Trivia On Chinese Cuisine

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  • 1. 
    Which ingredient used in Chinese food has been criticized for its effects on the nervous system?
    • A. 

      MSG (Monosodium Glutamate)

    • B. 

      Fish Sauce

    • C. 

      Soy Sauce

    • D. 

      Tofu

  • 2. 
    To stir fry a Chinese dish, what stove temperature and cooking duration are called for?
    • A. 

      Very High, Short Duration

    • B. 

      Very Low, Long Duration

    • C. 

      Medium, Short Duration

    • D. 

      Very High, Long Duration

  • 3. 
    Which of these foods is not eaten by Buddhists?
    • A. 

      Tomatoes

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Beef

    • D. 

      Tofu

  • 4. 
    The big, white bean sprouts used in Chinese cooking come from which kind of bean?
    • A. 

      Pea Bean

    • B. 

      Adzuki

    • C. 

      Anasazi

    • D. 

      Mung

  • 5. 
    What is the most-eaten food in China?
    • A. 

      Noodles

    • B. 

      Tofu

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Chicken

  • 6. 
    What is the name of a dish that is a combination of sliced pork and soft noodles?
    • A. 

      Pork Chow Mein

    • B. 

      Pork Lo Mein

    • C. 

      Moo Shu Pork

    • D. 

      Pork Fried Rice

  • 7. 
    Which popular Chinese soup's name means "swallowing a cloud"?
    • A. 

      Egg Drop

    • B. 

      Hot And Sour

    • C. 

      Sizzling Rice

    • D. 

      Won Ton

  • 8. 
    What popular Chinese dish was actually invented in America?
    • A. 

      Chow Mein

    • B. 

      Chop Suey

    • C. 

      Lo Mein

    • D. 

      Egg Roll

  • 9. 
    What does "dim sum" mean in English?
    • A. 

      Good Luck

    • B. 

      Food In Small Dishes

    • C. 

      Sticky Buns

    • D. 

      To Touch Your Heart

  • 10. 
    What is preserved in salt, ash, lime and black tea then packed in rice husks & urns?
    • A. 

      Chai Poh (Preserved Turnips)

    • B. 

      Fermented Black Soy Beans

    • C. 

      Tianjin Preserved Cabbage

    • D. 

      Thousand-Year-Old Eggs

  • 11. 
    Which favorite food for Chinese New Year is thought to bring wealth and happiness?
    • A. 

      Dried Bean Curd

    • B. 

      Gold-Wrapped Chocolate Coins

    • C. 

      Beef Jerky

    • D. 

      Smoked Salmon

  • 12. 
    Which type of Chinese soups are most popular with Western gourmets?
    • A. 

      Sweet Corn And Hot/Sour Soups

    • B. 

      Talumein Soup

    • C. 

      Chicken And Lamb Soup

    • D. 

      Vegetable Stir Fried Soup

  • 13. 
    What is NOT another name for the black wood ear mushroom used in Chinese cooking?
    • A. 

      Wood Fungus

    • B. 

      Jelly Mushroom

    • C. 

      Cloud Ear

    • D. 

      Pine Mushroom

  • 14. 
    What Chinese gourd is often stuffed and steamed with pork, garlic & black beans?
    • A. 

      Calabash

    • B. 

      Bitter Melon

    • C. 

      Winter Melon

    • D. 

      Luffa

  • 15. 
    What are the bubbles in bubble tea made from?
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Tapioca

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