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Make Us Say "Mamma Mia!" By Taking This Extremely Difficult Italian Food Quiz

You like pizza and pasta, but how much do you really know about them?

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  1.  WHICH OF THESE PASTAS IS TORTELLINI?
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    A delicious stuffed pasta in the shape of a ring.

    Fun fact: tortelloni has the same shape, but is larger in size.

    A delicious stuffed pasta in the shape of a ring.
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  2. WHICH OF THESE IS NOT AN INGREDIENT IN MARGHERITA PIZZA?
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    Mozzarella 
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    Tomato
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     Mushrooms
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    Basil
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    Margherita pizza does not have mushrooms.

    But it does have tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, salt, and oil.

    Margherita pizza does not have mushrooms.
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  3.  WHAT IS RAGU?
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    Sauce with meat.
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    A famous sauce brand. 
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    Tomato sauce.
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    Pepper sauce.
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    In Italy, Ragu is a meat-based sauce.

    In Italy, Ragu is a meat-based sauce.
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  4. WHICH PASTA IS IDEAL FOR BOLOGNESE?<br>
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    Ravioli
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    Penne
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    Bucatini
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    Tagliatelle
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    The Bolognese (Ragù bolognese) officially goes with tagliatelle.

    Although outside of Italy it's commonly paired with spaghetti, the original recipe calls for the famous egg noodles.

    The Bolognese (Ragù bolognese) officially goes with tagliatelle.
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  5. WHERE IS PIZZA FROM?
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    Naples
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    Rome
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    Pisa
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    Genoa
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    Pizza originated in Naples.

    Thank you for this gift, people of Naples.

    Pizza originated in Naples.
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  6. WHAT IS A TRATTORIA?
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     An elegant restaurant.
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     A place specializing in wine.
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     A pizza place.
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     An unpretentious family restaurant.   
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    Trattorias are simple restaurants, with local fresh food.

    They're generally owned by families. An Italian ristorante is in a higher category, and it tends to be more elegant and costly.

    Trattorias are simple restaurants, with local fresh food.
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  7.  WHICH OF THESE IS CIABATTA BREAD?
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    Ciabatta is a white bread, perfect for sandwiches.

    You may not know it, but it was created in Verona in 1982.

    Ciabatta is a white bread, perfect for sandwiches.
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  8. WHICH DISH DOES PASTA BELONG TO?
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     Antipasto
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    Primo
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    Secondo
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    Contorno
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    Pasta traditionally goes in the Primo Piatto, just after the Antipasto (appetizer).

    If there is no pasta, the primo piatto can be risotto, soup, or any other food that is not as heavy as a meat-based dish (which makes up the Secondo).

    Pasta traditionally goes in the Primo Piatto, just after the Antipasto (appetizer).
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  9. What is the name of this italian dessert?

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    Tartufo
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    Tiramisu
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    Sicilian Cannoli
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    Bruttiboni 
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    Tiramisu, a cold dessert that tastes like coffee.

    There are thousands of variations, but cofee and cream layers are a must.

    Tiramisu, a cold dessert that tastes like coffee.
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  10. WHICH OF THESE CHEESES IS NOT ITALIAN?
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    Burrata
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    Pecorino
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    Asiago
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    Brie
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    Brie is the only cheese on this list that is not Italian.

    It is from France.

    Brie is the only cheese on this list that is not Italian.
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This post was translated from Spanish.

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