Italian Cuisine Trivia QuizFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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Which great Italian wine owes its existence to a beautiful
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When you buy pasta, you should check the label to make sure that it
a. Contains no salt
b. Is made from durum wheat flour
c. Is made without eggs
d. Is pressed through Teflon dies
Which cheese is made from buffalo milk?
Which of these will you [probably] not find in Florence?
a. Spaghetti alle vongole
b. Spaghetti all'amatriciana
c. Spaghetti con le polpette
d. Spaghetti al sugo di carne
a. A buttery sauce with a little cheese
b. Butter stirred until creamy
c. A fresh, soft, mild cheese
d. A creamy dessert
What are grissini?
a. Crisp bread sticks
b. Fish stew
c. An Italian biscuit
d. An anchovy type of fish
What do many Italians dip their bread into?
c. The drippings on their plate
d. Olive oil seasoned with herbs
Which of these liqueurs involves ladybugs?
Why does the Italian Government prohibit making grappa at home?
a. To prevent pollution
b. To keep people from blinding themselves
c. To keep people from blowing up their homes
d. Because home distillers don't pay taxes
Naples's signature pizza is called Margherita. In reference to whom
a. Saint Margherita
b. Margherita flowers
c. Margherita di Savoia
d. Relatives named Margherita
What is the most commonly used herb in Italy?
When an Italian calls and says, "I'm coming over. Put the water
on," that means?
a. Set a pot of water to boil for pasta.
b. Draw a nice warm bath.
c. Turn on the sprinklers and water the lawn.
d. Prime the coffee machine.
What is the one dish almost all Italian men know how to make?
a. Grilled sausages
b. Spaghetti Aglio e Olio
d. Granita al Limone
Il Re dei Vini e' il Vino dei Re [The King of Wines and the Wine of
Kings] refers to?
a. Chianti Classico
b. Amarone della Valpolicella
a. A Venetian salami with a pork filet
b. A fine-grained pork salami
c. A slightly gelatinous, large Tuscan sausage
d. Any of a variety of raw pork
The residents of which city were once referred to as
Which of these pizzas is not standard throughout Italy?
Where should you head to enjoy a perfect Caponata?
If you ask for manicotti in an Italian restaurant [in Italy] you'll
likely get an odd look. What should you ask for?
Which cookbook author is widely credited with having established
modern Italian cuisine?
a. Pellegrino Artusi
b. Olindo Guerrini
c. Ada Boni
d. Ippolito Cavalcanti
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