Food Idioms Quiz For Foodies! Trivia

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Idioms are words or phrases that have a different meaning than the real meaning. Everyone loves food and can relate to foodie phrases. This quiz has been created to check whether you know and use these food idioms in your daily life. If not, then do learn these new idioms. Let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When he saw Claudia, he turned as _____________. She made him so nervous.

    • A.

      Green as a cucumber

    • B.

      Red as a beetroot

    • C.

      White as butter

    • D.

      Brown as tea

    • E.

      Red as a hot potato

    Correct Answer
    B. Red as a beetroot
    Explanation
    The phrase "red as a beetroot" is a common idiom used to describe someone who is blushing or embarrassed. In this context, the person turned red when they saw Claudia because she made them nervous. The comparison to a beetroot emphasizes the intensity of their embarrassment.

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  • 2. 

    My sisters are like ________________. It's hard to tell them apart.

    • A.

      A piece of cake

    • B.

      The apple of my eye

    • C.

      Two peas in a pod

    • D.

      Bread and butter

    • E.

      Full of beans

    Correct Answer
    C. Two peas in a pod
    Explanation
    The phrase "two peas in a pod" is used to describe two people who are very similar or closely resemble each other. In this context, it suggests that the speaker's sisters are so alike that it is difficult to distinguish one from the other.

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  • 3. 

    The exam was so easy - it was ___________________.

    • A.

      Cream of the crop

    • B.

      A bad egg

    • C.

      The big cheese

    • D.

      A piece of cake

    • E.

      A cup of tea

    Correct Answer
    D. A piece of cake
    Explanation
    The phrase "a piece of cake" is used to describe something that is very easy or effortless. In this context, the speaker is saying that the exam was extremely easy, comparing it to something as simple as eating a piece of cake.

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  • 4. 

    The teacher liked Mariela. She was as keen as ___________ and always volunteered.

    • A.

      Cucumber

    • B.

      Mustard

    • C.

      Beetroot

    • D.

      Candy

    • E.

      Pie

    Correct Answer
    B. Mustard
    Explanation
    Mariela was as keen as mustard and always volunteered. This phrase is a common idiom that means Mariela was very enthusiastic and eager. Mustard is often associated with being strong and pungent, so comparing Mariela's enthusiasm to mustard emphasizes her keenness and willingness to participate.

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  • 5. 

    The robbery of the bank would be easy, like taking __________ from a baby.

    • A.

      Cucumber

    • B.

      Hot potato

    • C.

      Candy

    • D.

      Cup of tea

    • E.

      Beetroot

    Correct Answer
    C. Candy
    Explanation
    The phrase "like taking candy from a baby" is a commonly used idiom to describe something that is very easy to do. It implies that taking candy from a baby would be an effortless task, as babies are typically defenseless and unaware. Therefore, the correct answer is "candy" because it fits the idiomatic expression and conveys the idea of an easy robbery.

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  • 6. 

    Students who get scholarships to the top universities are the

    • A.

      Hot potatoes

    • B.

      Bread and butter

    • C.

      Cream of the crop

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Cream of the crop
    Explanation
    The phrase "cream of the crop" is an idiom that refers to the best or highest quality individuals or things in a group. In this context, it means that students who receive scholarships to top universities are considered the best or most exceptional among their peers. This phrase implies that these students are highly accomplished and have excelled academically or in other areas, making them stand out from the rest.

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  • 7. 

     don't like going to the opera. It just isn't my

    • A.

      Cup of tea

    • B.

      Piece of cake

    • C.

      Gravy train

    Correct Answer
    A. Cup of tea
    Explanation
    The phrase "cup of tea" is used metaphorically to express one's preference or liking for something. In this context, the speaker is saying that they do not enjoy going to the opera because it is not something they find enjoyable or appealing.

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  • 8. 

    Healthy children are _______ . They don't just sit around all day.

    • A.

      Souped up

    • B.

      Cool as cucumbers

    • C.

      Full of beans

    Correct Answer
    C. Full of beans
    Explanation
    The phrase "full of beans" means to have a lot of energy or enthusiasm. In the context of the sentence, it suggests that healthy children are active and lively, as opposed to being sedentary or inactive. Therefore, the correct answer is "full of beans."

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  • 9. 

    Every school has some ______, so be careful who you make friends with.

    • A.

      Hot cakes

    • B.

      Bad eggs

    • C.

      Peach fuzz

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Bad eggs
    Explanation
    The phrase "bad eggs" is an idiom that refers to people who are dishonest, unreliable, or troublemakers. In the context of the sentence, it means that every school has some students who fit this description, so one should be cautious about choosing friends. The other options, "hot cakes" and "peach fuzz," do not have any relevant meaning in this context. Therefore, the correct answer is "bad eggs."

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  • 10. 

    Putting all your _______ in one basket can be risky, you know?

    • A.

      Cookies

    • B.

      Eggs

    • C.

      Apples

    Correct Answer
    A. Cookies
    Explanation
    Putting all your cookies in one basket can be risky because if something happens to that basket, such as it gets dropped or stolen, you will lose all your cookies at once. It is always wise to spread out your resources or investments to minimize the potential risk and loss.

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  • 11. 

    I always know when he wants something. He tries to _______ before asking.

    • A.

      Butter me up

    • B.

      Spill the beans

    • C.

      Bring home the bacon

    Correct Answer
    A. Butter me up
    Explanation
    When someone tries to "butter me up," it means they are trying to flatter or compliment me in order to gain favor or get something from me. In the given context, the person always knows when he wants something because he tries to butter them up before asking.

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