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How do you say "happy" in Italian?
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The Italian dish "Saltimbocca" traditionally uses what meat?
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"Il gatto" is what kind of animal in Italian?
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What are "cannolis" usually filled with?
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"Prosciutto" is meat that comes from which animal?
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What is the main ingredient in "gnocchi"?
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How would you describe pasta that is cooked "al dente"?
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When is the "antipasto" served in a meal?
Before the entrée
Before the main course
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If your granddad still treats you like a "bambino," he still treats you like a what?
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If your mom shouts "basta, pasta" at you she is what?
Annoyed with you
Happy with you
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"Pesto" is made primarily of what?
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Which of the following is not on a "pizza margherita"?
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Who do you call "Nonna"?
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What is the main ingredient of "melanzane parmigiana"?
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When someone tells you they're "stancho/stancha", what are they saying?
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What does "il mare" mean?
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If your Nonno gives you a "bacione", what does he give you?
A big kiss
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"Buon compleanno" is said when?
On Christmas Day
On New Year's Day
On somebody's birthday
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If you are eating "torta al cioccolato", you are eating:
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If something is "dolche", then it is:
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What does "amore" mean?
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What does "aqua" mean?
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What does "grazie" mean?
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"Formaggio" is a type of what?
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What are you doing if you're taking a "pisolino"?
Going to the bathroom
Taking a nap
Going on vacation
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What's another name for "gravy"?
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"Ho fame" means what?
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What kind of dessert is "gelato"?
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"Carnivale" is associated with which Northern Italian city?
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