Learn About Italy Quiz

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Italy Quizzes & Trivia

Did you know that Italy's proper name is Bel Paese, which means beautiful country? This country is prided as being the origin of Ballet, the Roman Empire and a major center of the Renaissance, culture on the Italian peninsula has flourished for centuries. Take up the quiz below and get to find out what you know about Italy. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wines made from the Barbera are typically
    • A. 

      Red, high in acid and low in tannin

    • B. 

      Oaked whites with medium acidity

    • C. 

      Red, low in acid and high in tannin

    • D. 

      Sweet passito wines

  • 2. 
    Nebbiolo is the principal grape used in
    • A. 

      Barolo

    • B. 

      Chianti

    • C. 

      Lambrusco

    • D. 

      Taurasi

  • 3. 
    In which region of Italy is Soave produced?
    • A. 

      Piedmont

    • B. 

      Veneto

    • C. 

      Trentino

    • D. 

      Puglia

  • 4. 
    What grape variety is used for DOCG Vino Nobile di Montepulciano?
    • A. 

      Montepulciano

    • B. 

      Trebbiano

    • C. 

      Sangiovese

    • D. 

      Barbera

  • 5. 
    Which ONE of the following pairs are both sub-regions of Chianti?
    • A. 

      Colli Senesi and Rufina

    • B. 

      Friuli Grave and Classico

    • C. 

      Rufina and Alba

    • D. 

      Bolgheri and Classico

  • 6. 
    What is the name given to the dry red wine made from dried grapes in Valpolicella?
    • A. 

      Lambrusco

    • B. 

      Amarone

    • C. 

      Barolo

    • D. 

      Recioto

  • 7. 
    Which ONE of the following is a DOCG white wine?
    • A. 

      Carmignano

    • B. 

      Brunello di Montalcino

    • C. 

      Vernaccia di San Gimagnano

    • D. 

      Aglianico del Vulture

  • 8. 
    What is the principal grape used to make Valpolicella?
    • A. 

      Corvina

    • B. 

      Verduzzo

    • C. 

      Schiava

    • D. 

      Refosco

  • 9. 
    The grapes used to make Recioto della Valpolicella are typically
    • A. 

      Made into wine immediately after picking

    • B. 

      Infected with noble rot

    • C. 

      Dried on the vine

    • D. 

      Dried after picking

  • 10. 
    Which ONE of the following is a high-quality red wine from Basilicata?
    • A. 

      Aglianico del Vulture

    • B. 

      Taurasi

    • C. 

      Friuli Grave

    • D. 

      Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

  • 11. 
    Sangiovese is typically
    • A. 

      High in acidity and tannin

    • B. 

      High in acidity and low in tannin

    • C. 

      Low in acidity and high in tannin

    • D. 

      Low in acidity and low in tannin

  • 12. 
    The Aglianico grape is used to produce
    • A. 

      Amarone della Valpolicella

    • B. 

      Soave

    • C. 

      Conero

    • D. 

      Taurasi