Food and Drink

Food and Drink Quizzes – A huge selection of complete pub quiz rounds on the topic of food and drink.

Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 13 – Round 4 – Food and Drink

1. How many pints are there in a firkin?


2. Grenadine is made from which fruit?


3. What does A.B.V. stand for on a bottle of alcohol?

Alcohol By Volume

4. Which liqueur comes in a bottle split into two; one side containing a white chocolate liqueur and the other a dark, coffee-flavoured liqueur?


5. Which juice drink takes its name from the Maori phrase meaning ‘be healthy’?


6. Which country in the world drinks the most wine?

Italy (54 litres per person per year)

7. What is the Greek drink of Ouzo flavoured with?


8. ‘The Champagne of Beers’ is a slogan belonging to which beer company?

Miller (Miller High Life)

9. Which brand of beer does Homer Simpson drink?


10.How many standard wine bottles are the equivalent of a Melchior?



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Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 12 – Round 6 – Food and Drink

1. What type of fish is used in the making of Worcestershire sauce?


2. Anjou, Comice and Bartlett are all types of which fruit?


3. Halloumi is a type of cheese originating from which island?


4.  Which Scottish dessert consists of whipped cream, whisky, honey, raspberries and oatmeal?


5. Which beer used the slogan ‘Probably the Best Lager in the World’?


6. When did the first McDonalds fast food restaurant open in the UK – 1974, 1978 or 1982?

1974, in Woolwich.

7. In which cocktail would you find white rum, mint leaves, lime juice, sugar and soda?


8. From which city does Coleman’s mustard hail?


9. What spirit is made from scotch whisky, honey, herbs and spices?


10. What is a young pilchard called (according to UK standards)?

A sardine





Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 11 – Round 4 – Food and Drink

1. Mace comes from the same tree as which other spice?

Nutmeg (Both are derived from the seeds of the Myristica franrans tree)

2. What was the captain’s response to a request for wine in the Eagles hit ‘Hotel California’?

We haven’t had that spirit here since 1969

3. What do the French call a cake shop?


4. Blue Curaçao is flavoured with the rind of a fruit found on the island of  Curaçao – but what is the name of that fruit?


5. What would you be eating if you ordered ‘huevos’ in Spain?


6. An Indian dish including ‘paneer’ would have what ingredient?

A type of cheese

7. What is a bain-marie?

A piece of equipment  used for keeping food warm in a water-bath.

8. Which item of food did young Pip steal from home to give to the convict Magwitch in ‘Great Expectations’?

A pork pie

9. What is added to brandy to make a ‘sidecar’ cocktail?

Cointreau (or Grand Marnier, triple sec, or other orange liqueur)

10. Asahi lager is brewed in which country?






Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 9 – Round 6 – Food And Drink

1. How many standard wine bottles make up a Jeroboam?

4 (3 litres)

2. What would you be eating if you were served Sauerkraut, probably in a German restaurant?

Pickled cabbage

3. Which spirit is made from the agave plant?


4. According to superstition, what should you throw over your left shoulder, in order to keep the devil away?


5. Camomile tea is often said to promote what effect?

Relaxation/ sleep

6. What colour are the flowers of the curry plant?


7. What is the name for a salad including basil, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese?


8. Beluga, Sevruga and Ossetra are types of what?


9. We commonly refer to the two parts of an egg as the ‘yolk’ and the ‘white’ – what is the proper term for the latter?

Albumen (accept also ‘glair’ or ‘glaire’)

10. Which leading culinary school’s name literally means ‘blue ribbon’ in French?

Cordon Bleu





Food Quiz

Quiz 7 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

This week’s food quiz is all about types of food. We will give you the name of a food and you need to tell us the category/ what sort of food it is – eg. spaghetti = pasta, Granny smith = apple. Ok?

