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You Can Only Eat Pasta If You Get 12/15 In This Quiz

Warning: This quiz is hard to pass-ta.

  1. What are usually the main ingredients
    in pasta?

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    The main ingredients are flour, egg, salt, and water.

    Obviously depending on the recipe that can change, but those are the basics.

  2. What type of pasta is this?

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    It's ditalini!

    Translated into English, ditalini means "small thimbles," and it is often used in soups and salads.

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  3. Which pasta is fiori?

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    The flower-shaped one is fiori, as it means "flowers" in Italian.

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  4. What pasta is this?

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    It's orzo.

    Orzo is a tiny grain-like pasta that is often used in minestrone.

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  5. What's the other name for fusilli?

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    It's rotini!

    The name originated from a 17th-century Italian word meaning "small wheels".

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  6. In 2014, which country produced the most pasta?

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    It was Italy of course!

  7. And how much pasta do they produce?

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    The International Pasta Organization recorded that Italy produced 3,408,499 tonnes of pasta in 2014.

  8. What pasta is this?

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    It is fettuccine.

    Fettuccine is 1/4 of an inch wide and is usually twice the width of linguine.

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  9. What about this?

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    This is gemelli pasta.

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  10. What day is
    World Pasta Day this year?

  11. What does "al dente" mean?

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    Al dente means that the pasta is firm to the bite!

  12. What is this?

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    It's farfalle.

    This pasta is often called bow-tie pasta and dates back to the 16th century.

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  13. Which pasta is called biciclette?

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    That's right, the bicycle-shaped pasta is called biciclette.

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  14. What is this?

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    It's spaghetti, obviously!

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  15. Which pasta is croxetti?

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    Croxetti is the one that looks like a coin!

    Croxetti is made in Genoa in small batches and stamped to look like coins. They were originally made in the Middle Ages as a way for aristocrats to show their status.

    Via en.wikipedia.org