Italian Geography #2

Answer these questions about the geography of Italy.
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Last updated: February 3, 2021
First submittedAugust 5, 2020
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What is the highest mountain in Italy?
Monte Bianco
What mini-country is located within Rome?
Vatican City
What is the longest river in Italy?
Po
In what Italian island is Cagliari is the most populous city?
Sardinia
What sea is located between that island and the Italian Peninsula?
Tyrrhenian Sea
What mountain range makes the northern borders of Italy?
Alps
What type of summer squash was developed in northern Italy in the 19th century?
Zucchini
What is the most populous region of Italy?
Lombardy
To what island was Napoleon exiled in 1814?
Elba
What is the most populous city in Sicily?
Palermo
What volcano, near Naples, destroyed Pompeii in 79 AD?
Mount Vesuvius
Into what fountain in Rome do tourists throw coins - an estimated 3,000 euros are
thrown into the fountain each day?
Trevi Fountain
What city in Northern Italy is home to the world's oldest university?
Bologna
What language do the majority in the autonomous province of South Tyrol?
German
In what region is Rome located?
Lazio
What is the Italian name of Florence?
Firenze
What non-European country has the highest total number of
Italian speakers outside of Italy?
Brazil
In what city was Christopher Columbus born?
Genoa
What famous dessert is made with ladyfingers and its name means "pick me up"?
Tiramisu
What city in Italy's heel was the end point of the Appian Way?
Brindisi
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Level 66
Aug 6, 2020
I think you meant to put the question about the Tyrrhenian sea somewhere else, where it is right now it's not sure what "that island" is supposed to be (not that it really matters in this case, but still). Nice quiz!
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Level 67
Aug 6, 2020
Fixed.
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Level 71
Aug 6, 2020
Good quiz. Please accept courgette for the squash as that's what it's called on the Italian side of the Atlantic.