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The BIG England Food Quiz – 50 Questions and Answers

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I wanted to put together a 50-question English food quiz. If you’re notoriously bad at quizzes, then this will be the one for you. With 50 food trivia questions and answers, all about food in England, I guarantee you’ll get at least 10 right.

Hopefully.

First question in this food quiz UK – what’s this?

If you want English food questions and answers, which consider food from all across the nation, then this is the one from you. Do you know your Bakewell tart from your Bakewell pudding?

Well step right up, here’s the BIG England food quiz – WITH a picture round!

English Food Questions & Answers

There are five rounds to this England food quiz:

The answers are on a separate PDF at the end for you to download, so don’t worry about scrolling too far.

Make sure to share your scores at the bottom of the post!

Good luck.

And treat yourself to a KitKat if you get 50/50…

England food quiz
Test your food trivia with these questions and answers!

Round 1: English breakfast quiz

See how many of these food quiz questions you can get right…

  1. What does the HP stand for in HP sauce?
  2. Which breakfast item is proudly made in Burton on Trent?
  3. ‘Like Tea used to be’ refers to which tea?
  4. What’s the official difference between an English breakfast, and a Scottish one?
  5. What is a smoked herring also known as?
  6. What type of animal forms the basis of a kedgeree, be precise? 
  7. What type of beans are baked beans?
  8. What caused the holes in crumpets?
  9. When it comes to breakfast, what are soldiers?
  10. Which is healthier, a croissant or an English muffin?
Scotch egg

– British food quiz questions and answers!

Round 2: Lunch in England quiz – what am I?

Next up in the British food quiz, what exactly am I describing?

  1. I’m stuffed with beef, turnips, potatoes and onions, and was first served in south England, what am I?
  2. I’m found in Devon and people often argue about which is spread on me first, what am I?
  3. I was invented so John Mantagu wouldn’t get both his hands and cards dirty during a gambling game, what am I?
  4. I have a thin layer of fat, and am kinda a big deal in Melton Mowbray, what am I?
  5. I’m a bit like a pasty, but I have a savoury filling at one end, and sweet at the other, what am I?
  6. I’m a delicacy, found in Colchester, and the Romans loved me, what am I?
  7. I famously appeared on Wallace and Gromit, what am I?
  8. I’m made from bread, cheese, beer and pickles, and served as a lunch, what am I?
  9. Fortnum and Mason claim to have invented me in 1738, I’m round, I divide the nation, what am I?
  10. I’m known as a staple in the English diet, to anyone who doesn’t live in England. They think we eat them while drinking afternoon tea out of a teacup. In reality, we don’t, at all. What am I?

Round 3: Chocolate in England – picture round

How many of these chocolate bars can you name?  

Round 4: English Dinner quiz

Next up in the British food quiz questions and answers, how well do you know English dinner?

  1. What meat is used in a Shepherds Pie?
  2. Which day do English people traditionally eat fish and chips?
  3. What is beef wrapped in pate and pastry, and usually served with potatoes and veg called?
  4. Do you use yeast in Yorkshire Pudding?
  5. I’m made of potatoes and cabbage, and usually made from leftovers, what am I?
  6. Which vegetable was first known as ‘Italian asparagus’?  
  7. What does BISTO stand for?
  8. Which county is most famed for its hotpot?
  9. What is a panackelty?
  10. What type of food does the UK spend £4.7 BILLION on a year?
Dinner in England

Round 5: English Dessert Quiz

How well do you know your British desserts?

  1. What’s it called when you put meringue with cream and strawberries and coulis?
  2. Which has more calories in a full standard packet, Viennetta or Arctic Roll?
  3. You can buy lemon Angel Delight, true or false? 
  4. Colin is synonymous with which supermarket? 
  5. Battenberg cake is traditionally which two colours? 
  6. Name five ingredients in trifle? 
  7. I sound like an STI, what am I?
  8. What is an eccles cake made of? 
  9. What’s the English word for when you have loads of ice cream, fruit and sauce in a tall glass?
  10. I have bananas, cream, and toffee made from boiled condensed milk – what am I? 

Bonus question

Final question in the British food quiz…

Bonus question, if you choose to accept it, you have 60 seconds – set the timer…

How many things can you cook with a sausage?

GO!

Toad in the hole, sausage casserole, sausage roll, pigs in blanket, sausage stew, sausage sandwich, sausage meatballs, hot dogs… etc.

You know if it’s right! 

Either give the 50th point to whoever gets the most, or get a point for every meal – up to you.


Need a few more questions for your food quiz?

MORE ENGLAND QUIZZES

Why don’t you see how high you can score on one of these quizzes about England?

Quiz about the Isle of Wight

Quiz on Hampshire

England Nature Quiz

England counties quiz

Loads more quizzes about England here too!


