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Question 1: Other portions of the ________ were also set on fire by Communards and entirely destroyed.
LouvrePavillon de FloreLouvre PalaceTuileries Palace

Question 2: The Tuileries Garden (French: Jardin des Tuileries) is surrounded by the Louvre (to the east), the Seine (to the south), the ________ (to the west) and the Rue de Rivoli (to the north).
FranceParisStrasbourgPlace de la Concorde

Question 3: This effort is similar to the proposal of reconstruction of the ________ (Berlin City Palace).
Wilhelm II, German EmperorGermanyStadtschloss, BerlinBerlin Cathedral

Question 4: After the death of ________ in 1559, his widow Catherine de' Medici (1519-1589) planned a new palace.
Francis I of FranceCharles IX of FranceHenry III of FranceHenry II of France

Question 5: Bits of stone and marble from the palace were sold by the private entrepreneur as souvenirs and even to build a castle in Corsica, near ________, the "château de la punta".

Question 6: As the two façades were placed at slightly differing angles, this has resulted in a slight 'kink' on the site of the palace a feature ultimately dictated by the curved course of the ________.

Question 7: The Louvre, with its pyramid on the one hand and the axis of the Place de la Concorde-Champs-Élysées-________ on the other, are not aligned on the same axis.
Les InvalidesParisPère Lachaise CemeteryArc de Triomphe

Question 8: In 1799, the ________ du Manège had its headquarters there.
Jacobin ClubFrench DirectoryFrench RevolutionNational Convention

Question 9: The straight line which runs through the Place de la Concorde and the ________ to La Défense was originally centred on the façade of the Tuileries, a similar line leading across the entrance court of the Louvre.
ParisChamps-ÉlyséesPère Lachaise CemeteryArc de Triomphe

Question 10: The Tuileries were later stormed on August 10, 1792 by the Paris mob, which overwhelmed and massacred the ________ as the royal family fled through the gardens and took refuge with the Legislative Assembly.
Vatican CityPope John Paul IISwiss GuardPope


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