100 Mafia Trivia Questions and Answers

Welcome to our fascinating compilation of 100 Mafia Trivia questions and answers! These questions delve into the intriguing and secretive world of the Mafia, offering insights into its history, organizational structure, notorious members, cultural portrayals, and more. Whether you’re a fan of gangster movies, a history enthusiast, or simply curious about the enigmatic underworld, this trivia set is sure to keep you captivated. Let’s delve into the mysterious realm of La Cosa Nostra and see how much you know! Enjoy and learn!

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1. What is the Mafia’s country of origin?

2. Which Italian city is the birthplace of the Mafia?

3. What is another name for the Mafia?

4. What term is used to describe a Mafia family’s boss?

5. What are the low-ranking soldiers in the Mafia called?

6. Which popular television series focuses on a fictional Mafia family?

7. Name the most famous movie trilogy about the Mafia?

8. Who directed the movie ‘Goodfellas’?

9. What is the initiation ceremony of the Mafia called?

10. What do Mafia members refer to their organization as?

11. What is the meaning of ‘Omertà’?

12. What is the name of the infamous Chicago Mafia boss of the 1920s?

13. Which infamous event involving the Mafia occurred on Valentine’s Day in 1929?

14. What was the name of Al Capone’s Chicago organization?

15. What operation by the FBI helped diminish the Mafia’s power in the US?

16. What was Lucky Luciano’s real name?

17. Who was the head of the Gambino crime family from 1957 to 1976?

18. Who is the author of ‘Gomorrah’, a book about the Camorra Mafia?

19. Who did Joe Pesci portray in the film ‘Goodfellas’?

20. What’s the popular hand gesture often associated with the Mafia?

21. Which Sicilian Mafia boss was known as ‘The Beast’?

22. Who was the chief of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics who pursued the Mafia?

23. What is a ‘capo’ in Mafia hierarchy?

24. Which Mafia boss was called ‘Joe Bananas’?

25. What Sicilian event in the 1860s helped lead to the formation of the Mafia?

26. What is the name of the Russian equivalent of the Mafia?

27. What’s the name of the Japanese criminal syndicate often compared to the Mafia?

28. In the Mafia, what does a ‘consigliere’ do?

29. Which city is known for the ‘Five Families’ of the American Mafia?

30. What is the Mafia’s traditional involvement in waste management?

31. What crime did Al Capone eventually go to prison for?

32. Who wrote the novel that ‘The Godfather’ film series was based on?

33. Which family does Tony Soprano belong to in ‘The Sopranos’?

34. Which Mafia group is considered to have been the most powerful in U.S. history?

35. What was the name of the crime-fighting team Eliot Ness led against Al Capone?

36. What is a ‘hitman’ in Mafia terminology?

37. Which movie tells the story of the Irish Mob in Boston?

38. Who was Frank Sinatra allegedly linked to?

39. What does ‘The Commission’ refer to in Mafia circles?

40. What does the term ‘whack’ mean in Mafia slang?

41. What term describes when a Mafia member turns state’s evidence?

42. What was the name of the large-scale Mafia prosecution in the 1980s?

43. Who played the role of Tony Montana in the movie ‘Scarface’?

44. What does ‘made man’ mean in Mafia lingo?

45. What is the most infamous mob hit location in New York City?

46. What notorious crime family did John Gotti lead?

47. What is the term for a high-ranking Mafia member who mentors a protégé?

48. What is the term for an outsider or non-Sicilian in the Mafia?

49. Who was the first Italian-American Mafia boss to turn government informant?

50. Who was the FBI agent who infiltrated the Bonanno crime family?

51. What name did Joseph Pistone use while undercover?

52. Which famous gangster was the inspiration for the character Tony Montana in ‘Scarface’?

53. Which crime family did Benjamin ‘Bugsy’ Siegel associate with?

54. What business venture did Bugsy Siegel famously invest in?

55. Which movie tells the true story of an undercover cop infiltrating the Mob?

56. Who was the crime boss of the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1980s?

57. What is a ‘sit down’ in Mafia terms?

58. What type of business are the Mafia known for infiltrating?

59. Which U.S. city was famous for the Purple Gang during Prohibition?

60. What type of weapon is most traditionally associated with the Mafia?

61. What are ‘books’ in Mafia terminology?

62. Which famous New York hotel was built by mobster Bugsy Siegel?

63. What does the Mafia term ‘vendetta’ mean?

64. What does ‘pizzo’ refer to in Mafia terminology?

65. Which crime family was notorious for the ‘Pizza Connection’ drug trafficking operation?

66. What was the name of Al Capone’s brother who became a law enforcement officer?

67. What term refers to a meeting of the Mafia’s national leadership?

68. What name is given to the de facto Mafia leader when the official boss is in prison?

69. What is the traditional role of the Mafia in the illicit gambling business?

70. What was the ‘Black Hand’ in relation to the Mafia?

71. What role did Meyer Lansky play in the Mafia?

72. Which famous Hollywood star was known to have connections with the Chicago Outfit?

73. Who did Robert De Niro play in the film ‘Casino’?

74. What was the original purpose of the Mafia in Sicily?

75. What is a ‘gangland execution’ in Mafia terms?

76. Which gangster was nicknamed ‘The Prime Minister’ of the underworld?

77. What name did the Mafia give to the war of 1981-1983?

78. What is the ‘Cupola’ in the context of the Sicilian Mafia?

79. What is a ‘button man’ in the Mafia?

80. What notorious mob hit was carried out at the Park Sheraton Hotel in 1957?

81. What were the ‘Murder Inc.’?

82. What was the ‘Ice Man’ Richard Kuklinski’s connection to the Mafia?

83. Which famous gangster was known as ‘Scarface’?

84. What does the Mafia term ‘going to the mattresses’ mean?

85. What role did the Mafia play in the development of Las Vegas?

86. Who was the infamous leader of Murder Inc.?

87. Who did Marlon Brando portray in ‘The Godfather’?

88. Which famous gangster was the basis for the character Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather’?

89. Who was the long-time boss of the Genovese crime family?

90. Who was nicknamed ‘The Teflon Don’ due to his ability to avoid convictions?

91. What does the term ‘underboss’ refer to in Mafia hierarchy?

92. Which famous mobster is known for having run the Stardust casino in Las Vegas?

93. What’s the term for a Mafia member who enforces discipline in the organization?

94. Which famous mobster was known as ‘Mr. Las Vegas’?

95. What’s a ‘front’ in Mafia terms?

96. What was the role of ‘The Outfit’ in the Mafia?

97. What role does the ‘underworld’ play in Mafia terminology?

98. Which notorious mobster was famous for fixing the 1919 World Series?

99. What does ‘skim’ refer to in Mafia terminology?

100. Who was the notorious leader of the Philadelphia Mob in the 2000s?

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