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
Joyeux Noël
Feliz Navidad

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What do zampognari play on Christmas Eve?
Tubas
Bagpipes
Harmonicas

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is celebrated on January 6 in Italy?
Advent
Mardi Gras
Epiphany
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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!