PARIS QUIZ: ANSWERS ROUND 3
1 A bit of gossip: what was the main reason for the divorce of Napoleon i and Joséphine? 1 POINT
At dinner on 30 November 1809, Napoléon let Joséphineknow that — in the interest of France — he must find a wife who could produce an heir. Joséphine, however, had 2 kids of a previous marriage.
2 What is the name of the oldest Parisian bridge along the Seine River? 1 POINT
Pont Neuf (16th century)
3 What’s the meaning of the word “PANAME”? 2 POINTS
PANAME is a slang word for Paris, like “the big apple” for NYC
4 What is the oldest street in Paris? 2 POINTS
Rue Saint-Jacques. It was Roman Lutetia’s Cardo Maximus
5 Where in Paris can we admire Monet’s waterlilies? 1 POINT
Orangerie Museum, at one side of the Tuileries Garden
6 Where is located Coco Chanel’s historic boutique in Paris? 1 POINT
31 Rue Cambon, in Paris 1
7 Who said Paris is well worth a Mass? 2 POINTS
King Henry IV. Born protestant, he converted to Catholicism in July 1593 to become King of France.
8 How many airports can we find in Paris? 1 POINT
Zero! 😛 Charles de Gaulle Airport is located in Roissy-en-France and Orly Airport is located between Orly and Villeneuve-le-Roi
9 What is a Saint-Honoré? 1 POINT
It is a Parisian cake and it is delicious!
10 Give us the name of 3 famous Parisian Cabarets 1 POINT
SCORE ROUND 1: __ out of 11 POINTS
SCORE ROUND 2: __ out of 12 POINTS
SCORE ROUND 3: __ out of 13 POINTS