10 most difficult history of France riddles A list of history of France related questions that are most often answered incorrectly History of 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 18% discovery of radioactivitydiscovery of radioactivity47%obtaining driving licenseobtaining driving license18%French Academy of Sciences membershipFrench Academy of Sciences membership31%huge number of patentshuge number of patents2%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1285 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% RomansRomans6%GaulsGauls66%GermansGermans3%There were no such peopleThere were no such people22%Created by: Nguyễn Ngọc Diễm. Statistics based on 5108 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 9016 answers in 2 languages »renessaince 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 9537 answers in 2 languages »history of North America riddles » 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.very hard 36% provoking Englishmen with their naked bottomsprovoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms37%shouting curse words towards the Englishmenshouting curse words towards the Englishmen14%eating breakfasteating breakfast36%celebrating masscelebrating mass12%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 4455 answers in 2 languages »history of England riddles » The French Open tennis tournament is named after 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 39% he invented a monoplanehe invented a monoplane7%he flew from Paris to Londonhe flew from Paris to London36%he flew across the Mediterranean Seahe flew across the Mediterranean Sea39%he became the first fighter ace of WWIhe became the first fighter ace of WWI16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 18021 answers in 2 languages »history of aviation 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 44% 1113%3329%4411%6644%Created by: jonanion. Statistics based on 13381 answers in 4 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 46% MoscowMoscow36%WarsawWarsaw6%ParisParis46%StockholmStockholm10%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 18317 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 48% SwedishSwedish18%ScottishScottish30%FrenchFrench48%RussianRussian2%Created by: Riho Ishii. Statistics based on 18616 answers in 2 languages »flags 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.hard 50% around 250 000around 250 0009%around 500 000around 500 00023%around 1 000 000around 1 000 00050%around 1 500 000around 1 500 00017%Created by: Ninjai. 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