Quiz: Can You Answer 15 Questions That All Italian-Americans Should Ace?

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Can you make your Italian ancestors proud?

Italian-Americans pass down food, words and traditions to their families. Take this test to see how well you know your roots!

 Jun 27, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
What did you call your grandmother growing up?
Nonna
Mamma
Zia
2 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the main religion in Italy?
Catholicism
Buddhism
Judaism
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Who is La Befana?
An old woman who takes away naughty children
Santa Clause's wife
An old woman who delivers presents to the children of Italy
4 of 15Pick your answer!
All Italians speak with one dialect. True or False?
False
True
5 of 15Pick your answer!
The word 'vino' refers to what drink?
Water
Beer
Wine
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What cake do Italian-Americans eat during the festive season?
Colomba di Pasqua
Panettone
Tiramisu
7 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the literal translation of the saying, 'In bocca al lupo'?
In the mouth of the rabbit
Best wishes to you
In the mouth of the wolf
8 of 15Pick your answer!
On what are Italian baby names usually based?
The names that already exist within the family e.g. names of relatives
What the parents of the baby like
The recommendations of the local priest
9 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the star dish of Sunday lunch?
Roast Meat
Veal Saltimbocca
Pasta
10 of 15Pick your answer!
If your mom said you were 'cattivo' or 'cattiva', what did she mean?
That you were being bad or naughty.
That you were sleepy and you needed to go to bed.
That you were being good or well-behaved.
11 of 15Pick your answer!
No plate of pasta on an Italian-American table is complete without...?
Grated parmesan cheese
A side salad
Cracked pepper
12 of 15Pick your answer!
How do you say 'Merry Christmas' in Italian?
Buona Pasqua!
Buon anno!
Buon Natale!
13 of 15Pick your answer!
The Italian superstition known as the 'malocchio' refers to what?
The evil eye
The number 13
The black cat
14 of 15Pick your answer!
On Good Friday, you always had a feast made up of which food?
Vegetables
Beef
Fish
15 of 15Pick your answer!
If you're doing the tarantella, you're probably at a __________.
Wedding
Graduation
Baseball game
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