1. Due to her extravagant tastes, Marie Antoinette had many nicknames, including:
2. How old was Marie Antoinette when she got married?
3. The piece of diamond jewelry at the center of the Diamond Necklace Affair contained how many karats?
None; it was a fake
4. Which one of Marie Antoinette's closest friends was tortured and beheaded by the Parisian mob?
Princesse de Lamballe
Madame du Barry
Comtesse de Lamotte
5. In June 1791, the Royal Family tried to escape from Paris, but was captured and arrested. Who helped arrange the escape?
The Abbe Sieyes, whose pamphlet sparked the Revolution
Axel von Fersen, a Swedish Statesman rumored to be the Queen's lover
Charles IV, the King of Spain
Marquis de La Fayette, a hero in the American Revolution
6. As a child, Marie Antoinette met what famous composer?
7. What did Marie Antoinette do at Petit Trianon?
Milked cows and tended sheep
All of the above
8. How many mirrors are in Versailles famed Hall of Mirrors?
One large mirror placed on the ceiling
Copyright David Grubin Productions, Inc. 2006
Published September 13, 2006