How Much Do You Know About Pasta?

Pasta - so many varieties, and so many combinations. Pasta is a popular food that most of us eat, but what do you know about it? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of pasta!
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It is said that pasta was eaten in China as far back as...
2000 B.C.
the 1300s
5000 B.C.
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Who supposedly introduced macaroni to the US?
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
Grover Cleveland
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Kraft's boxes of macaroni and cheese first hit the shelves in...
2004
1979
1937
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America's first pasta factory was in...
Buffalo
Brooklyn
Cincinnati
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Pasta is a source of...
Potassium
Carbs
Vitamin D
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Al dente means...
"To the tooth"
"From the tooth"
"Hard as teeth"
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Spaghetti is usually ______cm long.
55
25
68
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What kind of sauce is supposed to be eaten with long pasta?
Thin
Creamy
Chunky
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What does "pasta" mean?
Paste
Carbs
Soft wheat
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It is said that pasta increases levels of...
Serotonin
Blood sugar
Dopamine
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"Farfalle" means...
Farther
Butterflies
Ties
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"Spaghetti" means..
Strings
Sticks
Straps
Result
You aren't very familiar with the history of pasta. That's okay - you don't have to know the facts to enjoy the taste!

C+, Skipping Pasta

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Right!
You know some things about pasta, but the most important thing to know is how to make it! Eat up.

B+, Pass The Pasta

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You know the particulars of pasta! There's lots to know but even more to eat, so dig in!

A+, Pasta Pal

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1
It is said that pasta was eaten in China as far back as...
2000 B.C.
the 1300s
5000 B.C.
2
Who supposedly introduced macaroni to the US?
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
Grover Cleveland
3
Kraft's boxes of macaroni and cheese first hit the shelves in...
2004
1979
1937
4
America's first pasta factory was in...
Buffalo
Brooklyn
Cincinnati
5
Pasta is a source of...
Potassium
Carbs
Vitamin D
6
Al dente means...
"To the tooth"
"From the tooth"
"Hard as teeth"
7
Spaghetti is usually ______cm long.
55
25
68
8
What kind of sauce is supposed to be eaten with long pasta?
Thin
Creamy
Chunky
9
What does "pasta" mean?
Paste
Carbs
Soft wheat
10
It is said that pasta increases levels of...
Serotonin
Blood sugar
Dopamine
11
"Farfalle" means...
Farther
Butterflies
Ties
12
"Spaghetti" means..
Strings
Sticks
Straps