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A new Summer quiz on all things Italian…..

Try our latest Italy quiz. Answers below but no cheating!

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Who was Fibonacci?

A mathematician

A clothes designer

A famous chef

The inventor of the mobile phone

 

‘Locanda’ is?

A locust

An orator

A lake near the Swiss border

An inn

 

‘Gettoni’ are?

Ice cream cones

Telephone tokens

Good friends

Strips of dried and smoked beef

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Who was Garibaldi?

A biscuit manufacturer

An Italian nationalist

A hair transplant surgeon

A mafia ‘hit man’

 

Where would you find zabaglione?

In the sea

In a restaurant

In sun-tan lotion

In the most expensive fashion shops

 

Who, in Italy is called ‘dottore’?

A teacher

A mosaic floor designer

A gay hairdresser

Anyone with money to spend

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Which Emperor put Capri on the tourist map?

Tiberius

Nero

Caligula

Caprianus

 

‘Trippe alla fiorentina’ is?

An hallucinogenic experience

A dish of intestines and tomato

A visit to Florence

A perfume by Dior

tom

Tomatoes originally came from?

Rome

Venice

Genoa

Naples

norm

Most castles in Sicily were built by?

English Crusaders

Norman French

Danish Vikings

Islamic Saracens

assis

With which town is Saint Francis associated?

Assizes

Assinine

Assegai

Assisi

 

How did Hannibal enter Italy?

By private Lear jet

With his elephants

With a forged passport

Driving a Hamil car

 

Who fed the babies, Romulus and Remus?

Bob Geldorf

Oxfam

A wolf

The Oracle of Delphi

 

Who wrote the opera ‘La Boheme’?

Puccini

Verdi

Rossini

Pastrami

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If you are considering a trip to Europe this year, do it now. Italy has never been cheap but, with the current economic recession, prices are much more reasonable. Go now…you won’t need to telephone your bank manager before ordering a cup of coffee. Next year, who knows?

 

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Answers: A mathematician/An inn/Telephone tokens/An Italian nationalist/In a restaurant/Anyone with money to spend/Tiberius/A dish of intestines and tomato/ A dish of intestines and tomato/Naples/Norman French/Assisi/With his elephants/A wolf/Verdi

1 Comment
  1. Four wrong. Five if you count the dish of intestines and tomato twice…!

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