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All about Italy

How much you know about Italian food? 15 Questions.

 
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1

What year was pizza "invented"?

  • Around 1750
  • Around 1800
  • Around 1850

2

How much bread does an average Italian consume?

  • A pound
  • Half a pound
  • A pound and a half

3

How much wine does an average Italian consume in a year?

  • 49 gallons
  • 14 gallons
  • 26 gallons

4

How many pasta shapes are produced worldwide?

  • More than 500
  • More than 700
  • More than 600

5

When was tomato sauce included with spaghetti in Italian kitchens?

  • In 1700's
  • In 1600's
  • In 1500's

6

What is the most commonly used herb in Italy?

  • Parsley
  • Garlic
  • Basil

7

What year was tiramisu invented?

  • 1960's
  • 1950's
  • 1940's

8

What is "baccalà"?

  • A soft cheese
  • A salt cod
  • A spicy sauce

9

What is the "right" suggested portion of pasta per person?

  • 70/80 gr.
  • 100/110 gr.
  • 50/60 gr.

10

When was the first Italian cookbook written?

  • In 1574
  • In 1674
  • In 1474

11

When were the first espresso machines introduced?

  • At the beginning of the 19th Century
  • At the beginning of the 20th Century
  • Middle of 19th Century

12

What wine is traditionally coupled with a fish meal?

  • White
  • Red
  • Does not matter

13

Concerning pasta cooking: what does "al dente" mean?

  • Firm to the teeth, yet tender
  • Very hard, breaking teeth
  • Too soft, stuck to teeth

14

Where does the word “cappuccino” come from?

  • Franciskan monks
  • Ancient legend
  • Word misspelt

15

What is "agnolotti"?

  • A particular type of spaghetti
  • Eggs with tomato
  • Stuffed pasta

 

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