Quiz 1 Spain

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Quiz 1 Spain

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These Arab invaders introduced the cultivation of rice, spices, fruits, nuts and new food preparation techniques to Spain:
    • A. 

      A. Vikings

    • B. 

      B. Gitanos

    • C. 

      C. Moors

    • D. 

      D. Visigoths

  • 2. 
    Spanish appetizers or small plates are called:
    • A. 

      A. mezze

    • B. 

      B. chorizo

    • C. 

      C. tapas

    • D. 

      D. meze

  • 3. 
    Manchego is one of Central Spain’s most famous cheese made from:
    • A. 

      A. Cow’s milk

    • B. 

      B. Goat’s milk

    • C. 

      C. Sheep’s milk

    • D. 

      D. A mixture of goat and sheep milk

  • 4. 
    Over 70% of this valuable spice is grown in Spain:
    • A. 

      A. Saffron

    • B. 

      B. Paprika

    • C. 

      C. Achiote

    • D. 

      D. Fennel

  • 5. 
    This region is well known for growing short grain rice use for paella:
    • A. 

      A. Mediterranean Spain

    • B. 

      B. Green Spain

    • C. 

      C. Central Spain

    • D. 

      D. Anadalucia

  • 6. 
    Andalucia is the world’s largest producer of this food:
    • A. 

      A. Saffron

    • B. 

      B. Olive oil

    • C. 

      C. Almonds

    • D. 

      D. Pistachio nuts

  • 7. 
    Olive oil is made from:
    • A. 

      A. Green olives

    • B. 

      B. Black olives

    • C. 

      C. Only manzanilla olives

    • D. 

      D. A special variety of stoneless olives

  • 8. 
    This fortified wine comes from a small region of Spain and is made from the Muscat, Palomino, and Pedro Ximenez grapes.
    • A. 

      A. Vermouth

    • B. 

      B. Sherry

    • C. 

      C. Sangria

    • D. 

      D. Rioja

  • 9. 
    The Spanish term for stew is:
    • A. 

      A. Jambon

    • B. 

      B. Cocido

    • C. 

      C. Suevi

    • D. 

      D. Socarrat

  • 10. 
    Sweet peppers or pimientos are smoked and dried to create this Spanish spice:
    • A. 

      A. pimenton

    • B. 

      B. paprika

    • C. 

      C. piquillo

    • D. 

      D. picon

  • 11. 
    Arroz con leche is made with:
    • A. 

      A. wheat

    • B. 

      B. oats

    • C. 

      C. rice

    • D. 

      D. potatoes

  • 12. 
    A well-known cured Spanish ham is:
    • A. 

      A. prosciutto

    • B. 

      B. cotechino

    • C. 

      C. pancetta

    • D. 

      D. serrano

  • 13. 
    There are 17 varieties of this sausage in the Catalan area:
    • A. 

      A. serrano

    • B. 

      B. chorizo

    • C. 

      C. linguica

    • D. 

      D. blood sausage

  • 14. 
    The following foods from the New World were integrated into Spanish cuisine:
    • A. 

      A. peppers

    • B. 

      B. rice

    • C. 

      C. chocolate

    • D. 

      D. A and C

  • 15. 
    Cucumber is a key ingredient in gazpacho besides tomatoes and peppers.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 16. 
    Olives taste best when eaten immediately after picking from the tree.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 17. 
    The five regions of Spain are Green Spain, Central Spain, The Pyrenees, Mediterranean Spain and Andalusia.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 18. 
    The Basque area, which has a distinctive cuisine, is part of Mediterranean Spain.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 19. 
    Extra-virgin olive oil has more acidity than virgin olive oil.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 20. 
     Bacalao must be soaked for at least one hour before using.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False