See If You’ve Got What It Takes To Pass This Mafia Quiz

Some think of the Mafia as being this make-believe gang affiliation. They have accents and do dangerous things with no remorse. If you cross their path and disrespect them, you might as well tell your family you love them because you might not see them again. But the question is, are they really this way? Are they even real? To answer those questions, yes. But there is more to it than that. They are more complex than what you see in movies or TV shows. Take this quiz and see if you really do know about the Mafia.

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What is the consequence for snitching?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Omerta is a mafia code the restricts anyone from telling the authorities what another mafia member has done. You’re dead if you break that code.

What is the consequence for snitching?

  • Get stitches
  • Death
  • A warning
  • Lose being a Mafia member
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One of these crimes is allowed among mafia while the other three are not. Which one is it?

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Retry Correct Incorrect There is nothing that stops them from getting rid of your lovely dog.

One of these crimes is allowed among mafia while the other three are not. Which one is it?

  • Killing pets
  • Murdering political figures
  • Theft
  • Kidnapping
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What used to be the ritual of becoming a “made man” in the mafia?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The correct answer is baptism.

What used to be the ritual of becoming a “made man” in the mafia?

  • Buying your mom a home
  • Baptism
  • Marrying your high school sweetheart
  • Killing 12 people
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What was the original heritage someone had to be from in order to become a full member of the mafia?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The early requirement was to be of Sicilian descent.
27 Feb 1985, New York, New York, USA — Reputed Mafia boss Paul Castellano (center) is leave Federal Court with his attorney, James LaRossa, after posting $2 million bail. Anthony Salerno (not pictured) posted the same bail amount for his release. The three other New York City Mafia bosses were indicted on racketeering charges, as well. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
27 Feb 1985, New York, New York, USA — Reputed Mafia boss Paul Castellano (center) is leave Federal Court with his attorney, James LaRossa, after posting $2 million bail. Anthony Salerno (not pictured) posted the same bail amount for his release. The three other New York City Mafia bosses were indicted on racketeering charges, as well. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

What was the original heritage someone had to be from in order to become a full member of the mafia?

  • Armenian
  • Sicilian
  • Russian
  • Italian
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Which American city can the Mafia be traced back to?

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Retry Correct Incorrect New Orleans was an active travel port for Italians.

Which American city can the Mafia be traced back to?

  • New Orleans
  • California
  • Miami
  • New York
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Which mafia member was nicknamed the Dapper Don?

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Retry Correct Incorrect John Gotti was always well-dressed.

Which mafia member was nicknamed the Dapper Don?

  • Joey Burg
  • Vash Bonnano
  • John Gotti
  • Bugs Moran
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Which mafia made their way to Las Vegas first?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The Jewish gangsters came and acted as loan sharks for casino developers.

Which mafia made their way to Las Vegas first?

  • Russian
  • Jewish
  • Italian
  • Armenian
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What might a consigliere do?

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Retry Correct Incorrect They are impartial advisers to the boss.

What might a consigliere do?

  • Advise the boss
  • Count the dirty money
  • Take bullets for the boss
  • Recruit new members
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What nickname did FBI agent Joe Pistone use to infiltrate the mafia?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Donnie Brasco is the correct answer

What nickname did FBI agent Joe Pistone use to infiltrate the mafia?

  • Donnie Brasco
  • Joe Loggia
  • Tom Hagen
  • Robert Loggia
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What does la costa nostra mean when translated into English?

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Retry Correct Incorrect This phrase would confuse the FBI because they didn’t understand when they referred to their lifestyle or “their thing”.

What does la costa nostra mean when translated into English?

  • Tell me when to go
  • Don’t snitch
  • Let’s get pasta
  • Our thing
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Which event brought the mafia’s existence into the light?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The correct answer is the Apalachin Raid

Which event brought the mafia’s existence into the light?

  • Apalachin Raid
  • The Godfather
  • The Sopranos
  • Senate hearings on Organized Crime
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What does RICO stand for?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Racketeering influenced and corrupt organizations (RICO) put a hamper on the mafia when passed in 1970 because it allowed prosecutors to go after the whole family and not just one person.

