Italian Food Lesson for Kids: Facts & History


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Which of the following is NOT a well-known Italian food?

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1. Which is the name of a popular Italian dessert similar to ice cream?

2. What was the first type of pizza called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The history of Italian food stretches back many years! Find out what you know about it by answering quiz questions on key points like some well-known Italian foods and the name of an Italian dessert

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These quiz topics will be addressed:

  • Name of the first kind of pizza
  • The place where Italian spices came from
  • Important food that was brought to Italy from the Americas

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on Italian food
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about a popular Italian dessert that's kind of like ice cream
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the first type of pizza and a food that came to Italy from the Americas

Additional Learning

Learn more with the accompanying lesson called Italian Food Lesson for Kids: Facts & History. These areas of study will be covered:

  • Italian food during the Roman Empire
  • Developments in Italian food during the Middle and Dark Ages
  • Cuisine in the era of the Renaissance
  • 19th century Italian food