Quiz: Only A True Italian Can Name These 16 Pastas On The First Try

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Sophia Loren attributed her beauty to pasta, you know.

Can you guess the names of these Italian pastas based on a description of their shapes and ingredients?

 Sep 20, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
A peppercorn-shaped pasta used in soups
farfalle
acini di pepe
cavatappi
2 of 16Pick your answer!
bell-shaped pasta, also called gigli
rotini
campanelle
vermicelli
3 of 16Pick your answer!
alpine hat-shaped pasta
cappelletti
cavatappi
capellini
4 of 16Pick your answer!
pasta shells
ziti
lasagne
conchiglie
5 of 16Pick your answer!
tiny thimble-shaped pasta used in soups and salads
ditalini
linguine
penne
6 of 16Pick your answer!
butterfly-shaped pasta, also called bowties
orzo
conchiglie
farfalle
7 of 16Pick your answer!
Pasta twists, named for the Italian word for "twins"
fusilli
gemelli
fettuccine
8 of 16Pick your answer!
A narrower version of lasagne, with flute edges
conchiglie
ziti
mafalda
9 of 16Pick your answer!
grain-shaped pasta used in soups
orzo
manicotti
mafalda
10 of 16Pick your answer!
a tubular, quill-shaped pasta
orecchiette
pappardelle
penne
11 of 16Pick your answer!
A semicircular pasta with protruding ridges
lasagne
radiatori
linguine
12 of 16Pick your answer!
wheel-shaped pasta
fideo
orzo
rotelle
13 of 16Pick your answer!
cord-shaped pasta
conchiglie
farfalle
spaghetti
14 of 16Pick your answer!
Ring-shaped pasta filled with cheese or meat
tortellini
gemelli
mafalda
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a thick pasta made from buckwheat
fideo
vermicelli
bigoli
16 of 16Pick your answer!
also known as elbow macaroni
pipette
gigli
ziti
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