Italian Culture (Napoli video)

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Shira
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Italian Culture (Napoli video)
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2014-03-13 18:14:19
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Questions regarding Napoli video we saw in class.
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  1. What is Napoli?
    Naples
  2. What does vesuvio mean?
    volcano
  3. Are spaghetti and meatballs Italian?
    No it was invented by Italians that came to America because they could afford meat so they decided to add it to the pasta.
  4. How is pizza eaten in Napoli?
    With a knife and fork.
  5. What are i ricci?
    sea urchins 
  6. What does la spazzatura mean?
    garbage
  7. What does la camorra mean?
    The Mafia
  8. True or false: The mafia changes name depending on where they are.
    True
  9. What is il mandolino?
    Mandolin, which is an instrument.
  10. What does controsenso mean?
    wrong way
  11. How are pizzas made and how are they served?
    Pizzas usually have sauce, a type of cheese, and some vegetables and they are served as personal pizzas.
  12. What was the name of the coast guy in the video drove to?
    La costa amalfitana (Amalfi Coast)
  13. What is the name of the road along la costa amalfitana?
    Amalfi Drive (the road with 1,001 turns)
  14. Why is garbage sometimes seen piled up on the sidewalks of Napoli?
    • If individuals get on the wrong side of the Mafia they will make sure the garbage men don't come and collect those certain individuals's garbage.
    • Also garbagemen may go on strike because of low pay.
    • In the end, garbage piles up because people have no choice but to put it on top of existing garbage.

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