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Paris True or False?

Can you guess whether these statements about Paris are true or false?
Questions are about the broader metropolitan area, not Paris proper
Quiz by carrow
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Last updated: October 10, 2021
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First submittedOctober 10, 2021
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1. Paris is the largest city in the European Union
True
False
2. Paris is the largest French-speaking city in the world
True
False
Kinshasa is
3. Most Parisians are Protestant
True
False
Most Parisians are Catholic
4. After the London Underground, the Paris Metro is the oldest metro system in Europe
True
False
Glasgow's and Budapest's are older
5. Paris is divided into arrondissements
True
False
6. The Eiffel Tower was originally intended to be temporary
True
False
7. The Eiffel Tower was once the tallest structure in the world
True
False
It surpassed the Washington Monument in 1889 and was surpassed in turn by the Chrysler Building in 1931
8. Paris spent most of World War II under German occupation
True
False
9. Gare du Nord is the busiest railway station in Europe
True
False
10. Paris has the largest Jewish population of any city in Europe
True
False
11. Paris will host the Summer Olympics for a second time in 2024
True
False
Paris will host the Summer Olympics for a third time in 2024, having hosted the 1900 and 1924 Olympics
12. Denis Villeneuve, Timothee Chalamet and Romelu Lukaku were all born in Paris
True
False
They were born in Quebec, New York and Belgium respectively
13. Napoleon Bonaparte was assassinated in Paris in 1815 after his defeat at Waterloo
True
False
Napoleon died in exile on St Helena in 1821
14. The artworks Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo and Liberty Leading the People are all on display in the Louvre
True
False
15. The Bastille, an iconic fortress and prison stormed by the people during the French Revolution, is France's most visited tourist destination
True
False
The Bastille was demolished shortly after the revolution
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