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Vatican City (Grade 10)

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Vatican City

Vatican City is completely surrounded by which city?
  1. Paris
  2. Rome
  3. Berlin
  4. Florence
Vatican City was recognized as an independent state in 1929.
  1. True
  2. False
According to tradition dating from the late second century, who was the first pope in Rome?

The Holy See was established in Rome after the Edict of Milan in 313.
  1. True
  2. False
Vatican City is named after Vatican Hill, which is located within its borders.
  1. True
  2. False
The Vatican Obelisk was brought to the city from Egypt by which emperor?
  1. Constantine
  2. Augustus
  3. Caligula
  4. Nero
Headquartered in Rome, what was the name of Italian territory controlled by the popes?

The popes relocated to what city during the 14th century?
  1. Milan
  2. Nantes
  3. Madrid
  4. Avignon
Vatican City joined the Allies during World War II.
  1. True
  2. False
Which building in the Vatican is also the largest church in the world?
  1. Sistine Chapel
  2. Castel Sant'Angelo
  3. Saint Peter's Basilica
  4. Church of San Pellegrino
Which famous artist served as an architect for Saint Peter's Basilica?
  1. Raphael
  2. da Vinci
  3. Donatello
  4. Michelangelo
Michelangelo painted the ceiling of what chapel attached to the pope's residence building, the Apostolic Palace?

The economy of Vatican City is based on the selling of stamps, medals, books, and museum admission fees.
  1. True
  2. False
The                                                    is responsible for the defense of the pope and is the unofficial military of the Vatican.
All members of the Pontifical Swiss Guard are recruited from Switzerland.
  1. True
  2. False
The uniforms of the Swiss Guard were designed by Leonardo da Vinci.
  1. True
  2. False

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