10 most difficult history of France riddles A list of ten (out of 18) history of France related questions that are the 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 19% discovery of radioactivitydiscovery of radioactivity46%obtaining driving licenseobtaining driving license19%French Academy of Sciences membershipFrench Academy of Sciences membership30%huge number of patentshuge number of patents2%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1424 answers in 3 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 5243 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 30% Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci30%Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte45%Pope Pius XVIPope Pius XVI11%Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 9346 answers in 3 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 33% 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)33%Created by: Teddy. Statistics based on 10040 answers in 3 languages »history of North America riddles » "Women have the right to mount the scaffold, they must also have the right to mount the speaker's rostrum". Whose quote is that?Olympe de Gouges was a French activist, feminist, playwright, and the author of the Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen. She was executed by guillotine during the Reign of Terror for attacking the regime of the Revolutionary government and for her association with the Girondists.very hard 34% Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette21%Georges DantonGeorges Danton13%Maximilien RobespierreMaximilien Robespierre30%Olympe de GougesOlympe de Gouges34%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2457 answers in 3 languages »women riddles » Which city's is the motto ""Tossed but never sunk" Paris. Fluctuat nec mergitur is a Latin phrase meaning "(She) is tossed by the waves but doesn’t sink". The motto has been used since at least 1358 by the city of Paris.very hard 37% VeniceVenice48%RomeRome5%LondonLondon8%ParisParis37%Created by: kioufe. Statistics based on 300 answers in 3 languages »Paris 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 38% provoking Englishmen with their naked bottomsprovoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms35%shouting curse words towards the Englishmenshouting curse words towards the Englishmen14%eating breakfasteating breakfast38%celebrating masscelebrating mass11%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 5077 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 18840 answers in 2 languages »history of aviation riddles » Since when is the Tour de France held?1903. The race has been held annually since its first edition in 1903 except when it was stopped for the two World Wars. The modern editions consist of 21 day-long segments (stages) over a 23-day period and cover around 3,500 kilometres, although some past editions have exceeded 5000 kilometres.hard 42% 1863186312%1883188327%1903190342%1923192317%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3819 answers in 3 languages »cycling 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 45% 1113%3329%4411%6645%Created by: jonanion. Statistics based on 14539 answers in 5 languages »Napoleon riddles » Play history of France quiz and see all the questions.