1. Victoria


2. Mondseer


3. Bara Brith

Bread (fruit bread from Wales)

4. Talisker

Whisky (brand of)

5. Arborio


6. Maris Bard


7. Barbina

pasta (little nests)

8. Spätzle


9. Picholine


10. Jalapeño



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Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 6 – Round 4 – Food and drink

1. What flavour is the liquor ‘cassis’?


2. What type of pastry is used to make profiteroles?


3. What type of food is a chanterelle?

A mushroom

4. What is the beef wrapped in, in a beef Wellington?


5. What type of food is a Gravenstein?

An apple

6. What is measured using the ‘Scoville’ scale?

The spiciness of a chilli pepper

7. What is Cambozola?

A type of cheese

8. Which celebrity chef was responsible for the redesigning of Little Chef menus?

Heston Blumenthal

9. And which celebrity chef was responsible for the ‘Chicken Out’ campaign, aimed at getting the general public to buy free range chickens?

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

10. If you ordered a dish containing ‘saag’ in an Indian restaurant, what would you find in your dish?






Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 5 – Round 4 – Food and Drink

1. What is the name of the fruit produced by the blackthorn?


 2. What is the traditional casing for a haggis?

A sheep’s stomach

3. Which spice is made from crocus flowers?


 4. How many standard 75cl bottles is a Methuselah of Champagne equal to?


 5. What is the main ingredient of ‘Borscht’?


6. Complete the hummus recipe; Chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, salt, olive oil and…

Tahini (sesame seed paste)

7.If you were eating ‘Saag’ in an Indian restaurant, what would you have?

Spinach (although can refer to other greens)

8. Which country is Brahma beer from?


9. What is a baby oyster called?

A spat

10. What type of pastry is used to make ‘Baklava’, a sweet dessert produced in Greece and Turkey?






cocktails quiz

Quiz 4 – Round 6 – Food and Drink

Today’s food and drink round is a cocktail quiz. We give you the ingredients to a well-known cocktail, you name the cocktail the ingredients would make. Admittedly there are different variations of many cocktails – but each of these is a distinctive version.

1. Vodka, tomato juice, tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and celery salt.

Bloody Mary

2. Tequila, orange juice and grenadine.

Tequila sunrise

3. White rum, brown sugar, lime and mint leaves.


4. Peach schnapps, vodka, orange juice and cranberry juice.

Sex on the Beach

5. White rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice.

Pina colada

6. Gin, caster sugar, lemon juice and soda water.

Tom Collins

7. Vodka, Kahlua and milk.

White Russian

8. Guinness and Champagne.

Black Velvet

9. Whisky and ginger wine.

Whisky Mack

10. White rum, lime juice and sugar syrup (gomme syrup).



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food and drink quiz questions and answers

Quiz 2 – Round 5 – Food and Drink

1. From which country does the traditional wine ‘retsina’ come?


2. What shape would you expect the pasta ‘farfalle’ to be?

bow-shaped/ butterfly shaped

3. What type of beans would you most likely find in a tin of baked beans?

Haricot beans

4. Which famous building would you find on the front of an HP Sauce bottle?

The Houses of Parliament

5. In which US State is Jack Daniel’s whiskey distilled?


6. Which celebrity supported the Chilli Con Carne flavoured crisps for Comic Relief in early 2011?

Jimmy Carr (Jimmy Con Carne)

7. Which fruit was previously known as a Chinese gooseberry?

Kiwi fruit

8. Which American cook was the subject of the 2010 film ‘Julie and Julia’?

Julia Child

9. Bouillabaisse is a French stew containing what?


10. A margarita cocktail includes tequila, lime juice and what?

Cointreau or triple sec





Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 1 – Round 5 – Food and Drink

1. Eggs Benedict traditionally consists of a muffin, topped with poached egg, either ham or bacon and which type of sauce?


2. What is a chipolata?

A type of sausage

3. ‘Cuisses de grenouille’ are what in English?

Frogs legs

4. Which country does the brand of ‘Leffe’ beer come from?


5. What is missing from the white sauce recipe; salt, pepper, milk, flour and…?


6. What type of food is pumpernickel?


7. Pad Thai is a dish containing predominantly what?


8. According to government guidelines, how many units of alcohol are there in one pint of lower strength lager, of strength 3.6%?


9. What is currently the world record for the number of Ferrero Rocher eaten in one minute?

9 –

10. Peach Melba was a dessert to honour a lady who had which profession?

Soprano singer – Dame Nellie Melba. The dish was designed at the Savoy.