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Quiz about Eating off the Map
Quiz about Eating off the Map

Eating off the Map Trivia Quiz

Match these places with the foods they have lent their names to.

A matching quiz by zorba_scank. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Match Quiz
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Very Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: dippo (10/10), ozzz2002 (10/10), Guest 205 (10/10).
Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. Yorkshire  
2. Philadelphia  
3. Vienna  
4. Buffalo  
5. Cheddar  
6. Bath  
7. Parma  
8. Denver  
9. California  
10. Peking  

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Yorkshire

Answer: Pudding

The Yorkshire pudding is a staple English food and has long been part of the traditional Sunday meals. Depending on the way it is prepared, it can be served as a main course or dessert. Milk, flour and eggs are used to create the batter. It can then be served with beef and gravy as a main course.

There is also a designated Yorkshire Pudding Day which is celebrated in the UK on the first Sunday of February.
2. Philadelphia

Answer: Cheesesteak

The Philadelphia cheesesteak is a type of sandwich which is regarded to have been first prepared in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in USA. The bread used is a long, flat roll known as the hoagie roll. Beef and cheese is used for the filling.
3. Vienna

Answer: Sausage

The Vienna Sausage can be made using either pork or beef, the two main meats used traditionally. It is also common for chicken to be used these days. The name comes from the German language where it is called Wiener Würstchen with Wiener meaning Vienna and wurst meaning sausage.
4. Buffalo

Answer: Wings

Buffalo wings were named after the city of Buffalo in New York, USA where they were first invented in the 1960s. The dish consists of deep-fried chicken wings which are then coated in a hot sauce comprising vinegar and pepper. The term Buffalo is now used to name other finger foods which are coated in this sauce like chicken fingers or nuggets.
5. Cheddar

Answer: Cheese

Cheddar cheese is a hard, cream coloured cheese. It is named after the village of Cheddar in Somerset, England where it originated. It is one of the most popular cheeses consumed in the United States. The name Cheddar is now used for a variety of cheeses, most of which have nothing to do with the village of Cheddar.
6. Bath

Answer: Bun

The Bath Bun is named after the city of Bath in England. These have been around since the 17th century and there is written record of the famous author, Jane Austen, referring to them. This sweet roll was first prepared by a British physician called William Oliver.
7. Parma

Answer: Ham

Parma Ham is essentially prosciutto that has been prepared in the Italian region of Parma. These are highly regarded and have also been allocated a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). The ham is usually served uncooked in thin slices. There are also variations from other regions like Tuscany and Modena that are also covered by a PDO. However, the Parma ham is ranked superior to all.
8. Denver

Answer: Omelette

The Denver Omelette gets its name from the city of Denver in Colorado, USA. It is also known as a Western omelette. The omelette in this dish has a filling of ham, onions and bell peppers. It may also be topped with cheese. Hash browns are served as a side with the omelette.
9. California

Answer: Roll

The California Roll is a fusion take on the Japanese food, sushi. It typically contains avocado, cucumber and crab meat. Despite being named the California roll, there is no agreement on where it was first created with the Canadian city of Vancouver also claiming credit for it.
10. Peking

Answer: Duck

Peking is the former name of the city of Beijing in China. The Peking Duck dates back to imperial times and early records note it being served during the Ming Dynasty with variants having been part of the menu even earlier. Ducks are specially raised for use in this dish. The meat is then seasoned and cooked in an oven.
Source: Author zorba_scank

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