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Herbs and Spices Trivia Questions and Answers

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Herbs and Spices Quiz Questions:

Quiz on Spices and Herbs

Question 1
The uniformly sweet taste of coffee or tea is due to
A
Permeability
B
Spreading
C
Diffusion
D
Distribution
Question 2
From which part of turmeric plant (Curcuma longa), the turmeric powder is obtained
A
Seed
B
Dried root
C
Dried rhizome
D
Dried fruit
Question 3
Saffron plants belong to family
A
Araceae
B
Iridaceae
C
Liliaceae
D
Zingiberaceae
Question 4
Cinnamomum zeylanicum is the botanical name of
A
Hijjal
B
Dalchini
C
Rohan
D
Kunain
Question 5
Which of the following is the new world spice that has become an essential part of Indian cuisine?
A
Black pepper
B
Cardamom
C
Red pepper
D
Ginger
Question 6
Cinnamon is obtained from

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A
Cinnamomum zeylanicum
B
Capsicum annum
C
Coriandrum sativum
D
Eugenia caryophyllata
Question 7
A clove represents a

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A
Flower bud
B
Accessory bud
C
Vegetative bud
D
Terminal bud
Question 8
Coffee plant belongs to

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A
Cruciferae
B
Sterculiaceae
C
Annonaceae
D
Rubiaceae
Question 9
Ginger is a

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A
Corm
B
Bulb
C
Tuber
D
Rhizome
Question 10
Which of the following pair is used as condiments?
A
Ferula and Papaver
B
Cinchona and Ferula
C
Curcuma and Ferula
D
Cinchona and Papaver
Question 11
Botanical name of tea is

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A
Sinensis thea
B
Coffea Arabica
C
Thea sinensis
D
Sinensis
Question 12
The botanical name of the peepal tree is
A
Cajanus cajan
B
Ficus religiosa
C
Pisum sativum
D
Ficus benghalensis
Question 13
Which part of the plant Eugenia aromatica do we use (in the form of cloves) as an aromatic spice?
A
Dried leaf
B
Dried fruit
C
Dried and roasted seed
D
Unopened dried flower bud
Question 14
Piper betle is the botanical name of
A
Pan
B
Long
C
Kali mirch
D
Tulsi
Question 15
The tobacco plant Nicotiana tobacum belongs to the family
A
Moraceae
B
Euphorbiaceae
C
Solanaceae
D
Urticaceae
Question 16
Indian rose wood tree is common name of :
A
Eucalyptus
B
Acacia
C
Dalbergia
D
Shorea
Question 17
The plant which is used as a source of spice as well as dye is
A
Turmeric
B
Clove
C
Indigofera
D
Cardamom
There are 17 questions to complete.
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