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Food and Drink Quiz Questions

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Food and Drink Quiz I

  1. The culinary name calamari indicates a dish made from which food?
  2. What type of food is paneer?
  3. Which type of food interests a mycophagist?
  4. Name the traditional Louisiana rice dish seasoned and highly flavoured with sausage, ham, seafood, and pork or chicken?

  5. Which one of the five basic tastes starts with the letter 'u'?
  6. What are coeliacs allergic to?
  7. What name is given to Irish potato pancakes that contain a mixture of mashed and grated potatoes?
  8. Which musician would often sign his letters 'Red Beans and Ricely Yours'?
  9. What type of food is a Laura, Melody, and Kerr's Pink?
  10. What is the more common name for the flatbread also known as roti?
  11. Which Canadian dish is made with French fries and cheese curds topped with a light brown gravy?
  12. Which simple kitchen tool, used since ancient times, is used to crush and grind ingredients into a fine powder or paste?
  13. What type of soup is made with a calf's head, seasonings and Madeira wine?
  14. Agar-agar is a jelly obtained by boiling several kinds of what edible food stuff together?
  15. Fondue is a national dish of which country?


  1. Squid
  2. A fresh cheese common in South Asian cuisine
  3. Mushrooms
  4. Jambalaya
  5. Umami (five basic tastes are sourness, sweetness, saltiness, bitterness, and umami)
  6. Gluten
  7. Boxty
  8. Louis Armstrong
  9. Potato
  10. Chapati
  11. Poutine
  12. Pestle and mortar
  13. Mock Turtle soup
  14. Seaweed
  15. Switzerland

Food and Drink Quiz II

  1. What food is a Bratwurst?
  2. An amandine dish is garnished with what?
  3. Which restaurant opposite the Ambassadors theatre in London did A. A. Gill write a book about in 1979?
  4. What did Frenchman Hippolyte Mege-Mouries create in 1869 for the lower classes and armed forces?
  5. Which polyunsaturated fatty acids are contained in fish oil?
  6. What's the main ingredient of rogan josh?
  7. Name either of the two main types of commercial coffee bean?
  8. What do North American's call an aubergine?
  9. What are the two ingredients of a ganache sauce or filling?
  10. Lyonnaise means cooked with what?
  11. Which ice cream, normally low in fat and high in sugar, comes from the Italian word for frozen?
  12. Bourbon whiskey distilleries are mainly associated with which American state?
  13. Mashed what, is the main ingredient of hummus?
  14. A cake made with a 1:1:1:1 weight ratio of flour, eggs, butter and sugar is sometimes referred to as what sort of cake?
  15. What name is given to the square sausage served in traditional Scottish breakfasts?


  1. A German sausage
  2. Almonds
  3. The Ivy
  4. Margarine
  5. Omega-3
  6. Lamb
  7. Arabica and Robusta
  8. Eggplant
  9. Chocolate and cream
  10. Onions
  11. Gelato
  12. Kentucky
  13. Chickpeas
  14. A pound cake
  15. Lorne sausage