From Lo Mein to Lasagna: Noodles of the World Quiz
Noodles have been around for centuries. How well do you know your soba from spaghetti? Take the quiz to see!
These dense and chewy noodles are often the centerpiece for hot Asian soups and brothy casseroles or the base of a large bowl of meat with vegetable toppings.
True or false: Asian noodles can be made with rice, yam and mung bean.
What type of Italian pasta is also known as bow-tie?
What type of pasta is traditionally made from potato, egg and flour?
This Japanese buckwheat noodle is full of protein and fiber.
What noodle means "little ear" in Italian?
What type of Chinese noodles become translucent when cooked?
- yaka mein
- rice noodles
- cellophane noodles
What pasta is shaped like big tubes and ideal for chunky vegetable sauces?
- elbow macaroni
These Chinese noodles have a chewiness that comes from the addition of egg in the dough.
True or false: Orzo is a rice, not a pasta.
What wide ribbon of egg pasta is normally used with gamey ragus?
What tiny pasta is traditionally used in both Italian and Turkish soups?
True or false: Lo mein noodles are usually never stir-fried.
True or false: Rice vermicelli is usually sold in dry hard bunches bent in half.
What popular stir-fried rice noodle dish is commonly served as a street food and at casual local eateries in Thailand?
The popular Vietnamese noodle dish pho contains what type of noodles?
What soft egg noodle is used in cuisines of southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary?
What type of Chinese egg noodles are typically stir-fried with sliced vegetables, meats and other seasonings?
- lo mein
- mee pok
- yaka mein
True or false: Pho (broth with meat, noodles and herbs) is a national staple in Korea.
Drunken noodles (phat khi mao) is a dish of stir-fried wide rice noodles popular in what country?
What Italian pasta is shaped like thick spaghetti but thicker and hollow in the center?
This Italian ring-shaped pasta is typically stuffed with meat, cheese or vegetables.
In what country did ramen noodles originate?
True or false: According to Italian law, only durum wheat can be used to make pasta in Italy.
Sevai noodles are a type of rice vermicelli popular in what country?
- Southern India
True or false: Noodles are classified based on the primary ingredient used in making them.
True or false: In 2005, a 4,000-year-old bowl of noodles was found in Italy.
This Malaysian noodle is often served in soup with dried anchovies, pork, mushrooms and leafy vegetables.
True or false: Japanese shirataki noodles are low in calories and carbs.
What Korean buckwheat noodles are similar to Japanese soba noodles?
- hobak guksu
- memil guksu