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

Can you make your Italian ancestors proud?

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 Jun 27, 2017
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Question: 1/15Pick your answer!


What did you call your grandmother growing up?
Nonna
Mamma
Zia

Question: 2/15Pick your answer!


What is the main religion in Italy?
Catholicism
Buddhism
Judaism

Question: 3/15Pick your answer!


Who is La Befana?
Santa Clause's wife
An old woman who takes away naughty children
An old woman who delivers presents to the children of Italy

Question: 4/15Pick your answer!


All Italians speak with one dialect. True or False?
False
True

Question: 5/15Pick your answer!


The word 'vino' refers to what drink?
Beer
Wine
Water

Question: 6/15Pick your answer!


What cake do Italian-Americans eat during the festive season?
Panettone
Colomba di Pasqua
Tiramisu

Question: 7/15Pick your answer!


What is the literal translation of the saying, 'In bocca al lupo'?
Best wishes to you
In the mouth of the wolf
In the mouth of the rabbit

Question: 8/15Pick your answer!


On what are Italian baby names usually based?
The recommendations of the local priest
The names that already exist within the family e.g. names of relatives
What the parents of the baby like

Question: 9/15Pick your answer!


What is the star dish of Sunday lunch?
Roast Meat
Veal Saltimbocca
Pasta

Question: 10/15Pick your answer!


If your mom said you were 'cattivo' or 'cattiva', what did she mean?
That you were being good or well-behaved.
That you were sleepy and you needed to go to bed.
That you were being bad or naughty.

Question: 11/15Pick your answer!


No plate of pasta on an Italian-American table is complete without...?
A side salad
Cracked pepper
Grated parmesan cheese

Question: 12/15Pick your answer!


How do you say 'Merry Christmas' in Italian?
Buon anno!
Buona Pasqua!
Buon Natale!

Question: 13/15Pick your answer!


The Italian superstition known as the 'malocchio' refers to what?
The black cat
The number 13
The evil eye

Question: 14/15Pick your answer!


On Good Friday, you always had a feast made up of which food?
Beef
Fish
Vegetables

Question: 15/15Pick your answer!


If you're doing the tarantella, you're probably at a __________.
Wedding
Graduation
Baseball game
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