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Food Around The World Quiz

3.6
(329 votes)
11 questions
English
1

Which of these foods is NOT a type of dumpling?

Bun Cha

Momos

Pierogi

Xiaolongbao

Hard  22% got this right

Dumpling is anything made of dough wrapped around filling. Bun Cha is Vietnamese grilled pork meatballs with noodles.
2

Which one of these dishes is a popular street food in Korea?

Tteokbokki

Jianbing

Jiaozi

Takoyaki

41% got this right

Tteokbokki is a dish with spicy rice cakes cooked in gochujang, a red chili paste popular in Korean cooking.
3

Which ingredient does NOT make poutine, a popular dish that emerged from Quebec in the late 1950s?

Sour Cream

Cheese Curds

French Fries

Gravy

Hard  30% got this right

Although it isn't official, many Canadians believe that poutine should be considered the national dish.
4

Borscht is a colorful soup popular in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. What color is this soup?

Red

Easy  88% got this right

Borscht is made with red beetroots as one of the main ingredients, which give the dish its distinctive red color.
5

Also known as Sweet Yogurt, this popular dessert is from Bangledesh. What is the name of it?

Mishti doi

Jamalpur

Sandesh

Tangail

Hard  25% got this right

It is made with milk and sugar, and differs from plain yogurt because of the technique of preparation.
6

Which dish wasn't invented in America?

Apple pie

Chimichanga

English muffin

Fortune cookie

Hard  14% got this right

Although apple pie is often associated with the US, the first recorded recipe for ait was written in 1381 in England.
7

Which two global cuisines are combined to create Nikkei foods?

Peruvian & Japanese

Chinese & Japanese

Swedish & Finnish

Vietnamese & Turkish

Hard  20% got this right

Nikkei food is Peruvian ingredients — tropical fish, quinoa, aji amarillo peppers — molded by Japanese techniques.
8

Fermented shark is a national dish of what country?

Hard  24% got this right

Fermented shark is a way for Icelanders to stay in touch with their roots and ancestry. It is said to taste like cheese.
9

Traditional French pot-au-feu is usually made with which meat?

Beef

Duck

Goat

Lamb

Hard  34% got this right

Pot-au-feu translates to a French boiled dinner of meat and vegetables, and it is France's National Dish.
10

This is a video of a woman eating Sapu Mhicha in Nepal. What type of meat is this made out of?

Buffalo

Chicken

Goat

Lamb

36% got this right

This delicacy is served after the main course and before dessert.
11

What is Japanese sake?

Alcohol

Fish

Sauce

Seaweed

54% got this right

Sake is a Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice. It is not technically beer, wine, or liquor.