Jeopardy Quiz: Italian Edition! Barely Anyone Can Score Above 75%

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Are you a real pisan?

If you grew up Italian, or love the culture, answer these Jeopardy-style questions about what it is to be Italian!

 Aug 15, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This is the predominate religion for Italians.
What is Jewish?
What is Buddhist?
What is Catholic?

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This pasta dish was first made in America.
What is fettuccine Alfredo?
What is spaghetti and meatballs?
What is gnocchi?

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Italian flag is red white and this color.
What is green?
What is black?
What is blue?

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This is the main ingredient of pesto.
What is garlic?
What is basil?
What is pepper?

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This pasta looks like bowties.
What is rigatoni?
What is gnocchi?
What is farfalle?

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This woman is your nonna.
Who is a grandmother?
Who is a cousin?
Who is a mother?

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This is another name for sauce.
What is gravy?
What is soup?
What is stew?

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This is the first solid food you ate as a baby.
What is pastina?
What is toast?
What is oatmeal?

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This dance occurs at Italian wedding receptions.
What is the Polka?
What is the Tango?
What is the Tarantella?

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This alcoholic beverage is often homemade.
What is whisky?
What is beer?
What is wine?

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This is a type of Italian cookie.
What are pizzelles?
What are sugar cookies?
What are cannoli?

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This item is said to bring good luck.
What is a four leaf clover?
What is a rabbits foot?
What is a corno?

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This Italian-American celebrity is known as "Ol' Blue Eyes."
Who is Dean Martin?
Who is Tony Bennett?
Who is Frank Sinatra?

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This body of water surrounds Italy.
What is the Mediterranean Sea?
What is the Atlantic Ocean?
What is the Red Sea?

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

He painted the Mona Lisa.
Who is Leonardo da Vinci?
Who is Michelangelo?
Who is Van Gogh?

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This Italian town was destroyed by a volcano in 79AD.
What is Rome?
What is Turin?
What is Pompeii?

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This small country is within Italy's borders.
What is Lichtenstein?
What is Vatican City?
What is Morocco?

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Italy is shaped like this article of clothing.
What is a coat?
What is a shoe?
What is a boot?
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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 enjoy the TV show Jeopardy!? 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 love Alex Trebek's game of trivia and 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!