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

Prove you're a true Italian!

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 Feb 09, 2019
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Question: 1/15What Italian dish is this?


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Fettuccine Alfredo
Spaghetti alla Puttanesca
Spaghetti and meatballs

Question: 2/15Pick the right answer.


From a young age, you knew that Italy is shaped like a _____.
belt
boot
hat

Question: 3/15Pick the right answer.


If someone is "stunata," they are....
jealous of you
acting crazy
in love

Question: 4/15What Italian dish is this?


gnocchi
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lasagna
spaghetti
gnocchi

Question: 5/15Pick the right answer.


What is the Feast of Seven Fishes?
a wedding tradition
a Christmas Eve celebration
an Italian prank

Question: 6/15Pick the right answer.


If you're taking a pisolino, you're taking a .....
shower
vacation
nap

Question: 7/15Pick the right answer.


If your mom shouts "basta, pasta" at you she __________.
is annoyed with you
is happy with you
wants you to make pasta

Question: 8/15What Italian dish is this?


margarita pizza
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Pizza Margherita
Panzanella
Patate al Forno

Question: 9/15Pick the right answer.


If your granddad still treats you like a "bambino," he still treats you like a "__________."
ghost
boss
child

Question: 10/15Pick the right answer.


What do you call your brother?
fratello
bro
sorello

Question: 11/15What Italian dish is this?


caprese salad
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Antipasto di Ricotta
Bruschetta Pizzaiola
Caprese Salad

Question: 12/15Pick the right answer.


"Gravy" is something that was typically made on ______.
Fridays
Tuesdays
Sundays

Question: 13/15Pick the right answer.


What is annual tomato day?
a coming of age party
a street wide tomato fight in little italy
families make and bottle their own tomato sauce for the day

Question: 14/15Pick the right answer.


Who do you call "Nonna"?
your sister
your grandmother
your mother

Question: 15/15What Italian dish is this?


struffoli
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churros
struffoli
funnel cake
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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!