History Of Italy

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  • 1. 
    In Italy, what does a gift of yellow flowers suggest?
    • A. 

      Jealousy

    • B. 

      Romance

    • C. 

      Bad Luck

    • D. 

      Hatred

  • 2. 
    Which of the following science fiction writers is of Italian descent?
    • A. 

      Valerio Evangelisti

    • B. 

      Anne Rice

    • C. 

      Dan Brown

    • D. 

      Stephen King

  • 3. 
    Which of the following Italians is a Grand Prix race car driver?
    • A. 

      Jury Chechi

    • B. 

      Antonio Ascari

    • C. 

      Primo Carnera

    • D. 

      Loris Capirossi

  • 4. 
    Who was the first emperor of Rome?
    • A. 

      Cassius

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Octavian

    • D. 

      Julius Caesar

  • 5. 
    What did Romans call the Colosseum?
    • A. 

      Circus Maximus

    • B. 

      Colosseum

    • C. 

      Flavian Amphitheatre

    • D. 

      Caesarian Colosseum

  • 6. 
    What did the teachings of Jesus become known as?
    • A. 

      Polytheism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Monotheism

    • D. 

      The Bible

  • 7. 
    What doea the Latin word paganus mean?
    • A. 

      Country Dweller

    • B. 

      Evil-Doer

    • C. 

      Non-Believer

    • D. 

      Atheist

  • 8. 
    Who did Emperor Commodius like to dress up as?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar

    • C. 

      Cleopatra

    • D. 

      Hercules

  • 9. 
    Emperor Constantine helped build Christian churches in all the following locations except which?
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Alexandria

    • C. 

      Constantinople

    • D. 

      Jerusalem

  • 10. 
    What was an arena in ancient Rome called?
    • A. 

      Circus

    • B. 

      Hippodrome

    • C. 

      Villa

    • D. 

      Velodrome

  • 11. 
    What is the name of a famous Italian astronaut?
    • A. 

      Paolo Boi

    • B. 

      Lance Armstrong

    • C. 

      Alessandro Salvio

    • D. 

      Roberto Vittori

  • 12. 
    What Italian metropolis has the largest population?
    • A. 

      Naples

    • B. 

      Turin

    • C. 

      Milan

    • D. 

      Rome

  • 13. 
    Which of the following men was a famous Italian cartoonist?
    • A. 

      Jim Davis

    • B. 

      Mario Bava

    • C. 

      Hugo Pratt

    • D. 

      Victor Hugo

  • 14. 
    What famous political scandal rocked the country of Italy in the 1990's?
    • A. 

      Clean Feet

    • B. 

      Dirty Feet

    • C. 

      Clean Hands

    • D. 

      Dirty Hands

  • 15. 
    What Italian explorer explored the Mississippi Valley in America?
    • A. 

      Marco Polo

    • B. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • C. 

      James Madsen

    • D. 

      Henri De Tonti