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Pordenone: Quiz


Question 1: After World War II, Pordenone, as well as the rest of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, became a garrison for many military units, in order to prevent an ________ invasion from the east.
East GermanySoviet UnionJoseph StalinRussia

Question 2: Pordenone was created in the High ________ as a river port on the Noncello, with the name Portus Naonis.
Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 3: After ________, the local Zanussi firm became a world giant of household appliances, and in 1968, Pordenone became capital of the province with the same name, including territory belonging to Udine.
Second Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War II

Question 4: Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, with its characteristic Gothic and ________ edifices, some with frescoes.
RenaissanceBaroqueItalian RenaissanceWestern art history

Question 5: The railway connection and the construction of the Pontebbana road brought on the decline of the port, but spurred substantial industrial development (especially for the working of ________).

Question 6: Castello di Torre ("Tower Castle") (late 12th century), residence of the Ragogna family and now seat of the Western ________ Archaeological Museum.
TaraspAustrian CircleFriuliAquileia

Question 7: The cotton sector decayed after the damage of ________ and failed completely after the 1929 crisis.
Armenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)World War ICaucasus Campaign

Question 8: In 1514, it was acquired by the ________, under which a new port was built and the manufacturers improved.
ItalyRepublic of VeniceHistory of ItalyHistory of the Republic of Venice

Question 9: In 1378, after having been administrated by several feudatories, the city was handed over to the ________ family, forming an Austrian enclave within the territory of Patriarchate of Aquileia.
House of HabsburgHouse of BonaparteHohenzollern-SigmaringenHouse of Bourbon

Question 10: info) (Friulian: Pordenon, Slovene: Pordenun) is a comune of Pordenone province of northeast ________ in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region.


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