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
Triste
Felice

Question: 2/30Pick your answer!


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

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
Cream cheese
Ricotta cheese

Question: 5/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 6/30Pick your answer!


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

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 dessert
Before the entrée
Before the main course

Question: 9/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 10/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 11/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 12/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 13/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 14/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 15/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 16/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 17/30Pick your answer!


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

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:
Ugly
Handsome
Sweet

Question: 21/30Pick your answer!


What does "amore" mean?
Love
Good morning
More

Question: 22/30Pick your answer!


What does "aqua" mean?
Water
Wind
Fire

Question: 23/30Pick your answer!


What does "grazie" mean?
Goodbye
Thank you
Love

Question: 24/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 25/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 26/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 27/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 28/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 29/30Pick your answer!


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

Question: 30/30Pick your answer!


When is the "siesta" held?
after dinner
after breakfast
after lunch
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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!