What does RICO stand for?

  • Racketeering influenced and corrupt organizations
  • Raid on illegal crime office
  • Running into crime officers
  • Regulating investigating cooperating and officiating
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What was the city that had the first mafia incident?

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Retry Correct Incorrect New Haven is the right answer.

What was the city that had the first mafia incident?

  • New Haven
  • New York
  • New Port
  • New Orleans
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How did Capone earn the nickname “Scarface”?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Protective brothers are dangerous.

How did Capone earn the nickname “Scarface”?

  • A woman’s protective brother hurt him after he said she had a nice behind
  • He got into a fight with his father
  • It was apart of initiation for him because he wasn’t a full Italian
  • His brother roughed him up
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Which famous jazz pianist did Capone kidnap?

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Retry Correct Incorrect He made Fats Waller perform at his birthday party.
FILE – This Jan. 19, 1931, file photo shows Chicago mobster Al Capone at a football game. An intimate letter gangster Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction in Massachusetts. Boston-based RR Auction said the winning bid came Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at an auction in Cambridge. (AP Photo/File)
FILE – This Jan. 19, 1931, file photo shows Chicago mobster Al Capone at a football game. An intimate letter gangster Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction in Massachusetts. Boston-based RR Auction said the winning bid came Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at an auction in Cambridge. (AP Photo/File)

Which famous jazz pianist did Capone kidnap?

  • Will Smith
  • Fats Waller
  • Maestro McGhee
  • Sir Wiley Willis
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What was found in Capone’s vault when Geraldo Rivera opened it on live TV?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Geraldo was humiliated when nothing was in the secret vault.

What was found in Capone’s vault when Geraldo Rivera opened it on live TV?

  • Nothing of importance
  • A single Ak-47
  • A note to his lover
  • Millions of cash
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What did Charles “Lucky” Luciano’s gang first do when they got started?

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Retry Correct Incorrect He was protecting the youth.

What did Charles “Lucky” Luciano’s gang first do when they got started?

  • Steal money from other thieves
  • Protect the Jewish youth
  • Warn the neighborhood when the cops were coming
  • Shakedown pool halls for drug lords
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How did Charles Luciano get his “Lucky” nickname?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The origin is unknown.

How did Charles Luciano get his “Lucky” nickname?

  • His mom gave it to him
  • He would never miss a shot
  • It is unknown
  • He was never found by cops
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What does Capo di tutti capi translate to?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The correct answer is boss of all bosses.

What does Capo di tutti capi translate to?

  • It is your time
  • Boss of all bosses
  • Live and don’t look back
  • Only time will tell
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Who started the first casino in Las Vegas?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Bugsy Siegal is the right choice.
– Making of the Mob _ Season 1, Episode – Photo Credit: Larry French/AMC
– Making of the Mob _ Season 1, Episode – Photo Credit: Larry French/AMC

Who started the first casino in Las Vegas?

  • John Gotti
  • Rob Gianni
  • Bugsy Siegal
  • Al Capone
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How did Al Capone die?

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Retry Correct Incorrect It isn’t gunshots, its Syphilis.

How did Al Capone die?

  • Execution
  • Cancer
  • Syphilis
  • Gunshots
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What nationality was Bugsy Siegal?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Remember Jewish mafia was the first in Las Vegas and he opened the first casino out there.

What nationality was Bugsy Siegal?

  • Irish
  • German
  • Jewish
  • Italian
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Who was the St. Valentines Day Massacre supposed to kill?

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Retry Correct Incorrect We hope you chose Bugs Moran.

Who was the St. Valentines Day Massacre supposed to kill?

  • John Gotti
  • Bugs Moran
  • Eliot Ness
  • Al Capone
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How many were killed at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The number is 7.

How many were killed at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre?

  • 250
  • 7
  • 42
  • 67
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Who was deported to Italy?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Did you choose Lucky? If so, good.

Who was deported to Italy?

  • Joe Pesci
  • Lucky Luciano
  • Steve Nash
  • Meyer Lansky
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Was the Valentine’s Day Massacre successful?

