Are Your Italian Roots Deep Enough To Ace This Holiday Traditions Quiz?

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Do you celebrate Italian-style?

Do you celebrate the holidays as the Italians do? Take this to see how much you know about Italian holiday traditions!

 Dec 21, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is "Merry Christmas" in Italian?
Buon Natale
Feliz Navidad
Joyeux Noël

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A Italian Christmas Eve dinner has how many kinds of fish?
5
7
21

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

__________ is a traditional Christmas bread from Milan.
Panettone
Stollen
Ciabatta

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the Italian name for Santa Claus?
Noel Baba
Mos Craciun
Babbo Natale

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are eaten on New Year's Day in Italy as a symbol of good luck and prosperity?
Lentils
Chickpeas
Tomatoes

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What do Italians celebrate on December 26?
La Festa di Santo Stefano
Mummer's Day
Boxing Day

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

On what day in December do most Italians put out their Christmas decorations?
December 23
December 8
December 1

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the Novena?
The nine day celebration after Christmas
The nine day celebration before Christmas
The saying of the Rosary for nine days

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What do zampognari play on Christmas Eve?
Harmonicas
Tubas
Bagpipes

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a game that Italians like to play during the holiday?
Bocce
Tombola
Piovra

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In Italy, what is the Christmas bonus amounting to an extra month's wages called?
The thirteenth
Christmas club
Christmas payday

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who is the old woman who brings gifts on Epiphany Eve?
La Bella
La Nonna
La Befana

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is included in typical Italian Christmas dishes?
Fugu
Tuna
Baccalà

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which is NOT a popular Italian Christmas carol?
A Thousand-Cherub Chorus
Carol of the Bagpipers
Jingle Bells

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What food is historically a symbol of fertility for the coming year?
Fruit
Nuts
Cheese

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which Italian city is famous for its Nativity scenes?
Florence
Naples
Venice

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When do Italians celebrate the Immaculate Conception?
December 20
December 1
December 8

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is celebrated on January 6 in Italy?
Epiphany
Mardi Gras
Advent
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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 specific holidays? Did your family adhere to Italy's many holiday traditions? Do you know what feasts, saints, and celebrations are important to Italians during the holiday season? And most importantly—are you a sucker for a fun quiz on Italian holiday 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!) The holidays in Italy and in Italian culture are rooted in Roman Catholic tradition, but the country and its people have festive celebrations all their own!

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!