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Question 1: The commune (municipality) of Papeete is located on the island of ________, in the administrative subdivision of the Windward Islands, of which Papeete is the administrative capital.
MooreaLeeward Islands (Society Islands)TahitiBora Bora

Question 2: Papeete ("water from a basket",[1] see footnote for variant spelling) (pronounced [papeʔete]) is the capital of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of ________ in the Pacific Ocean.
United KingdomCanadaItalyFrance

Question 3: On 5 September 1995 the government of ________ conducted the first of the last series of nuclear test detonations off the shores of Moruroa.
Dominique de VillepinCharles de GaulleJacques ChiracGeorges Pompidou

Question 4: In 1983, ________ built the Papeete Tahiti Temple here because of the large number of members in the region.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsJoseph Smith, Jr.History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsMormonism and Christianity

Question 5: [1] Papeete was retained as Tahiti's capital after ________ took control of the Tahitian Islands and made them a protectorate in 1842.
United KingdomFranceItalyCanada

Question 6: [5] ________ also spent time in Papeete in 1888.
Kidnapped (novel)Treasure IslandRobert Louis StevensonThe Silverado Squatters

Question 7: The ________ of Papeete had a total population of 131,695 inhabitants at the August 2007 census, 26,017 of whom lived in the commune of Papeete proper.
Megalopolis (city type)Urban areaCitySão Paulo

Question 8: [2] ________ was imprisoned in Papeete in 1842; his experiences there became the basis for the novel Omoo.
Joshua SlocumJoseph ConradArthur RansomeHerman Melville

Question 9: [4] ________ journeyed to and toured Papeete in 1891 and, except for a two-year period in 1893–1895, never returned to France.
ImpressionismPaul GauguinCubismVincent van Gogh







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