Quiz: Only Someone With Italian Ancestry Can Get 100% On This. Can You?

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Are you a paisan?

If you grew up Italian, you'll be able to answer these questions about Italian culture, food and slang!

 Jul 06, 2018

1 of 22Choose Your Answer:

What's another word for indigestion?
Calamari
Fagiolo
Agita

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What is "grandmother" in Italian?
Lola
Nonna
Abuela

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Italians are primarily what religion?
Hindu
Protestant
Catholic

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What spread was invented in Italy?
Peanut Butter
Fluffernutter
Nutella

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What do Italians say when toasting someone?
Salute
Saúde
Proost

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What do Italians drink with dinner?
Beer
Champagne
Wine

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On what day do Italians have a big dinner?
Sunday
Friday
Saturday

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What kind of coffee comes from Italy?
Espresso
Café au Lait
Kaffee

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What is "gravy" also known as?
Gazpacho
Soup
Sauce

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Which of these colors is NOT on the Italian flag?
Orange
White
Red

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Gelato is _______.
Ice Cream
Pudding
Jell-o

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How do you say hello or goodbye in Italian?
Ciao
Salut
Hola

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Italy is shaped like a what?
Hat
Boot
Glove

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If your granddad still treats you like a "bambino," he still treats you like a what?
Ghost
Child
Boss

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What is gnocchi made from?
Cheese
Potato
Eggplant

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How would you describe pasta that is cooked "al dente"?
Sloppy
Crunchy
Firm

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What is the capital of Italy?
Florence
Venice
Rome

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How do you greet other Italians?
With a hug
With a kiss on both cheeks
With a handshake

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Italian is what type of language?
West Germanic
Romance
Slavic

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What independent country is located in Italy?
Latvia
Morocco
The Vatican

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As an Italian, which of these games are you most likely to play?
Bocce
Backgammon
Badminton

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Which of the following is not on a margherita pizza?
Basil
Tomato sauce
Pepperoni
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Are you of Italian descent? If you grew up in an Italian family or just have an appreciation of Italian culture, then this may be the quiz for you!

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

How much do you know about Italian culture? Do you enjoy big family dinners on specific days of the week? Did you grow up religious or with superstitions that were carried down from generation to generation in your family? Did you grow up with respect for Italy's art, culture, and world-changing inventions? Do you know a whole lot of Italian slang? If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, this is the quiz for you! If you're a true Italian—or an Italian in spirit—you might be savvy enough to get a high score on this fun, but challenging, test! So, what are you waiting for—sit down, put your feet up, your thinking cap on and make your family proud by acing this quiz about what it is that makes bei ng Italian so great! For just a few minutes, immerse yourself in your Italian culture! Buona fortuna to you! Or, as they say in English, good luck!