If You Pass This Pasta Test You Will Be Considered A True Italian

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Pasta is popular, staple food among Italians often prefered for its lightness sweet taste. It is often made from wheat flour and egg prepared without yeast but with enough water. This traditional cuisine was dated to have first prepared in 1154 in ancient Sicily. Prove your Italian root by getting all of the following questions right.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the word 'pasta' attested in English?
    • A. 

      1789

    • B. 

      1871

    • C. 

      1874

    • D. 

      1893

  • 2. 
    In what century was pasta introduced to the Emirate of Sicily?
    • A. 

      9th century

    • B. 

      12th century

    • C. 

      21st century

    • D. 

      15th century

  • 3. 
    Which Greek god was believed to have invented a device that made strings of dough?
    • A. 

      Hephaestus

    • B. 

      Hera

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Thor

  • 4. 
    Fresh pasta is often served with the following except 
    • A. 

      Vegetable

    • B. 

      Egg

    • C. 

      Cheese

    • D. 

      Meat

  • 5. 
    In Southern Italy, complex variations of pasta are paired with _________
    • A. 

      Meat

    • B. 

      Fresh vegetable

    • C. 

      Egg

    • D. 

      Olives

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not a type of pasta?
    • A. 

      Penne

    • B. 

      Spaghetti

    • C. 

      Chilli

    • D. 

      Macaroni

  • 7. 
    The following are vegetables used to manufacture dried pasta except 
    • A. 

      Pepper

    • B. 

      Spinach

    • C. 

      Tomato

    • D. 

      Carrot

  • 8. 
    Moisture content of dried pasta is typically around ____________
    • A. 

      23%

    • B. 

      18%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 9. 
    Which of these countries is the largest producer of pasta in 2011?
    • A. 

      GreeceĀ 

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      India

  • 10. 
    What is the percentage composition of starch in plain pasta?
    • A. 

      29%

    • B. 

      24%

    • C. 

      32%

    • D. 

      26%

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