Where was the first experiment of Foucault’s pendulum to demonstrate the rotation of the Earth in 1851? a) In the church of Saint-Martin-des-Champs, b) 28 rue d’Assas or c) the Observatory. Answer: b) 28 rue d’Assas is where the physicist Léon Foucault lived and died in February 1868. You
Which of these paintings would you NOT be able to admire at the Musée d’Orsay? a) Paul Cézanne, The Card Players, b) Pierre Bonnard, Nude at the Fireplace, c) Gustave Courbet, The Origin of the World, d) Edouard Manet, Olympia or e) Vincent Van Gogh, Portrait of Doctor Gachet.