17+ Italy Trivia Questions and Answers

Italy is a beautiful country with great people, food, culture, and experiences. It’s one of the most well-known European countries frequented by travelers yearly. In this trivia collection, we look at the jewel of Europe and dive into fun facts about Italian food, Italian culture, Italian places, and so many more.

Italy Trivia

There’s no denying that Italy is a fascinating country. Here are some interesting facts and trivia about Italy that you might have not heard of before.

  • The Trevi Fountain is one of the oldest water sources in Rome.
  • Mount Etna in Sicily is one of the most active volcanoes in the world.
  • The highest mountain in Italy is Mont Blanc.
  • The Etruscans formed the most powerful people in Italy before the Roman Empire.

Italy Trivia Questions and Answers

So let’s test your knowledge about Italy with this collection of Italy trivia questions and answers. See how many you can get right.

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How do you say “I love you” in Italian?▶ Ti amo
What’s the official language of Italy? ▶ Italian
What’s the largest city in Italy? ▶ Rome which is also the Capital City
Which Italian polymath was known to have painted Mona Lisa? ▶ Leonardo Da Vinci
What is the official residence of the Pope? ▶ Sistine Chapel
What’s the smallest country in the world just adjacent to Italy? ▶ Vatican City
Which Italian politician founded the National Fascist Party? ▶ Benito Mussolini
Christopher Columbus was thought to have been born in which Italian city? ▶ Genoa
What’s the other name for the Italian Peninsula? ▶ Apennine Peninsula
Which region in the Italian Peninsula doesn’t belong to Italy? ▶ San Marino
Sicily is the largest island in which sea?▶ Mediterranean Sea
Which city is traditionally said to be built on seven hills?▶ Rome
In 1814 Napoleon was exiled to which island located off the coast of Tuscany?▶ Elba

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Tim majored in Humanities with a bachelor in English and Theatre at New York State University. He lectured on entertainment business studies for three years at Plymouth College.

Tim has been a trivia host in his current hometown of Pittsburgh for the past two years. He enjoys hanging out with people who love trivia just as much as he does.

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