10 most difficult history of France riddles A list of history of France related questions that are most often answered incorrectly France quiz What was Maria Curie's achievement?Obtaining driving license. In 1916 during the Great War Marie was one of the first women to obtain driving license. She worked towards it to drive her innovation, mobile ambulances equipped with X-ray apparatus that saved wounded soldiers, who coined the vehicle "petite Curie" (in French "little Curie").very hard 14% discovery of radioactivitydiscovery of radioactivity48%obtaining driving licenseobtaining driving license14%French Academy of Sciences membershipFrench Academy of Sciences membership34%huge number of patentshuge number of patents2%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 932 answers in 2 languages »Nobel prize winners riddles » 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.very hard 22% RomansRomans7%GaulsGauls66%GermansGermans3%There were no such peopleThere were no such people22%Created by: Nguyễn Ngọc Diễm. Statistics based on 4838 answers in 2 languages »comic books riddles » Who brought Mona Lisa to France?Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo spent his last years in France at the home awarded him by Francis I. He brought three masterpieces: Mona Lisa, The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and St. John the Baptist.very hard 29% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci29%Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte46%Pope Pius XVIPope Pius XVI11%Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8326 answers in 2 languages »Leonardo da Vinci riddles » Which battle does the French Foreign Legion celebrate each year?The battle of Camarón (Mexico). On 30 April 1863 a small infantry patrol of French Foreign Legion, numbering 62 soldiers and three officers was attacked and besieged by a force that may have eventually reached 3,000 Mexican infantry and cavalry. They made a defensive stand at the nearby Hacienda Camarón, with a plan to occupy Mexican forces to prevent attacks against the nearby French supply convoy. Only two legionnaires survived, but they stopped Mexicans for the whole day and reached their goal.very hard 32% battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)13%battle of Borodino (Russia)battle of Borodino (Russia)10%battle of the Somme (France)battle of the Somme (France)43%the battle of Camarón (Mexico)the battle of Camarón (Mexico)32%Created by: Teddy. Statistics based on 8731 answers in 2 languages »history of North America riddles » French Open, a major tennis tournament is named after French aviator Roland-Garros. What did he do?He flew across the Mediterranean Sea. Roland Garros gained fame for making the flight from Fréjus in France to Bizerte in Tunisia. The following year, Garros joined the French army at the outbreak of World War I. Garros is sometimes erroneously called the world's first fighter ace. In fact, he shot down only four aircraft; the definition of "ace" is five or more victories.very hard 38% he invented a monoplanehe invented a monoplane7%he flew from Paris to Londonhe flew from Paris to London37%he flew across the Mediterranean Seahe flew across the Mediterranean Sea38%he became the first fighter ace of WWIhe became the first fighter ace of WWI16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16501 answers in 2 languages »Paris riddles » 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.hard 42% 1114%3330%4411%6642%Created by: jonanion. Statistics based on 11078 answers in 3 languages »death riddles » Berlin Quadriga was once looted by invading army that captured Berlin. Where was it taken to?Paris. After the 1806 Prussian defeat, Napoleon was the first to use the Brandenburg Gate for a triumphal procession and took the Quadriga to Paris. It was restored in 1814, after Napoleon's defeat and the Prussian occupation of Paris.hard 45% MoscowMoscow37%WarsawWarsaw6%ParisParis45%StockholmStockholm10%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 16702 answers in 4 languages »Berlin riddles » 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.hard 47% SwedishSwedish18%ScottishScottish30%FrenchFrench47%RussianRussian2%Created by: Riho Ishii. Statistics based on 17024 answers in 2 languages »flags riddles » In which city did Charlemagne, King of the Franks, reside?Aachen (modern Germany). The geography of the Kingdom of Franks varied over time, but it was centered on the Rhine and Meuse rivers in northern Europe. Charlemagne himself probably spoke a Rhenish Franconian dialect of Old High German. Eventually, the singular use of the name Francia shifted towards the region of Paris.hard 50% ParisParis12%Troyes (modern France)Troyes (modern France)21%Liege (modern Belgium)Liege (modern Belgium)15%Aachen (modern Germany)Aachen (modern Germany)50%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 22089 answers in 2 languages »kings of Europe riddles » Who was titled "dauphin" in France?Heir to the throne. The title was automatically conferred upon the next heir apparent to the French throne in the direct line upon birth, accession of the parent to the throne, or death of the previous Dauphin, unlike the English title Prince of Wales, which has always been in the gift of the monarch.hard 57% heir to the throneheir to the throne57%king's eldest brotherking's eldest brother10%top rank musketeertop rank musketeer6%any infant of royal familyany infant of royal family26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15690 answers in 2 languages »Middle Ages riddles » Play France quiz and see all the questions.