The most difficult Rome riddles A list of Rome related questions that are most often answered incorrectly History quiz What material was the dome of Rome Pantheon made from?Concrete. The temple - 43 meter in diameter - was built by emperor Hadrian. Its dome with 8-meter wide oculus was built of unreinforced concrete that has been a mystery for ages. The weight of Roman concrete used to build the monolitic structure is merely 1/5 of common concrete. Such effect was achieved by mixing in of volcanic tuff and pumice.very hard 27% concreteconcrete27%marblemarble36%sandstonesandstone31%woodwood4%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1889 answers in 2 languages »history of Italy riddles » What is Gaius Julius Caesar's given name?Gaius. Roman nomenclature is somewhat different from the modern English form. Gaius, Iulius, and Caesar are Caesar's praenomen, nomen, and cognomen, respectively. In modern usage, his full name might be something like "Gaius Iulius, the Caesar", where 'Caesar' denoted him as a member of the 'Caesarian' family branch of the 'Iulian' clan, and 'Gaius' was his personal name.very hard 27% CeasarCeasar7%GaiusGaius27%JuliusJulius28%none of the abovenone of the above36%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1278 answers in 2 languages »history of Europe riddles » How is the Colosseum in Rome also known as? Flavian Amphiteatre. The Collosseum was built by the three emperors known as the Flavian dynasty (Vespasian, Titus, Domitian). During the Ancient times, it was known in Latin as Amphitheatrum Flavium. The name "Colosseum" had been coined to refer to the amphitheatre around year 1000 AD.hard 45% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus30% Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre45%Forum RomanumForum Romanum14%PantheonPantheon9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10807 answers in 3 languages »landmarks riddles » What was the maximum capacity of the Colosseum in Rome?50,000 - 80,000 spectators. The Colosseum could hold, it is estimated, between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators, having an average audience of some 65,000. It was similar in capacity to the largest of modern football stadiums.average 64% 2,000 - 5,000 spectators2,000 - 5,000 spectators3%5,000 - 10,000 spectators5,000 - 10,000 spectators11%10,000 - 20,000 spectators10,000 - 20,000 spectators21%50,000 - 80,000 spectators50,000 - 80,000 spectators64%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 24156 answers in 5 languages »Ancient buildings riddles » What is the Sistine Chapel named after?Pope Sixtus IV. The chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between 1477 and 1480. He also introduced the Early Renaissance into Rome with the first masterpieces of the city's new artistic age. average 67% pope Sixtus IVpope Sixtus IV67%saint Sistinasaint Sistina8%Sixtinus, a hill in RomeSixtinus, a hill in Rome13%sixta, the sixth prayer of a day, which was usually celebrated theresixta, the sixth prayer of a day, which was usually celebrated there11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12233 answers in 5 languages »Christianity riddles » What is the second largest city in Italy, after Rome?Milan. The four largest cities in Italy are Rome (2.7 million), Milan (1.3 million), Naples (1.0 million) and Turin (0.9 million).average 69% NaplesNaples21%MilanMilan69%BolognaBologna2%TurinTurin7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6873 answers in 9 languages »Southern Europe riddles » Where is Trajan's Column?In Rome. Trajan's Column - monument constructed in AD 113 in Rome to commemoration emperor's victory above Dacians.easy 74% in Romein Rome74%in Athensin Athens7%in Madridin Madrid8%in Saint Petersburgin Saint Petersburg8%Created by: Damian Kramek. Statistics based on 20614 answers in 2 languages »architecture riddles » To whom was the Pantheon in Rome dedicated?All the gods. It is widely accepted that Pantheon was dedicated to all the gods, as its name suggests (from the Ancient Greek Pan "all" + Theon "gods"). However, the concept of a temple dedicated to all the gods is highly unusual and thus questionable. Some sources suggest that the name "pantheon" was only a nickname for the building during the Roman times, and its original name and purpose was lost.easy 78% JupiterJupiter14%SaturnSaturn3%TiberiusTiberius3%All the godsAll the gods78%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19233 answers in 4 languages »ancient Rome riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.