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Quiz about Aphrodisiac
Quiz about Aphrodisiac

Aphrodisiac Trivia Quiz


We are so often guided by our senses. What may appeal to us by sight, smell and taste can stimulate our senses too. Aphrodisiacs have been used for many centuries to heighten those senses and also our desires. Try this quiz to find out more.

A multiple-choice quiz by Praia. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Praia
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
307,075
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
1625
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 2 (6/10), Guest 166 (4/10), Guest 188 (5/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. The name aphrodisiac comes from which Greek Goddess? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. What does an aphrodisiac claim to do? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Which food was considered to be an aphrodisiac? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Name the fly that is used in liquid form as a supposed aphrodisiac? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. The horn of which animal was said, by some, to have aphrodisiac properties? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Celibate Egyptian priests were not allowed to eat this vegetable. Can you guess which one? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Hazelnuts, believed to have aphrodisiac properties, are also rich in which vitamin? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. It has been proven that scent is nature's secret weapon of pleasure. Which fragrance can be used as an aphrodisiac? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which nut, when cracked, soaked in water, then peeled and roasted, is used as an aphrodisiac? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Name the female jazz and blues singer who sang, "My Aphrodisiac Is You"? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. The name aphrodisiac comes from which Greek Goddess?

Answer: Aphrodite

Aphrodite was the Greek Goddess of love, sensuality and beauty. Born from the sea near Pathos, Cyprus, Aphrodite emerged naked, enchanting, and inciting feelings of love, and lust to all who knew her.

(Afros) meaning: Foam of the sea. This maybe why seafood has been considered an aphrodisiac through the ages.
2. What does an aphrodisiac claim to do?

Answer: Increases libido

The shape, scent or chemical basis of certain foods has a high impact on how we react in certain situations. We have all heard the saying "You are what you eat". Did you know you also smell like what you eat? Eating natural foods like honey, and fruits will sweeten your scent, which will increase your appeal.
3. Which food was considered to be an aphrodisiac?

Answer: All of these

They all contain a natural stimulant which increases blood flow to the brain, and gives us a happy feeling.

Asparagus was served in copious amounts, in the 19th century to bridegrooms, due to its reputed aphrodisiac powers in the bedroom. Oysters change their sex from male to female on a regular basis, which lets one experience the masculine and feminine side of love. Artichoke stimulates the palate.

Chocolate contains both a sedative, and a stimulant, so in fact lowers any inhibitions one may have, and also heightens activity in the brain, and desire for physical contact.
4. Name the fly that is used in liquid form as a supposed aphrodisiac?

Answer: Spanish

Spanish Fly is a cantharidin beetle. The beetle secretes an acid like liquid called cantharidin. The male beetle uses this chemical to seduce the female.

The chemical is now produced in laboratories and is scientifically designed to have the same effect as Spanish Fly. It has the ability to increase sexual confidence.
5. The horn of which animal was said, by some, to have aphrodisiac properties?

Answer: Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros horn when crushed,and sprinkled on food, has high levels of calcium, and phosphorus, which is needed for stamina. Rhino horn, popular with the Chinese for a 1000 years, and used for sexual dysfunction in men, is now banned in Asia, as it resulted in the slaughter of the innocent animal, their only crime, having a horn growing out of their nose.
6. Celibate Egyptian priests were not allowed to eat this vegetable. Can you guess which one?

Answer: Onion

Onion was not allowed to be consumed by celibate Egyptian priests, as it was believed to be an aphrodisiac, and its potential effect was not allowed.

Newly weds in France are traditionally served onion soup to restore their libido following their wedding night.
7. Hazelnuts, believed to have aphrodisiac properties, are also rich in which vitamin?

Answer: E

Vitamin E is associated with normal sexual function. Sometimes it is the oil of the nut that is used, sometimes the ashes of the burnt shells.

The people of Turkey have been growing hazelnuts since 300 BC. Turks use them a lot in desserts, and pastries, and also in their everyday cooking. They believe that the nut has an aphrodisiac effect on people. Therefore, they eat them in moderation, unless they want a night of passion.
8. It has been proven that scent is nature's secret weapon of pleasure. Which fragrance can be used as an aphrodisiac?

Answer: All of them

All may be used as an aphrodisiac, although Ylang Ylang is the most powerful of them all. It's heady scent gives energy and eroticism when used in the bedroom. Through inhalation, aphrodisiac fragrances have a powerful, scientifically proven effect on our physiological, and energy centres. These are key factors when it comes to physical attraction.

Aromachology is the study of how we behave when we come into contact with certain scents. This term was coined in 1989 by the "Sense Of Smell Institute"
All of the fragrances mentioned can be used in oil form, in candles, burners, or worn on the palm of the hands, for massage and bewitching potential partners.
9. Which nut, when cracked, soaked in water, then peeled and roasted, is used as an aphrodisiac?

Answer: Ginkgo nut

In China the Ginkgo nut is also considered a delicacy and the maidenhair tree, which bears the fruit, is said to be sacred. Scientists believe that the tree has been in existence for over 100 million years, and is the oldest surviving plant in the world.

The Chinese use the nut in herbal medicine as a kidney tonic, which gives such remarkable results, that it increases one's libido. The nut can be roasted and eaten simply as they are so delicious.
10. Name the female jazz and blues singer who sang, "My Aphrodisiac Is You"?

Answer: Katie Melua

Katie Melua sang this playful song. It was from her 2004 album, "Call Off The Search". It became a number one hit in the British album chart, where it stayed for six weeks. The album sold over one million copies world wide and is six times platinum.
Source: Author Praia

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