Statistics for Florence City Trivia

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What artist, painter of the Sistine Chapel, was born in the nearby settlement
of Caprese in 1475?
Michelangelo
97%
What cultural rebirth started in Florence around 1300 AD?The Renaissance
95%
What artist and inventor was born in the nearby town of Vinci in 1452?Leonardo
92%
What region is Florence the capital of?Tuscany
91%
What famous sculpture by the above can today be seen in the Galleria dell'Accademia?David
86%
Who wrote "The Divine Comedy"?Dante Alighieri
83%
What famous painting by Sandro Botticelli depicts a woman standing on a scallop shell?The Birth of {Venus}
80%
What is the Italian name of the city of Florence?Firenze
78%
What family led Florence through much of the 15th century and later produced
four popes and a queen of France?
Medici
78%
Who founded the city of Florence in 59 BC as a military camp?Julius Caesar
73%
A person from Rome is a Roman. What is a person from Florence called?a Florentine
72%
Who wrote "The Prince", a book advising rulers how to maintain power?Niccolò Machiavelli
69%
which in Italian is known as ...Toscana
55%
What nearby city-state, birthplace of Galileo, did Florence conquer in 1406?Pisa
55%
What is the most famous bridge on that river? (Hint: its name means "Old Bridge")Ponte {Vecchio}
51%
What industry originally brought that family to prominence?Banking
44%
What famous art museum has a name which means "offices" in Italian?Galleria degli {Uffizi}
39%
Prior to the Romans, what group of people lived in the present-day location of Florence?Etruscans
38%
What famous variety of wine, with bottles often enclosed in a straw basket, comes
from the region just to the south of Florence?
Chianti
36%
On what river is Florence situated?Arno
34%

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