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  1. France's national anthem was first sung in Paris in 1792 by war volunteers from which city?
  2. Which city became famous as the residence of Popes in the 14th century?
  3. Paris has two international airports, Charles de Gaulle Airport is one, can you name the other?
  4. Which Fench city is the third largest in France and the headquarters of Interpol?

  5. Which city is the largest in the Alpine region and hosted the first Olympic Games to be broadcast in colour?
  6. Which French city on the German border is the official seat of the European Parliament?
  7. Which city was once called the "brightest jewel in the English crown" and remained under English control until its capture by France in 1558?
  8. Which city on the River Seine in northern France is where the trial of Joan of Arc took place?
  9. In which large resort city on the French Riviera could you walk along the Promenade des Anglais?
  10. Which major port city is situated on the estuary of the river Seine on the English Channel?
  11. Which city located on the French Riviera is known for its annual film festival?
  12. Which city is a world capital of wine and is home to Vinexpo, the the world's main wine fair?
  13. In which city with just three letters in its name can you walk along the Boulevard des Pyrenees, notable for its panoramic views of the of the Pyrenees just 50 kilometres to the south?
  14. Which city is the centre of the European aerospace industry and home to one of the most successful European rugby union clubs?
  15. Which city, the capital city of the Burgundy region, is known for its traditional mustard?
  16. Rennes is a city in which peninsula and cultural area in northwestern France?
  17. Napoleon Bonaparte Airport serves which city?
  18. Name the second largest city in France by population?
  19. Which city has hosted a world famous endurance sports car race since 1923?
  20. Which city on the northern edge of the Champagne wine region is the traditional site of the coronation of the kings of France?
  21. Which city did Louis XIV make France's capital?
  22. Which city did Joan of Arc save from an English siege in 1429?


  1. Marseille (hence the name the crowd gave it: "La Marseillaise")
  2. Avignon
  3. Orly Airport
  4. Lyon
  5. Grenoble
  6. Strasbourg
  7. Calais
  8. Rouen
  9. Nice
  10. Le Havre
  11. Cannes
  12. Bordeaux
  13. Pau
  14. Toulouse
  15. Dijon
  16. Brittany
  17. Ajaccio (the capital of Corsica)
  18. Marseille
  19. Le Mans
  20. Reims
  21. Versailles
  22. Orleans