What's Your Italian Food I.Q.?

Everyone loves Italian food. But there's a difference between the diners at Olive Garden and the crowd at Mario Batali's Babbo. How much do you know really know about pasta, pizza and other goodies?

Take this quiz to test your Italian food smarts. You'll either graduate with a pHd in Italian dishes or a GED in Italian food. This quiz will only take a few moments, and afterwards, you can celebrate with pizza.

Created by: patty lamberti

  1. Pasta alla puttenesca translates to...
  2. Which of the following is NOT a holiday in either Italy or America?
  3. Was chef Mario Batali born in Italy?
  4. Who set standards for pasta in Italy in the 13th century?
  5. How many pasta shapes are there?
  6. What's the Italian word for ice cream?
  7. What was AJ Soprano's favorite dish that his grandmother made?
  8. The McDonald's in Italy serves a salad with...
  9. How many pounds of pasta do Italians eat per year on average?
  10. Which comedian said the following quote? "The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again."

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