World In Paris

PARIS QUIZ: ANSWERS ROUND 3

Visit Louvre Museum

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

Click here for the most famous Parisian Cabarets

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SCORE ROUND 1: __ out of 11 POINTS

SCORE ROUND 2: __ out of 12 POINTS

SCORE ROUND 3: __ out of 13 POINTS

 

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