Basic Bartending Questions Quiz

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Bartending Quizzes & Trivia

When people go to a bar, they are looking a place to let loose or reflect. For you to be a bartender it is important to know tools, some basic vocabulary and how to make the customer favorite drinks. Take up this test and see if you are worth the title of bartender.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the word dry mean when odering a Martini?
    • A. 

      Less sweet

    • B. 

      Dry vermouth

    • C. 

      Sweet verouth

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the difference between a Cosmopolitan and a Kamikaze
    • A. 

      Cranberry juice

  • 3. 
    What types of glasses are used for Martinis, Manhattans, and Rob Roys
    • A. 

      Collins

    • B. 

      Cocktail

    • C. 

      Martini

    • D. 

      Rocks

    • E. 

      B,c,&d

  • 4. 
    What does the word "perfect" mean in a Perfect Manhattan
    • A. 

      1/2 and 1/2 sweet and dry vermouth

    • B. 

      Dry vermouth

    • C. 

      Sweet vermouth

    • D. 

      Extra vodka

  • 5. 
    Why is the vermouth always poured first in a drink
    • A. 

      Least expensive

  • 6. 
    What is in a Stinger?
    • A. 

      Scotch, soda

    • B. 

      Gin, clear creme de menthe

    • C. 

      Brandy, clear creme de menthe

    • D. 

      Brandy, green creme de menthe

  • 7. 
    What does "dry" mean when ordering a Manhattan?
    • A. 

      Less sweet

    • B. 

      Dry vermouth

    • C. 

      Sweet verouth

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What is in a Southern Comfort Manhattan?
    • A. 

      Southern Comfort, sweet vermouth

    • B. 

      Southern Comfort, dry vermouth

    • C. 

      Vodka, dry vermouth

    • D. 

      Southern Comfort, dry vermouth w/cherry

  • 9. 
    A French Kiss is in what kind of glass
    • A. 

      Collins

    • B. 

      Rocks

    • C. 

      Cocktail

    • D. 

      Wine

  • 10. 
    What does the word dry mean when odering a Martini?
    • A. 

      Less sweet

    • B. 

      Dry vermouth

    • C. 

      Sweet verouth

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What is another name for a Rob Roy
    • A. 

      Scotch Manhattan

  • 12. 
    The word "white" in a cocktail mean to add what?
    • A. 

      Milk

    • B. 

      Cream

    • C. 

      Light rum

    • D. 

      Vodka

  • 13. 
    What makes a Dirty Martinia "dirty"
    • A. 

      Olive brine

  • 14. 
    What does the word "perfect" mean in a Perfect Manhattan
    • A. 

      1/2 and 1/2 sweet and dry vermouth

    • B. 

      Dry vermouth

    • C. 

      Sweet vermouth

    • D. 

      Extra vodka

  • 15. 
    A Black Russian is served in what type glass
    • A. 

      Collins

    • B. 

      Rocks

    • C. 

      Cocktail

    • D. 

      Wine

  • 16. 
    What is in a Southern Comfort Manhattan?
    • A. 

      Southern Comfort, sweet vermouth

    • B. 

      Southern Comfort, dry vermouth

    • C. 

      Vodka, dry vermouth

    • D. 

      Southern Comfort, dry vermouth w/cherry

  • 17. 
    What is Rose's Lime Juice
    • A. 

      Lime Syrup

    • B. 

      Sweet lime juice

  • 18. 
    What is another name for a Rob Roy
    • A. 

      Scotch Manhattan

  • 19. 
    What is Drambuie?
    • A. 

      Scotch based honey liquer

    • B. 

      Vodka based liquer

    • C. 

      Orange base liquer

    • D. 

      Lime base liquer

  • 20. 
    What does on the rock mean?
    • A. 

      With ice

    • B. 

      Ice

  • 21. 
    What makes a Dirty Martinia "dirty"
    • A. 

      Olive brine

  • 22. 
    A Black Russian is served in what type glass
    • A. 

      Collins

    • B. 

      Rocks

    • C. 

      Cocktail

    • D. 

      Wine

  • 23. 
    What is the difference between a Cosmopolitan and a Kamikaze
    • A. 

      Cranberry juice

  • 24. 
    What is a Black Russian
    • A. 

      Vodka, Kahlua

    • B. 

      Vodka, Kahlua, Cream, Coke

    • C. 

      Gin, Kahlua, Cream

    • D. 

      Scotch, Kahlua, Cream, Coke

  • 25. 
    What is Rose's Lime Juice
    • A. 

      Lime Syrup

    • B. 

      Sweet lime juice