Quiz: Can You Pass This 16 Question Italian American Slang Challenge?

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Italian Americans have their own way of talking. See how well you know Italian American slang by taking this quiz!

 Aug 21, 2017
1 of 16Choose an answer!
What is the word 'gravy' used to describe?
Spices
All sauces
Food recipes
2 of 16Choose an answer!
________ is a curse that literally means 'the evil eye.'
Madigan
Cannoli
Malocchio
3 of 16Choose an answer!
What is someone who's a pain in the neck?
A menzana
A man
A scooch
4 of 16Choose an answer!
Someone who does something foolish or silly is a ___________.
shkeeve
ditz
mamaluke
5 of 16Choose an answer!
The word 'musciad' can be used to describe what?
A mean person
Good music
Overcooked pasta
6 of 16Choose an answer!
_________ is Southern Italian for 'stupid.'
Stunad
Muron
Baka
7 of 16Choose an answer!
What word means 'be in good health'?
Campai
Salute
Ringo
8 of 16Choose an answer!
A rude person might be called a ___________.
chooch
flacco
seki
9 of 16Choose an answer!
Which word means injured or broken?
Messed
Romp
Chunka
10 of 16Choose an answer!
The __________ is the boss.
gezuz
leadre
capitan
11 of 16Choose an answer!
A respected friend or godfather is a ___________.
goombah
muchacho
compadre
12 of 16Choose an answer!
A ___________ is a small, star-shaped pasta.
pastina
tortellini
lasagne
13 of 16Choose an answer!
An antipasto refers to what course of a meal?
Dessert
Appetizer
Primary
14 of 16Choose an answer!
In an argument, an angry person might say, _________.
a fa Nabola
sei fantastico
bisgott
15 of 16Choose an answer!
What is another way to say compatriot or fellow countryman?
Hyung
Frere
Paesano
16 of 16Choose an answer!
People say '_________' to command someone to eat.
masho
mangia
tabe
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