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Food Quiz - Jenius Social

Quiz One: 

1. The five universally accepted basic tastes that stimulate and are perceived by our taste buds: sweet, salty, sour, bitter and what? Umami 

2. What’s the name of the process that produces kimchi? Fermentation

3. Which vegetable is commonly found in the dough for gnocchi? Potato

4. What’s the name of the earthenware pot with a coned lid which has a classic North African dish as the same name? A tagine

5. Which of these delicacies dates back the longest - noodles or pasta? Noodles. According to a discovery of a bowl of noodles in China in 2005 that dates back 4000 years, it marks the earliest discovery of the noodle in history

6. What is the name of a South Indian pancake commonly eaten with chutney? Dosa

7. Which sauce is commonly served with peking duck? Hoisin sauce

8. What is a potsticker? A dumpling

9. What is the name of a spring roll that is left uncooked and served cold? Summer Roll

10.  How many seeds does the average pomegranate have (to the nearest 100)? 600


Quiz Two: 

  1. In what country does Mac n Cheese originate? England

  2. What’s the name of the paste made from sesame that’s found in classic hummus? Tahini

  3. Which root gives many Indian dishes their token yellow colour? Turmeric

  4. What is the name of the process that happens to bread dough before it’s baked and after it’s kneaded so that it rises? It is proved

  5. Ackee and saltfish is a traditional Jamaican dish – but what is ackee? It is a fruit

  6. What’s the name of the type of chilli traditionally used in a Jerk marinade? Scotch Bonnet

  7. What’s the name of the fiery green paste traditionally served with Japanese sushi? Wasabi

  8. Which chilli found in dan dan noodles is also the name of a Chinese Province? Sichuan

  9. Tom Yum is the name of a hot and sour Thai dish of what type? It is a soup

  10. Which country does a classic laksa noodle soup originate? Malaysia