Quiz: You’ll Only Get 10/15 On This Test If You're From A Persian Family


How many of these can you say "baleh" to?

A fun trivia quiz about the ancient civilization Persia located within Iran, and its culture, food, history, geography, customs, and more.

 Sep 01, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

The main ingredients in maast-o-khiar are __________.
orange juice and lemon juice
cheese and crackers
cucumbers and yogurt

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Persians celebrate Nowruz on the first day of __________.

3 of 15Pick your answer!

While other kids brought sandwiches to school, you'd have last night's _________.
chicken kabob

4 of 15Pick your answer!

___________ is home to more Iranian-Americans than any other state.

5 of 15Pick your answer!

In Persian cuisine, which are types of sabzi?
cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric
mint, parsley, cilantro
apples, plums, apricots

6 of 15Pick your answer!

Which best describes the Persian alphabet?
very similar to the Roman alphabet, plus a few extra letters
each character represents a word instead of a sound
written from right to left

7 of 15Pick your answer!

In Persian culture, hosts almost always offer their guests ________.
cheese and herbs

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Your parents probably raised you to greet people with three _________.
different ways of saying "hello"

9 of 15Pick your answer!

When you walked into the house, you had to _____ your shoes.
keep on
take off
ask everyone's opinion on

10 of 15Pick your answer!

In Persian culture, ta`arof is an extraordinary display of __________.

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Your Persian grandparents can probably quote famous __________ like Rumi, Hafez, and Jami.
political satirists
stand-up comedians

12 of 15Pick your answer!

The Persian language as spoken in Iran is also known as _________.

13 of 15Pick your answer!

In Persian cuisine, sauces are sometimes flavored with a dried _________.

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Your parents might've called you ___ or "joon" as a term of endearment.

15 of 15Pick your answer!

Bastani (Persian ice cream) is traditionally flavored with __________.
saffron and pistachios
raisins and almonds
lemon and mint
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