Can You Answer These 22 Italian Questions Without Calling Your Nonna?

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Nothing is scarier than an angry Nonna, so make sure you make yours proud!

Prove that you know Italian culture well by answering questions about the traditions and customs and translating phrases from Italian.

 Mar 13, 2018

1 of 22Pick your answer!

What sport do most Italians follow?
Soccer
Tennis
Basketball

2 of 22Pick your answer!

The holiday Ferragosto takes place in which month?
October
March
August

3 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of these is a typical Italian breakfast?
Cheese, cold meats and pastries with Nutella
Fried eggs and sausages
Waffles with butter

4 of 22Pick your answer!

If someone asks you, "Quanti anni hai?" what are they asking?
Your age
Your address
Your name

5 of 22Pick your answer!

Is risotto a traditionally Northern or Southern Italian dish?
Northern
Southern

6 of 22Pick your answer!

In what month does the witch La Befana visit?
December
August
January

7 of 22Pick your answer!

How do you pronounce bruschetta?
brush-ket-tah
brus-ket-ta
bru-shet-ah

8 of 22Pick your answer!

What color is buffalo mozzarella?
Orange
Yellow
White

9 of 22Pick your answer!

Zeppole are gluten free
False
True

10 of 22Pick your answer!

What are "gli occhi"?
Ears
Teeth
Eyes

11 of 22Pick your answer!

A macchiato coffee has no milk.
False
True

12 of 22Pick your answer!

"Buon compleanno" is said when?
On New Year's Day
On somebody's birthday
On Christmas Day

13 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of these pasta sauces is cream-based?
Alfredo
Carbonara
Amatriciana

14 of 22Pick your answer!

If your Nonno gives you a "bacione", what does he give you?
A hug
A gift
A big kiss

15 of 22Pick your answer!

Is tiramisu sweet or savory?
Savory
Sweet

16 of 22Pick your answer!

"Giro giro tondo" is the Italian name for which children's song?
Ring around the rosie
Twinkle twinkle little star
Old McDonald had a farm

17 of 22Pick your answer!

How would you describe pasta that's been cooked "al dente"?
Sloppy
Bunt
Firm

18 of 22Pick your answer!

How do you say "the ocean" in Italian?
Le stelle
La terra
Il mare

19 of 22Pick your answer!

What animal do most Italian cold cuts come from?
Cow
Chicken
Pig

20 of 22Pick your answer!

When someone tells you they're "stancho/stancha", what are they saying?
They're broke
They're bored
They're tired

21 of 22Pick your answer!

What is the main ingredient of "melanzane parmigiana"?
Rice
Beef
Eggplant

22 of 22Pick your answer!

Your "nonna materna" is your mother's mother.
False
True
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