Venice Trivia

Based on the clues, name these facts about the city of Venice.
Quiz by alberici
Last updated: September 6, 2018
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First submittedJuly 20, 2013
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Venice is famous for this type of boat
"Venice" in Italian
This body of water divides the city into two parts
The Grand Canal
Most famous bridge across the above
Enclosed bridge that convicts walked across on their way to prison
Bridge of Sighs
Name of Venice when it was a sovereign state
Most Serene Republic of Venice
Person who conquered Venice in 1797
Napoleon Bonaparte
Title of the leader of Medieval Venice
Venice borders this sea
Adriatic Sea
Patron saint of Venice and namesake of their cathedral
Saint Mark
Shakespeare plays set in Venice
The Merchant of Venice
Island known for glassblowing
Venetian adventurer whose name has become synonymous with seduction
Giacomo Casanova
Venice Film Festival award
Golden Lion
Composer of "The Four Seasons"
Antonio Vivaldi
Venetian explorer who traveled to China and met Kublai Khan
Marco Polo
Celebration famous for its original masks
Venetian crusaders sacked this city in 1204, crippling the Byzantine Empire
Venice was one four Italian city-states that were major naval powers
in the Middle Ages. Name one of the others.
Genoa, Pisa, or Amalfi
Venice is located in this region
Level 47
Mar 8, 2017
nice quiz
Level 79
Sep 6, 2018
I think vaporetto would also be a reasonable answer to the first question.
Level 83
Sep 6, 2018
"Venice was one [of] four Italian city-states that were major naval powers in the Middle Ages. Name one of the others."
Level 69
Sep 7, 2018
Wow! Very leader! So Venice. Much medieval!
Level 74
Sep 7, 2018
Thanks, Doge.
Level 74
Sep 11, 2018
Are Doge and Duce not the same title? Duke is asking too much, I guess.
Level 70
Sep 11, 2018
Doge, Duce and Duke all come from Latin, dux, but they are not interchangeable at all.
Level 74
Sep 11, 2018
I see.
Level 49
Sep 11, 2018
Dux should be accepted
Level 85
Sep 11, 2018
Dang. Tried Don Juan and Lothario. Forgot about Casanova.
Level 76
Sep 11, 2018
I did the exact same thing. I knew they weren't right, but just couldn't think of the answer. Great quiz even though I only scored 13 for two points.
Level 48
Sep 11, 2018
You should accept "sospiri" in "bridge of sighs", its real name is "ponte dei sospiri"
Level 74
Sep 16, 2018
No, since this is an English-speaking quiz
Level 65
Sep 11, 2018
This quiz is too Venice-centric.
Level 74
Sep 11, 2018
It´s the point...
Level 83
Sep 15, 2018
Rialto is the ponte
Level 81
Sep 18, 2018
Lion the least guessed at 20%???
Level 77
Mar 26, 2021
That was one I didn't get (along with Casanova)
Level 67
Jun 3, 2020
Please don't tell me I am the only one who thinks of Shiba Inus when the Doge of Venice comes up.