We’ve put together a bunch of quiz questions with answers that are French in nature, or related to France, it’s people, cities or culture in some way or another.
Feel free to use any of these questions in your own quiz, or simply to test your own knowledge.
The answers are at the bottom of the post.
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French Trivia Questions with Answers:
1. What is the name of the oldest university in France?
2. Who was the first French footballer to score in the FA Cup final?
3. Which 1988 film starring Harrison Ford was set in the city of Paris?
4. What is the only French city that stands on the River Rhine?
5. Who plays the title role in the TV sitcom The Vicar of Dibley?
6. What is the three-letter word for “king” in the French language?
7. In 2002, which author’s remains were moved to the Pantheon in Paris?
8. What is the middle colour of the national flag of France?
9. With which country does France form a 73 km border?
10. In which month of the year do the French celebrate Bastille Day?
11. Which French coach was appointed manager of Tottenham Hotspur FC in June 2004?
12. Who penned the novel Les Miserables?
13. Which Mountain stands at 4807m high in France?
14. Who was appointed Chief of State in France in May 1995?
15. Which Welsh singer was “Lost in France” in the 1976 UK singles charts?
[Spoilers Below] – French Quiz Answers
1. Sorbonne is the oldest University in France
2. Eric Cantona was the first French footballer to score a goal in the FA cup final
3. The 1998 movie Frantic starred Harrison Ford
4. The only French city to lie on the banks of the Rhine is Strasbourg
5. Dawn French starred as the Vicar of Dibley
6. Roi means King in French
7. Alexandre Dumas remains are now interred in the Pantheon in Paris
8. White is the middle color of the French flag
9. Luxembourg shares a 73km border with France
10. Bastille day is on the 14th July
11. Jacques Santini was appointed as Hotspur coach in June 2004
12. Victor Hugo was the author of Les Miserables
13. Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in France, standing at 4807m.
14. Jacques Chirac was appointed as Chief of State in 1995
15. Bonnie Tyler