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L'Afrique Francophone
100
Not a Parisian church, but the oldest part of the University of Paris founded in 1257.
What is la Sorbonne?
100
He said, "Je pense, donc je suis."
Who is René Descartes?
100
The town of Chamonix in the French Alps is a favorite ski destination because of its proximity to the highest mountain in Europe. Name this peak.
What is Mont Blanc?
100
"L'etat c'est moi" said this Sun King.
Who is Louis XIV?
100

created out of wood or metal to be used in ceremonies for a rite of passage in Africa

What are les masques?

200
Albert Camus, Anatole France, André Gide, and Frédéric Marshal all share this distinctive honor for their contributions to literature.
What is the Nobel Prize?
200
If you are surrounded by Calvados, invasion beaches, dairy products, orchards, and icons of William the Conqueror, you are probably here.
What is Normandy?
200
In 1785, millions of skeletons were transported from overcrowded cemeteries to this network of quarries beneath Paris, which served as the headquarters of the French Resistance in WW2.
What is The Catacombs?
200
Port-salut, Camembert, Gruyere, Neufchatel, and Pont-L'Eveque are varieties of this.
What is cheese?
200

The three countries that make up Le Maghreb en Afrique

What are Moroc, Algerie et Tunisie

300

The year French women gained the right to vote. (think the end of le Seconde Guerre Mondiale)

What is 1945?

300
Evariste Galois, René Descartes, Jules-Henri Poincaré, Gaspard Monge, and Pierre de Format were all good at this.
What is math?
300
The builder of Chambord, Francois 1, his emblem is this flaming amphibean.
What is the salamander?
300
Domrémy, Chinon, Orléans, Reims, and Rouen all played a role in the life of this famous French heroine.
Who is Jeanne d'Arc?
300

The name of a storyteller in Africa

Un griot

400
Greg LeMond, an American, won this iconic French sporting event in 1986, 1989, and 1990.
What is the Tour de France?
400
This French WW1 flying ace was the first to shoot a machine gun through the blades of his plane's propellers. The French Open is played in a stadium outside Paris that bears his name.
Who is Roland Garros?
400
A building president, his resume includes the Louvre Pyramid, the Great Arch at La Défense, and the Bastille Opéra.
Who is Mitterand?
400
This Irish author of "The Picture of Dorian Gray" said, "They say that when good Americans die, they go to Paris."
Who is Oscar Wilde?
400

A popular beverage used as a symbol of hospitality in Moroc.

What is "le thé menthe"?

500
If you find yourself surrounded by lavender, Roman ruins, the Riviera, and bouillabaisse, you are probably here.
What is Provence?
500
If you write under a "nom de plume" you have this, in English.
What is a pen name?
500
A great American author once said, "If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast."
Who is Ernest Hemingway?
500

These French brothers are well known for creating the first motion picture in the late 1800s.

Who are the Lumière brothers?

500

The capital of Sénégal

What is Dakar?

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