Italy questions This is a list of recently added questions about Italy. Play Italy quiz and see all the questions. Of what descent was the Bonaparte house?Italian. Napoleon Bonaparte was born as Napoleone di Buonaparte on the island of Corsica. He was derived from an italian aristocratic family. His ancestor, Francesco Buonaparte, moved from Liguria to Corsica, which was at the time a part of the Republic of Genoa, in the 16th century.Created by: naypaxhistory of France riddles »average 61% ItalianItalian2265BurgundianBurgundian604CatalonianCatalonian626North-AfricanNorth-African192 How is the Colosseum in Rome also known as? Flavian Amphiteatre. The Collosseum was built by the three emperors known as the Flavian dynasty (Vespasian, Titus, Domitian). During the Ancient times, it was known in Latin as Amphitheatrum Flavium. The name "Colosseum" had been coined to refer to the amphitheatre around year 1000 AD.Created by: globalquiz.orgRome riddles »hard 45% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus952 Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre1567Forum RomanumForum Romanum606PantheonPantheon327 What was the maximum capacity of the Colosseum in Rome?50,000 - 80,000 spectators. The Colosseum could hold, it is estimated, between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators, having an average audience of some 65,000. It was similar in capacity to the largest of modern football stadiums.Created by: globalquiz.orgAncient buildings riddles »average 66% 2,000 - 5,000 spectators2,000 - 5,000 spectators2105,000 - 10,000 spectators5,000 - 10,000 spectators71210,000 - 20,000 spectators10,000 - 20,000 spectators124550,000 - 80,000 spectators50,000 - 80,000 spectators4309 Where is Trajan's Column?In Rome. Trajan's Column - monument constructed in AD 113 in Rome to commemoration emperor's victory above Dacians.Created by: Damian Kramekarchitecture riddles »easy 75% in Romein Rome5515in Athensin Athens531in Madridin Madrid640in Saint Petersburgin Saint Petersburg581 Which sea borders Sardinia to the east?Tyrrhenian Sea. The Tyrrhenian Sea is bounded by Corsica and Sardinia to the west, the Italian peninsula regions of Tuscany, Lazio, Campania, Basilicata, and Calabria to the east, and Sicily to the south.Created by: Roy ZhuEurope riddles »hard 46% Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea2450Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea887Adriatic SeaAdriatic Sea1072Ionian SeaIonian Sea805 What was the second "Sicily" in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies? (one was the island of Sicily)Kingdom of Naples. The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies was formed as a union of the Kingdom of Sicily and the Kingdom of Naples, which collectively had long been called the "Two Sicilies". It was the largest of the states of the region known as Italy before the Italian unification.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Italy riddles »hard 51% the kingthe king465SardiniaSardinia1823Kingdom of NaplesKingdom of Naples2950MaltaMalta481 What is the name of the highest mountain of the Dolomites?Marmolada. The Dolomites are a part og Southern Limestone Alps located in northeastern Italy. Marmolada (3342 m) is located about 100 kilometres north-northwest of Venice, from which it can be seen on a clear day.Created by: globalquiz.orgsweets riddles »hard 43% CioccolatoCioccolato1704TiramisuTiramisu2411MarmoladaMarmolada4764GelatoGelato2074 Which city was famed for its crossbowmen mercenaries during the Middle Ages?Genoa. The Genoese crossbowmen were a famous military corps of the Middle Ages, which acted both as mercenaries for many European powers. Armed with crossbows made in Genoa by the Balistai Corporation, they fought both on land (including the Siege of Jerusalem and Battle of Crécy) and in naval battles. The Genoese crossbowmen remained one of the most respected military corps until the 16th century, well after the introduction of black-powder weapons in Europe.Created by: globalquiz.orgMiddle Ages riddles »hard 53% BordeauxBordeaux1876GenoaGenoa4988RomeRome1030NaplesNaples1417 Which film director was a leading figure in the Italian Neorealism movement?Vittorio De Sica. Italian Neorealist films mostly contend with moral conditions and the difficult economic situation of post-World War II Italy. De Sica's films reflect the changes in the Italian psyche and conditions of everyday life, including oppression, injustice, desperation and poverty. Vittorio De Sica has received the Palme D'Or in Cannes, Golden Bear in Berlin and 3 Academy Awards in Hollywood. Created by: KYRTAPSdirectors riddles »very hard 32% Federico FelliniFederico Fellini1671Micheangelo AntonioniMicheangelo Antonioni738Luis BunuelLuis Bunuel635Vittorio De SicaVittorio De Sica1495 Who played the lead role in "8½" directed by Federico Fellini?Marcello Mastroianni. Mastroianni plays the role of Guido - a famous film director, who is suffering from "director's block" and struggles half-heartedly to work on his ninth film. Fellini's masterpiece is one of the greatest achievements of the European cinema.Created by: KYRTAPSactors riddles »average 63% Roberto BenigniRoberto Benigni1600Franco GasparriFranco Gasparri1638Marcello MastroianniMarcello Mastroianni7226Franco ZeffirelliFranco Zeffirelli851 Play Italy quiz and see all the questions.