Italian Food Vocabulary Quiz 🤔

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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

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