Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (12-20-2023)

Question 1: In which Italian province is Val Gardena?

  • Naples
  • Bologna
  • South Tyrol

Correct Answer: South Tyrol

Fact: Val Gardena is a picturesque valley in the north Italian region of Tyrol that attracts hikers in the summer and skiers in winter. There are three villages here—Selva, Santa Cristina, and Ortisei—surrounded by mountain peaks and blessed with stunning views.

Question 2: What is the nickname of the Dolomites?

  • Pale Mountains
  • Blue Mountains
  • Yellow Mountains

Correct Answer: Pale Mountains

Fact: The Dolomites get their nickname, the Pale Mountains, from the muted color of the carbonate rock known as dolomite.

Question 3: In which geologic period were the Dolomites created?

  • Silurian
  • Permian
  • Devonian

Correct Answer: Permian

Fact: The surface of the Earth has changed greatly since these mountains took shape during the Permian period, around 280 million years ago. Marine fossils have been discovered suggesting that the rocks that make up the majestic Dolomites were formed in the sea.

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