Quiz: Only An Italian Could Ace This Italian Terminology Test. Can You?

Are you a true Italian scholar! Prove it!

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 May 26, 2018
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Question: 1/30Pick your answer!


How do you say "happy" in Italian?
Noioso/a
Felice
Triste

Question: 2/30Pick your answer!


The Italian dish "Saltimbocca" traditionally uses what meat?
Lamb
Beef
Veal

Question: 3/30Pick your answer!


"Il gatto" is what kind of animal in Italian?
Cat
Dog
Mouse

Question: 4/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 5/30Pick your answer!


"Prosciutto" is meat that comes from which animal?
Lamb
Cow
Pig

Question: 6/30Pick your answer!


What is the main ingredient in "gnocchi"?
Potato
Butter
Cheese

Question: 7/30Pick your answer!


How would you describe pasta that is cooked "al dente"?
Firm
Sloppy
Crunchy

Question: 8/30Pick your answer!


When is the "antipasto" served in a meal?
Before the entrée
Before the main course
Before dessert

Question: 9/30Pick your answer!


If your granddad still treats you like a "bambino," he still treats you like a what?
Child
Boss
Ghost

Question: 10/30Pick your answer!


If your mom shouts "basta, pasta" at you she is what?
Annoyed with you
Happy with you
Hungry

Question: 11/30Pick your answer!


"Pesto" is made primarily of what?
Chives
Parsley
Basil

Question: 12/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 13/30Pick your answer!


Who do you call "Nonna"?
your sister
your mother
your grandmother

Question: 14/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 15/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 16/30Pick your answer!


What does "il mare" mean?
The ocean
The land
The mountain

Question: 17/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 18/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 19/30Pick your answer!


If you are eating "torta al cioccolato", you are eating:
Chocolate cake
Ice ceam
Steak

Question: 20/30Pick your answer!


If something is "dolche", then it is:
Handsome
Sweet
Ugly

Question: 21/30Pick your answer!


What does "amore" mean?
More
Love
Good morning

Question: 22/30Pick your answer!


What does "aqua" mean?
Water
Fire
Wind

Question: 23/30Pick your answer!


What does "grazie" mean?
Goodbye
Thank you
Love

Question: 24/30Pick your answer!


"Formaggio" is a type of what?
Salt
Cheese
Bread

Question: 25/30Pick your answer!


What are you doing if you're taking a "pisolino"?
Going to the bathroom
Taking a nap
Going on vacation

Question: 26/30Pick your answer!


What's another name for "gravy"?
Stew
Soup
Tomato sauce

Question: 27/30Pick your answer!


"Ho fame" means what?
I'm hungry
I'm bored
I'm tired

Question: 28/30Pick your answer!


What kind of dessert is "gelato"?
Ice cream
Fresh fruit
Cake

Question: 29/30Pick your answer!


"Carnivale" is associated with which Northern Italian city?
Turin
Venice
Milan

Question: 30/30Pick your answer!


When is the "siesta" held?
after dinner
after lunch
after breakfast
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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 language! How much do you actually know about the different terminology, slang, and other words used in Italy? This Romance language is one of the most spoken and most studied languages in the world! From the great food and big families to the amazing cities and historic culture, Italy has a lot of different vernacular that has 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? So what are you waiting for? Hit the play button so you can start this true Italian terminology test! Buona fortuna - that means good luck!