OK. So you flew to Venice and smooched your sweetheart in a gondola. You've passed the romance test. But can you pass this quiz?
Question 1 of 20
At the peak of their use in the 17th century, about how many gondolas operated in Venice?
Question 2 of 20
About how many Venetian gondoliers are licensed in the city today?
Question 3 of 20
Before World War II, the traditional outfit of a Venetian gondolier was which of the following?
Question 4 of 20
Which of the following accurately describes the design parameters of a Venetian gondola?
Question 5 of 20
Gondoliers use long poles to push against shallow canal bottoms, propelling gondolas across the water.
Question 6 of 20
Which of the following is not a gondola design feature?
Question 7 of 20
With just one oar, what keeps the gondola going forward instead of in circles?
Question 8 of 20
Gondoliers are traditionally required to sing.
Question 9 of 20
What is one traditional role of Venetian gondoliers?
Question 10 of 20
For the first time in 2010, the Venetian gondoliers guild licensed which of the following non-traditional gondoliers?
Question 11 of 20
The energy expended by a gondolier paddling with two clients equals which of the following?
Question 12 of 20
Which of the following is a traditional gondola feature that was lost in the transition from transportation to tourism?
Question 13 of 20
In Euros, what is the approximate cost of a 40-minute gondola ride in Venice?
Question 14 of 20
Outside of Venice, where is the world's highest number of gondolas?
Question 15 of 20
The body of a traditional Venetian gondola is carved from a single tree.
Question 16 of 20
In addition to looking cool and its use as a bumper, the metal "ferro" that heads a gondola is used for which of the following?
Question 17 of 20
How many pieces make up a gondola?
Question 18 of 20
The "forcula" at a gondola's stern is used for which of the following?
Question 19 of 20
In 2007, what feature of gondola design was banned?
Question 20 of 20