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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Cuisines?

Can a lifetime of dining help you ace this cuisine test?
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1. What wouldn't you find on a strictly Japanese menu?

Nabemono

Seolleongtang

Okonomiyaki

2. This word or phrase describes Italian pasta cooked firm.

Affumicato

Orzo

Al dente

3. What is the conventional shape of ratatouille?

Wedges of vegetables, like French fries, stacked on top of each other in a casserole

Circular slices of vegetables stacked like swirl lollipops

Vertical thin strips of dough

4. In recent years, Macedonia has been known for this kind of food appreciation.

Freeganism, a movement that calls for the recycling of “unwanted” vegetables

Neutraceutical Movement, which is all about choosing food items rich in nutrients

Slow Food Movement, an emphasis on local food traditions and homegrown food

5. What is hummus?

Dip or spread

Thin bread

Sauce or glaze

6. Brezel is a term in which language?

Finnish

Russian

German

7. Where did couscous originate?

North Africa

America

Asia

8. What is the main ingredient of a fajita?

Chopped tomatoes and fresh herbs

Liquid cheese drizzled over nachos

Grilled meat

9. Camaron rebosado is most similar to:

Yakitori

Miso

Tempura

10. Moussaka is in what form?

Sauce

Sticky rice

Baked casserole

11. What does arroz mean?

Broth

Chicken

Rice

12. What is the main ingredient of creme brulee?

Whipped cream

Egg yolks

Caramel

13. What is chutney?

A condiment from India

A dip from Mexico

Herbal broth from Thailand

14. Which country made pho famous?

Indonesia

Malaysia

Vietnam

15. How is satay cooked?

Grilled

Steamed

Served raw

16. What is champ?

Fish and chips famous in the UK

A kind of mashed potato from Ireland

A kind of burger from America

17. What would you find on a strictly Thai menu?

Tom yum

Rendang

Goi cuon

18. What is authentic wasabi made of?

A combination of green-colored herbs made into a paste

The grated root of a plant called wasabia

Spicy leaves ground until watery

19. What kind of milk is used in Bicol express?

Carabao

Coconut

Condensed

20. What wine is used in classic beef bourguignon?

Riesling

Champagne

Burgundy

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