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France - True or False

Can you guess these True or False questions about France?
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Last updated: March 31, 2022
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First submittedMarch 30, 2022
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1. France has the most annual visitors out of every country in the world.
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France has 81,400,000 annual visitors.
2. An American/Italian competitive archer married the Eiffel Tower.
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A French woman had a fancy wedding and married the Eiffel Tower in 2007.
3. U.S. President Thomas Jefferson was the Prime Minister of France in 1784.
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4. France is the smallest European country.
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False
5. French was the official language of England for about 300 years
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6. Louis XIX was the king of France for just 20 minutes, the shortest ever reign
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7. It is illegal to marry a dead person in France.
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This is on the condition that you can prove that the deceased had the intention of marrying you while they were alive.
8. The French people invented hair combs.
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9. France was the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away food
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10. The oldest person who ever lived was a French woman named Jeanne Louise Calment.
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The greatest fully authenticated age to which any human has ever lived is 122 years and 164 days. Jeanne Louise Calment was born in France on 21 February 1875 and died on 4 August 1997. She lived through the opening of the Eiffel Tower in 1889, two World Wars, and the invention of television, the modern motor car, and airplanes. Interestingly, life expectancy for women in France stood at 85.3 years in 2018 and 79.4 years for men. France also ranks 14th in the world for life expectancy with men and women living on average until 83 years old.
11. France was the first country to allow guns.
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12. The world’s first artificial heart transplant and face transplant both took place in France
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13. France was the first country to celebrate April Fools day.
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14. Eating snails in France is highly illegal.
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The French eat around 30,000 tons of snails a year
15. The croissant was actually invented in Austria in the 13th century; not France.
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Level 75
Mar 31, 2022
Good quiz. Although I agree with the answer to question 4, your comment that France is the largest country in Europe is wrong. Russia is far larger even if you only count the European part of it. Ukraine is also larger.
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Level 20
Mar 31, 2022
Fixed.