French culture and identity quiz

How French are you? This French culture and identity quiz is based on the Livret de Citoyen which is the document that those applying for French nationality need to learn.

Do you know your French kings?

Are you familiar with the key events in French history?

How au fait are you with the basics of French geography?

Try our quiz and find out. We’ve put together 21 questions which every French citizen should know. How will you get on?

If you need to brush up on your knowledge of French culture and identity, you can download the Livret de Citoyen on the immigration section of the French government’s website – no cheating though!

If you do intend to apply for French nationality, the Facebook group Applying for French Nationality is a brilliant resource of information. Many members of the group share their experiences of the interview process and the questions that they are asked.

Anyway, on with the quiz – bon courage!


Did you know?

If your children were born in France and have lived in the country for at least five years they can obtain nationality from the age of 13. We tell you how to go about it in the Pyrénées-Orientales at this link.

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