Venice Trivia

Based on the clues, name these facts about the city of Venice.
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Last updated: September 6, 2018
First submittedJuly 20, 2013
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Clue
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Venice is famous for this type of boat
Gondola
"Venice" in Italian
Venezia
This body of water divides the city into two parts
The Grand Canal
Most famous bridge across the above
Rialto
Enclosed bridge that convicts walked across on their way to prison
Bridge of Sighs
Name of Venice when it was a sovereign state
Most Serene Republic of Venice
Person who conquered Venice in 1797
Napoleon Bonaparte
Title of the leader of Medieval Venice
Doge
Venice borders this sea
Adriatic Sea
Patron saint of Venice and namesake of their cathedral
Saint Mark
Shakespeare plays set in Venice
The Merchant of Venice
Othello
Island known for glassblowing
Murano
Venetian adventurer whose name has become synonymous with seduction
Giacomo Casanova
Venice Film Festival award
Golden Lion
Composer of "The Four Seasons"
Antonio Vivaldi
Venetian explorer who traveled to China and met Kublai Khan
Marco Polo
Celebration famous for its original masks
Carnival
Venetian crusaders sacked this city in 1204, crippling the Byzantine Empire
Constantinople
Venice was one four Italian city-states that were major naval powers
in the Middle Ages. Name one of the others.
Genoa, Pisa, or Amalfi
Venice is located in this region
Veneto
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Level 46
Mar 8, 2017
nice quiz
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Level 73
Sep 6, 2018
I think vaporetto would also be a reasonable answer to the first question.
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Level 78
Sep 6, 2018
"Venice was one [of] four Italian city-states that were major naval powers in the Middle Ages. Name one of the others."
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Level 72
Sep 7, 2018
Wow! Very leader! So Venice. Much medieval!
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Level 73
Sep 7, 2018
Thanks, Doge.
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Level 69
Sep 11, 2018
Are Doge and Duce not the same title? Duke is asking too much, I guess.
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Level 67
Sep 11, 2018
Doge, Duce and Duke all come from Latin, dux, but they are not interchangeable at all.
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Level 69
Sep 11, 2018
I see.
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Level 46
Sep 11, 2018
Dux should be accepted
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Level 81
Sep 11, 2018
Dang. Tried Don Juan and Lothario. Forgot about Casanova.
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Level 78
Sep 11, 2018
I did the exact same thing. I knew they weren't right, but just couldn't think of the answer. Great quiz even though I only scored 13 for two points.
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Level 52
Sep 11, 2018
You should accept "sospiri" in "bridge of sighs", its real name is "ponte dei sospiri"
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Level 73
Sep 16, 2018
No, since this is an English-speaking quiz
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Level 63
Sep 11, 2018
This quiz is too Venice-centric.
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Level 73
Sep 11, 2018
It´s the point...
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Level 80
Sep 15, 2018
Rialto is the ponte
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Level 77
Sep 18, 2018
Lion the least guessed at 20%???
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Level 66
Jun 3, 2020
Please don't tell me I am the only one who thinks of Shiba Inus when the Doge of Venice comes up.