All Italian Food Trivia Quiz

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All Italian Food Trivia Quiz

This is a brief quiz on the basics of general knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a cured Italian meat?
    • A. 

      Ajada

    • B. 

      Bresaola

    • C. 

      Coppa

    • D. 

      Speck

  • 2. 
    What are the deep-fried Italian dessert cavazoons or "St. John's Pants" made of?
    • A. 

      Cici Beans (Chick Peas)

    • B. 

      Chicken Liver Pate

    • C. 

      Pattypan Squash

    • D. 

      Cavatelli Pasta

  • 3. 
    Granchio is Italian for what seafood?
    • A. 

      Lobster

    • B. 

      Crab

    • C. 

      Shrimp

    • D. 

      Clams

  • 4. 
    In Italian cooking, what are capers?
    • A. 

      Brown Peppercorns

    • B. 

      Flower Buds

    • C. 

      Nasturtium Seeds

    • D. 

      Unripe Berries

  • 5. 
    How is the cheese in the appetizer "Mozzarella Impanata" prepared?
    • A. 

      Fried In A Skillet

    • B. 

      Baked Slowly In The Oven

    • C. 

      Marinated Overnight

    • D. 

      Served Fresh And Raw

  • 6. 
    What is the Italian dessert tartufo made with?
    • A. 

      Pudding

    • B. 

      Balsamic Vinegar

    • C. 

      Sponge Cake

    • D. 

      Ice Cream

  • 7. 
    What color is the crocus flower that saffron comes from?
    • A. 

      Lemon Yellow

    • B. 

      Scarlet

    • C. 

      Light Purple

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 8. 
    What is goose in Italian?
    • A. 

      Mascarpone

    • B. 

      Olio

    • C. 

      Magro

    • D. 

      Oca

  • 9. 
    The name of the Italian dessert "tiramisu" means what?
    • A. 

      Coffee And Cream

    • B. 

      Adults Only

    • C. 

      Pick Me Up

    • D. 

      Delicious Divinity

  • 10. 
    What is one name for wagon wheel shaped pasta?
    • A. 

      Ruote

    • B. 

      Tortellini

    • C. 

      Tagliatelle

    • D. 

      Ziti

  • 11. 
    What kind of milk is used to make pecorino cheese?
    • A. 

      Sheep's

    • B. 

      Camel's

    • C. 

      Cow's

    • D. 

      Goat's

  • 12. 
    What shape is the pasta called chiocciole?
    • A. 

      Elbow

    • B. 

      Wheel

    • C. 

      Shell

    • D. 

      Tube

  • 13. 
    What shape is the Christmas bread pandoro made in Verona, Italy?
    • A. 

      Oblong

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Round

    • D. 

      Star

  • 14. 
    Fragole is Italian for what fruit?
    • A. 

      Strawberry

    • B. 

      Grape

    • C. 

      Blueberry

    • D. 

      Apple

  • 15. 
    How long is Italian "tradizionale extra vecchio" balsamic vinegar aged for?
    • A. 

      Fifteen Years

    • B. 

      Sixty Years

    • C. 

      Thirty Months

    • D. 

      Twenty-Five Years

  • 16. 
    Which Italian doughnut, sometimes cream-filled, is a popular dessert served on St. Joseph's Day?
    • A. 

      Zeppole

    • B. 

      Cannoli

    • C. 

      Zuppa Inglese

    • D. 

      Cassata Alla Siciliana

  • 17. 
    The name of the Italian Colomba Cake comes from the Italian word for what bird?
    • A. 

      Crow

    • B. 

      Pigeon

    • C. 

      Robin

    • D. 

      Eagle

  • 18. 
    What is a traditional Italian first course at a Christmas dinner?
    • A. 

      Tortellini

    • B. 

      Candy

    • C. 

      Seafood

    • D. 

      Wine

  • 19. 
    What is an Italian term for horseradish?
    • A. 

      Rigatoni

    • B. 

      Rafano

    • C. 

      Romana

    • D. 

      Risaia

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is an Italian cheese that originates in the Veneto region?
    • A. 

      Mozzarella

    • B. 

      Colby Jack

    • C. 

      Cheddar

    • D. 

      Siago

  • 21. 
    On what occasion in Italy are you likely to encounter a Colomba Cake?
    • A. 

      Halloween

    • B. 

      Your Birthday

    • C. 

      Easter

    • D. 

      New Years

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