Cheese Quiz Questions and Answers

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Cheese Quiz Questions

  1. The village of Cheddar is in which British county?
    (a) Somerset (b) Herefordshite (c) Lincolnshire
  2. Which country does “Paneer” come from?
    (a) Italy (b) Egypt (c) India
  3. Shepherd’s Hope is?
    (a) A fresh sheep’s milk cheese made from pasteurized sheep’s milk. (b) An alternative to mozzarella or feta, made in the USA and ready to eat on the day of preparation. (c) A hard mountain cheese made in New Zealand, stored in caves where shepherds keep a stock in case they are cut off by bad weather. Australian slang for a desperate situation.
  4. Headcheese is?
    (a) Slang for the boss (b) A cold cut terrine or meat jelly, often made with flesh from the head of a calf or pig usually set in aspic (c) Tete de fromage, literally the head of a cheese department.
  5. During the Roman Empire large Roman houses had separate kitchens for manufacturing cheese only, what were they called
    (a) Careale (b) Triclinium (c) Fauces
  6. Soft French cheese known as the 'King of Cheeses.'
    (a) Brie (b) Salers (A pressed cheese from Auvergne) (c) Camembert (a soft cheese from Normandy)
  7. Dolcelatte literally translated name means?
    (a) Sweet milk (b) Soft blue (c) The town of the same name in Lombardy
  8. Which country is the world's largest producer of cheese?
    (a) United States (b) France (c) New Zealand
  9. Which continent eats the most cheese per head?
    (a) Europe (b) North America (c) Oceania
  10. Roquefort and Stilton are examples of 'blue cheeses.' Which of these cheeses are also blue?
    (a) Maytag (b) Coloumiers (c) Taleggio

Answers

  1. (a) Somerset
  2. (c) India
  3. (a) A fresh sheep’s milk cheese made from pasteurized sheep’s milk.
  4. (b) A cold cut terrine or meat jelly, often made with flesh from the head of a calf or pig usually set in aspic
  5. (a) careale
  6. (a) Brie
  7. (a) Sweet milk
  8. (a) United States
  9. (a) Europe - Eats 18.42 Kilograms per head (USA and Canada—17 kilograms per head, Australia 12.1 kilograms per head)
  10. (a) Maytag - Maytag Blue is a US produced cheese that is ranked among the world’s finest

 

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