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Quiz Updated Jun 8, 2014

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Clue Person % Correct
Who was the polymath and archetype 'Renaissance Man' who painted the 'Mona Lisa'?Leonardo da Vinci
97.4%
Who was the sculptor, painter and architect who painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling and sculptured the statue of 'David'?Michelangelo
92%
Who was the physicist, mathematician and astronomer who discovered the four largest satellites of Jupiter?Galileo Galilei
79.2%
Who was the 13-14th century author of 'Convivio' and 'The Divine Comedy'?Dante Alighieri
77.1%
Who was the explorer and merchant famous for his travels in central Asia and China?Marco Polo
77.1%
Who was the explorer, navigator and cartographer after whom the Americas are named? Amerigo Vespucci
75.1%
Which composer is best known for his violin concertos 'The Four Seasons'?Antonio Vivaldi
72.6%
Who was the historian, politician, diplomat and author of 'The Prince' first published 1532?Niccolò Machiavelli
71.3%
Which operatic tenor singer was one of 'The Three Tenors'?Luciano Pavarotti
66.2%
Who was the electrical engineer often credited as the inventor of radio?Guglielmo Marconi
57.2%
Who is the actress who appeared in the films 'Two Women', 'Today and Tomorrow' and 'Marriage Italian-Style'?Sophia Loren
52.4%
Clue Person % Correct
Which 18th century adventurer and author is remembered for his affairs and gives his name to a modern womanizer?Giacomo Casanova
47.7%
Which artists works include 'The School of Athens', 'The Three Graces' and 'Madonna & Child'?Raphael
43%
Who was the five time Academy Award winning film director whose films include 'La Dolce Vita'?Federico Fellini
39.5%
Who was the general called 'The Hero of Two Worlds' and 'The Father of Modern Italy'?Giuseppe Garibaldi
37.9%
Which daughter of Pope Alexander VI has been accused of incest, poisoning and murder?Lucretia Borgia
36.1%
Which physicist is known for the invention of the electric battery in 1800?Alessandro Volta
29.4%
Who is the fashion designer whose company had a turnover of $1.6bn in 2012?Giorgio Armani
28.8%
Who was the 16th century Queen of France and Regent during the Saint Bartholomew's Day massacre of 1572?Catherine de' Medici
26.7%
Which 13th century Dominican friar and priest is known as 'Doctor Angelicus' and 'Doctor Communis'?St.Thomas Aquinas
11.6%
Which physicist and mathematician is best known for his invention of the barometer?Evangelista Torricelli
8.6%

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