French Food Vocabulary Quiz You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words covered on the page about French Food in our Vocabulary section. 1. A typical French breakfast includes light, flaky rolls called baguettes crêpes croissants a) baguettes b) crêpes c) croissants 2. A small French restaurant serving affordable home-style meals is a bistro a pâtisserie a buffet a) a bistro b) a pâtisserie c) a buffet 3. Restaurants that serve "haute cuisine" are usually cheap expensive informal a) cheap b) expensive c) informal 4. "I'll have the French _______ soup, please." fries onion bread a) fries b) onion c) bread 5. Which is a savoury paste made from finely-minced meat or fish? pâté foie gras daube a) pâté, b) foie gras c) daube 6. What will you get if you order a plate of "escargot"? spiders snails worms a) spiders b) snails c) worms 7. "Coq au vin" means "chicken in _______". wine vinegar vine leaves a) wine b) vinegar c) vine leaves 8. Which egg-based dish puffs up and gets taller while being cooked? soufflé quiche mousse a) soufflé b) quiche c) mousse 9. Which is a salad dressing made by mixing oil and vinegar with herbs and spices? vol-au-vent hollandaise sauce vinaigrette a) vol-au-vent b) hollandaise sauce c) vinaigrette 10. What are the tube-shaped French pastries with cream inside and chocolate on top called? éclairs ratatouilles crêpes a) éclairs b) ratatouilles c) crêpes Your score is: Correct answers: Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.