2—Round two—2



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Tossup Two. The lawn must be at least forty yards square, divided into six rinks of eighteen to twenty-one feet in width. A game lasts for between ten and fourteen “ends”. Each player rolls a colored ball at a target in an effort to land it closer than the other players’. For 10 points, name this Italian lawn bowling game.

ANSWER: bocce (BAH-chee) [accept boules; accept petanque]



BONUS. Name these other Italian things for 10 points each.

This northeastern city, which became part of Italy in 1866, is known as the “Queen of the Adriatic”. Landmarks include St. Mark’s Square, The Doge’s Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs.

ANSWER: Venice

• The wool for their uniforms was bought at a cut rate from the government of Uruguay, hence the name of this army of Italian unification led by Garibaldi.

ANSWER: the Redshirts




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