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									Culture Bowl 2
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 Roberta Pennasilico, Naples High School
  Art &      History &              Current   Miscella-
literature   Geography   Language    Events    neous


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              Art & Literature
             100 Point Question


             Who painted the Mona Lisa?




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             Art & literature
             100 Point Answer



       Leonardo da Vinci


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              Art & Literature
             200 Point Question


  What is the Italian name for the period
    in XV century that saw the rebirth of
               the arts in general?


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             Art & Literature
             200 Point Answer


               Il Rinascimento

              (The Renaissance)




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              Art & Literature
             300 Point Question


   Who wrote the “Cantico dei Cantici”,
         one of the very first documented
                poems in Italian?


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              Art & Literature
              300 Point Answer




             St. Francis of Assisi


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                Art & Literature
               400 Point Question

   Name the Italian movie shot in the islands
             of Procida (near Naples) and Salina
    (Sicily), which talks about the friendship
      between poet Neruda and a Neapolitan
                        young man.

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             Art & Literature
             400 Point Answer



             The Postman (Il Postino)




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              Art & Literature
             500 Point Question


         What is the name of the Opera
                House in Milan?




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             Art & Literature
             500 Point Answer



                La Scala



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             History & Geography
              100 Point Question


   Which is the largest island in Italy?




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             History & Geography
              100 Point Answer


                    Sicily




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             History & Geography
              200 Point Question


   Ravello and Positano are small towns
 on a famous Italian coast. Which one?




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             History & Geography
              200 Point Answer


               The Amalfi Coast




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             History & Geography
              300 Point Question


              Who said the sentence:

             I came, I saw, I conquered

                 (Veni, vidi, vici)?

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             History & Geography
              300 Point Answer


                Julius Ceasar




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             History & Geography
               400 Point Points


       In which year did Vesuvius erupt?




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             History & Geography
              400 Point Answer



                  79 A. D.



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             History & Geography
              500 Point Question


        What is the name of the Northern
             coast of Sardinia, famous for
   luxurious villas with private beaches?


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             History & Geography
              500 Point Answer


                The Emerald Coast

                (La costa smeralda)




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                  Language
              100 Point Question


             How do you call the different
        languages spoken in the different
                   regions of Italy?


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                Language
             100 Point Answer


                 Dialects




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                 Language
             200 Point Question


                How do you say:

              “I don’t like singing?”




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                  Language
              200 Point Answer


             Non mi piace cantare.




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                 Language
             300 Point Question


  A term used in English, A. D., derives
     from Latin. What does it stand for?




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             Theme 3 Response
                300 Points


                  Anno Domini

             (in the year of the Lord)




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                 Language
             400 Point Question


        What is another English word for
             “freedom”, of Latin root?




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             Theme 3 Response
             400 Point Answer


             Liberty = Liberta’




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                 Language
             500 Point Question

   Italian poet to first win the Nobel prize
for literature in 1906. His main collection
    of poems is “Rime”, and he translated
Homer’s “Iliad” into Italian. Who is he?



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                 Language
             500 Point Answer


               Giosué Carducci




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              Current Events
             100 Point Question



    Valentino, Versace, Ferre’.
               Who are they?


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              Current Events
             100 Point Answer



        Italian fashion designers.



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              Current Events
             200 Point Question


             Who was Luciano Pavarotti?




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              Current Events
             200 Point Answer


               An opera singer




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                Current Events
               300 Point Question


  What is the most famous Italian music
  show that takes place in mid-February
             and lasts almost a week?


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              Current Events
             300 Point Answer



        Il Festival di Sanremo



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               Current Events
              400 Point Question


             What is the name of the Prime
                  Minister in Italian?




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              Current Events
             400 Point Answer



    Presidente del Consiglio



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              Current Events
             500 Point Question

       There are farms-resorts that offer tourists a
  relaxing vacation in the open air. They are often
 located in the middle of the country, so they grow
  their own food and offer it to their guests. What
              is this form of tourism called?



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              Current Events
             500 Point Answer


               Agriturismo




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               Miscellanous
             100 Point Question


     Where is the most popular Carnival
                 parade held?




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              Miscellaneous
             100 Point Answer



                 Venice



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               Miscellaneous
              200 Point Question


             What’s the most famous wine
                produced in Tuscany?




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              Miscellaneous
             200 Point Answer



                 Chianti


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              Miscellaneous
             300 Point Question

  Name the Neapolitan actor who made
 a lot of comedies in the 1960’s, wore a
        bowler hat and made a lot of new
             words/expressions in Italian.

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              Miscellaneous
             300 Point Answer



                  Toto’



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              Miscellaneous
             400 Point Question


     Madame Butterfly and Turandot are
              operas written by….?




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              Miscellaneous
             400 Point Answer



             Giacomo Puccini



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                     Miscellaneous
                   500 Point Question

   This movie by Gabriele Salvatores won the
   Oscar prize in 1992. It is about a group of
Italian soldiers abandoned on a Greek island at
             the end of WW2. What movie is it?



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              Miscellaneous
             500 Point Answer



              Mediterraneo



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