Gioco della Settimana - Fun Quiz

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Gioco della Settimana - Fun Quiz

Post by Mindy » Wed Dec 08, 2004 3:08 pm

You don't really have to know Italian for this quiz from funtrivia.com. Learn some espressioni utili! :D Post your choices, and I'll post the correct answers in a few days!

Question 1: Papa is the pope. Papa' is dad. What is pappa?

A. baby food
B. a contraceptive
C. a priestess
D. a brand of car

Question 2: If an Italian says 'in bocca al lupo' (in the mouth of the wolf) to you, he means:

A. he's being bitten by a wolf
B. your zipper is down
C. good luck
D. let's get dinner

Question 3: A more vulgar expression of 'in bocca al lupo' is:

A. in culo alla balena
B. risposta sbagliata
C. hier ist ein deutscher satz
D. ti piace questo quizzino

Question 4: Which is not an Italian island?

A. Sardegna
B. Corsica
C. Capri
D. Sicilia

Question 5: Which author wrote the German novella 'L'Arrabbiata'?

A. Paul Heyse
B. Luigi Pirandello
C. Dante Alighieri
D. Niccolo' Machiavelli

Question 6: The often-heard 'capeesh' is a distortion of 'capisci', meaning:

A. you hungry?
B. you understand?
C. you need to go potty?
D. ready to go?

Question 7: What are Italian smurfs called?

A. Die Schluempfe
B. I Mertilli
C. Gli Uomini Blu
D. I Puffi

Question 8: Quale macchina non e' d'Italia?

A. Audi
B. Alfa Romeo
C. Fiat
D. Ferrari

Question 9: In what language does Italian have its roots?

A. Roma
B. Basque
C. Latin
D. French

Question 10: If you have a 10,000 lira note, you have about this much money (as of early May, 2000):

A. $.01
B. $1000
C. $5
D. $50

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Re: Gioco della Settimana - Fun Quiz

Post by Annamaria » Wed Dec 08, 2004 3:24 pm

Question 1: Papa is the pope. Papa' is dad. What is pappa?

A. baby food

Question 2: If an Italian says 'in bocca al lupo' (in the mouth of the wolf) to you, he means:

C. good luck

Question 3: A more vulgar expression of 'in bocca al lupo' is:

A. in culo alla balena

Question 4: Which is not an Italian island?

B. Corsica

Question 5: Which author wrote the German novella 'L'Arrabbiata'?

B. Luigi Pirandello

Question 6: The often-heard 'capeesh' is a distortion of 'capisci', meaning:

B. you understand?

Question 7: What are Italian smurfs called?

B. I Mertilli

Question 8: Quale macchina non e' d'Italia?

A. Audi

Question 9: In what language does Italian have its roots?

C. Latin

Question 10: If you have a 10,000 lira note, you have about this much money (as of early May, 2000):

C. $5

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Post by caterina » Wed Dec 08, 2004 4:02 pm

Question 1: Papa is the pope. Papa' is dad. What is pappa?
A. baby food

Question 2: If an Italian says 'in bocca al lupo' (in the mouth of the wolf) to you, he means:
C. good luck

Question 3: A more vulgar expression of 'in bocca al lupo' is:
A. in culo alla balena

Question 4: Which is not an Italian island?
B. Corsica

Question 5: Which author wrote the German novella 'L'Arrabbiata'?
A. Paul Heyse

Question 6: The often-heard 'capeesh' is a distortion of 'capisci', meaning:
B. you understand?

Question 7: What are Italian smurfs called?
D. I Puffi

Question 8: Quale macchina non e' d'Italia?
A. Audi

Question 9: In what language does Italian have its roots?
C. Latin

Question 10: If you have a 10,000 lira note, you have about this much money (as of early May, 2000):
C. $5

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Post by Theresa » Wed Dec 08, 2004 8:46 pm

Question 1: Papa is the pope. Papa' is dad. What is pappa?

A. baby food A.
B. a contraceptive
C. a priestess
D. a brand of car

Question 2: If an Italian says 'in bocca al lupo' (in the mouth of the wolf) to you, he means:

A. he's being bitten by a wolf
B. your zipper is down
C. good luck C.
D. let's get dinner

Question 3: A more vulgar expression of 'in bocca al lupo' is:

A. in culo alla balena A.
B. risposta sbagliata
C. hier ist ein deutscher satz
D. ti piace questo quizzino

Question 4: Which is not an Italian island?

A. Sardegna A.
B. Corsica
C. Capri
D. Sicilia

Question 5: Which author wrote the German novella 'L'Arrabbiata'?

A. Paul Heyse A.
B. Luigi Pirandello
C. Dante Alighieri
D. Niccolo' Machiavelli

Question 6: The often-heard 'capeesh' is a distortion of 'capisci', meaning:

A. you hungry?
B. you understand? B.
C. you need to go potty?
D. ready to go?

Question 7: What are Italian smurfs called?

A. Die Schluempfe
B. I Mertilli
C. Gli Uomini Blu C.
D. I Puffi

Question 8: Quale macchina non e' d'Italia?

A. Audi A.
B. Alfa Romeo
C. Fiat
D. Ferrari

Question 9: In what language does Italian have its roots?

A. Roma
B. Basque
C. Latin C.
D. French

Question 10: If you have a 10,000 lira note, you have about this much money (as of early May, 2000):

A. $.01
B. $1000
C. $5 C.
D. $50
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Post by Mindy » Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:11 pm

You all did a great job - and kudos to Caterina for getting them all right! :D Here are the correct answers:

Question 1: Papa is the pope. Papa' is dad. What is pappa?
A. baby food

Question 2: If an Italian says 'in bocca al lupo' (in the mouth of the wolf) to you, he means:
C. good luck

Question 3: A more vulgar expression of 'in bocca al lupo' is:
A. in culo alla balena

Question 4: Which is not an Italian island?
B. Corsica

Question 5: Which author wrote the German novella 'L'Arrabbiata'?
A. Paul Heyse

Question 6: The often-heard 'capeesh' is a distortion of 'capisci', meaning:
B. you understand?

Question 7: What are Italian smurfs called?
D. I Puffi

Question 8: Quale macchina non e' d'Italia?
A. Audi

Question 9: In what language does Italian have its roots?
C. Latin

Question 10: If you have a 10,000 lira note, you have about this much money (as of early May, 2000):
C. $5

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