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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?

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

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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