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Euro quiz # 89 - Potpourri

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1- The XXXXXXXXXX. is a chain of theme restaurants founded in 1971 by Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter orton in London who said they could not find a good hamburger in London! (And no Wimpy Burgers were not IMO good hamburgers!). In 1979, Eric Clapton donated his guitar to the cafe which began covering its walls with rock and roll memorabilia, a tradition which expanded to others in the chain. In 2007, The chain was sold to the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. Currently, there are 191 XXXXXXX locations in 59 countries including 145 cafes, 21 hotels and 10 casinos.

2- How did Paris' famous bateaux mouches get their name?

3- What is the name of the Polish town Auschwitz and Birkenau are located in?

4- What is the name perferred by Basque locals for San Sebastian?

5- Amsterdam's Museumplein is famous for its world-class museums - name three of them and the Diamond Museum is not one of them!

6- Where would you find Queen Matilda's Tapestry?

7- In Austria where is 'The Sound of Music Country'?

8 - What part of Versailles sprawling park is associated most with Marie Antoinette?

9- The Petite Ceinture goes around central Paris - what is it?

10 - Name the former Paris prison where Marie Antoinette was held before being taken to the guillotine - you can still see her cell in this now museum/monument right close to Notre Dame.

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