History of France questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of France. Play history of France quiz and see all the questions. What were the Frenchmen doing just before the start of the Battle of Agincourt on 25 October 1415?Eating breakfast. Frenchmen started to eat breakfast at the eyes of the tired and hungry enemy. King's Henry V army stood quietly, waiting for the Frenchmen to attack.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 35% provoking Englishmen with their naked bottomsprovoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms1657shouting curse words towards the Englishmenshouting curse words towards the Englishmen637eating breakfasteating breakfast1594celebrating masscelebrating mass545history of England riddles » The Battle of the Somme was the biggest battle of the First World War. How many casualties were there? Around 1 000 000. The Battle of the Somme was fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. More than three million men fought in this battle and one million men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history.Created by: Ninjaihard 50% around 250 000around 250 000624around 500 000around 500 0001568around 1 000 000around 1 000 0003371around 1 500 000around 1 500 0001154battles riddles » 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").Created by: smyruvery hard 18% discovery of radioactivitydiscovery of radioactivity606obtaining driving licenseobtaining driving license234French Academy of Sciences membershipFrench Academy of Sciences membership401huge number of patentshuge number of patents36Nobel prize winners 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.Created by: jonanionhard 44% 111814333983441567665978death riddles » 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: naypaxaverage 63% ItalianItalian6248BurgundianBurgundian1632CatalonianCatalonian1504North-AfricanNorth-African485Italy 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.Created by: Nguyễn Ngọc Diễmvery hard 22% RomansRomans355GaulsGauls3421GermansGermans168There were no such peopleThere were no such people1163comic books riddles » 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.orgaverage 62% Gustaf VI Adolf of SwedenGustaf VI Adolf of Sweden1867Ferdinand VI of SpainFerdinand VI of Spain2002Henry VI of EnglandHenry VI of England2081Charles VI of FranceCharles VI of France9913kings 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.Created by: Riho Ishiihard 48% SwedishSwedish3454ScottishScottish5663FrenchFrench8957RussianRussian524flags 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.Created by: Teddyvery hard 32% battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)battle of Yu Oc (Vietnam)1289battle of Borodino (Russia)battle of Borodino (Russia)979battle of the Somme (France)battle of the Somme (France)4136the battle of Camarón (Mexico)the battle of Camarón (Mexico)3119history of North America riddles » Who ordered the construction of Arc de Triomphe in Paris?Napoleon Bonaparte. The Arc de Triomphe honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. It was commissioned in 1806 after the victory at Austerlitz by Emperor Napoleon at the peak of his fortunes.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 69% Julius CaesarJulius Caesar966CharlemagneCharlemagne703Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte5103Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle623Paris riddles » Play history of France quiz and see all the questions.