Quiz: Type of Pasta or Type of Cheese?

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4 Min Quiz

Sulguni

This pickled Georgian cheese is often fried to reduce its (apparently overwhelming) odor.

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Pappardelle

It's a wide egg pasta that has a texture similar to lasagna.

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Mondseer

With a fat content approaching 50 percent, this Austrian cheese is like Limburger and it takes a couple of months to mature.

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Casarecce

Chunky sauces are best for these thin, narrow tubes.

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Chhena

This Indian curd cheese is a primary ingredient in desserts.

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Farfalle

Farfalle is otherwise known as bow tie pasta.

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Fideo

This slightly curved, thin pasta that often appears in soup recipes.

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Rodoric

This is a goat cheese that matures when left in caves with high humidity.

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Mafalda

It looks a lot like lasagna but is slightly narrower.

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Kasseri

This Greek cheese is a blend of 25 percent sheep's milk and 75 percent cow's milk.

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Orzo

These little bits of pasta are shaped like oval rice grains.

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Pepato

Sicilians made this Romano-like cheese and threw in whole black peppercorns, which are part of the cheese's name.

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Reginette

This wide, rippled pasta reginette is yet another play on lasagna.

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Sirine

A brined cheese popular in southeastern Europe, it's handy for salads and different baked goods.

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Ruote

This fun wheel-shaped pasta adds visual appeal to all sorts of dishes.

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Mafalde

This pasta looks a bit like baby lasagna.

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Aradalen

Aradalen is a blue cheese made from cow's milk in Sweden.

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Brocciu

Brocciu is made from ewe's milk and can be eaten right after it's made.

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Capunti

This pasta's unusual shape looks just like an empty sweet pea pod.

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Fiori

Fiori pasta has a distinct flower shape.

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Harzer

If you like fatty cheeses, pass on this one, which has a fat content of only around 1 percent.

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Oka

There are four types of this Canadian cheese, which was first made in the 1600s.

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Vermicelli

The next time you're chowing down on these, remember that the name means "little worms."

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Tulum

Typically aged six months, this soft-ripened goat cheese hails from Turkey.

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Raclette

The Swiss might heat this cheese and then scrape the melted parts onto serving plates.

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Lanterne

This ear-shaped pasta has deep, thick ridges perfect for grabbing the flavors of your favorite recipes.

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Tupi

This creamy, fermented cheese may be aged in a clay pot for four months.

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Ziti

Ziti literally means "bride's macaroni" in Italian; this pasta works well with very chunky sauces.

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Abondance

This is a wheel-shaped mountain cheese that comes from the border area of Switzerland and France.

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Tagliatelle

This pasta is a lot like fettuccine, with long, narrow ribbons.

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About This Quiz

Pasta and cheese go great together, but can you tell them apart? Try our quiz to see if you know the difference between cheeses and pasta.

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