The most difficult Rome riddles A list of Rome related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Italy quiz What material is the dome of Rome Pantheon made from?Concrete. The temple - 43 meter in diameter - was built by emperor Hadrian. Its dome with 8-meter wide oculus was built of unreinforced concrete that has been a mystery for ages. The weight of Roman concrete used to build the monolitic structure is merely 1/5 of common concrete. Such effect was achieved by mixing in of volcanic tuff and pumice.very hard 36% concreteconcrete36%marblemarble19%sandstonesandstone39%woodwood4%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 435 answers in 2 languages »history of Italy riddles » 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.hard 47% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus27% Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre47%Forum RomanumForum Romanum14%PantheonPantheon9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5625 answers in 2 languages »ancient Rome riddles » What is the Sistine Chapel named after?Pope Sixtus IV. The chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between 1477 and 1480. He also introduced the Early Renaissance into Rome with the first masterpieces of the city's new artistic age. average 69% pope Sixtus IVpope Sixtus IV69%saint Sistinasaint Sistina7%Sixtinus, a hill in RomeSixtinus, a hill in Rome12%sixta, the sixth prayer of a day, which was usually celebrated theresixta, the sixth prayer of a day, which was usually celebrated there10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8820 answers in 4 languages »Christianity riddles » 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.easy 70% 2,000 - 5,000 spectators2,000 - 5,000 spectators2%5,000 - 10,000 spectators5,000 - 10,000 spectators9%10,000 - 20,000 spectators10,000 - 20,000 spectators17%50,000 - 80,000 spectators50,000 - 80,000 spectators70%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11267 answers in 4 languages »Ancient buildings riddles » What is the second largest city in Italy, after Rome?Milan. The four largest cities in Italy are Rome (2.7 million), Milan (1.3 million), Naples (1.0 million) and Turin (0.9 million).easy 71% NaplesNaples19%MilanMilan71%BolognaBologna3%TurinTurin5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1715 answers in 9 languages »Southern Europe riddles » Where is Trajan's Column?In Rome. Trajan's Column - monument constructed in AD 113 in Rome to commemoration emperor's victory above Dacians.easy 77% in Romein Rome77%in Athensin Athens6%in Madridin Madrid8%in Saint Petersburgin Saint Petersburg7%Created by: Damian Kramek. Statistics based on 10774 answers in 2 languages »architecture riddles » To whom was the Pantheon in Rome dedicated?All the gods. It is widely accepted that Pantheon was dedicated to all the gods, as its name suggests (from the Ancient Greek Pan "all" + Theon "gods"). However, the concept of a temple dedicated to all the gods is highly unusual and thus questionable. Some sources suggest that the name "pantheon" was only a nickname for the building during the Roman times, and its original name and purpose was lost.very easy 80% JupiterJupiter12%SaturnSaturn3%TiberiusTiberius3%All the godsAll the gods80%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8542 answers in 4 languages »landmarks riddles » Play Italy quiz and see all the questions.