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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Vatican City Quiz



Post #1 — Country Quizzes Week

During the week of Monday, February 27th to Sunday, March 5th, GeoFact of the Day is hosting a Country Quiz Week. Every day or every other day, there will be a new quiz on a particular country around the world. Want to see a post about a favorite country? Feel free to share your suggestion by posting a comment! See if you can answer these questions pertaining to the VATICAN CITY (Holy See) without the help of literary resources and the Internet. Answers are provided at the end — Good Luck!

1)      Which fellow tiny country is located about 200 kilometers north of the Vatican City?
A — ANDORRA
B — SAN MARINO
C — MALTA
D — LIECHTENSTEIN

2)      Completely surrounded by Rome, Vatican City contains all of these attractions and places except the ________________.
A — Ethiopian Seminary
B — Swiss Guard Barracks
C — Castel Sant'Angelo (a.k.a. Hadrian Mausoleum)
D — Sistine Chapel

3)      Which of the following is not a Pope serving the world's Catholics during the 1800s?
A — Innocent XII
B — Pius VIII
C — Leo XIII

4)      Which archaeological site in ITALY is geographically closest to Vatican City?
A — Ostia
B — Ninfa
C — Norchia
D — Alba Fucens

5)      Which of the following motifs is not found on any legal-tender, collectible commemorative coin from Vatican City?
A — popes
B — roses
C — Jesus Christ


















ANSWERS
Question 1:
B . . . . . San Marino

Question 2:
C . . . . . Castel Sant'Angelo

Question 3:
A . . . . . Pope Innocent XII, who served from 1691 to 1700

Question 4:
A . . . . . Ostia

Question 5:
B . . . . . roses

So, how did you do? Thanks for taking this quiz!

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