Friuli: Quiz

Question 1: After the Regnum Italiae fell to the ________, the duchy of Friuli was reorganised into counties according to the Frankish model.
FranksLombardsGermanic peoplesSaxons

Question 2: For a brief period Friuli belonged to the Italic Kingdom, from ________ until the Bourbon Restoration.

Question 3: In ________, the District of Portogruaro, for a long time Friulian in its history, culture, geography and language, was removed from the Province of the Friuli by Austrian wish and assigned to the Province of Venice.

Question 4: A Hunnic invasion marked the start of the Friuli's decline: Aquileia, protected by meagre forces, was forced to surrender and was razed to the ground by ________ in 452.
HunsHunnic EmpireAttila the HunFlavius Aetius

Question 5: It convened for the last time in 1805, when it was abolished by ________.
Napoleonic WarsFirst French EmpireNapoleon IFrench Directory

Question 6: Besides Udine, other important centres are Pordenone, ________, Sacile, Codroipo, Cervignano del Friuli, Cividale del Friuli, Gemona del Friuli, Monfalcone, Tolmezzo.
TriesteSloveniaGorizia and GradiscaGorizia

Question 7: The city was the most important river port on the Natissa river, dominating trade between the ________ and northern Europe (carried on the Via Iulia Augusta).
Adriatic SeaMediterranean SeaAegean SeaIonian Sea

Question 8: In 1815, the ________ enacted the definitive union of Veneto and Friuli with Austrian Lombardy, to constitute the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia.
Napoleonic WarsPrussiaCongress of ViennaHundred Days

Question 9: The Lombard king ________ established the Duchy of Friuli, the first Lombard duchy, and granted it to his relative Gisulf I.
CharlemagneAlboinTheodoric the GreatAgilulf

Question 10: In the final decades of the 3rd century, Aquileia became the centre of one of the most prestigious bishoprics of the empire, competing in Italy with ________ and, subsequently, Ravenna, for second place after Rome.
Corbetta, ItalyParabiagoMilanMagenta, Italy

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