Can You Beat Your Nonnas Score On This Ultimate Italian Culture Test?

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Can you compete with your grandma?

How well do you know your Italian culture? Take this quiz to find out how much Italian trivia you know!

 Dec 17, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In Venice, gondolas are painted what color?
Black
Yellow
Red

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which Italian artist painted the Mona Lisa?
Michelangelo
Leonardo da Vinci
Raphael

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In which Italian city do you travel through canals instead of roads?
Florence
Milan
Venice

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Italy is shaped like what?
A boot
A hat
A glove

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is that main ingredient of gnocchi?
Ham
Potato
Beef

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the capital of Italy?
Naples
Milan
Rome

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In which city can you find the leaning tower?
Perugia
Positano
Pisa

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which item do you need for good luck?
Rabbit's foot
Four leaf clover
Corno

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Ol' Blue Eyes" refers to which Italian-American celebrity?
Dean Martin
Robert De Niro
Frank Sinatra

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is farfalle shaped like?
Bowties
Wheels
Corkscrews

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color is the Italian flag?
Green, white and blue
Red, white and green
Red, white and blue

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the main religion in Italy?
Protestant
Lutheran
Catholic

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Vino" is Italian for what?
Beer
Coffee
Wine

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are cannolis stuffed with?
Beef
Cheese
Potatoes

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What cake is an Italian favorite?
Tiramisu
Pizzelle
Bundt

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which is an Italian cheese?
Cheddar
Jarlsberg
Ricotta

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Gravy" is another word for:
Sauce
Soup
Stew

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which Italian city was wiped out by a volcano in 79 AD?
Rome
Pompeii
Positano
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Are you Italian? Did you grow up in an Italian family or do you have an appreciation of Italian culture? Do you enjoy big family dinners on specific days of the week? Did you grow up with cultural elements that were carried from generation to generation in your family? Do you love and respect Italy's art, culture, and world-changing inventions? Do you know a whole lot of Italian slang? Do you know the landmarks of Italy? And most importantly—do you like to challenge your Nonna in trivia? If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, this is the quiz for you!

Even if you're not from an Italian family, you may know more than you think—Italian culture has influenced other cultures worldwide! The rest of the world is at least a little bit familiar with Italy and people of Italian descent because—well, who hasn't enjoyed a pizza, pasta, or driving down a road? (That's right—if you didn't already know, roads were created during the Roman empire!)

If you're an authentic Italian—or an Italian in spirit—you might be savvy enough to get a high score on this fun, but challenging, quiz! Sit down, put your feet up and your thinking cap on and make your family proud by acing this quiz about what it is that makes being Italian so great! For just a few minutes, immerse yourself in your Italian culture and your favorite game show! Buona Fortuna to you, or, as they say in English, good luck!