What Do You Know About Chili?

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What Do You Know About Chili? - Quiz

The chilli/chili is a type of pepper that originated in Mexico after the Columbian Exchange. Used for both traditional medicine and food, chili and its many cultivation have spread throughout the planet. Popular because of their hot flavor, the chili peppers are the fruits of Capsicum pepper plants. To find out more about chili, take this short quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which of these is not a chili pepper?
    • A. 

      Chili Tibet

    • B. 

      Chili Nepal

    • C. 

      Chili Dallas

    • D. 

      Chili Santiago

  • 2. 
    Are chili peppers healthy?
    • A. 

      No, they cause stomach problems if you eat too much

    • B. 

      Yes, they reduce the risk of getting cancer

    • C. 

      Yes, they lower blood pressure

    • D. 

      No, they dehydrate you

  • 3. 
    Which substance makes chili peppers so hot?
    • A. 

      Carotin

    • B. 

      Capsaicin

    • C. 

      Cayennin

    • D. 

      Campiarin

  • 4. 
    What is the heat scale called?
    • A. 

      Tabasco scale

    • B. 

      Capsaicin scale

    • C. 

      Scoville scale

    • D. 

      Kelvin scale

  • 5. 
    Among the following, which is chilliest?
    • A. 

      Chilitepin

    • B. 

      Habanero

    • C. 

      Ancho

    • D. 

      Scotch bonnet

  • 6. 
    Which is the hottest chili pepper? 
    • A. 

      Carolina Reaper

    • B. 

      Jalapeno

    • C. 

      Bhut Jolokia

    • D. 

      Capsicum or Bell Pepper

  • 7. 
    Where do Jalapenos come from?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Honduras

  • 8. 
    How do you cure hot pepper hands caused by chili?
    • A. 

      Sugar and milk or any other diary product

    • B. 

      Alcohol and milk or any other diary product

    • C. 

      Lime, salt and cold water

    • D. 

      Pure water and sugar

  • 9. 
    How much chili peppers did China produce in 2014?
    • A. 

      14 million

    • B. 

      15 million

    • C. 

      16 million

    • D. 

      17 million

  • 10. 
    What do the Yoruba speakers of Nigeria call Scotch bonnet?
    • A. 

      Ata rodo

    • B. 

      Bonda man jak

    • C. 

      Aji chombo

    • D. 

      Githeyo mirus

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