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


Jed LeceisterAudi Q3 Whiteblue

Now a luxury marque, the cars logo comes from Spanish fighting bulls?


What are the three toppings of an authentic pizza margherita?

Vespa 125 u sidecar

How did the Vespa get its name?


Who is sitting to the right of Jesus in da Vinci’s ‘Last Supper’?


Often bottled in raffia, the classic Tuscan wine?


The biggest-selling Italian fashion brand?


What is the “Il Canto degli Italiani”?


Often used as a mask in the Venice carnival, what was this originally?


From where did caffe cappuccino get its name?


At Bedford School in England he did not do well in school but was the ‘father’ of modern radio?

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Lamborghini/ Basil, tomato and mozzarella cheese/The name means wasp in Italian…..the noise/Ask Dan Brown, possibly Mary Magdalene!/ Chianti/Gucci/The Italian National Anthem/A mask used by plague doctors/the colour of Capuchin friars’habits/Marconi