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Bread Quiz

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Bread Quiz I

  1. As of 2021, which British baking firm is the most popular bread brand in the United Kingdom?
  2. Which type of bread is made by the fermentation of dough using naturally occurring lactobacilli and yeast?
  3. What invention by John Montagu was a good thing for bakers?
  4. According to old wives tales, what does eating bread crust do to a person's hair?
  5. Which Italian bread, first created in 1982 with a name that literally means slipper in English, is a white bread made from wheat flour, water, salt, yeast and olive oil?
  6. In 1890, a national competition was held to replace "Smith’s Patent Process Germ Flour" with a better less clumsy name - what name won the prize?
  7. What name is given to the step in the preparation of yeast bread where the dough is allowed to rest and rise a final time before baking?
  8. In which Dorset village is Gold Hill, a steep, cobbled, picturesque street made famous after featuring in the popular 1970s TV advert for Hovis bread?
  9. Which word links a type of loaf and a gem cut in a long rectangular shape?

  10. Which antipasto from Italy consists of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt?
  11. What brand of bread was advertised on TV with Brian Glover declaring it's Bread wi' Nowt Taken Out?
  12. Which typically heavy, slightly sweet rye bread as been long associated with the Westphalia region of Germany since the 15th century?
  13. Which rustic unleavened flatbread originating from the Indian subcontinent has a name derived from the Hindi word for 'slap' or 'flat'?
  14. Aerated bread was leavened by what being forced into dough under pressure?
  15. Which biblical town has a name which means House of Bread in Hebrew?
  16. Which bread of French origin with a dark, golden, and flaky crust, did Chef Joel Robuchon describe has "light and slightly puffy, more or less fine, according to the proportion of butter and eggs."?
  17. What bread products are also known as grissini or grissino?
  18. Which Italian type of sweet bread originally from Milan is traditionally associated with Christmas and New Year?
  19. What's the commercial name for a bread with a pattern baked into the top made by painting rice paste onto the surface prior to baking? This bread is typically a bloomer loaf with a mottled crust.
  20. What sort of vinegar is mixed with olive oil to make a popular starter as dipping sauce paired with bread?
  21. Which seven word term decribes bread made by hand using high-quality ingredients, usually offered unpackaged and consumed immediately after baking?
  22. In 2008, who created an almond and roquefort sourdough recipe that was said to be the most expensive bread in Britain?
  23. A barm cake is a soft, round, flattish bread roll associated mostly with which English county?
  24. Which thin, unleavened flatbread traditionally made from finely ground corn, is a staple of Mexican cuisine?
  25. Damper is a traditional bread in which country?


  1. Warburtons
  2. Sourdough bread
  3. The sandwich (John Montagu was the 4th Earl of Sandwich)
  4. Makes it curlier
  5. Ciabatta bread
  6. Hovis
  7. Proofing
  8. Shaftesbury
  9. Baguette
  10. Bruschetta
  11. Allinson's
  12. Pumpernickel
  13. Chapati
  14. Carbon dioxide
  15. Bethlehem
  16. Brioche
  17. Breadsticks
  18. Panettone
  19. Tiger bread

  20. Balsamic Vinegar
  21. Artisan
  22. Paul Hollywood
  23. Lancashire or Greater Manchester
  24. Tortilla
  25. Australia