France questions This is a list of recently added questions about France. Play France quiz and see all the questions. In how many coffins was Napoléon Bonaparte buried?6. In 1840 Napoléon Bonaparte was buried under the Dôme des Invalides- large church in Paris. The sarcophagus was put up on a green granite pedestal and contains a nest of six coffins: one made of soft iron, another of mahogany, two others of lead, one of ebony and finally the last one of oak.Created by: jonaniondeath riddles »hard 47% 11172335044417666778 Of what descent was the Bonaparte house?Italian. Napoleon Bonaparte was born as Napoleone di Buonaparte on the island of Corsica. He was derived from an italian aristocratic family. His ancestor, Francesco Buonaparte, moved from Liguria to Corsica, which was at the time a part of the Republic of Genoa, in the 16th century.Created by: naypaxhistory of France riddles »average 61% ItalianItalian2279BurgundianBurgundian607CatalonianCatalonian633North-AfricanNorth-African193 What does "Napoléon" mean on the bottle of Cognac?It's a blend in which the youngest brandy is stored for at least six years. According to the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BINC), the official quality grades of cognac are the following: V.S. ("very special") or ✯✯✯ (three stars) - for two years old; V.S.O.P. ("very special old pale") - for four years old; XO or Napoléon - for six years old (ten years from 2016), Hors d'âge - high quality product beyond age scale.Created by: globalquiz.orgalcohol riddles »hard 44% It's a French brand of brandyIt's a French brand of brandy609It's a French quality certificateIt's a French quality certificate300It's a blend in which the youngest brandy is stored for at least six yearsIt's a blend in which the youngest brandy is stored for at least six years870It means the product is FrenchIt means the product is French164 Among which historic people, given names were mostly ending with "ix" sufix? (like Asterix and Obelix)There were no such people. The "ix" ending alludes to the "rix" suffix present in the names of Gaulish chieftains such as Vercingetorix or Ambiorix. However, the meaning of "rix" was "king", so no such suffix was ever present among the names of common folk.Created by: Nguyễn Ngọc Diễmcomic books riddles »very hard 25% RomansRomans253GaulsGauls2092GermansGermans114There were no such peopleThere were no such people838 Which king claimed he was made of glass and could not be touched?Charles VI of France. Charles VI, known as "Charles the Mad" ruled France in the midst of the Hundred Years' War. He suffered from periods of mental illness, which had been passed on for several generations through his mother, Joanna of Bourbon. During an episode in 1395–96 he claimed he was Saint George and did not know his wife or children. In 1405, he refused to bathe or change clothes for five months. The entrances of his residence were walled up to keep him inside.Created by: globalquiz.orgkings riddles »average 61% Gustaf VI Adolf of SwedenGustaf VI Adolf of Sweden930Ferdinand VI of SpainFerdinand VI of Spain1003Henry VI of EnglandHenry VI of England992Charles VI of FranceCharles VI of France4688 What is the largest Island of France?New Caledonia, located east of Australia is almost twice as large as Corsica. New Caledonia used to be a penal colony. From the 1860s until the end of the transportations in 1897, about 22,000 criminals and political prisoners were sent to New Caledonia, among them many Communards arrested after the failed Paris Commune.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of France riddles »very hard 31% MartiniqueMartinique632CorsicaCorsica2940New CaledoniaNew Caledonia1909GuadeloupeGuadeloupe592 On which continent is the main spaceport of the European Space Agency located?In South America. The Guiana Space Centre is a French and European spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana since 1968. The location was chosen as it fulfills the two major geographical requirements of such a site: it is quite close to the equator, so that the spinning earth can impart some extra velocity to the rockets for free when launched eastward, and it has open sea to the east, so that lower stages of rockets and debris from launch failures cannot fall on human habitations.Created by: globalquiz.orgastronautics riddles »hard 48% in Europein Europe2504in Africain Africa1390in South Americain South America5784in Asiain Asia2224 Where was this painting made?In Rouen. Beginning in the 1880s through the end of his life in 1926, Claude Monet worked on series paintings, in which a subject was depicted in varying light and weather conditions. The first and best known of these is a series of over 30 paintings of Cathedral of Rouen. The estimated value of one painting is over $40 million.Created by: globalquiz.orgcathedrals riddles »hard 56% in Parisin Paris2594in Colognein Cologne1443in Rouenin Rouen5665in Antarcticain Antarctica387 What flag is that?French. The current Tricolour flag of France has been adopted after the French Revolution. Before that, the royal government used many flags, the best known being a blue shield and yellow fleur-de-lis on a white background. The French flag of a white cross on a blue field is still seen on some flags derived from it, such as those of Quebec and Martinique.Created by: Riho Ishiiflags riddles »hard 47% SwedishSwedish1797ScottishScottish2864FrenchFrench4583RussianRussian305 Who is the city of St. Louis named after?King of France. Louis IX (1214 – 1270) is the only canonised king of France, mostly due to his support and participation in the crusades. There are many places named after him, including the city of St. Louis, Missouri, and both the state and city of San Luis Potosí in Mexico. Created by: globalquiz.orgsaints riddles »average 60% early Christian Martyrearly Christian Martyr3237king of Franceking of France10327translator of the Bibletranslator of the Bible923founder of the Knights Templarfounder of the Knights Templar2548 Play France quiz and see all the questions.