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1. The Parisii tribe settled Paris in the time before Christ and the city was captured by the Romans in 52 A.D. The site of the original settlement, from which all distances in France are still measured today, is where?
2. We walk behind the cathedral of Nôtre Dame and pass over a bridge to another island, pausing to watch unicycle riders, fire eaters, and jugglers along the way. The Île St. Louis is a fashionable spot for browsing for art among its many galleries and having a leisurely lunch. We see long lines in front of the Berthillon ice cream shop, a haunt for connoisseurs of this universal dessert. We cross the Pont Marie to reach one of the current most fashionable districts of Paris, which also contains the oldest square in the city. What is the name of this district?
3. From the Place des Vosges, we walk up the Rue Turenne, and dash into a side street which puts us in front of the museum of a famous artist. What is the namesake of this museum?
4. We head west to get to the famous Georges Pompidou center, known for its striking architectural statement and its collection of modern art, but just before reaching it, we find yet another museum. It is called the Musée de la Poupee. I suggest we move on, because if you stop at every museum you come to in Paris you would never leave. What would you see if you went into the Musée de la Poupee?
5. We finally get to the Pompidou center, and I admire the architecture and the whimsical fountains outside. Since I'm no fan of modern art, though, we pass this by as well, until we get to the Louvre. Which of the following works of art would we not find there?
6. We leave the Louvre and walk through the Tuileries gardens, we encounter a couple in hot pink miniskirts and knee length silver boots. One was a bald man in his seventies. Oh, well! It is Paris. As we reach the Place de la Concorde and its Egyptian obelisk, we reflect on the historical event which took place here. What was it?
7. We continue up the Champs Elysees, or "Elysian Fields" to the Arc de Triomphe, built to commemorate Napoleon's victory at the battle of Austerlitz in 1805. What is found at this site?
8. We climb to the top of the Arc de Triomphe and look northwest down the Avenue de la Grand Armee to a strange looking building in the shape of a square with a huge hole in the middle, making it look somewhat like a picture frame. This futuristic area of Paris was begun in 1958 and accommodates over 30,000 workers. What is it called?
9. From the Arc de Triomphe our wandering takes us south on the Avenue d'Iena to the Palais de Chaillot, and the Trocadero, a prime viewing spot for the Eiffel Tower. Which of the following is *not* found on the Eiffel Tower?
10. We really are hoofing it now as we near the end of the walk. We rush through the Hotel des Invalides, which houses Napoleon's tomb and his stuffed horse, through the left bank and the Boulevard St. Germain de Pres, and have an afternoon coffee in the world's first coffeehouse (so they claim) at La Precope. Which famous philosopher of the Enlightenment who drank 40 cups of coffee per day was a patron here?
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