Rome City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Rome, Italy?
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Last updated: August 8, 2020
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Italian name of Rome
Roma
Legendary founder and first king of Rome
Romulus
Nickname of Rome
The Eternal City
Independent country completely surrounded by Rome
Vatican City
Name one of the seven hills on which Rome is located
Aventine | Caelian |
Capitoline | Esquiline | Palatine |
Quirinal | Viminal
River flowing through Rome
Tiber
Director of films such as "La Strada" and "8½"
Federico Fellini
Person who led the 1922 March on Rome, and was declared Prime Minister
of Italy soon thereafter
Benito Mussolini
Famous fountain that people throw coins into
Trevi Fountain
Rome's only sister city
Paris
Domed temple completed in 126 AD that still stands today
The Pantheon
Name one of the two main stars of the 1953 film "Roman Holiday"
Gregory Peck | Audrey Hepburn
Ancient gladiatoral arena that is one of Rome's most popular tourist sites
Colosseum
Set of 174 stairs which ascends from the Piazza di Spagna
Spanish Steps
Central marketplace of the ancient city
Roman Forum
In Rome, the 1950s and 1960s were often called "La Dolce Vita". What does
this mean in English?
The Sweet Life
Region of Italy in which Rome is located
Lazio (Latium)
More common name for the Bishop of Rome
The Pope
Artist who Rome's airport is named for
Leonardo da Vinci
Term for the underground burial places under the city
Catacombs
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Level 80
Jul 1, 2020
Wikipedia: 'La Dolce Vita (Italian pronunciation: [la ˈdoltʃe ˈviːta]; Italian for "the sweet life" or "the good life")'. Do you think you could give credit for the latter?
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Level ∞
Jul 1, 2020
I suppose
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Level 48
Jul 1, 2020
Maybe another question can be about the Servian Wall?
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Level 69
Jul 1, 2020
Confession: I only got Spanish Steps because I saw it on an episode of Mickey Mouse Racers my son was watching yesterday. You never know when preschool shows will become relevant to your life.
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Level 81
Jul 2, 2020
The answer's even in the clue, in Italian.
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Level 54
Jul 2, 2020
Didn't know Spanish steps but guessed it! Yay Thanks
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Level 72
Jul 5, 2020
nice - I'd change the Fellini question to something more Rome-related. Maybe year of olympics? Or Pasolini, but I am not sure how famous he is abroad
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Level 60
Aug 8, 2020
I agree. Couldn't guess him in my 3rd try even...
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Level 78
Aug 8, 2020
It was an easy one for me, unlike some of the others.
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Level 48
Aug 6, 2020
Wouldn't it be Surrounded, not Sounded?
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Level ∞
Aug 8, 2020
Fixed
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Level 66
Aug 7, 2020
What makes Paris a sister city of Rome? Mysterious.
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Level 60
Aug 8, 2020
I think probably related to the Roman Empire in some way.
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Level 78
Aug 8, 2020
Sister cities are a real thing. It's meant to encourage trade or cultural transfers between the two. For example, St. Louis in my home state of Missouri has signed sister agreements with around a dozen cities around the world.
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Level 75
Aug 8, 2020
I'm more curious to know how so many people got it
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Level 80
Aug 8, 2020
Didn't know the region and the only Italian director I could think of was Sergio Leone.
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Level 53
Aug 8, 2020
Could you accept Capitolium?
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Level 54
Aug 8, 2020
Did anyone else try Romulus and not get it? Did I somehow manage to misspell it?
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Level 63
Aug 8, 2020
It always takes me a couple tries to spell Colosseum right