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

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  1. Correct!
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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.

    It's ditalini!
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  3. Correct!
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    The flower-shaped one is fiori, as it means "flowers" in Italian.

    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.

    It's orzo.
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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".

    It's rotini!
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  6. Correct!
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    It was Italy of course!

  7. Correct!
    Wrong!

    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.

    It is fettuccine.
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  9. What about this?

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    This is gemelli pasta.

    This is gemelli pasta.
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  10. Correct!
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    Al dente means that the pasta is firm to the bite!

  11. 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.

    It's farfalle.
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    Correct!
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    That's right, the bicycle-shaped pasta is called biciclette.

    That's right, the bicycle-shaped pasta is called biciclette.
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  13. What is this?

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    It's spaghetti, obviously!

    It's spaghetti, obviously!
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  14. Correct!
    Wrong!

    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.

    Croxetti is the one that looks like a coin!
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You Can Only Eat Pasta If You Get 12/15 In This Quiz

You're a pasta novice!

You really don't know that much about pasta and could do with brushing up on your knowledge a little bit. But if we're honest you don't need to know tiny pasta details to enjoy the stuff!

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You are a pasta amateur!

You know a bit about pasta but not enough to be an expert. You're pretty good at identifying the types, and your passion for pasta doesn't go unnoticed. Your strengths lie mainly in knowing when it tastes good, which is all you need really.

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You are a pasta expert!

Wow, we have an pasta academic over here! What an honour! Your skillset lies mainly in identifying the types of pasta, and your knowledge of carbohydrates will surely get you far in life. Not many are gifted with this kind of talent; use it wisely!

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