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Carrara: Quiz


Question 1: Carrara marble has been used since the time of ________; the Pantheon and Trajan's Column in Rome are constructed of it.
Classical antiquityRoman RepublicAncient RomeRoman Empire

Question 2: Carrara is a city and comune in the province of Massa-Carrara (Tuscany, ________), famous for the white or blue-gray marble quarried there.

Question 3: The Bishops acquired it again in 1230, their rule ending in 1313, when the city was given in succession to the Republics of Pisa, ________ and Florence.

Question 4: It was unveiled by future UK Prime Minister, ________ on 6 April 1882.
Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of SalisburyArchibald Primrose, 5th Earl of RoseberyArthur BalfourHenry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Question 5: Carrara and Massa formed the ________ from the 15th to the 19th century.
Duchy of ParmaKingdom of EtruriaKingdom of Italy (Napoleonic)Duchy of Massa and Carrara

Question 6: In addition to the marble quarries, the city has academies of sculpture and fine arts and a ________ of statuaries and antiquities.
ParisMuseumLondonArt museum

Question 7: It is on the Carrione river, some 100 km west-northwest of ________.


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