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Only A True Parisian Will Score 12 Or Better On This Test

Do you really know Paris? Or are you just faking it?

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  1. 1. Which side of the escalator should you stand on?

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    The left-hand side
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    The right-hand side
  2. 2. When should you step into a subway car?

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    When the doors open
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    After all passengers exiting the train have stepped out
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    When you hear the signal
  3. 3. Under what circumstances is it deemed acceptable to speak to someone on the subway?

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    To strike up a conversation
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    To ask for information
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    To complain about the RATP
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    Under no circumstances whatsoever
  4. 4. In what situation is it deemed acceptable to smile on the subway?

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    When everything is working normally
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    When there aren't too many people
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    When someone else smiles at you
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    NEVER
  5. 5. How much does the Navigo monthly all-zones plan cost?

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    33 Euros
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    53 Euros
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    73 Euros
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    93 Euros
  6. 6. This is Géraldine. Géraldine lives in Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Where does Géraldine live?

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    In Paris
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    In the suburbs
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    In the countryside
  7. 7. In a café or restaurant, what should you say to get the waiter's attention?

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    "S'il vous plaît!"
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    "Garçon!"
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    "Holà l'aubergiste!"
  8. 8. How much apartment space will €500 per month get you in Paris?

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    15 m²
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    30 m²
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    45 m²
  9. 9. Complete:

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    Châtelet
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    Gare du Nord
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    Strasbourg Saint-Denis
  10. 10. Out of the following two, which is the better subway line?

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    Line 13
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    Line 14
  11. 11. In your opinion, which one of these decisions is reasonable?

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    Purchasing fruit in the subway
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    Going for a walk on the Champs-Élysées
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    Validating your Navigo fare
  12. 12. In general, how much does a cup of coffee cost in Paris?

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    Less than €2
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    Between €2 and €6
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    More than €6
  13. 13. Which one of these Arrondissements is located on the left bank?

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    The 1st Arrondissement
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    The 6th Arrondissement
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    The 11th Arrondissement
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    The 18th Arrondissement
  14. 14. What is the former name of the AccorHotels Arena?

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    The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
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    The Stade de France
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    The Parc des Princes
  15. 15. What is a "chocolatine"?

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    A flaky, chocolaty, delicious pastry
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    Nothing at all
 
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