Italy questions This is a list of recently added questions about Italy. Play Italy quiz and see all the questions. Where was Galileo buried?In the Santa Croce church in Florence. The Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinando II, wished to bury Galileo in the main body of the Basilica of Santa Croce, and to erect a marble mausoleum in his honour. These plans were dropped after Pope Urban VIII had been condemned Galileo for "vehement suspicion of heresy". He was buried in a small room next to the novices' chapel. However, in 1737 he was reburied in the main body of the basilica, and a monument had been erected there in his honour.Created by: Tschuka hard 46% in the Notre-Dame cathedral in Parisin the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris1192in the Santa Croce church in Florencein the Santa Croce church in Florence3290in the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiorein the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore1973in the Sagrada Familia in Barcelonain the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona612renessaince riddles » What area was called the "Magna Graecia" in antiquity?Southern Apennine Peninsula with Sicily. Magna Graecia ("Great Greece") was the name given by the Romans to the coastal areas of Southern Italy in the present-day regions of Campania, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily that were extensively populated by Greek settlers.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 35% Peloponnese with Sparta and MycenaePeloponnese with Sparta and Mycenae1295Boeotia with Athens and ThebesBoeotia with Athens and Thebes645Thessaly with Larissa and OlymposThessaly with Larissa and Olympos370Southern Apennine Peninsula with SicilySouthern Apennine Peninsula with Sicily1252antiquity riddles » Where did the kiwi plant originate?China. As its Latin name suggests, Actinidia Chinensis is a fruit tree and medicinal plant native to China.Created by: Tschuka very hard 36% New ZealandNew Zealand178AustraliAustrali55ChinaChina149IndiaIndia30New Zealand riddles » What is the origin of the name of the Tyrrhenian Sea?Name of Etruscans. The Tyrrhenian Sea is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy. It is named for the Tyrrhenian people, identified since the 6th century BCE with the Etruscans of Italy. Created by: Tschuka very hard 23% phrase "Terra Incognita"phrase "Terra Incognita"525name of Etruscansname of Etruscans1048phrase "Terra Romano"phrase "Terra Romano"1158The cities of TyrThe cities of Tyr1778Mediterranean Sea riddles » What was the capital city of the Western Roman Empire after the AD 395 final division?Milan. In 286 Diocletian moved the capital of the Western Roman Empire from Rome to Mediolanum. It was from Milan that the Emperor Constantine issued the Edict of Milan in 313 AD, granting tolerance to all religions within the Empire, thus paving the way for Christianity to become the dominant religion of the Empire. After the city was besieged by the Visigoths in 402, the imperial residence was moved to Ravenna.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 19% ConstantinopleConstantinople264MilanMilan166RomeRome353TurinTurin59history of Italy riddles » Which existing Republic is the oldest?San Marino is the oldest republic in the world. The country exists as a republic since getting independence from Roman Empire in 301 C.E.Created by: Gromzeyvery hard 31% San MarinoSan Marino370Venetian RepublicVenetian Republic448Altai RepublicAltai Republic211MaltaMalta128records riddles » How didi Gianni Versace dit? (Italian fashion designer)He was shot to death. Going back from a walk on Ocean Drive, Florida he was shot to death right in front of his Miami Beach mansion by a serial killer named Andrew Cunanan. Couple of days later the perpetrator was found on a boat after committing suicide. The police established that he used on himself the same gun he shot Versace with.Created by: Ninjaihard 44% died of natural causesdied of natural causes365he was shot to deathhe was shot to death1745drug overdosedrug overdose986he committed suicidehe committed suicide783fashion riddles » Where did the carpaccio originate?In Venice. It was invented in 1950 by the restaurateur Giuseppe Cipriani, when the client - Countess Mocenigo - informed him that the doctor had recommended her raw meat. The new dish reminded him of Venetian painter Vittore Carpaccio's work.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 31% In VeniceIn Venice2312In MilanIn Milan1964In ParisIn Paris372In NeapolIn Neapol2722meat riddles » Which sea separates the Italian and Balkan peninsulas?Adriatic Sea. The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.Created by: Normaverage 68% Baltic SeaBaltic Sea162Sea of MarmaraSea of Marmara277Mediterranean SeaMediterranean Sea1020Adriatic SeaAdriatic Sea3131oceans riddles » Rome has never been sacked by ...Carthaginians. During the migration period Rome was sacked by Visigoths in 410, Vandals 45 years later. Four centuries later Arabs also plundered the Eternal City. Carthaginians led by Hannibal never conquered the city despite invading most of Italy.Created by: smyruhard 41% VandalsVandals632VisigothsVisigoths845CarthaginiansCarthaginians3408ArabsArabs3382ancient history riddles » Play Italy quiz and see all the questions.