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Quiz: Italy - how much do you know?

Updated on May 29, 2011

Hey Presto - time for an Italian quiz!

Are you ready for this? The land of Leonardo, parmigiano, chianti, olives, pasta, gnocchi, zucchini, tomatoes, pizza, mozzarella and other unforgettable foods (no mention of meat here!) is beckoning you to try your hand at an off-beat quiz on various aspects of Italy and stuff Italian.

Mountains, lakes, Roman relics, history, culture, art, scenery, Vesuvius, mediaeval towns, Tuscany, wines, food, parmesan and those lovely people. What more could anyone want? Then, to cap it all, there's Rome, Venice and Florence.

Andiamo!

Did I mention Ferraris?

N.B.: More questions have been added, for loads more points! Don't stop after the first set of questions.

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Disclaimer: Squidoo periodically alters points allowances which means that a points estimate made at the time of going to press can be inaccurate by the time you get to it. Sorry about that but it's beyond my control!

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Don't go just yet!

More questions for heaps more points further down the page.

Italy's worth a few more questions.

Have you been to Italy?

How was it?

Are you up for more questions? - 100 points going begging here

More questions?

Your verdict on the quiz please

Italy - Siena
Italy - Siena

Were the questions clear?

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One last question:

Itaky - Mediaeval hill town
Itaky - Mediaeval hill town

Were the questions fair?

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Ferrari 308 [AndyPo of Squidoo]
Ferrari 308 [AndyPo of Squidoo]

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Italy - sunset at Trasimeno
Italy - sunset at Trasimeno

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Chris Day is a UK-based veterinarian practising alternative medicine (e.g. herbs, acupuncture, homeopathy, chiropractic). He has many interests outside that field, some of which are reflected in his lensography.

Alternative medicine has much to offer, often helping to control the situation where conventional medicine cannot. Such an approach includes holistic and integrated application of acupuncture, homeopathy, herbs and diet.

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For more information, visit AVMC's information website (over 600 pages).

Chris Day - holistic vet - runs the Alternative Veterinary Medicine Centre in Oxfordshire (AVMC) in Oxfordshire, UK.

Italy - David replica in Firenze
Italy - David replica in Firenze

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    • pimbels lm profile image

      pimbels lm 6 years ago

      Thank you for a great quiz.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @ben186422: Prego!

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      ben186422 6 years ago

      Good. Nice quiz, thanks

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @SandyPeaks: The pleasure's all mine!

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      SandyPeaks 6 years ago

      Thanks again!

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @anonymous: Great - thanks for joining in.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I think I put the comment for this question in the last comment space--anyway, in case I did, Fun quiz! Did well! Thanks!

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @evelynsaenz1: Great! Good to see you here.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @anonymous: Oh well - perhaps a tour necessary?

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Did fairly well, but not as well as I hoped.

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      Evelyn Saenz 6 years ago from Royalton

      Fun quiz

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @anonymous: Thanks!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      You sure have relevant and informative quizzes.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @akumar46 lm: Well done.

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      akumar46 lm 6 years ago

      I tried to attempt it.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @KimGiancaterino: You're very welcome. Thanks for participating.

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      KimGiancaterino 6 years ago

      I did pretty well, and also leveled up. Thanks for that!

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @TheLittleCardShop: Ah well - the sting in the tail - good to see you anyway.

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      Malu Couttolenc 6 years ago

      I did good except for a few from the last

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @mivvy: Magnifico.

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      mivvy 6 years ago

      Loved your quiz, did not do too badly

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @LouisaDembul: Tease away - we all need to learn. However, if you think I should alter it, please send me a message via my 'contact' button on my Bio page and I'll obey!

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      LouisaDembul 6 years ago

      Let me tease you...your Italian needs impoving! Unless you are close to the woman you can not address her as tu! Grumpy Italiana

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @Oliversbabycarecouk: Not at all bad!

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      Oliversbabycarecouk 6 years ago

      i got 5 wrong in total

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @beerhead: There's so much to Italy - we all learn all the time. Thanks for spending the time and energy and for your feedback.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Enjoyment+Friendship+Genius=Chris :) 10 quiz loving stars for you :) Very proud to be here ;)

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      beerhead 6 years ago

      3 Wrong fun lens and I learned a few things.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @anonymous: Good to see you here! Hope you had fun.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @sousababy: Me tricky????

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      6 correct, the first ones, I started to suck after the cheese one (kept thinking you were being tricky). I'll keep trying.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @blueangel85: Bonjiorno! Grazie

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      blueangel85 6 years ago

      Very nice lens ! Greetings from Italy !

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @JamesPittman LM: Europe's waiting [and bracing itself! :-)]

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      JamesPittman LM 6 years ago

      Nice lens. Makes me want to go back to Europe very soon.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @norma-holt: Well done indeed (!) and thanks for coming along.

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      norma-holt 6 years ago

      Enjoyed the lens. Top marks

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @Philippians468: Thanks for giving it a go and for the nice comment.

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      Philippians468 6 years ago

      lovely lens! cheers

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @petermurray: Hey, that's not bad - still, a visit would be great.

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      Peter Murray 6 years ago from Izmir, Turkey

      80%. I think I should go to Italy to learn more.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @JeremiahStanghini: Oh well - different slant, I suppose. Thanks for coming along, nonetheless.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @sheriangell: It's a very good start!

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @Andy-Po: Yea - the Ferrari's the best bit - you should try one!

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      JeremiahStanghini 6 years ago

      Didn't do near as well as I thought I would, being Italian and all. Eep!

      With Love and Gratitude,

      Jeremiah

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      sheriangell 6 years ago

      70% - not so good since I want to visit SO BAD!

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      Andy 6 years ago from London, England

      I only got 80% which is a little embarrassing (given how much time I have spent in Italy) Great quiz. Nice Ferrari too ;-)

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @ajgodinho: Yes, that's a great score when you've not been there.

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      Anthony Godinho 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Only 60%, but I had fun and learned a few new facts! :)

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @MargoPArrowsmith: You'l be teaching Italian culture next!

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      MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      90%

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @fireflies: Don't leave it too late!

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      fireflies 6 years ago

      very nice place, for sure will go once before i die. will put it to my bucket list for now :)

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @Elle-Dee-Esse: That's very nearly 100% Great!

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      Lynne Schroeder 6 years ago from Blue Mountains Australia

      80% for me

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @poutine: How good is that? Well done!

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      poutine 6 years ago

      Only got 60% this time.

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      poutine 6 years ago

      Only got 60% this time.

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @anonymous: My pleasure and honour.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      It's so enjoyable as well .. Chris. I've got 7/10 .. Why? Please read your mail contact :)

      PS: Thank you so much for your kind to set me here. It's my honor to know you .. Chris ;)

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      Only half right...sad, very sad. Perhaps I could visit you and Raphaelo in Italy, someday?

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @beerhead: Hey, that's not bad - do you go to Italy?

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      @Jhangora LM: Thanks for your energetic and positive support

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      beerhead 6 years ago

      60%

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      Jhangora LM 6 years ago

      8/10. Pretty happy. Thanx a lot for a fantastic quiz.