Statistics for English Words of Italian Origin

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  • The average score is 14 of 20

Answer Stats

Definition Word % Correct
The type of cheese on pizzaMozzarella
94%
People who take unwelcome
photos of celebrities
Paparazzi
92%
Hello or goodbyeCiao
87%
Person who serves coffee drinksBarista
82%
Vandalism or art,
depending on your perspective
Graffiti
82%
Where the fat ladies singOpera
78%
Highest register of singing voiceSoprano
77%
Sharp knife or high heelStiletto
76%
Sauce made with basil and pine nutsPesto
74%
Type of nut with green fleshPistachio
71%
Like a flute, but smallerPiccolo
62%
High-profile female singerDiva
60%
Chain of islandsArchipelago
58%
It's longer than a short story,
but shorter than a novel
Novella
58%
Orchestra conductorMaestro
56%
Opposite of piano, in terms of loudnessForte
56%
"Pick me up" dessert made
with ladyfingers
Tiramisu
55%
Totalitarian, right-wing political movementFascism
51%
Type of green squash; CourgetteZucchini
51%
Artificial cave, often with water featuresGrotto
39%

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