Quiz: There’s No Excuse for Scoring Less Than 70% on This Italian Test

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Are you a true Italian scholar? Prove it!

Test your knowledge of Italian terminology, food, customs, culture and more with our Italian quiz! Think you have what it takes to pass? Prove it!

 Jul 19, 2018
1 of 20Pick your answer!
Which famous landmark is in Italy?
The Statue of Liberty
The Eiffel Tower
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
2 of 20Pick your answer!
Which color is NOT in the Italian flag?
Green
Blue
Red
3 of 20Pick your answer!
Which Italian was arrested for believing that the Earth revolved around the Sun?
Galileo Galilei
Leonardo Da Vinci
Christopher Columbus
4 of 20Pick your answer!
What is the most popular religion in Italy?
Buddhism
Judaism
Catholicism
5 of 20Pick your answer!
What beverage did Italy introduce to the world?
Herbal Tea
Coffee
Strawberry Lemonade
6 of 20Pick your answer!
Which of the following is not on a pizza margherita?
Pepperoni
Basil
Tomato sauce
7 of 20Pick your answer!
When is the siesta held?
After dinner
After lunch
After breakfast
8 of 20Pick your answer!
Carnivale is associated with which Northern Italian city?
Milan
Turin
Venice
9 of 20Pick your answer!
What kind of dessert is gelato?
Ice cream
Fresh fruit
Cake
10 of 20Pick your answer!
What's another name for gravy?
Soup
Stew
Tomato sauce
11 of 20Pick your answer!
Formaggio is a type of what?
Salt
Cheese
Bread
12 of 20Pick your answer!
When is the antipasto served in a meal?
Before dessert
Before the entrée
Before the main course
13 of 20Pick your answer!
How would you describe pasta that is cooked al dente?
Firm
Sloppy
Crunchy
14 of 20Pick your answer!
How do you say happy in Italian?
Noioso/a
Felice
Triste
15 of 20Pick your answer!
Italy is shaped like a _____.
Hat
Belt
Boot
16 of 20Pick your answer!
How do you say beautiful in Italian?
Bella
Favore
Nero
17 of 20Pick your answer!
What sport do most Italians follow?
Tennis
Soccer
Basketball
18 of 20Pick your answer!
What Italian desert consists of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and brandy?
Ricotta pie
Tartufo
Tiramisu
19 of 20Pick your answer!
What are cannolis usually filled with?
Ricotta cheese
Buttercream
Cream cheese
20 of 20Pick your answer!
Which pasta dish is Italy NOT famous for?
Carbonara
Ramen
Lasagna
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