The Leonardo da Vinci Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the polymath Leonardo da Vinci?
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Last updated: December 4, 2020
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His most famous painting
Mona Lisa
City in which he was born
Vinci
The above is located near this major Italian city
Florence
Painting or fresco that features Jesus and the apostles
The Last Supper
City to which he relocated to work for the Sforza family – where he painted the above
Milan
His drawing that studies the proportions of the human body
Vitruvian Man
His painting of Jesus that is world's most expensive painting ever sold
Salvator Mundi
He creates the traditional trinity of great masters of the High Renaissance with
these two painters
Michelangelo
Raphael
He "invented" this safety device for pilots
Parachute
Animal held by the "Lady" in one of his famous paintings
Ermine
His collection of scientific writings
Codex Leicester
Billionaire who bought the above in 1994
Bill Gates
His biggest project was a statue of this type of animal – it was never built
Horse
He made an early version of this type of aerial vehicle
Helicopter
He spent his last three years living in this country
France
Author of "The Da Vinci Code"
Dan Brown
 
 
Complete these Quotes by Leonardo da Vinci
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
Art is never finished, only abandoned
Learning never exhausts the mind
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Level 71
Dec 4, 2020
Good quiz! The statue was not destroyed, it was never made. The bronze which had been allotted for the statue was taken away to be used for cannons when war broke out. The clay model was abandoned and destroyed, however.
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Level 67
Dec 4, 2020
Fixed.