Quiz: A Perfect Score On This Vocab Test Means You’re A True Italian

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This fun trivia quiz contains questions about Italian words and phrases, such as those relating to food and art.

 Sep 13, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
In Italian, the word confetti means ________.
nuisance insects
sugar-coated almonds
sequins on clothing
2 of 15Pick your answer!
In architecture, a cupola is _________.
a dome-shaped structure on a roof
a gargoyle
a set of double doors
3 of 15Pick your answer!
In architecture, dado is _________.
stained glass
a curlicue decorative pattern
the lower part of a wall
4 of 15Pick your answer!
In the Italian language, a grotto is a natural or artificial _________.
fountain
swimming pool
cave
5 of 15Pick your answer!
In art, a ________ is a winged baby, sometimes described as an angel or cupid.
putto
seraph
cherub
6 of 15Pick your answer!
In art, tempera is paint made from pigment and _________.
beef fat
egg yolk
oil
7 of 15Pick your answer!
The Italian term "lingua franca" refers to a language used for _________.
international trade
education
magic
8 of 15Pick your answer!
________ is a purplish pink color named after a town in Italy.
Magenta
Mauve
Fuchsia
9 of 15Pick your answer!
The color _________ gets its name from an Italian phrase for "baked earth."
sepia
terra cotta
umber
10 of 15Pick your answer!
_________ is a type of bread named after an Italian word for "slipper."
Pita
Bialy
Ciabatta
11 of 15Pick your answer!
________ is an Italian blue cheese named for a town near Milan.
Provolone
Gorgonzola
Feta
12 of 15Pick your answer!
__________ cheese that gets its name from an Italian word meaning "to cut."
Asiago
Parmesan
Mozzarella
13 of 15Pick your answer!
________ is a pasta sauce that gets its name from an Italian word meaning "to crush."
Alfredo
Pesto
Marinara
14 of 15Pick your answer!
_________ is an Italian brandy made from wine grapes.
Ouzo
Grappa
Arak
15 of 15Pick your answer!
________ is a yellowish brown color named for an Italian city.
Vermillion
Sienna
Chartreuse
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