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1. Next to the Louvre Museum is a picturesque park called Jardin des Tuileries. "Jardin" means garden, but what is the English for "tuileries"?
2. Returning to the Louvre, who was French head of state when the Glass Pyramid lobby was built?
3. The Champs-Elysées is Paris' most famous street, lined with trendy stores, restaurants and nightclubs. At one end stands Napoleon Bonaparte's famous Arc de Triomphe. What marks the other end?
4. The Cathédrale de Notre Dame, possibly the world's most famous church thanks to the Hunchback, stands on which of these islands?
5. In the district surrounding the basilica of Sacre Coeur you can find an area where there are many artists wanting to paint your picture. What is this district called?
6. This famous Irish writer has a tomb in Paris which bears a sculpture of a person with wings. Name the writer.
7. Which of these grand Parisian museums is housed in a former train station?
8. How is the basilica Sacre Coeur mainly accessible?
9. The Museé de l'Armeé, France's most famous military museum, is located in which of these buildings?
10. Paris' famous Eiffel Tower is named after the engineer whose company was responsible for its construction. Give his first name.
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