quiz, but I'm on the force of the Spelling & Typo Police, - medieval, currency, motto, Three, and boulevard. Also, your clue for Napoleon made it sound to me as if you were asking where he died. Waterloo was the site of his military defeat, but he died in exile on the island of Saint Helena.
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level 70
Sep 4, 2015
Thanks :)
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level 76
Sep 4, 2015
I can always remember the author of The Three Musketeers because in school the teacher asked if anyone knew who wrote the book, and the person who answered pronounced his surname as "dumb-ass".
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level 65
Sep 4, 2015
The netherlands doesn't border france but belgium and luxembourg does
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level 70
Sep 4, 2015
Sometimes I made strange mistakes...
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level 26
Nov 16, 2016
Madame Tussaud is in London. In Paris we have the Grevin museum
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level 70
Nov 16, 2016
Question is not about museum, but person.
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level 63
Mar 18, 2018
Even though it followed the Three Musketeers clue, by "their" I still assumed you meant the French. It is a country quiz after all. The French motto is "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" (Liberté, Equalité, Fraternité). I tried every permutation of that in both English and French with and without the accents. It's the least answered question in the quiz by a margin of almost 2:1. Maybe other folks read it the same way I did.
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level 70
Mar 19, 2018
Thanks for your suggestion, I made some changes there.
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level 41
Apr 29, 2018
These are not really Questions
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level 70
Apr 29, 2018
You are right.
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level 40
May 3, 2019
Champs-Elysées is an "avenue" not a boulevard
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level 86
Jun 20, 2019
Saint Martin, not Saont Martin. Also, as already said, Champs-Élysées is an avenue (and called one), not a boulevard.
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level 70
Jun 20, 2019
Fixed.
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level 67
Jun 20, 2019
The question makes you think France has a border on Saint Martin with the UK. Maybe move the question down so that its beneath the "Pays-Bas" question