Discovering San Miniato
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Who were the first inhabitants of San Miniato?
    answer choices
    The Lombards
    The Romans 
    The Etruscans
    The Saxons
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What can you admire in front of the The Sanctuary of the Most Holy Crucifix in San Miniato?
    answer choices
    The Town Hall
    San Domenico’s Church
    Grifoni Palace
    The Palace of the Seminary
  • Question 3
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    Q.  What is the name of the bell tower of the cathedral?
    answer choices
    Leopoldo Tower
    Matilde Tower
    Frederick Tower
    San Genesio Tower
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the name of the pilgrimage route which connected Canterbury to Rome in the Middle Ages?
    answer choices
    Via Conti
    The Via Angelica
    The Way of Saint James
    The Via Francigena
  • Question 5
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    Q. Where is the famous Mercatale held on Sunday mornings once a month ?
    answer choices
    In Piazza del Duomo
    In Piazza del Seminario
    In Piazza Dante Alighieri
    In Piazza Del Popolo  
  • Question 6
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    Q. When was the Tower of Frederick II built?
    answer choices
    In 1218
    In 1418
    In 1918
    In 2018
  • Question 7
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    Q. What is the name of the church you can admire in Piazza del Popolo in San Miniato?
    answer choices
    San Domenico‘s Church
    The Sanctuary of the Most Holy Crucifix
    The Cathedral
     Saint Francis‘s Church  
  • Question 8
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    Q. How tall is the Tower of Frederick II?
    answer choices
    37 metres
    67 metres
    48 metres
    15 metres  
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. When was San Miniato founded ?
    answer choices
    In the 8thcentury
    In the 1st century
    In the 13th century
    In the 17th century  
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Who built the Fortress?
    answer choices
    Matilde di Canossa  
    Leopoldo II
    Otto I, Duke of Saxony
    Frederick II of Swabia
  • Question 11
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    Q. What can you admire in Piazza del Seminario?
    answer choices
    Grifoni Palace
    The Tower of Frederick II
    The Palace of the Seminary
    The Conservatory of Santa Chiara
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What does “Frantoio Samminiatese”produce?
    answer choices
    Olive oil
    Wine
    Pork products
    Vegetables  
  • Question 13
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    Q. What is the name of the event which features puppet, mime and music performances and puppet workshops and takes place in June?
    answer choices
    La Notte Nera
    La Luna è Azzurra
    Festa del Teatro
    The White Truffle Exhibition
  • Question 14
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    Q. Where can you admire" Noli Me Tangere" ,the famous painting by Ludovico Cardi  called" Il Cigoli"?
    answer choices
    In the Cathedral
    In the Sanctuary of The Most Holy Crucifix
    In the Oratory of Loretino
    In the Conservatory of Santa Chiara
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.  Who founded San Miniato?
    answer choices
    The Saxons
    The Normans
    The Lombards
    The Etruscans
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What is San Miniato Basso also called?
    answer choices
    Pinocchio
    Pidocchio
    Arlecchino
    Pulcinella
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What can you buy at the famous “Mercatale”?
    answer choices
    Fish and chips
    French fries
    Fresh agricultural products such as eggs, milk, fruit, cheese and vegetables
    Cheeseburger
  • Question 18
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    Q. Which  important event takes place in San Miniato in November?
    answer choices
    The White Truffle Exhibition
    La Notte Nera
    La Luna e'Azzurra
    Pinocchio in Strada
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Where is the Holy Crucifix housed?
    answer choices
    In the Oratory of Loretino
    In the Sanctuary of The Most Holy Crucifix
    In the Conservatory of Santa Chiara
    In the Cathedral
  • Question 20
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    Q. Who is the Patron Saint of San Miniato?
    answer choices
    San Francesco
    San Genesio
    San Domenico
    San Miniato
  • Question 21
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    Q. What is the main dish you can taste in “La Bisteccheria” in San Miniato?
    answer choices
    Cheeseburger
    Fish and chips
    Fish soup
    Florentine steak
  • Question 22
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    Q. When was the Tower of Frederick II destroyed ?
    answer choices
    After the Second World War
    During the Second World War
    During the  First World War
    Before the Second World War
  • Question 23
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    Q. What is the name of the most famous painter who lived in San Miniato in the 20th and 21st centuries?
    answer choices
    Dilvo Lotti
    Ludovico Cardi 
    Antonio Domenico Bamberini
    Francesco Maria Galli Angelini
  • Question 24
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    Q.

    When did San Miniato become a free Commune?

    answer choices

    In the 18th century

    In the 13th century

    In the 20thcentury

    In the 8th century

  • Question 25
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    Q. What can you admire next to San Domenico’s Church?
    answer choices
    The Town Hall
    Formichini Palace
    The Conservatory of  Santa Chiara
    The Via Angelica
  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q. What do restaurants and stalls sell during the event called “La Notte  Nera”?
    answer choices
    White truffle
    Black truffle
    Red truffle 
    Brown truffle
  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was this town known as “San Miniato al Tedesco” in the Middle Ages?
    answer choices
    Because it has French origins 
    Because it has Spanish origins
    Because it has Austrian origins
    Because it has Germanic origins
  • Question 28
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    Q. When is the White Truffle Exhibition held in San Miniato?
    answer choices
    In November
    In March
    In September
    In January
  • Question 29
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    When was San Miniato absorbed into the Kingdom of Italy?

    answer choices

    In 1218

    In 1860

    In 1370

    In 1958

  • Question 30
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    Q.

    What do people usually drink when they have "Cantuccini" in restaurants in San Miniato?

    answer choices

    Orange juice

    Red wine

    White wine

    Vinsanto

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