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