Italy questions This is a list of recently added questions about Italy. Play Italy quiz and see all the questions. Which of those famous opera composers died last?Giacomo Puccini was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi". His most renowned works are La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, and Turandot, all of which are among the important operas played as standards.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 37% Giuseppe VerdiGiuseppe Verdi1836Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart1055Richard WagnerRichard Wagner4331Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini4357opera riddles » Who holds the record for most appearances in Serie A? (Italian top football league)Paolo Maldini holds the record for most appearances in Serie A, with 647 matches played. He spent all 25 seasons of his career in the Serie A with Milan, winning 23 trophies while in the squad including 5 UEFA Champions League. Second on the list is Gianluigi Buffon, the only one, for the time being, with the chance to overtake him.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 32% Javier ZanettiJavier Zanetti13Gianluigi BuffonGianluigi Buffon52Francesco TottiFrancesco Totti58Paolo MaldiniPaolo Maldini58soccer riddles » What is the most popular surname in Italy?Rossi. The surname, which most often occurs in Italy (it carries about 68,000 families) is Rossi.Created by: Marta Kurdzielaverage 60% RossiRossi692FerrariFerrari226MarinoMarino193GrecoGreco31surnames riddles » What is the capital city of the Apulia region of Italy?Bari is the second most important economic centre of mainland Southern Italy after Naples, a port and university city, as well as the city of Saint Nicholas.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 38% TurinTurin1062PalermoPalermo1190BariBari1829LecceLecce627cities riddles » What number is considered unlucky in Italy?17. In Italian culture, the number 17 is considered unlucky. When viewed as the Roman numeral, XVII, it is then changed anagrammatically to VIXI, which in the Latin language translates to "I lived", the perfect implying "My life is over."Created by: Ninjaivery hard 28% 1717178131310515158277251numbers riddles » What was the names of the two sea monsters guarding the Strait of Messina?Scylla and Charybdis. In ancient mythology the Strait of Messina between Sicily and mainland Italy was the home of Scylla and Charybdis, two fearsome monsters of the kind the Greeks loved to come up with – both were female, had previously been renowned beauties, who were turned into scabrous horrors only after setting off the jealousy of goddesses, to spend the rest of their days venting their rage on any sailors who dared to make their way through the Strait.Created by: Tschukaaverage 68% Medusa and GorgonMedusa and Gorgon275Minotaur and HarpyMinotaur and Harpy136Scylla and CharybdisScylla and Charybdis977Dike and EunomiaDike and Eunomia40mythology riddles » Where was Galileo buried?In the Santa Croce church in Florence. The Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinando II, wished to bury Galileo in the main body of the Basilica of Santa Croce, and to erect a marble mausoleum in his honour. These plans were dropped after Pope Urban VIII had been condemned Galileo for "vehement suspicion of heresy". He was buried in a small room next to the novices' chapel. However, in 1737 he was reburied in the main body of the basilica, and a monument had been erected there in his honour.Created by: Tschukahard 47% in the Notre-Dame cathedral in Parisin the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris1244in the Santa Croce church in Florencein the Santa Croce church in Florence3520in the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiorein the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore2054in the Sagrada Familia in Barcelonain the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona654renessaince riddles » What area was called the "Magna Graecia" in antiquity?Southern Apennine Peninsula with Sicily. Magna Graecia ("Great Greece") was the name given by the Romans to the coastal areas of Southern Italy in the present-day regions of Campania, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily that were extensively populated by Greek settlers.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 37% Peloponnese with Sparta and MycenaePeloponnese with Sparta and Mycenae1407Boeotia with Athens and ThebesBoeotia with Athens and Thebes718Thessaly with Larissa and OlymposThessaly with Larissa and Olympos418Southern Apennine Peninsula with SicilySouthern Apennine Peninsula with Sicily1495antiquity riddles » Where did the kiwi plant originate?China. As its Latin name suggests, Actinidia Chinensis is a fruit tree and medicinal plant native to China.Created by: Tschukavery hard 39% New ZealandNew Zealand304AustraliAustrali86ChinaChina286IndiaIndia52New Zealand riddles » What is the origin of the name of the Tyrrhenian Sea?Name of Etruscans. The Tyrrhenian Sea is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy. It is named for the Tyrrhenian people, identified since the 6th century BCE with the Etruscans of Italy. Created by: Tschukavery hard 23% phrase "Terra Incognita"phrase "Terra Incognita"530name of Etruscansname of Etruscans1080phrase "Terra Romano"phrase "Terra Romano"1178The cities of TyrThe cities of Tyr1799Mediterranean Sea riddles » Play Italy quiz and see all the questions.