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Question 1: On the ceiling is the Coronation of Esther decorated by Stradano, with an inscription in honor of ________.
Eleanor of ToledoCosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of TuscanyPalazzo PittiHouse of Medici

Question 2: The portrait of Cosimo I and his wife Eleonora of Toledo was made by ________.
Giorgio VasariAlessandro AlloriBronzinoPontormo

Question 3: This text dates from 1851 and does not replace an earlier text by ________[3] as mentioned in guidebooks.
Catholic ChurchFlorencePope Alexander VIGirolamo Savonarola

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Palazzo Vecchio.
  Polychrome "Madonna and Child".
  Ceiling with fleur-de-lys.
  Map of the British Isles by Ignazio Danti.

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Peter Paul Rubens's copy of Leonardo's The Battle of Anghiari. {Allegedly from left to right is Francesco Piccinino; Niccolò Piccinino; Ludovico Trevisan; Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini).
  Palazzo Vecchio overlooks piazza della Signoria
  Stipo, an ebony cabinet.
  Peter Paul Rubens's copy of Leonardo's The Battle of Anghiari. {Allegedly from left to right is Francesco Piccinino; Niccolò Piccinino; Ludovico Trevisan; Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini).

Question 6: In the central niche at the south of the Hall is Michelangelo's famous marble group "The Genius of Victory" (1533-1534), originally intended for the tomb of ________.
Pope Clement VIIPope Leo XPope Alexander VIPope Julius II

Question 7: After its lengthy restoration, the (original) statue "Judith and Holofernes" by ________ was given a prominent place in this room in 1988.
DonatelloFlorenceFlorence BaptisteryFlorence Cathedral

Question 8: On the north side of the hall, illuminated by enormous windows, is the raised stage called the Udienza, built by ________ for Cosimo I to receive citizens and ambassadors.
Palazzo VecchioFlorenceBenvenuto CelliniBartolommeo Bandinelli

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Ceiling with fleur-de-lys.
  Genio della Vittoria by Michelangelo.
  Ceiling with fleur-de-lys.
  Peter Paul Rubens's copy of Leonardo's The Battle of Anghiari. {Allegedly from left to right is Francesco Piccinino; Niccolò Piccinino; Ludovico Trevisan; Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini).

Question 10: This massive, Romanesque, crenellated fortress-palace is among the most impressive town halls of ________.
SardiniaTuscanySicilyItaly







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