Thank you all for coming to tonight’s France, France, France LIVE Homeschool Chat! If you missed it – just CLICK HERE and you can watch it!
The winners and answers to tonight’s Trivia contest:
1. Back in the 19th century, the Eiffel Tower was built for the World’s Fair. What year was that?
Answer: 1889. Kathy Balman won a French Crown Sling Shoulder Bag
2. When the Eiffel Tower was finished in 1889, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world at 1,063 feet, or about 81 stories. Forty years later, a building in New York City topped it. What was that building?
Answer: The Chrysler Building (not the Empire State Building, which surpassed it 11 months later). Karen Gouvin won a French Label – Apothecary – Eiffel – Recycled Glass Bottle
3. Switzerland, as most people know, was a neutral country during World War II. Name four other European countries that were able to maintain their neutrality during the conflict. (The person naming the most countries wins.)
Answer: Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Ireland. Marcy Crabtree won a set of French Pillows
4. Who did Adolf Hitler appoint as the No. 2 leader in the Third Reich?
Answer: Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring. Bethany LeBedz won a copy of Chasing Mona Lisa
5. What was the date that Nazi Germany unleashed its blitzkrieg and started World War II by invading Poland?
Answer: September 1, 1939. Lori Vissers won a copy of Chasing Mona Lisa
6. What Italian artist painted the Mona Lisa?
Answer: Leonardo da Vinci Melissa M. won a copy of the Passport Unit Study
7. In 1800, what leader of France moved the Mona Lisa into his bedroom?
Answer: Napoleon Bonaparte Julie Witt won a copy of the Passport Unit Study
8. The Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre Museum in 1911. In what country did authorities recover the Mona Lisa in 1913?
Answer: Italy Rebecca Brandt won a copy of Angus and the Mona Lisa by Jacqueline Cooper HC- 1981
9. The Mona Lisa visited the United States one time in 1963. In what two cities could you see her?
Answer: New York City and Washington, D.C. Haelie Heard won a French children’s dictionary blank journal (A-words)
10. True or false: The Mona Lisa is painted on canvas.
Answer: False. The Mona Lisa is painted on poplar wood, and da Vinci used oil paints. Dan & Beth Ensminger won a Golden Locket French Vintage Keepsake
11. Da Vinci is reputed to have painted the portrait of a wife of a wealthy Italian merchant from 1503 to 1506. What major Italian city was she from?
Answer: Florence. Lori Drake won a Set of two – French Label – Burlap Wall Hangings
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Jen Gracefully Homechooling