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Retry Correct Incorrect It was unsuccessful.

Was the Valentine’s Day Massacre successful?

  • No, they got the wrong person
  • No, they lost two of their men in the shoot-out
  • It is unknown
  • Yes, the right people were taken care of
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Who wrote the film script for The Godfather?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Mario Puzo wrote the film.

Who wrote the film script for The Godfather?

  • Ryan Coogler
  • Shonda Rhymes
  • Luigi Gambino
  • Mario Puzo
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What was the name of the brother who gave Capone his scar?

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Retry Correct Incorrect His name was Frank Gallucio.

What was the name of the brother who gave Capone his scar?

  • Michale Scott
  • Peter Aiello
  • Frank Gallucio
  • Frankie Yale
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Which gangster owned a flower shop?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Dion Obanion had a flower shop.

Which gangster owned a flower shop?

  • Jim Halpert
  • Dion Obanion
  • Dutch Schultz
  • Bugs Moran
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How did Bugsy Siegal die?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Gunshots ended this man.

How did Bugsy Siegal die?

  • Car crash
  • Skin cancer
  • Being strangled
  • Gunshots
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What was the name of the league started by Joseph Colombo that protested the depiction of Italians as mobsters?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Italian-American Civil Rights League is the answer.

What was the name of the league started by Joseph Colombo that protested the depiction of Italians as mobsters?

  • La Famiglia
  • The Italian Rights League
  • Italian Heritage League
  • Italian-American Civil Rights League
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What is the name of the Chinese mafia?

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Retry Correct Incorrect If you chose the Triads then you are right.

What is the name of the Chinese mafia?

  • The Trins
  • The Yakuza
  • The Fearless
  • The Triads
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Who was Luciano’s best friend?

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Retry Correct Incorrect He met Meyer Lansky when he got to the USA.

Who was Luciano’s best friend?

  • Mario Manningham
  • Al Capone
  • Jeff Green
  • Meyer Lansky
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Did Yakuza have to cut off their finger if they disobey their boss?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The answer is yes.

Did Yakuza have to cut off their finger if they disobey their boss?

  • Yes, and send it to him as well
  • No, they wouldn’t have to do anything
  • No, they had to cut off their toes
  • No, they would cut off a piece of their ear
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Which family was Luciano a boss of?

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Retry Correct Incorrect It was the Genovese Family

Which family was Luciano a boss of?

  • The Fedrely Family
  • The Colombo Family
  • The Genovese Family
  • The James Family
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Who prosecuted many gangsters like Luciano, Gurrah Shapiro, and Louis Lepke?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Thomas Dewey is the answer.

Who prosecuted many gangsters like Luciano, Gurrah Shapiro, and Louis Lepke?

  • Thomas Dewey
  • Menlow
  • Jay Rock
  • Jermaine Cole
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What is the underboss of a Don called?

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Retry Correct Incorrect We hope you chose Capo Bastone.
Wealthy Criminal Sitting in an Armchair Between two Bodyguards
Wealthy Criminal Sitting in an Armchair Between two Bodyguards

What is the underboss of a Don called?

  • The Menace
  • Punishers
  • Capo Bastone
  • Teflon Don
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What year did Al Capone die?

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Retry Correct Incorrect The correct year is 1947

What year did Al Capone die?

  • 1999
  • 1956
  • 1947
  • 1972
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What was the Yakuza ritual where they cut off the pinky finger called?

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Retry Correct Incorrect You’re in trouble if you have to do Yubitsume!

What was the Yakuza ritual where they cut off the pinky finger called?

  • Otoshimae
  • Shabu
  • Waraji wo nugu
  • Yubitsume
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Who was the liaison between the Chicago mafia and the Kennedy family?

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Retry Correct Incorrect It was none other than Frank Sinatra!

Who was the liaison between the Chicago mafia and the Kennedy family?

  • John Cash
  • Robert Dinero
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Tony Stark
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Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

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Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

Retry You might have to get your finger cut off with that score You need to brush up on the mafia! You’re in luck, you did okay You know your stuff
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