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Italian icons……… a photo quiz

A lighthearted quiz to test your knowledge of some of the Italy’s best known ‘icons’. Answers at the bottom of the page.

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Michelangelo’s famous sculpture in the Vatican?

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A currant biscuit is named after this Nationalist leader?

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The ‘gentleman’s’ Ferrari?

Salami

Salami, what does the word mean?

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Who are the infants that the Capitoline wolf is feeding?

Pinocchio

A puppet that comes to life?

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The “Topolino” literally as “little mouse” in Italian was made by?

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Once ‘The Most Beautiful Woman in the World’?

Parma Ham

It rivals the best Serrano ham from Spain?

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He wrote the music for the original ‘spaghetti’ westerns?

 

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Answers:
La Pieta/Garibaldi/Maserati/ the word sale (salt),terminated with ‘ame’ (collective plural), all kinds of salted meats/Romulus (founder of Rome and his brother Remus/Pinocchio/Fiat, the cinquecento/Gina Lollobrigida/Parma/Ennio Morricone

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