Quiz: Are You Italian Enough To Answer These 15 Tricky Italian Questions?

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 Feb 09, 2019
1 of 15What Italian dish is this?
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Spaghetti and meatballs
Spaghetti alla Puttanesca
Fettuccine Alfredo
2 of 15Pick the right answer.
From a young age, you knew that Italy is shaped like a _____.
belt
hat
boot
3 of 15Pick the right answer.
If someone is "stunata," they are....
acting crazy
jealous of you
in love
4 of 15What Italian dish is this?
gnocchi
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spaghetti
gnocchi
lasagna
5 of 15Pick the right answer.
What is the Feast of Seven Fishes?
a Christmas Eve celebration
a wedding tradition
an Italian prank
6 of 15Pick the right answer.
If you're taking a pisolino, you're taking a .....
vacation
nap
shower
7 of 15Pick the right answer.
If your mom shouts "basta, pasta" at you she __________.
is annoyed with you
wants you to make pasta
is happy with you
8 of 15What Italian dish is this?
margarita pizza
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Panzanella
Pizza Margherita
Patate al Forno
9 of 15Pick the right answer.
If your granddad still treats you like a "bambino," he still treats you like a "__________."
ghost
boss
child
10 of 15Pick the right answer.
What do you call your brother?
sorello
bro
fratello
11 of 15What Italian dish is this?
caprese salad
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Antipasto di Ricotta
Caprese Salad
Bruschetta Pizzaiola
12 of 15Pick the right answer.
"Gravy" is something that was typically made on ______.
Tuesdays
Fridays
Sundays
13 of 15Pick the right answer.
What is annual tomato day?
a street wide tomato fight in little italy
families make and bottle their own tomato sauce for the day
a coming of age party
14 of 15Pick the right answer.
Who do you call "Nonna"?
your sister
your mother
your grandmother
15 of 15What Italian dish is this?
struffoli
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funnel cake
churros
struffoli
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Everyone has an idea about what Italian cuisine is. But like the United States, Italy has distinct regions, each with its own signature recipes, techniques, and ingredients. Think you know your caprese from your carbonara? It's time to find out.

Did you know:

  • The original name for spaghetti was maccheroni. The word spaghetti actually means strings. Before the existence of pasta factories, people made their own spaghetti and would hang it outside to dry. But that is not all Italians are known for!

-Traditional Central Italian cuisine uses ingredients such as tomatoes, all kinds of meat, fish, and pecorino cheese.

-The word for ‘the lunch ‘ is il pranzo

Test your Italian knowledge now! in bocca al lupo!