Whether it's long strands of spaghetti or luscious sheets of lasagna, pasta is a perennial favorite and dietary staple throughout the world. Test your noodle about how much you really know about, well, noodles.
Pasta is made from what type of wheat?
soft red winter wheat
hard red winter wheat
Which U.S. state grows the most durum wheat?
What are the minimum ingredients needed to make pasta?
flour and water
flour, water and eggs
flour, water and olive oil
Which nation is credited with inventing pasta?
What percentage of Americans eat pasta once each week?
What is America's favorite pasta?
Why are there are so many pasta shapes?
Chefs like to invent new pastas so they can name a noodle after themselves.
Different shapes work better in different recipes.
Kids need lots of pasta shapes for crafts.
Pastas are often named for their resemblance to other things. Which pasta was named for its butterfly shape?
Which of the following is not a filled pasta?
One pound of uncooked pasta makes about how much cooked pasta?
Which pasta are you eating if you're eating "little ears?"
About how many pounds of pasta do children eat each year?
Where was the first American pasta factory opened?
How many different pasta shapes are produced throughout the world?
Who is credited with bringing macaroni to America?
Why did the ancient Greeks refer to pasta as "marcus?"
It translates to "dry bread."
It translates to "divine food."
It refers to the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ate massive amounts of pasta.
What vessel was used in 2010 to hold the Guinness Book of World Record's largest bowl of spaghetti?
Pasta should be cooked "al dente." What does that mean?
to the tooth
soft in the mouth
slippery on the tongue
When is National Pasta Month?
What diet trend caused pasta sales to slump in the late 1990s?