Chili Fun Trivia Facts! Quiz

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Chili Fun Trivia Facts! Quiz

Chilis have long been used to spice up dishes around the world. It is known to have originated from the Americas, but thanks to explorers it has spread around the world. So, are you a huge fan of the spice, or you'd rather see other people eat it? Are aware of the facts surrounding the only ingredient that spices up some of your favorite foods? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where do chili peppers originate from?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Guatemala

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 2. 
    What was the production of raw chili peppers in 2016?
    • A. 

      40 million tonnes

    • B. 

      50 million tonnes

    • C. 

      55 million tonnes

    • D. 

      34.5 million tonnes

  • 3. 
    Which country is said to have the highest cultivated capsicum diversity?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Uruguay

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Brasil

  • 4. 
    When were chili peppers introduced to India?
    • A. 

      Towards the end of the 16th Century

    • B. 

      Towards the end of the 17th Century

    • C. 

      Towards the end of the 15th Century

    • D. 

      Towards the end of the 14th Century

  • 5. 
    Which country produced the most chili peppers in the world in 2016?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      The USA

  • 6. 
    How many types of domesticated species of chili peppers are there?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 7. 
    How are the substances that give chili peppers their pungency called?
    • A. 

      Paprika

    • B. 

      Nandos

    • C. 

      Capsaicin

    • D. 

      Piment

  • 8. 
    What is the hottest chili pepper among the most commonly used one's today?
    • A. 

      Pimento

    • B. 

      Black pepper

    • C. 

      Habanero

    • D. 

      Paprika

  • 9. 
    Why are chilies dried?
    • A. 

      In order to make them lighter

    • B. 

      In order to make them more edible

    • C. 

      In order to preserve them for long periods of time

    • D. 

      In order to make them stronger

  • 10. 
    What's the name for chili paste in some East Asian cuisine?
    • A. 

      Shandrai

    • B. 

      Sandra

    • C. 

      Sambal

    • D. 

      Samba

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