Quiz on Food, Kitchen and Cooking with answers
Question: What is a mandoline?
(a) A kitchen utensil used for slicing and cutting
(b) A kind of Cheese
(c) A type of Indian Cuisine
(d) Cereal Brand
Question: Conchiglie is a type of what?
(c) Sea Horse
Question: The center of origin of almonds and apples is
(a) Asia Minor and Afghanistan
(b) The Peruvian Andes
Question: Yogurt means –
(a) Fatty milk
(b) Fermented milk
(c) Sour Milk
(d) Salted Milk
Question: Ginger is a
(a) Transformed flower
(b) Transformed root
(c) Transformed stem
(d) Transformed leaf
Question: Which cakes were named after a baker who lived in Bath?
(d) Sally Lun
Question: In general, what is the maximum time applied to competitive eating contests, where the aim is to eat the most of some food in a set time?
(a) 15 minutes
(b) 1 hour
(c) 2 minutes
(d) 30 seconds
Question: Ice Cream was discovered by The –
(b) Alton Brown
Question: Ananas is the French word for which of these?
Question: An empty stomach produces the periodic contractions of muscles in the stomach wall which we identify as:
(a) Stomach ache
(b) Stomach pain
(c) Stomach ailment
(d) Hunger Pangs
Question: Soda bottles are made of thick glass so that they can withstand the
(a) pressure in summer
(b) temperature in winter
(c) decrease in viscosity
(d) increase in potential energy
Question: What is “Yakitori”?
(a) Type of Mexican food
(b) Indian Curry Recipe
(c) Fish food
(d) Food made from chicken
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Question: In a normal human being, how much time does food take to reach the end of the intestine for complete absorption?
(a) About 8 hours
(b) About 12 hours
(c) About 16 hours
(d) About 18 hours
Question: Only certain cheeses can be called ‘Stilton’; one of the factors is in which English counties it is made. Which of these is NOT one of them?
Question: What name is given to the container to carry uneaten food home from a restaurant?
(a) Doggy bag
(d) Cat basket
Question: Spinach leaves are a rich source of
(a) Vitamin A
(d) Vitamin E
Question: What are oysters wrapped in bacon called?
(a) Scotch egg
(b) Devils on horseback
(c) Pigs in a blanket
(d) Angels on horseback
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Question: Which of these is a soup that is served cold?
Question: Chewing gum is made from which of the following ?
Question: The Royal Navy introduced limes to the standard diet for crewmen to prevent what?
Question: The world’s growing appetite for food products is a leading cause of tropical deforestation:
Question: Barolo, Cava, Colombard and Gamay are varieties of what?
(c) Wine, or wine grape
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Question: In which of these could arugula and sirene be found together?
(a) In a green salad with cheese
(b) On the surface of a carrot
(c) In the gut of a shrimp
(d) topping of Cheese Pizza
Question: Bannock, brioche, pita, focaccia and roti are varieties of what?
Question: Oranges are a rich source of
Question: What are found, although in small amounts, in certain seeds and stones, such as those of apple, mango, peach, and bitter almonds?
Question: Ayers, Blake’s Pride, Concorde and Louise Bonne are what types?
Question: A guava is a type of what?
Question: What basic food can be evaporated, condensed, pasteurised or dried?
Question: The French word for “melted” gives the name to what dish?
Question: Which of the following statements is not correct?
(a) Sprouting pulses improves digestibility
(b) Malting cereals increases vitamin B complex content.
(c) Milling increases the calcium content of cereals.
(d) Parboiling rice before milling preserves nutrients
Question: What type of drink is ”scrumpy”?
Question: What is a kouseband?
(a) A Vegetable
(b) A bean
(c) A tree native to New Guinea
(d) A variety of Rice
Question: Aspartame is a chemical used as what?
(d) Food coloring
Question: What nut is used in making marzipan, nougat, and amaretti?
(d) Brazil nut
Question: Which of the following methods helps in separating cream from milk?
Question: Which of the following is a true statement about eating speed?
(a) People should eat slowly in order to allow their brains time to detect the increase in blood glucose.
(b) People should eat quickly in order to be sure to “catch” the increase in blood glucose.
(c) People should eat slowly in order to allow their brains time to detect the increase in blood glucose.
(d) People should eat quickly in order to quickly stimulate the “stop eating” center in the brain.
Question: In cooking, what are floating islands made from?
(a) Whipped cream
(b) Sweetened egg whites
(c) Semolina flour and mashed potato
(d) Scone dough
Question: Gorging on food and then vomiting or taking laxatives to avoid gaining weight is called
(a) behavioral dieting
(b) fad dieting
(d) bulimia nervosa
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Question: Which one of the following is commonly called’ Edible sponge mushroom’?
(d) None of these
Question: Curdling of milk in the stomach is due to the action of
Question: Which acid is normally found in lemon and grape fruits?
(a) Citric acid
(b) Tartaric acid
(c) Ascorbic acid
(d) Lactic acid
Question: Louis Goldenberg and Alva J. Fisher have been credited with the invention of what device?
(b) Electric washing machine
(c) Microwave oven
(d) Vacuum cleaner
Question: The earlier name for tomato was –
(a) Red Apple
(c) Tree Potato
(d) Love Apple
Question: The sight of delicious food usually makes a month watery. It is a :
(a) Hormonal response
(b) Neural response
(c) Optic response
(d) Olfactory response
Question: What color is Llamas milk?
Question: Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of
(1) of excessive dietary calories,
(2) lack of physical activity
(3) genetic susceptibility
(4) endocrine disorders, medications or psychiatric illness
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 1,2 and 4 only
(c) 1,2 and 3 only
(d) All of these
Question: Which spice gives curry its color?
Question: The most critical physiological factor controlling hunger is the
(a) level of blood sugar.
(b) presence of stomach contractions.
(c) taste of food.
(d) presence of weakness or fatigue.
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Question: What color is natural cheddar cheese?