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Choose the letter of the monument being described:

6. This is a famous music hall. There is a hidden lake in the caverns below this monument. This was the setting for The Phantom of the Opera.

a. La Sorbonne

b. L’Opéra Garnier

c. Le Sacre Coeur

d. L’Opéra de la Bastille

e. None of the above

7. This church was not well liked when it was built. In fact, it was nicknamed the "white elephant on the hill."

a. Notre Dame

b. La Sainte Chappelle

c. Le Sacre Coeur

d. Montmartre

e. None of the above

8. This museum is also called Beaubourg. It is Paris’ museum of modern art, and it was built "inside out" to make more room inside for the artists.

a. Le Louvre

b. Le Musée Rodin

c. The Picasso Museum

d. Le Centre Pompidou

e. None of the above

9. This monument was built by order of Napoleon and is located at one end of a very famous street in Paris. Napoleon is not buried here, but the tomb of the Unknown Soldier is underneath.

a. La Place de la Concorde

b. Le Champs-Elysées

c. L’Arche de la Défense

d. L’Arc de Triomphe

e. None of the above

10. This famous church has flying buttresses, gargoyles, and rose windows. It is located on l’ile de la cité in the center of Paris.

a. Notre Dame

b. La Sainte Chappelle

c. Le Sacre Coeur

d. Montmartre

e. None of the above

11. This monument is at one end of the Champs-Elysées. The guillotine once stood here, but now there is an Egyptian Obelisk in its place.

a. La Place de la Bastille

b. Le Champs-Elysées

c. L’Arche de la Défense

d. L’Arc de Triomphe

e. None of the above

12. This river divides Paris into two parts, the left bank and the right bank.

a. The Rock River

b. Le Bateau Mouche

c. La Loire

d. La Seine

e. None of the above

13. This is a famous 12 lane, tree-lined Avenue. There are expensive, chic shops and restaurants along this street.

a. La Place de la Bastille

b. Le Champs-Elysées

c. L’Arche de la Défense

d. L’Avenue Milton

e. None of the above

14. This building was once a military hospital. Now it is a museum, and the burial place of Napoleon.

a. La Place de la Bastille

b. Les Invalides

c. Le Musée du Louvre

d. L’Arc de Triomphe

e. None of the above

15. This monument was initially built as a palace. During the French Revolution, it was used as a prison. One of its most famous prisoners was Marie Antoinette, who was housed here until she was guillotined.

a. La Bastille

b. Les Invalides

c. Le Musée du Louvre

d. La Conciergerie

e. None of the above

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