1. What was Marie Antoinette's name at birth?
Marietta de la Anton
2. What was the name of Marie Antoinette's famous getaway, built on the grounds of Versailles?
Garden of the Gods
Chateau de Antoinette
3. What was the name of the ambassador sent by Marie Antoinette's mother to report on her activities?
Sir de la Rouche
Cardinal de Rohan
Axel von Fersen
4. In her entire lifetime, Marie Antoinette never saw:
A single peasant
5. 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
6. When Marie Antoinette and her husband could not consummate their marriage, what did Marie Antoinette’s mother do?
Required that the couple speak with their priest
Sent Marie Antoinette's brother to counsel them
Sent the couple traditional Austrian aphrodisiacs
Scheduled a full medical examination for Marie Antoinette
7. In the Diamond Necklace Affair, how did con artists trick Cardinal de Rohan into buying a 2,842 karat diamond necklace?
Having a Marie Antoinette look-alike meet with Rohan to encourage the purchase
Forging letters “from Marie Antoinette" to the Cardinal
Telling the cardinal how much Marie Antoinette wanted the necklace
All of the above
8. What became of Marie Antoinette's son, Louis-Charles?
He eventually ruled France
He died in prison at age ten
He moved to America, where he lived with Thomas Jefferson
He died of consumption in infancy
Copyright David Grubin Productions, Inc. 2006
Published September 13, 2006