Paris questions This is a list of recently added questions about Paris. When did the Siege of Paris take place?In 9th century. The Siege of Paris of 885–886 was part of a Viking raid on the Seine, in the Kingdom of the West Franks. The siege was the most important event of the reign of Charles the Fat, and a turning point in the fortunes of the Carolingian dynasty and the history of France.Created by: Ninjaihard 45% in 11th centuryin 11th century518in 9th centuryin 9th century1287in 8th centuryin 8th century633in 5th centuryin 5th century388Vikings riddles » How many steps are there to reach the top of the Eiffel Tower?1710 steps. The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. The tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building, and the tallest structure in Paris. Climbing from ground level to the last level is 1710 steps,Created by: Tschuka very hard 39% 1520 steps1520 steps671710 steps1710 steps3661843 steps1843 steps3541921steps1921steps138tourist attractions riddles » In how many coffins was Napoléon Bonaparte buried?6. In 1840 Napoléon Bonaparte was buried under the Dôme des Invalides- large church in Paris. The sarcophagus was put up on a green granite pedestal and contains a nest of six coffins: one made of soft iron, another of mahogany, two others of lead, one of ebony and finally the last one of oak.Created by: jonanionhard 44% 111818333994441573665996death riddles » Where was this photo taken?In Paris. The Arc du Carrousel stands west of the Louvre, not far from the more famous Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile. It was originally surmounted by the famous horses of Saint Mark's Cathedral in Venice, which had been captured in 1798 by Napoleon. In 1815, following the Battle of Waterloo, Quadriga returned to Venice and the arc was topped with a copy.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% in Londonin London527in Parisin Paris14453in Berlinin Berlin8970in Madridin Madrid2393geography of France riddles » Who ordered the construction of Arc de Triomphe in Paris?Napoleon Bonaparte. The Arc de Triomphe honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. It was commissioned in 1806 after the victory at Austerlitz by Emperor Napoleon at the peak of his fortunes.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 69% Julius CaesarJulius Caesar966CharlemagneCharlemagne703Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte5105Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle623monuments riddles » What was the maximum effective range of the Paris Gun?130 km. The Paris Gun was a German long-range siege gun used to bombard Paris during World War I. The gun was capable of firing a 94 kilogram (210 lb) shell to a maximum altitude of 40 kilometers (25 miles, 131,000 ft). It was the first time for human-made object to reach stratosphere.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 48% 5 km5 km106515 km15 km329645 km45 km5665130 km130 km9398World War I riddles » When is the Eiffel Tower the highest?In summer. The tower stands 320 meters (1,050 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building. Because of thermal expansion, the height varies by 15 cm (5.9 in) due to temperature.Created by: Steve Lambertyaverage 61% In winterIn winter2021In springIn spring717In summerIn summer10506In autumnIn autumn3867towers riddles » The French Open tennis tournament is named after aviator Roland-Garros. What did he do?He flew across the Mediterranean Sea. Roland Garros gained fame for making the flight from Fréjus in France to Bizerte in Tunisia. The following year, Garros joined the French army at the outbreak of World War I. Garros is sometimes erroneously called the world's first fighter ace. In fact, he shot down only four aircraft; the definition of "ace" is five or more victories.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% he invented a monoplanehe invented a monoplane1408he flew from Paris to Londonhe flew from Paris to London6597he flew across the Mediterranean Seahe flew across the Mediterranean Sea7101he became the first fighter ace of WWIhe became the first fighter ace of WWI2916history of aviation riddles » Play France quiz and see all the questions.