Quiz: How Well Do You Know French Cars?
How Well Do You Know French Cars?
By: Becky
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About This Quiz

Do you fancy yourself knowledgeable about cars from all over the world? Sure, we all love a great American car, but cars are manufactured all over the world, you know. If you think you know a thing or two about foreign cars, you'll have to ace this quiz on French cars to prove it. Are you ready?

When most of us think about car manufacturers, we think about US automakers, German engineering, Asian dependability and Italian performance. Most people who have a basic understanding of car makers just do not think of French car manufacturers. But, there have not only been many notable French car makers, they have made some of the most iconic vehicles ever produced. The thing is that you'll definitely need to know more than just the basics of car manufacturers to ace this quiz. From Renault to Peugeot, this quiz includes some of the more famous and some of the lesser-known French automakers. If you answer each of the following 35 questions correctly, you will not receive any actual prizes, but you will get bragging rights among your friends at the next trivia night when you are the only one who can answer a French car-related question. That's worth something, right?

So, if you're ready to prove that you know enough about French cars to ace this quiz, let's get started!

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What French car company is based in Sochaux?
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What popular French car could not be released because of World War II?
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What French car company was founded by three brothers: Louis, Marcel and Fernand?
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What French car maker sells luxury electric cars?
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What classic was billed as an "umbrella on wheels?"
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What French car company was purchased by Volkswagen in 1998?
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What Renault vehicle has a Porsche engine?
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What micro car maker is located in Savoie, France?
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What French car company began operations to mirror Bugatti?
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What was the first Renault to roll off the line?
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What French company manufactures micro cars?
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What French company is best known for manufacturing military vehicles?
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Which of the following French car companies was founded in 1985?
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What French micro car manufacturer ceased operations in 1983?
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What French car maker only lasted 27 years?
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What defunct French car maker began as a bicycle manufacturer?
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What French car maker also has a line of motorcycles?
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What Citroen model is named after an artist?
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What Venturi sports car was the first solar-powered vehicle?
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What French car company was founded by a 21-year-old Italian?
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What 1990s classic boasted a twin turbo engine?
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What mini car was popular with young drivers in the '80s and '90s?
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What Renault model was named after a French princess or province?
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A fancy airbox makes what formula racing car pretty special?
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What French car maker was founded by a former rugby player?
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What French super mini hit the market in 2010?
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What was Peugeot's 1968 flagship model?
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What car is limited to only 30 units?
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What French car maker manufactured belt-driven cars from 1894 to 1954?
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What large classic was the last of its kind made by the company?
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Which of the following French cars has an Italian name?
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What French car company used Renault engines?
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What French vehicle is classified as a quadricycle in Europe?
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What Peugeot concept car was made of recycled newspaper?
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What French car maker is very popular in China?
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