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Can You Guess the Type of Pasta from the Shape?

Prove your powers of pasta perception with this tortellini-awesome food quiz!

There are LOTS of different kinds of pasta. Do you know all of them? No?

Some of them? Maybe!

Well grab a penne and paper and take this epic types of pasta quiz! 

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What type of pasta is this?

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What's the proper name for this pasta shape?

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Can you guess which one this is? Hint – it's the one that's a bit like a shell!

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What pasta dish do you think this is?

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Is this ravioli or spaghetti?

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And what's this spirally-thing called when it's at home?

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Name that twisty thing!

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What's the name of this dish made from big thick layers of pasta?

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This pasta shape is named after a part of the body. What is it?

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What's this?

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Both cannelloni and rigatoni are pasta tubes. But which one's bigger?

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Linguini is basically spaghetti but a bit flatter. True or false?

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What are these?

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BONUS PASTA HISTORY QUESTION!It's likely that pasta came from noodles – and was first invented in China thousands of years before your favourite tomato-ey spagbol. There are loads of different types of both pasta and noodles – and each can be made from lots of different ingredients.So, are there ACTUALLY any real differences between pasta and noodles?

Nailed it! High score! Wait…that's a ravioli! AAAARGH!

Nice score! This quiz was fiendish!

Could be worse! You could be a couple of tortellinis with eyes!

Oh dear. Have you no respect for pasta shapes?Disgraceful.