80 Food and Drink Questions


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These quiz questions on food and drink are made of three general rounds of 20 questions each and two shorter rounds of 10: one fun food-related phobias and one round of herbs and spices only. Have fun!

Food And Drink Quiz Questions Round I

  1. What type of pastry are profiteroles made from?
  2. What is the main flavour of aioli?
  3. Which vegetable can be oyster, chestnut or shitaki?
  4. What is wiener schnitzel?
  5. How is steak tartare cooked?
  6. Which drink is Worcester sauce traditionally added to?
  7. Which fish is the main ingredient of Scotch Woodcock?
  8. What is beef fillet cooked in puff pastry called?
  9. What gives Windsor Red cheese its colour and flavour?
  10. What is a Worcester Pearmain?
  11. Which meat is used in Glamorgan sausages?
  12. Which vegetables can be Pentland Crown or Maris Bard?
  13. What type of food is basmati?
  14. What is Roquefort cheese made from?
  15. Which fruit is a cross between a blackberry and a raspberry?
  16. Which type of pasta’s name means “little worms”?
  17. What ingredient is included in food in a Florentine style?
  18. What is pancetta?
  19. What is the main ingredient of black pudding?
  20. Which herb is in pesto sauce?

Round I Answers

  1. Choux pastry
  2. Garlic
  3. Mushroom
  4. Veal
  5. It’s served raw
  6. Tomato juice
  7. Anchovy
  8. Beef Wellington
  9. Red wine
  10. Apple
  11. None, they are made from cheese
  12. Potatoes and cabbage
  13. Rice
  14. Ewe’s milk
  15. Tayberry
  16. Vermicelli
  17. Spinach
  18. Bacon
  19. Blood
  20. Basil

Food Quiz Questions Round II

  1. What type of fish is in an Omelette Arnold Bennett?
  2. What shape is the pasta called rigatoni?
  3. What is couscous made from?
  4. What three main ingredients are added to mayonnaise to make a Waldorf salad?
  5. What is a Kugelhupf?
  6. In which country do red onions originate?
  7. What is added to cheddar cheese to make Ilchester cheese?
  8. What is laver?
  9. What type of fish are Arbroath smokies?
  10. What type of milk was mozzarella cheese originally made from?
  11. What are the two main ingredients of a Hollandaise sauce?
  12. What are the sugared almonds often used at weddings called?
  13. Where does coulibiac originate and what is it?
  14. What is a carbonade cooked in?
  15. How does paella get its name?
  16. What is the main vegetable ingredient of moussaka?
  17. Which nut do you find in pesto?
  18. Which country has the highest usage per person of olive oil?
  19. Which luxury food shop has been in Piccadilly, London since 1707?
  20. Tripe, popular in the North of England, is what?

Round II Answers

  1. Smoked haddock
  2. Tube-shaped
  3. Semolina
  4. Apple. celery and walnuts
  5. Cake
  6. Italy
  7. Beer and garlic
  8. Seaweed
  9. Haddock
  10. Buffalo milk
  11. Egg yolks and butter
  12. Dragees
  13. Russia, fish pie
  14. Beer
  15. From the pan that it’s cooked in
  16. Aubergines
  17. Pine
  18. Greece
  19. Fortnum and Mason
  20. The stomach, usually of a cow

Questions about Food Round III

  1. What kind of oranges are used to make marmalade?
  2. From which animal does Italian pancetta come from?
  3. What is the main ingredient of Tarka Dahl?
  4. Which part of the lotus flower is frequently used in Asian cookery?
  5. What is the national dish of South Africa?
  6. Preserved lemons are popular in Morocco, how are they preserved?
  7. Which popular nut, grown in the Middle East, is green?
  8. What confectionary product is traditionally bought as a gift from a seaside holiday?
  9. What does ‘artisan’ mean?
  10. What is affinage?
  11. What is the name for the removal of the green and white stalks of a strawberry?
  12. Wasabi is used in which type of food?
  13. What nut does Waldorf Salad contain?
  14. English Toffee Day is in which month?
  15. Mole sauce often has which sweet treat in it?
  16. Kobe meat originates in which country?
  17. For what dish is air injected under a duck’s skin to separate it from the fat?
  18. What colour is a typical Maine lobster after it is cooked?
  19. Brown shrimp are native to Morecambe Bay in England, but how are they preserved?
  20. Which fatty acid is found in many fish and considered to be of a major health benefit?

Round III Answers

  1. Seville oranges
  2. Pig
  3. Lentils
  4. Root
  5. Bobotie
  6. They are stuffed with salt and stored in brine or water
  7. Pistachio
  8. Sticks of rock
  9. Made by small-scale producers with traditional methods
  10. The maturation of cheese
  11. Hulling
  12. Japanese food, especially Sushi
  13. Walnut
  14. January (8th)
  15. Chocolate
  16. Japan
  17. Peking Duck
  18. Red and orange
  19. Potted – boiled and stored in seasoned butter
  20. Omega 3

Round IV – Phobias

Match the name of the food-related phobias to their description

  1. Alektorophobia
  2. Mycophobia
  3. Alliumphobia
  4. Arachibutyrophobia
  5. Mageirocophobia
  6. Lachanophobia
  7. Cibophobia
  8. Ichthyophobia
  9. Lipophobia
  10. Bovinophobia
  • Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth
  • Fear of food
  • Fear of chicken
  • Fear of cooking
  • Fear of mushrooms
  • Fear of cattle
  • Feat of fat in food
  • Fear of fish
  • Fear of garlic
  • Fear of vegetables

Food Phobia Answers

  1. Fear of chicken
  2. Fear of mushrooms
  3. Fear of garlic
  4. Fear of penut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth
  5. Fear of cooking
  6. Fear of vegetables
  7. Fear of food
  8. Fear of fish
  9. Fear of fat in food
  10. Fear of cattle

Round V – Herbs and Spices

  1. Which spice provides the main flavouring and colouring of goulash?
  2. Mace grows around the outside of which other spice?
  3. Which part of a turmeric plant is dried and used in Indian cooking?
  4. What is the main flavour of caraway seeds?
  5. Which is the most expensive spice in the world by weight?
  6. Fleur de Sel comes from which country?
  7. Which country is the only place to produce Kampot Pepper?
  8. What is on the inside of a vanilla pod?
  9. Cinnamon is the inner part of what?
  10. Chives have a similar flavour to which vegetable?

Round V Answers

  1. Paprika
  2. Nutmeg
  3. The root
  4. Aniseed
  5. Saffron
  6. France
  7. Cambodia
  8. Vanilla Seeds
  9. A tree – it is part of the inner bark
  10. Onion