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Trivia Quiz - Joan of Arc

Try your luck by taking this quiz about the life, career and death of the teenage leader of the 15th Century French army, Joan of Arc.

Quiz Number: 4065
Date Submitted: September 15, 2011
Quiz Categories: Christianity, French History
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 65.7 percent
Times Taken: 162 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Joan of Arc

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Joan of Arc

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1. At what age did Joan of Arc first begin to hear strange voices?
  A.   13
  B.   15
  C.   17
  D.   19

2. Joan of Arc claimed the voices were those of three saints. Which of the following was not one of them?
  A.   St Michael
  B.   St Margaret
  C.   St Catherine
  D.   St Mary

3. The voices convinced Joan of Arc she had been chosen by God to deliver France from which invading nation?
  A.   Holland
  B.   Germany
  C.   England
  D.   Spain

4. In May 1429 Joan of Arc successfully ended the siege of which French town?
  A.   Rouen
  B.   Rhiems
  C.   Orleans
  D.   Lyons

5. Joan of Arc co-opted the support of the Dauphin who was known by what name?
  A.   Robert
  B.   Charles
  C.   Phillipe
  D.   Louis

6. In May, 1430 Joan of Arc was captured by which force?
  A.   Burgundians
  B.   Catelonians
  C.   Hungarians
  D.   Belgians

7. Joan of Arc was put on trial and found guilty of which crime?
  A.   insurrection
  B.   treason
  C.   witchcraft and heresy
  D.   being possessed by demons

8. Joan was executed at the age of 19 in 1431. How was she killed?
  A.   hanged
  B.   firing squad
  C.   burnt at the stake
  D.   beheaded

9. In which century was Joan of Arc created a saint?
  A.   17th
  B.   18th
  C.   19th
  D.   20th

10. Joan of Arc's story has provided inspiration for writers, artists and composers. Which of the following writers did not base a work on her life?
  A.   George Bernard Shaw
  B.   Geoffrey Chaucer
  C.   Voltaire
  D.   Mark Twain®   

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