1. In what year did Marie Antoinette marry the future Louis XVI?
2. How many children did Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI have?
None; Marie was unable to conceive
3. In 1789, an angry crowd led by women marched to Versaille. What did they demand?
Marie Antoinette's head
4. Marie Antoinette was often accused of having a secret love affair with whom?
The Cardinal de Rohan, a French Bishop
Count Axel von Fersen, a Swedish Statesman
Jacques Necker, the Minister of Finance
The Abbe Sieyes, a key player in the start of France's Revolution
5. What was Marie Antoinette's name at birth?
Marietta de la Anton
6. What infamous quote has been wrongfully attributed to Marie Antoinette?
Peasants aren't people!
Live and let die.
Let them eat cake.
Poverty bores me.
7. When they learned they would be crowned King and Queen, what did Marie Antoinette and Dauphin Louis pray for?
Political savvy and many allies
Guidance and protection
Nothing; they were atheists
8. Louis XVI was a solitary person. What was he passionate about?
Copyright David Grubin Productions, Inc. 2006
Published September 13, 2006