Types Of Chili! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Chili ingredients exist in many types. They are spicy ingredients made from a mixture of beef, tomato, pepper and beans. Chili are used in making a food taste different asides the irresistible scent it usually has. Take our quiz to find out what you know about Chili and its types


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What makes the Chili usually hot? Its ___

    • A.

      Chemical

    • B.

      Garlic

    • C.

      Size

    • D.

      Beef

    Correct Answer
    C. Size
    Explanation
    The size of the chili pepper usually determines its level of heat. Smaller chilies tend to be hotter than larger ones. This is because the compound responsible for the heat in chilies, called capsaicin, is concentrated in the seeds and white pithy membrane of the pepper. Smaller chilies have a higher concentration of capsaicin in these parts, making them hotter compared to larger chilies where the capsaicin is more diluted.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these is a type of chili? 

    • A.

      Anaheim pepper

    • B.

      Jalapeño pepper

    • C.

      Poblano pepper

    • D.

      All of the above 

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above 
    Explanation
    All of the options listed - Anaheim pepper, Jalapeño pepper, and Poblano pepper - are types of chili peppers. Each of these peppers have their own unique flavor and level of spiciness, making them popular ingredients in various cuisines around the world.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these Chili types is light green in colour? 

    • A.

      Anaheim pepper

    • B.

      Jalapeño pepper

    • C.

      Poblano pepper

    • D.

      Serrano pepper 

    Correct Answer
    A. Anaheim pepper
    Explanation
    The Anaheim pepper is light green in color.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these Chili types is small and dark green? 

    • A.

      Anaheim pepper

    • B.

      Jalapeño pepper

    • C.

      Poblano pepper

    • D.

      Serrano pepper 

    Correct Answer
    B. Jalapeño pepper
    Explanation
    Jalapeño pepper is the correct answer because it is a small chili type that is known for its dark green color. It is commonly used in Mexican cuisine and is known for its medium heat level.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these Chili types is large and triangular shaped?

    • A.

      Anaheim pepper

    • B.

      Jalapeño pepper

    • C.

      Poblano pepper

    • D.

      Serrano pepper 

    Correct Answer
    C. Poblano pepper
    Explanation
    The Poblano pepper is a large and triangular shaped chili type. It is often used in Mexican cuisine and is known for its mild to medium heat. The Anaheim pepper is elongated and tapered, the Jalapeño pepper is small and elongated, and the Serrano pepper is small and cylindrical. Therefore, the Poblano pepper is the correct answer as it matches the description of being large and triangular shaped.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these Chili types is small and medium green? 

    • A.

      Anaheim pepper

    • B.

      Jalapeño pepper

    • C.

      Poblano pepper

    • D.

      Serrano pepper 

    Correct Answer
    D. Serrano pepper 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Serrano pepper because it is a small to medium-sized chili pepper that is green when unripe. It is known for its medium heat level and is commonly used in Mexican cuisine for adding flavor and spice to dishes.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these States is the ‘Chili con carne’ an official dish? 

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      El Salvador city

    • C.

      Tikal

    • D.

      Cape Town 

    Correct Answer
    A. Texas
    Explanation
    Chili con carne is an iconic dish in Texas cuisine. It is a spicy stew made with chili peppers, meat, and various other ingredients. The dish has a long history in Texas and is often considered a staple of Texan cuisine. Many Texans take great pride in their chili recipes and competitions are held throughout the state to determine the best chili con carne. Therefore, it is safe to say that Texas is the state where chili con carne is an official dish.

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  • 8. 

    What is the staple food of Tex-Mex cuisine used in making the chili?

    • A.

      Bean

    • B.

      Corn

    • C.

      Beef

    • D.

      Rice

    Correct Answer
    A. Bean
    Explanation
    The staple food of Tex-Mex cuisine used in making chili is beans. Beans are commonly used in Tex-Mex dishes, including chili, as they provide a hearty and filling component to the dish. They add texture and flavor to the chili, and are often used in combination with other ingredients such as beef, tomatoes, and spices to create a delicious and satisfying meal.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is a variation of the chili? 

    • A.

      White chili

    • B.

      Red Chili

    • C.

      Pepper chili

    • D.

      Long chili

    Correct Answer
    A. White chili
    Explanation
    White chili is a variation of chili that is made with white beans, chicken or turkey, and a variety of spices such as cumin, oregano, and garlic. It is typically milder in flavor compared to traditional red chili, and often includes ingredients like green chilies, onions, and sour cream. White chili is a popular alternative for those who prefer a lighter and less spicy version of chili.

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  • 10. 

    What type is the green chili known to be? 

    • A.

      Chili verde

    • B.

      Mexican chili 

    • C.

      El chili carne

    • D.

      Red chili

    Correct Answer
    C. El chili carne
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "El chili carne" suggests that the green chili is known to be a type of chili that is used in carne (meat) dishes. This implies that it is commonly used in Mexican cuisine as a flavoring ingredient for meat-based dishes.

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