All the answers to the England food quiz!

Or you can get the answers to the British food quiz here…

Unusual food quiz questions

Round 1: English breakfast quiz

  1. What does the HP stand for in HP sauce? Houses of Parliament
  2. Which breakfast item is proudly made in Burton on Trent? Marmite
  3. ‘Like Tea used to be’ refers to which tea? Yorkshire Tea
  4. What’s the official difference between an English breakfast, and a Scottish one?
    Black pudding vs haggis or hash browns vs oat cakes
  5. What is a smoked herring also known as? Kippers
  6. What type of animal forms the basis of a kedgeree, be precise? Haddock
  7. What type of beans are baked beans? Haricot beans
  8. What caused the holes in crumpets? Bubbles in fermentation
  9. When it comes to breakfast, what are soldiers? Sliced toast
  10. Which is healthier, a croissant or an English muffin? English muffin

Round 2: Lunch in England quiz – what am I?

  1. I’m stuffed with beef, turnips, potatoes and onions, and was first served in south
    England, what am I? Cornish pasty

2. I’m found in Devon and people often argue about which is spread on me first, what
am I? Scone

3. I was invented so John Mantagu wouldn’t get both his hands and cards dirty during a
gambling game, what am I? Sandwich, 4th Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu.

4. I have a thin layer of fat, and am kinda a big deal in Melton Mowbray, what am I?
Pork pie

5. I’m a bit like a pasty, but I have a savoury filling at one end, and sweet at the other,
what am I? Bedfordshire Clanger pastry

6. I’m a delicacy, found in Colchester, and the Romans loved me, what am I? Oysters

7. I famously appeared on Wallace and Gromit, what am I? Wensleydale cheese

8. I’m made from bread, cheese, beer and pickles, and served as a lunch, what am I?
Ploughman’s Lunch

9. Fortnum and Mason claim to have invented me in 1738, I’m round, I divide the nation,
what am I? Scotch egg

10. I’m known as a staple in the English diet, to anyone who doesn’t live in England.
They think we eat them while drinking afternoon tea out of a teacup. In reality, we
don’t, what am I? Cucumber sandwiches


Round 3: Chocolate in England – picture round

  1. Flake

2. Milky Way

3. KitKat

4. Twix

5. Wispa

6. Snickers

7. Mars Bar

8. Double Decker

9. Crunchie


Round 4: English Dinner quiz

  1. What meat is used in a Shepherds Pie? Lamb
  2. Which day do English people traditionally eat fish and chips? Friday
  3. What is beef wrapped in pate and pastry, and usually served with potatoes and veg
    called? Beef wellington
  4. Do you use yeast in Yorkshire Pudding? No
  5. I’m made of potatoes and cabbage, and usually made from leftovers, what am I?
    Bubble and squeak
  6. Which vegetable was first known as ‘Italian asparagus’? Broccoli
  7. What does BISTO stand for? Browns Instantly, Seasons and Thickens in One
  8. Which county is most famed for its hotpot? Lancashire
  9. What is a panackelty? A casserole dish consisting of corned beef and root
    vegetables slow baked over a low heat.
  10. What type of food does the UK spend £4.7 BILLION on a year? Ready meals

Round 5: English Dessert Quiz

  1. What’s it called when you put meringue with cream and strawberries and coulis?
    Eton Mess
  2. Which has more calories in a full standard packet, Viennetta or Arctic Roll? Vienetta
    – 834 vs 550
  3. You can buy lemon Angel Delight, true or false? False
  4. ‘Colin’ is synonymous with which supermarket? M&S
  5. Battenberg cake is traditionally which two colours? Yellow and pink
  6. Name five ingredients in trifle? Sponge cake or fingers, cream, fruit, sherry,
    strawberries, custard
  7. I sound like an STI, what am I? Spotted dick
  8. What is an eccles cake made of? Sticky and packed with fruit, with extra flaky and
    light pastry
  9. What’s the English word for when you have loads of ice cream, fruit and sauce in a
    tall glass? Knickerbocker Glory
  10. I have bananas, cream, and toffee made from boiled condensed milk – what am I?

  1. Bonus question.
    How many things can you cook with a sausage? GO!

    Toad in the hole, sausage casserole, sausage roll, pigs in blanket, sausage stew, sausage
    sandwich, sausage meatballs, hot dogs… etc!

    You know if it’s right!

    Either give the 50th point to whoever gets the most, or get a point for every meal – up to you!

God we’re weird in England, and WONDERFUL!

This British food quiz has made me very hungry. I need some spotted dick and a knickerbocker glory right NOW. Hope you’ve enjoyed these food trivia questions and answers. If you want to know more about food in England, then check out these fun English food facts too. And, the latest to our England quiz line up: our BIG Winter Quiz.

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