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Famous French
100
what is a beignet?
a doughnut
100
June 6, 1944 is known as Le Jour J. What is the English translation of this event?
D-Day, Invasion of Normandy
100
What body of water lies to the north of France?
English Channel
100
What bicycling event occurs yearly in July?
Tour de France
100

What was the profession of Coco Chanel?

Fashion Designer

200
Which is more important at a French meal-cheese or dessert?
cheese
200

What famous Cathedral in Paris burned down 2019?

Notre-Dame

200
What is the highest mountain range in France?
Alpes
200
What holiday is celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday?
Mardi Gras
200

Who is the current president of France?

Emmanuel Macron

300
How often do the French buy bread?
daily
300
How old was Marie Antoinette when she married Louis 16th?
14
300
Where would you find a gargoyle?
on a church - a rainspout
300
What international car race is held southwest of Paris?
24 hours of Le Mans
300
What city did Samuel Champlain found?
Quebec City
400

At what time do you eat dinner in France?

around 7 pm

400
What structure was called the National Razor during the French Revolution?
guillotine
400
All distance in France is measured from the zero mile marker. Where is this marker located?
Paris - in front of Notre Dame
400
What do French children do on the eve of December 6th?
Place shoes on doorstep or by hearth for St. Nicholas.
400

What saint was burned at the stake in the city of Rouen, Normandy?

Joan of Arc

500
What is the largest crop grown in France?
wheat
500

The Eiffel Tower was built in what year?

1889

500
For what is the city of Dijon famous?
mustard
500
What do the French do after Midnight Mass at Christmas?
Go home and have a big meal
500
What famous person developed a system for the blind to read?
Louis Braille
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