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Question 1: On October 7, 1593, the superintendent of the ________ founded a revolutionary new kind of settlement: Palmanova.
History of ItalyRepublic of VeniceItalyHistory of the Republic of Venice

Question 2: The niches in the facade contain statues representing the saints Justina of Padua, one of ________'s patron saints, and Mark, as well as a statue of Christ, the Redeemer.
Este, ItalyAbano TermePaduaMonselice

Question 3: It is located 20 km from Udine, 28 km from ________ and 55 km from Trieste near the junction of the Autostrada Alpe-Adria (A23) and the Autostrada Venezia-Trieste (A4).
SloveniaGorizia and GradiscaDoberdò del LagoGorizia

Question 4: The city’s founding date commemorated the victory of European forces (supplied primarily by the Venetian republic) over Ottoman Turks in the ________.
Battle of DjerbaAlgiers expedition (1541)Battle of Lepanto (1571)Battle of Preveza (1538)

Question 5: From 1815 to 1866 the city was under ________, and was annexed 50 years later to Italy together with Veneto and the western Friuli.
AustriaPolandCzech RepublicHungary

Question 6: The facade itself is made of stone from ________, and was restored in 2000.
Istria CountyIstriaTriesteJulian March

Question 7: ________. http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=45.9,13.316667&spn=0.025,0.025&t=h. Retrieved 2006-10-05.
Google EarthGoogle searchGoogle MapsYouTube

Question 8: Palmanova (Friulian: Palme) is a town and comune in northeastern ________, close to the border with Slovenia.
ItalySicilyFranceRome

Question 9: Palmanova is famous for its fortress plan and structure, called a ________, imitated in the Modern era by numerous military architects.
FortificationCastleCaponierStar fort

Question 10: Using all the latest military innovations of the 16th century, this tiny town was a fortress in the shape of a nine-pointed star, designed by ________.
Andrea PalladioPaduaVeniceVincenzo Scamozzi







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