50 Food and Drink Quiz Questions and Answers

Foodies, and trivia enthusiasts, this is your chance to go on a culinary adventure of knowledge! Welcome to the ultimate food and drink quiz. We will be serving a range of questions, perfect for testing your gastronomic knowledge. 

It’s time to put your taste for trivia to the test and prove yourself as a food connoisseur. The quiz has a range of questions for seasoned quizmasters or hungry newcomers. Featuring 50 delicious questions, this pub quiz is the ideal way to challenge your friends, family, or even yourself.

These food and drink quiz questions and answers cover various topics, from exotic fruits to classic dishes. So put on your thinking caps and let your inner foodie shine through as we embark on this culinary trivia journey.

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Food and Drink Quiz Questions and Answers


  1. What is the most consumed fruit in the world?
  2. What is the main ingredient in guacamole?
  3. What is the national dish of Spain?
  4. Which country is responsible for creating hot sauce?
  5. In which country did the Caesar salad originate?
  6. What is the main ingredient in hummus?
  7. Which type of wine is typically paired with steak?
  8. Which popular condiment is made from fermented soybeans?
  9. What is the hottest chilli pepper?
  10. Which city has the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the world?
  11. What is the most expensive spice in the world by weight?
  12. What is the most expensive fruit in the world?
  13. What is the cheapest vegetable per pound?
  14. In what country was the square watermelon developed?
  15. In what year was Marmite invented?
  16. Which vegetable has the highest water content?
  17. Which country produces the most coffee in Africa?
  18. In what country did Maria Ann Smith, the person behind the name ‘Granny Smith’ own an orchard?
  19. What is the name of the citrus fruit that is a cross between a pomelo and a mandarin orange?
  20. What is the name of the Mexican dish consisting of a corn tortilla filled with meat and beans?
  21. Which fruit is a natural source of caffeine and is commonly used in energy drinks and supplements?
  22. Which nut is used to make marzipan?
  23. What type of seafood is typically used in a classic New England chowder?
  24. What are the three main spices in Garam Masala?
  25. Meat boiled in a crust is an early name for which traditional British dish?
  26. Which type of chocolate contains the highest percentage of cocoa solids?
  27. What was the original purpose of gin?
  28. What is the most consumed alcoholic drink in the world?
  29. Makgeoll, a popular Korean drink, is made from which key ingredient?
  30. Gelato contains more milk, less cream and fewer egg yolks than ice cream. True or false?
  31. What is the national dish of Ethiopia?
  32. Who was the Caesar salad named after?
  33. What type of seafood is used in the Spanish dish paella?
  34. What is the collective name given to Korean side dishes such as kimchi?
  35. What is the name of the Swiss cheese that has a nutty flavour and is often used in fondue?
  36. What is the national drink of Brazil?
  37. Which food establishment has the most number of stores in the world?
  38. What is the name of the Italian dessert that is made with mascarpone cheese, ladyfingers, and coffee?
  39. What is the primary ingredient in the Middle Eastern dip baba ghanoush?
  40. What is the name of the Japanese tea ceremony?
  41. Which dish have historians found evidence of in modern-day barbecue skewers on the island of Santorini?
  42. What is one of the only native fruits of North America often consumed during Thanksgiving and Christmas?
  43. Which meat dish was said to have gotten its name from riders who kept the meat under their saddle?
  44. Which alcoholic drink is made from the agave plant?
  45. What is the name of the sweet, tangy fruit used to flavour Worcestershire sauce?
  46. Which type of tea is known as the ‘champagne of teas’ due to its delicate flavour and high price?
  47. Which wine grape is the most widely planted in the world?
  48. Which Eastern European country is known for its fermented drink made from black bread?
  49. What is the traditional Bulgarian cheese made from sheep’s milk?
  50. Which fruit is known as Southeast Asia’s ‘king of fruits’ due to its strong smell and flavour?

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  1. Bananas
  2. Avocado
  3. Paella
  4. Mexico
  5. Mexico
  6. Chickpeas
  7. Red wine
  8. Soy sauce
  9. Carolina Reaper
  10. Tokyo
  11. Saffron
  12. Yubari King Melon
  13. Potato
  14. Japan
  15. 1902
  16. Cucumber
  17. Ethiopia
  18. Australia
  19. Tangelo
  20. Burrito
  21. Cola nut or Guarana
  22. Almonds
  23. Clams
  24. Cumin, coriander, and turmeric
  25. Toad in the Hole
  26. Dark chocolate
  27. A medicine
  28. Baijiu
  29. Rice
  30. True
  31. Injera
  32. Caesar Cardini, an Italian immigrant restaurateur.
  33. Shrimp
  34. Banchan
  35. Gruyere
  36. Caipirinha
  37. McDonald’s
  38. Tiramisu
  39. Eggplant/Aubergine
  40. Chanoyu
  41. Souvlaki
  42. Cranberry
  43. Steak tartare
  44. Tequila
  45. Tamarind
  46. Darjeeling
  47. Cabernet Sauvignon
  48. Kvass from Russia
  49. Sirene
  50. Durian

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