Trivia Quiz On Italy

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Italy Quizzes & Trivia

When most people think about Italy the first thing that comes to mind is, the Italian cuisine and Rome which is where the pope resides. Do you think that you know much about this country being a frequent visitor there or a resident? Take up this test and get to show off your knowledge. All the best and share the quiz with friends.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the most controlled and quality wine found in Italy?
    • A. 

      Vino Da Tavola

    • B. 

      Denominazione di Origene Controllata (DOC)

    • C. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata E Garantita (DOCG)

    • D. 

      Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the lowest quality Wine in Italy?
    • A. 

      Vino Da Tavola

    • B. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata E Garantita (DOCG)

    • C. 

      Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche

    • D. 

      Denominazione di Origene Controllata (DOC)

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the second lowest quality Wine in Italy?
    • A. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata E Garantita (DOCG)

    • B. 

      Vino Da Tavola

    • C. 

      Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche

    • D. 

      Denominazione di Origene Controllata (DOC)

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the second highest quality Wine in Italy?
    • A. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata E Garantita (DOCG)

    • B. 

      Vino Da Tavola

    • C. 

      Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche

    • D. 

      Denominazione di Origene Controllata (DOC)

  • 5. 
    Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche is on par with which french category?
    • A. 

      None of the above

    • B. 

      Vin Du Pays

    • C. 

      Dolcetto d' alba

    • D. 

      Vino de Tavola

  • 6. 
    Which of the following does the Denominacion di Origine Controllata  regulate?
    • A. 

      Areas of production

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Grapes

    • D. 

      Yields

    • E. 

      Ageing

  • 7. 
    Which are Italy's Principal White grapes?
    • A. 

      Pinot Grigio and Friulano

    • B. 

      Trebbiano

    • C. 

      Arneis and Moscato

    • D. 

      Souvignon Blanc

    • E. 

      Fume Blanc

  • 8. 
    What are the ways that Italian Wines are named?
    • A. 

      Grape variety

    • B. 

      Area/Zone of production

    • C. 

      Grape Variety and Area/Zone of production

    • D. 

      Fantasy/Proprietary Name

    • E. 

      Legend

    • F. 

      A and C only

  • 9. 
    Sometimes, wines are named by Area/zone of production.  Which of the following is an area/zone of production in Italy?
    • A. 

      Barolo

    • B. 

      Barbaresco

    • C. 

      Chianti

    • D. 

      Gavi

    • E. 

      Brunello de Montalcino

    • F. 

      Valpolicella

    • G. 

      Vernaccia di san Gimignano

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are the principal red grapes in Italy?
    • A. 

      Nebbiolo

    • B. 

      Barbera and Dolceto

    • C. 

      Sangiovese

    • D. 

      Aglianico

    • E. 

      Classico

    • F. 

      Piedmont

  • 11. 
    How many DOCG's are in Chianti?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 12. 
    Which are the two DOCG's for Chianti?
    • A. 

      Chianti

    • B. 

      Classico

    • C. 

      Superiore

  • 13. 
    What does Classico mean?
    • A. 

      Historic or classic growing area of a specific zone

    • B. 

      Wine which has been aged longer, specified time than non Riserva counterpart. Applies to DOC and DOCG

    • C. 

      In DOC wines this indicates a higher level of alcohol or ageing and soemtimes a special geographic Origin

    • D. 

      Rose

    • E. 

      Red Wine

    • F. 

      Dry

  • 14. 
    What does Riserva mean?
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Red Wine

    • C. 

      Dry

    • D. 

      Historic or classic growing area of a specific zone

    • E. 

      Wine which has been aged longer, specified time than non Riserva counterpart. Applies to DOC and DOCG

    • F. 

      In DOC wines this indicates a higher level of alcohol or aging and sometimes a special geographic Origin

  • 15. 
    What does Superiore mean?
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Red Wine

    • C. 

      Dry

    • D. 

      Historic or classic growing area of a specific zone

    • E. 

      Wine which has been aged longer, specified time than non Riserva counterpart. Applies to DOC and DOCG

    • F. 

      In DOC wines this indicates a higher level of alcohol or aging and sometimes a special geographic Origin

  • 16. 
    What doe Rosato mean?
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Red Wine

    • C. 

      Dry

  • 17. 
    What does Rosso Mean?
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Red wine

    • C. 

      Dry

  • 18. 
    What does Secco mean?
    • A. 

      Dry

    • B. 

      Red Wine

    • C. 

      Rose

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are Italian Wine DOCG's in Tuscany?
    • A. 

      Brunello Di Montalcino

    • B. 

      Chianti

    • C. 

      Chianti Classico

    • D. 

      Chianti Montepulciano

    • E. 

      Vino Classico

    • F. 

      Vino Nobile de montepulciano

    • G. 

      Carmignano

    • H. 

      Vernaccia di san Gimignano

  • 20. 
    What is the main grape variety in Tuscany?
    • A. 

      Chainti

    • B. 

      Sangiovese

    • C. 

      Brunello

  • 21. 
    Ripaso Winemaking requires you to ferment how many times? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 22. 
    During MAsi Double fermentation method,, fermented wine from the fresh grapes is fermented with what % of whole semi dried grapes of the same verities? 
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      42%

  • 23. 
    The fermentation process in the masi double fermentation method ferments for about how many days? 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      18

  • 24. 
    The Masi Double fermentation method does which of the following to the wine?
    • A. 

      Enriches the wine in alcohol

    • B. 

      Enriches in color

    • C. 

      Enriches in extracts and soft elegant tannins

    • D. 

      New Flavors and perfumes

  • 25. 
    Which of the following are Italian Wine DOCG's from Piedmont?
    • A. 

      Barolo

    • B. 

      Barbaresco

    • C. 

      Barbaresco

    • D. 

      Gattinara

    • E. 

      Moscato d'Asti

    • F. 

      Brachetto D'Acqui

    • G. 

      Gavi/Cortese di Gavi