Cheese (Plus More) Quiz Questions and Answers for Pub Quizzes and Social Nights


At Ingredient Solutions Ltd we are passionate about cheese, so we have put together some cheese themed quizzes to use for your Zoom quizzes and social functions. We have thrown in a few other related topics, wine and bread and a few googlies to keep you on your toes.
Hope you enjoy them. Answers at the bottom.


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  1. Vieux Boulogne is?
    (a) A soft cheese from the northern French port of the same name (b) A hard cheese from a town of that name just outside of Ontario in Canada (c) It’s a variety of boules played in Corsica
  2. Which blue cheese was first thought to be discovered by a young shepherd boy on a lonely hillside who became distracted by a beautiful girl passing by, and as a consequence, unwittingly left his packed lunch in a cave for several months which unsurprisingly started to develop a bit of mould?
    (a) Danish Blue (b) Gorgonzola (c) Roquefort
  3. What kind of cheese was given to Queen Victoria as a wedding present?
    (a) Blue Stilton (b) Red Windsor (c) Cheddar
  4. Which of these is French for 'fried dough', it is a pastry made from deep-fried dough and sprinkled with sugar?
    (a) Beignet (b) Bagel (c) Baguette
  5. How much of the worlds chocolate comes from small family run farms?
    (a) 10% (b) 50% (c) 80%
  6. Which infectious virus is named after a river valley in Congo Democratic Republic, where the first outbreak was recorded in 1976?
    (a) Rubella (b) Ebola (c) Typhoid
  7. What does Tom Hanks compare life to in Forest Gump?
    (a) A box of chocolates (b) A bowl of cherries (c) An elevator, a lot of ups and downs.
  8. Which English city was once known as Duroliponte?
    a) Oxford b) Bath c) Cambridge
  9. What is the middle name of Angela Merkel?
    (a) Ester (b) Dorothea (c) Clara
  10. The Full Moon in August is known as what?
    (a) The Whale Moon (b) The Sturgeon Moon (c) The Flower Moon

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  1. (a) A soft cheese from the northern French port of the same name
  2. (c) Roquefort
  3. (c) Cheddar - a 9ft wheel!
  4. (a) Beignet
  5. (c) 80%
  6. (b) Ebola
  7. (a) My mom always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.”
  8. c) Cambridge
  9. (b) Dorothea
  10. (b) The Sturgeon Moon



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