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Who founded Italy’s capital?
Romulus and Constantine
Augustus and Caesar
Remus and Romulus
Nero and Remus
What would you do with a ‘triglia’?
Laugh at it
What time of day is the ‘passeggiata’?
The morning rush hour
In the early evening
After dinner on football match nights
Who could be described as ‘uomo pipistrelli’?
Italy borders four countries. What are they?
France, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium
Germany, Belgium, Croatia, Holland
Austria, Slovenia, Holland and Croatia
France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia
Which of the following was not a famous Italian composer?
Manuel de Falla
What ‘zuppe inglese’?
A soup made from dead Englishmen
A kind of sherry trifle dessert
A dinner in an Alpine restaurant
A love song by Zuppero Inglesias
The Borgia family, a papal dynasty, came from where?
Where would you find Michelangelo’s ‘Pieta’?
What did Byron call ‘the gladiator’s bloody circus’?
The Circus Maximus
The Field of Mars
The Spartacus ‘ludus’
Which of these wines is a rose?
What are antipasti?
People who don’t like pasta
Antipathetic people with intense aversions
Small aniseed snacks eaten before drinking pastis
Which one of the following is Italian?
The Spanish steps
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Answers: Eat it/In the early evening/Batman/France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia/Manuel de Falla/Remus and Romulus/A kind of sherry trifle dessert/Valencia/Rome/The Colosseum/Chiaretto/Hors d’oeuvre/The Spanish steps