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Answering 10 Most Asked Questions About Beautiful Italy

  1. Approximately how many lakes can be found in Italy?
  2. Which three states in the U.S. have the highest percentage of Italian Americans?
  3. Which Italian word, now commonly used in English as well, means artwork or paintings on a wall, ceiling or floor?
  4. On what day was the Kingdom of Italy proclaimed by parliament, thus unifying Italy?
  5. The “Columbus Doors” depict scenes from the life of Christopher Columbus. Where are these doors located?
  6. Which major city in Canada is said to have more Italian neighborhoods than any other city outside of Italy?
  7. What classification of tree is an olive tree?
  8. What is a vaporetto?
  9. Founded as New Amstel, this city in Delaware was established in 1657 by Italian immigrants. Name this modern city.
  10. On which type of American currency circulated during the early half of the 20th century, could you find the image of Italian American Maria Teresa Cafarelli?


  1. 1,500
  2. Rhode Island 19%, Connecticut 18.6% and New Jersey 17.9% of their total state populations
  3. Mural
  4. March 17, 1861
  5. U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.
  6. Toronto
  7. Evergreen
  8. Water bus in Venice
  9. New Castle
  10. Miss Liberty on the one dollar silver coin