Rome

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#1  Location  50 seconds

Where is Rome?

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

Rome became the capital city of a unified Italy in 1871, taking the title from which city?

Florence

Venice

Milan

Foggia

The capital of Italy was Turin from 1861 to 1865, then Florence from 1865 to 1871, and then finally Rome.

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

The legend of Rome's founding involves two abandoned brothers who were rescued by a she-wolf. What were the boys' names?

Remus & Romulus

Rufus & Roman

Papa & Monty

Frederic & Niels

The brothers wanted to found a new city, but couldn’t agree on the name. A fight ensued, and Romulus killed Remus.

#4  Location  50 seconds

Where is the Colosseum, the most famous landmark in Rome?

#5  Buttons  20 seconds

Still holding the title of largest amphitheater in the world, how long did it take to build the Colosseum?

10 years

30 years

50 years

70 years

After only eight short years the building was inaugurated, with finalizations only taking an additional two years.

#6  Type answer  30 seconds

In 2007, the Roman Colosseum became one of the Seven _______ of the World. Fill in the blank

Wonders

New Wonders

#7  Location  50 seconds

Where is the Roman Pantheon?

The Pantheonis a former Roman temple.

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

The original use of the Pantheon is undocumented. In 609 AD, Pope Boniface IV converted it into what?

A Church

A Theater

A Library

A Forum

A rough history states that Christians were complaining about being plagued by pagan ghosts that haunted the building.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

In the 17th century, in order to make the Pantheon more resemble a church, what was added to the building?

Two bell towers

Two steeples

A cross

Stained Glass

Afterwards, in the 19th century the two bell towers were removed since their nicknames became "ass’s ears"

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

Rome is the most visited city in Europe. True or False?

False

True

Rome is the 3rd most visited city in Europe after London and Paris. Rome is the 16th most visited city in the world.

#11  Type answer  30 seconds

What independent state is located within Rome?

Vatican City

The Vatican City

The Vatican

Vatican

The small state has been recognized as independent from Italy since February 11, 1929.
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