A light-hearted quiz on all things Italian…..
Answers at the bottom of the page and NO cheating!
When McDonalds first opened in Italy, what did the food purists do at the entrance?
Squirted everyone with red, white and green paint
Gave away free plates of pasta
Offered 10% off a ‘puttanesca double cheeseburger’
Commited mass suicide
Which is the oldest university in Europe?
How many square miles did the Roman Empire cover?
Less than half a million
Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini tried to eliminate foreign words. Donald Duck became “Paperino.” Mickey Mouse became?
Football fans in Italy are called tifosi, meaning?
Babies in nappies
An Italian asks his Spanish friend to put the butter ‘burro’ on the table. What does the Spaniard do?
Go to the market to buy a donkey
Look for a Mexican supermarket
Find a drug trafficker
Roast and carve the village idiot
All of them
None of them
There is a restaurant within a high-security prison in Volterra where you eat with plastic cutlery under security cameras and bright lights, your table pianist is a convicted serial killer and you need to book months in advance to secure a table?
A female wrestler
A drink that often tastes like nail varnish remover and can cause blindness and insanity
A grapefruit cocktail
A variety of head lice
The original Mafia characters in Sicily most resembled?
Machine Gun Kelly
Robert di Nero
What would you do at the Gran Ballo Delle Maschere?
Dance to pounding rap music from Machere
Put on a mask
Watch a league cup football match
Make a papier-mache beachball
Elba was home to?
The ancestors of Idris Elba
The Emperor Napoleon
John and Yoko Lennon
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Answers: Gave away free plates of pasta/Bologna/Two million/Topolino/Typhoid carriers/All of them/True/A drink that tastes like nail varnish remover and can cause blindness and insanity/Robin Hood/Put on a mask/The Emperor Napoleon