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Question 1: Medieval Romans were reduced to drawing water from polluted wells and the ________ River, which was also used as a sewer.
LazioTiber RiverSabineLake Bolsena

Question 2: Competitions had become the rage during the ________ era to design buildings, fountains, and even the Spanish Steps.
RenaissanceBaroqueWestern art historyMannerism

Question 3: An estimated 3,000 ________ are thrown into the fountain each day.
EuroPound sterlingEuropean Central BankEurozone

Question 4: In the center is superimposed a robustly modelled ________.
ItalyTriumphal archRomeParis

Question 5: The Trevi Fountain (Italian: Fontana di Trevi) is a fountain in the Trevi rione in Rome, ________.
FranceItalyGreeceSicily

Question 6: The Trevi Fountain was finished in 1762 by Giuseppe Pannini, who substituted the present allegories for planned sculptures of ________ and "Trivia", the Roman virgin.
Julius CaesarMarcus Vipsanius AgrippaAugustusRoman Empire

Question 7: The Roman custom of building a handsome fountain at the endpoint of an aqueduct that brought water to Rome was revived in the 15th century, with the ________.
Italian RenaissanceRenaissanceWestern art historyBaroque

Question 8: Standing 25.9 meters (85 feet) high and 19.8 meters (65 feet) wide, it is the largest ________ fountain in the city.
BaroqueWestern art historyMannerismRenaissance

Question 9: In 1453, Pope Nicholas V finished mending the Acqua Vergine aqueduct and built a simple basin, designed by the humanist architect ________, to herald the water's arrival.
ItalyLeon Battista AlbertiItalian RenaissanceFlorence

Question 10: In 1629 Pope Urban VIII, finding the earlier fountain insufficiently dramatic, asked ________ to sketch possible renovations, but when the Pope died, the project was abandoned.
RomeSt. Peter's BasilicaGian Lorenzo BerniniBaroque architecture







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