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Types of Pasta

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(46 votes)
8 questions
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Test your knowledge on different types of pasta and their origins.
1
48 random squares

What type of pasta is shaped like a bowtie?

Farfalle

Fusilli

Penne

Spaghetti

56% got this right

Farfalle means butterfly in Italian.
2
48 random squares

What type of pasta is shaped like a small ear?

Orecchiette

Linguine

Rigatoni

Tagliatelle

38% got this right

Orecchiette is a traditional pasta from the Puglia region of Italy.
3
48 random squares

What type of pasta is shaped like a small ball?

Acini di pepe

Chickpea

Linguini

Orzo

Hard  25% got this right

Acini di pepe means 'peppercorns' in Italian.
4
48 random squares

What type of pasta is shaped like a spiral?

Rotini

Fregola

Orzo

Pappardelle

45% got this right

Rotini is also known as 'Fusilli Bucati'.
5
48 random squares

What type of pasta is shaped like a small shell?

Conchiglie

Farfalle

Gnocchi

Lasagna

44% got this right

Conchiglie means 'shells' in Italian.
6
48 random squares

What type of pasta is shaped like a long, thin tube?

Spaghetti

Campanelle

Linguine

Pappardelle

51% got this right

Spaghetti is one of the most popular types of pasta in the world.
7
48 random squares

What type of pasta is shaped like a small wheel?

Ruote

Campanelle

Farfalle

Radiatori

Hard  27% got this right

Ruote means 'wheel' in Italian.
8
48 random squares

What type of pasta is shaped like a small tube with ridges?

Rigatoni

Fusilli

Orecchiette

Radiatori

46% got this right

Rigatoni is a popular pasta shape in Southern Italy.