Quiz: Can You Pass This IQ Test Designed For A True Italian?

Is your Italian IQ as high as you think it is? Prove it!

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 May 15, 2018
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Question: 1/22Pick your answer!


From a young age, you knew that Italy is shaped like a _____.
hat
belt
boot

Question: 2/22Pick your answer!


What religion is predominant to Italians?
Catholicism
Protestantism
Anglicanism

Question: 3/22Pick your answer!


What are cannolis usually filled with?
Buttercream
Cream cheese
Ricotta cheese

Question: 4/22Pick your answer!


Commonly used in Southern Italian cooking, what kind of vegetable is "La Melanzana"?
Zucchini
Eggplant
Pumpkin

Question: 5/22Pick your answer!


What is the main ingredient in gnocchi?
Cheese
Butter
Potato

Question: 6/22Pick your answer!


You're sure to see a portrait of Padre ____ in one of your relatives homes.
Tio
Pio
John

Question: 7/22Pick your answer!


Which kind of cheese is usually put on pasta?
Mozzarella
Parmesan
Provolone

Question: 8/22Pick your answer!


What does grazie mean in Italian?
Goodbye
Thank you
Love

Question: 9/22Pick your answer!


Which is thicker: spaghetti or fettuccini?
They're the same
Spaghetti
Fettuccini

Question: 10/22Pick your answer!


The culture between the North and South of Italy is very different. True or False?
False
True

Question: 11/22Pick your answer!


What Italian desert consists of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and brandy?
Tiramisu
Ricotta pie
Tartufo

Question: 12/22Pick your answer!


How do you say beautiful in Italian?
Nero
Favore
Bella

Question: 13/22Pick your answer!


Which of the following is not on a pizza margherita?
Pepperoni
Tomato sauce
Basil

Question: 14/22Pick your answer!


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

Question: 15/22Pick your answer!


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

Question: 16/22Pick your answer!


What sport do most Italians follow?
Soccer
Basketball
Tennis

Question: 17/22Pick your answer!


If you wanted to tell someone goodnight, you would say:
Bella Notte
Buenos noches
Buonanotte

Question: 18/22Pick your answer!


How do you say excuse me in Italian?
Scusa
Sono di
Como

Question: 19/22Pick your answer!


Giardiniera is an Italian relish of pickled vegetables in oil or vinegar. True or False?
False
True

Question: 20/22Pick your answer!


Which of these colors is NOT on the Italian flag?
Green
Blue
Red

Question: 21/22Pick your answer!


Pisa, Italy is home to:
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Michelangelo's David Museum
The Vatican

Question: 22/22Pick your answer!


What beverage did Italy introduce to the World?
Strawberry Lemonade
Coffee
Herbal Tea
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Are you a true Italian? Or are you studying the language? Have you been to Italy before? If so, it's time to test your knowledge of the Italian culture! How much do you actually know about the different terminology, food, and customs often found in Italy? The Romance language is one of the most spoken and most studied languages in the world, but can you speak it? From the great food and big families to the amazing cities and historic culture, Italy has a lot of different customs that have developed throughout the years. If you're a true Italian, we bet you're savvy enough to score better on this quiz than most other Italians! Make your nonna proud by answering as much as you can about your Italian roots. When we talk about "Italian," we're talking about a specific dialect that's taught to English speakers, but Italy has almost as many dialects as it has people! The residents of Sicily speak in a very different way from the residents of Abruzzo. It's wild how different they sound! However, most Americans are at least a little bit familiar with Italian words because we've borrowed so many of their delicious foods. But do you know these other words and phrases from the language of amore? What about the food or the traditions? So what are you waiting for? Hit the play button so you can start this true Italian culture test! Buona fortuna - that means good luck!