Italian Food Vocabulary Quiz 🤔 You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words covered on the page about Italian Food in our Vocabulary section. 1. Pasta is used in many Italian dishes. What's it made of? corn wheat potatoes a) corn b) wheat c) potatoes 2. Which kind of pasta is long and thin and looks like string? macaroni spaghetti tortellini a) macaroni b) spaghetti c) tortellini 3. The main ingredient of risotto is rice pasta flour a) rice b) pasta c) flour 4. What is flat and round with various toppings to choose from? ribollita polenta pizza a) ribollita b) polenta c) pizza 5. Which is a thick cured sausage usually eaten in slices? salami bruschetta parmagiana a) salami b) bruschetta c) parmagiana 6. What kind of oil should be on each table in an Italian restaurant? coconut oil olive oil hair oil a) coconut oil b) olive oil c) hair oil 7. Which is a thick Italian soup full of chopped-up vegetables? minestrone mozzarella arancini a) minestrone b) mozzarella c) arancini 8. What is Italian-style ice cream called? focaccia gnocchi gelato a) focaccia b) gnocchi c) gelato 9. Lasagna is a baked dish with layers separated by _______ of pasta. sheets balls pillows a) sheets b) balls c) pillows 10. What is tiramisu? a starter a soup a dessert a) a starter b) a soup c) a dessert Your score is: Correct answers: Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.