British Food Vocabulary Quiz

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1. One of the most famous British meals is fish and _______ .

rice
spaghetti
chips
a) rice b) spaghetti c) chips

2. Which are not part of a full English breakfast?

pancakes
sausages
eggs
a) pancakes b) sausages c) eggs

3. Which is a dessert?

bread and butter pudding
Yorkshire pudding
black pudding
a) bread and butter pudding b) Yorkshire pudding c) black pudding

4. Shepherd's pie is a dish of minced _______ covered with mashed potato.

fish or lobster
lamb or mutton
shepherds
a) fish or lobster b) lamb or mutton c) shepherds

5. Tea served with freshly-baked scones, jam and clotted cream is called

high tea
English tea
Devonshire tea
a) high tea b) English tea c) Devonshire tea

6. Which is a Scottish dish made of sheep stomach and other internal organs?

haggis
yakitori
stomach pie
a) haggis b) yakitori c) stomach pie

7. Bangers and mash is a meal of _______ with mashed potato, onions and gravy.

very hot chillies
roasted meats
sausages
a) very hot chillies b) roasted meats c) sausages

8. From which former British colony did mulligatawny soup come?

Nigeria
India
Jamaica
a) Nigeria b) India c) Jamaica

9. Which is another word for "pub"?

publican
tavern
court
a) publican b) tavern c) court

10. What's the opposite of "stale"?

ripe
fresh
hard
a) ripe b) fresh c) hard

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