Only if you’re a true traveller, you will get more than 10/15 in this quiz


Are you a true traveller? About 75% fail in question N° 5, and no wonder: it takes many by surprise. A few recipes included here made our mouth watery. Travel often? You’re a gourmet on your own right if you can identify a dish called “poutine”.



Only if you’re a true traveller, you will get more than 10/15 in this quiz

  • Question of

    “Pierogi” is a type of dumpling with varied fillings like meat, cheese, potato or sauerkraut, topped with sour cream, melted butter or fried onions. From where?

    • Russia
    • Italy
    • Poland
    • Switzerland
  • Question of

    A salad recipe from Thailand mixes garlic, chillies, string beans, dried shrimp, green papaya and, yes… peanuts! What is it called?

    • Koi Khai Mot Dang
    • Som Tam
  • Question of

    The earliest known recipe for potato chips (1817) appeared in a cookbook from what country?

    • Germany
    • United States
    • France
    • Great Britain
  • Question of

    “Kubie burger” is a type of hamburger made with Ukrainian sausage. Where does this name come from?

    • Alberta, Canada
    • Minnesota, USA
    • Hamburg, Germany
    • Kiev, Ukraine
  • Question of

    Weird facts: What is the most stolen food in the world?

    • Potato chips
    • Bread
    • Cheese
    • Cake
  • Question of

    What type of food breaks down into an opioid during digestion (not morphine or heroin, but still an opioid)?

    • Rye bread
    • Cheese
    • Potatos
    • Sausages
  • Question of

    “Rice chicken” with sliced cucumber added is the national dish of:

    • Vietnam
    • Singapore
    • Philippines
    • Myanmar
  • Question of

    Weird facts: How many licks does it take to get through a scoop of ice cream?

    • 25
    • 40
    • 50
    • 35
  • Question of

    Dating back to 5000 BC, which is the oldest known food still widely consumed in the world?

    • Oat
    • Rice
    • Wheat
    • Corn
  • Question of

    When is USA’s National Cake Day?

    • November 26th
    • June 11th
    • April 5th
    • August 20th
  • Question of

    What place on earth produces the rare “ice cream bean”, a fruit that tastes exactly like vanilla ice cream?

    • Bangkok, Thailand
    • Atlas Mountains, Morocco
    • Belem do Pará, Brazil
    • Hawaii, United States
  • Question of

    Different eggshell colors indicate nutritional advantages.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    A crispy, rice-batter crepe from India, stuffed with mashed potatos, dipped in coconut chutney, pickles, tomato-and-lentil-based sauces and spices.

    • Dum aloo
    • Masala dosa
    • Palak paneer
  • Question of

    Who made the first noodles 4000 years ago with millet grass grain?

    • The Italians
    • The Russians
    • The Chinese
    • The Indians
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    “Poutine”, a dish made with French fries, cheese curds and brown gravy is typical of:

    • France
    • Belgium
    • Haiti
    • Canada

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Thirty years of experience in journalism and the publishing world is easily said. Yet, I feel so open to learning that I like to imagine what comes for the next 30 years. As a writer, editor and proofreader, my passion for the written word keep me discovering new realms. Bilingual (Spanish-English), I’m a language lover who’s going through French and Italian as well (I don’t know what comes next, Russian?). My goal in life is to have things done as best as I can, and I take pride in it. Contact me.

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