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1. What is Montmartre? 1 POINT

Montmartre is neither a district, not a current neighborhood. Montmartre is an old commune, attached to Paris in 1860. Montmartre belongs to the 18th Arrondissement of Paris. The 18th Arrondissement of Paris is divided into four neighborhoods: Quartier des Grandes Carrières, Quartier de Clignancourt, Quartier de la Goutte d’Or, and Quartier de la Chapelle.

2. What is the highest point in Paris? 1 POINT

Here, two answers are possible. The Eiffel Tower is the highest point at 324m. If we only consider the public space, then the highest point is in Belleville (Paris 20). At the entrance to the Belleville Cemetery (40 Rue du Télégraphe), a small plaque mentions that “this altitude mark located at 128.508 meters above the sea level, is the highest on the public domain of the city ​​of Paris.“

3. Name 2 typical Parisian desserts (born and perfected in Paris). Hint: we hope you don’t answer “macarons”!! 1 POINT

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4. What is the name of the Phantom of the Opéra? 2 POINTS

Erik. You can read more about the legend of the Phantom of the Opéra in this post.

5. Who wrote Les Misérables, set in Paris? 1 POINT

Victor Hugo (1862)

6. Which Royal Château is closer to Paris: Château de Fontainebleau, Château de Vincennes, or Château de Versailles? 1 POINT

Château de Vincennes is the closest castle to Paris (7.5 Km)

7. What is the Roman name of Paris? 1 POINT

Lutetia (or Lutèce). Read more about Roman Paris

8. What is the oldest building in Paris? 1 POINT

Obelisk of Place de la Concorde (1290 BC). Read more about its incredible journey from Luxor to Paris.

9. What is the oldest building built in Paris? 1 POINT

Arènes de Lutèce (1st century AD)

10. How many Chinatown(s) can we find in Paris? 2 POINTS

There are three Chinatowns (with 3 different ant totally independent Chinese communities) in Paris 3, Belleville (Paris 19-20), and Paris 13.

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