Only True Italians Can Get 100% On This Italian Slang Quiz!
You grew up with your cousins as your best friends, you spent Sundays at mass, and you had the priest bless your house before birthday parties. Your family doesn’t do store-bought pasta sauce, and you’ve known how to make a proper meatball since before you could walk. In short, you are a true Italian! So take our Italian slang quiz and put your knowledge to the test.
What kind of pasta is this?
What does your family do on annual tomato day?
- Has a tomato throwing fight
- Plants tomatoes for the upcoming season
- Prepares and jars the family tomato sauce
Your Nonna is your?
Struffoli is always served at which holiday?
- Good Friday
Most people may call it tomato sauce, but you call it:
- Tomato cream
The first solid food you ate as a baby was probably:
- Prune puree
If your mother told you that you were stunata, it meant you were
- Acting crazy
Where did you get the basil and tomatoes for cooking gravy?
- From the local grocery store
- From the farmer's market
- From my backyard garden
What is no wedding reception complete without?
- Italian ice
- The Tarantella
- Goody bags
Where were all of your family birthday parties held?
- My house
- The church
- The local Knights of Columbus
What brand of store-bought pasta sauce is the most authentic?
- I've never bought pasta sauce at the store
How do you make the best coffee?
- In a coffee press
- In an espresso/cappuccino maker
- In a stovetop percolator
What did your mom scream when she'd finally had enough yelling or fighting between you and your siblings?
- Basta, basta
- Meno male
Your favorite wine comes:
- In a box
- From the liquor store
- From my family's homemade batch
Stella D'oro was:
- The name of a beloved Italian soap opera star
- A type of cookie that was always in my house
- A brand of Italian clothing
If you visited someone's house for Christmas, you always brought one of these with you:
- Soda bread
- Angel food cake
- Pandoro or panettone
Before company comes over, you clean the entire house including the:
What does it mean if your relative hands you an envelope?
- I am in trouble
- I'm getting a stack of cash
- I'm chosen to host the next family dinner
How did you spend every Christmas Eve?
- Attending the Feast of the Seven Fishes
- At home wrapping presents
- Doing last-minute shopping
If your mom told you to get the wooden spoon, it meant you were:
- Supposed to stir the sauce
- Misbehaving and in trouble
- Being asked to set the table