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Cortina d'Ampezzo: Quiz


Question 1: The 1944 Winter Olympics were also scheduled to be held in Cortina, but were canceled because of ________.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IISoviet occupations

Question 2: 1924: ________1928: St. Moritz 1932: Lake Placid 1936: Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1940 & 1944: No games due to World War II 1948: St.

Question 3: In 1420, the village was conquered by the ________.
History of the Republic of VeniceHistory of ItalyItalyRepublic of Venice

Question 4: Located in the heart of the ________ in an alpine valley, it is a popular winter sport resort known for its ski-ranges, scenery, accommodations, shops and après-ski scene.

Question 5: Following Italy's victory in ________, Ampezzo was finally given to Italy.
Caucasus CampaignArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)World War I

Question 6: Cortina is home to some of the most prestigious names in fashion including Bulgari, Benetton, ________ and Geox and various artisan shops, antiquarians, and craft stores.
FnacPPR (company)GucciBalenciaga

Question 7: Cortina is situated to the top of the Valle del Boite in the ________, and is positioned between Cadore (to the south) and the Val Pusteria (to north), Val d' Ansiei (to east) and Agordo (to the west).

Question 8: The surroundings of Cortina have been the location for a number of movies, including ________ scenes for Cliffhanger, Krull and The Pink Panther.
MountaineeringHikingBackpacking (wilderness)Bicycle touring

Question 9: Cortina d'Ampezzo was the host town of the ________.
1956 Winter Olympics1960 Winter Olympics1960 Summer OlympicsOlympic Games

Question 10: In the Middle Age, Ampezzo fell under the jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Aquileia, and of the ________.
Byzantine EmpireGerman EmpireFranciaHoly Roman Empire


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