Canadian Cuisine MCQs with Answer

Which traditional Canadian dish is made from boiled and mashed potatoes, mixed with milk, butter, and seasoning?
a) Poutine
b) Butter tart
c) Bannock
d) Mashed potatoes
Answer: d) Mashed potatoes

What is the iconic Canadian dessert made from layers of graham cracker crumbs, chocolate, and marshmallows?
a) Nanaimo bar
b) Maple syrup pie
c) Butter tart
d) Tourtière
Answer: a) Nanaimo bar

Which Canadian province is known for its seafood, including dishes like lobster and Digby scallops?
a) British Columbia
b) Newfoundland and Labrador
c) Prince Edward Island
d) Nova Scotia
Answer: d) Nova Scotia

What is the traditional Indigenous bread that is often cooked over an open flame or in a skillet?
a) Baguette
b) Bannock
c) Naan
d) Pita
Answer: b) Bannock

Which Canadian dish consists of french fries topped with cheese curds and gravy?
a) Poutine
b) Fish and chips
c) Shepherd’s pie
d) Clam chowder
Answer: a) Poutine

What is the traditional Quebecois meat pie that is often served during the holiday season?
a) Poutine
b) Butter tart
c) Nanaimo bar
d) Tourtière
Answer: d) Tourtière

Which Canadian dish involves frying dough and topping it with various sweet or savory toppings?
a) Beavertail
b) Maple syrup pie
c) Butter tart
d) Bannock
Answer: a) Beavertail

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preparing fish by drying and smoking it?
a) Canning
b) Grilling
c) Baking
d) Smoking
Answer: d) Smoking

Which Canadian city is famous for its bagels, often boiled in honey-sweetened water before baking?
a) Toronto
b) Montreal
c) Vancouver
d) Ottawa
Answer: b) Montreal

What is the traditional Indigenous dish made from ground corn, beans, and sometimes meat, cooked in a pot?
a) Poutine
b) Bannock
c) Fry bread
d) Three Sisters Soup
Answer: d) Three Sisters Soup

Which Canadian seafood delicacy consists of sea urchin eggs often served as sushi?
a) Lobster
b) Digby scallops
c) Uni
d) Crab legs
Answer: c) Uni

What is the traditional Indigenous dish of meat, fish, or vegetables slow-cooked in a pit filled with hot stones?
a) BBQ
b) Bannock
c) Pemmican
d) Hangi
Answer: d) Hangi

Which Canadian province is famous for its production of maple syrup?
a) Alberta
b) Manitoba
c) Quebec
d) Ontario
Answer: c) Quebec

What is the traditional Indigenous dish made from dried and pounded meat mixed with fat and berries?
a) Poutine
b) Bannock
c) Fry bread
d) Pemmican
Answer: d) Pemmican

Which type of fish is commonly used in the traditional Newfoundland dish “fisherman’s brewis”?
a) Salmon
b) Cod
c) Trout
d) Haddock
Answer: b) Cod

What is the traditional Indigenous method of cooking fish by placing it on a wooden plank near an open fire?
a) Grilling
b) Smoking
c) Baking
d) Planking
Answer: d) Planking

Which Canadian province is known for its production of ice wine, made from frozen grapes?
a) British Columbia
b) Ontario
c) Quebec
d) Alberta
Answer: b) Ontario

What is the traditional Indigenous dish made from dough that is fried or baked and often served with honey?
a) Bannock
b) Fry bread
c) Tortilla
d) Scone
Answer: b) Fry bread

Which type of fish is commonly used in the traditional Acadian dish “fricot”?
a) Salmon
b) Cod
c) Trout
d) Haddock
Answer: b) Cod

What is the traditional Indigenous soup made from dried corn, beans, and squash?
a) Split pea soup
b) French onion soup
c) Three Sisters Soup
d) Clam chowder
Answer: c) Three Sisters Soup

Which Canadian dish is a hearty stew made from peas, ham, and vegetables?
a) Poutine
b) Split pea soup
c) Clam chowder
d) Lobster bisque
Answer: b) Split pea soup

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by drying it in the sun or air?
a) Dehydrating
b) Curing
c) Smoking
d) Sun-drying
Answer: d) Sun-drying

Which Canadian dish is a creamy soup made from potatoes, leeks, and onions?
a) Bannock
b) Lobster bisque
c) Clam chowder
d) Vichyssoise
Answer: d) Vichyssoise

What is the traditional Indigenous method of preserving fish by mixing it with berries and fat?
a) Pemmican
b) Smoking
c) Dehydrating
d) Pickling
Answer: a) Pemmican

Which Canadian dish consists of a pastry shell filled with a mixture of meat, onions, and spices?
a) Nanaimo bar
b) Butter tart
c) Tourtière
d) Maple syrup pie
Answer: c) Tourtière

What is the traditional Indigenous dish made from fish eggs often served with bread or crackers?
a) Roe
b) Caviar
c) Uni
d) Ikura
Answer: a) Roe

Which Canadian dish is a rich and creamy soup made from lobster, cream, and other ingredients?
a) Bannock
b) Lobster bisque
c) Clam chowder
d) Vichyssoise
Answer: b) Lobster bisque

What is the traditional Indigenous bread made from flour, water, and often bannock berries or other ingredients?
a) Fry bread
b) Bannock
c) Scone
d) Baguette
Answer: b) Bannock

Which type of fish is commonly used in the traditional Canadian dish “fish and brewis”?
a) Salmon
b) Cod
c) Trout
d) Haddock
Answer: b) Cod

What is the traditional Indigenous dish made from meat, vegetables, and broth, often slow-cooked in a pot?
a) Bannock
b) Stew
c) Fry bread
d) Tourtière
Answer: b) Stew

Which Canadian dish is a creamy soup made from potatoes, cheese, and sometimes bacon?
a) Bannock
b) Clam chowder
c) Lobster bisque
d) Potato soup
Answer: d) Potato soup

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by removing the moisture using heat and smoke?
a) Curing
b) Dehydrating
c) Smoking
d) Sun-drying
Answer: c) Smoking

Which Canadian dish is a hearty soup made from potatoes, vegetables, and sometimes meat?
a) Clam chowder
b) Potato soup
c) Lobster bisque
d) Borscht
Answer: b) Potato soup

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by soaking it in a salty brine?
a) Pickling
b) Curing
c) Smoking
d) Dehydrating
Answer: b) Curing

Which Canadian dish is a creamy soup made from potatoes, clams, and other ingredients?
a) Clam chowder
b) Lobster bisque
c) Potato soup
d) Fish stew
Answer: a) Clam chowder

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by fermenting it in a mixture of water and salt?
a) Pickling
b) Fermenting
c) Curing
d) Smoking
Answer: b) Fermenting

Which Canadian dish is a hearty soup made from fish, potatoes, and other vegetables?
a) Clam chowder
b) Fish stew
c) Lobster bisque
d) Borscht
Answer: b) Fish stew

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by fermenting it with berries and fat?
a) Fermenting
b) Pickling
c) Curing
d) Smoking
Answer: a) Fermenting

Which Canadian dish is a hearty soup made from beets, cabbage, and other vegetables?
a) Clam chowder
b) Fish stew
c) Lobster bisque
d) Borscht
Answer: d) Borscht

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by marinating it in a mixture of vinegar and spices?
a) Pickling
b) Fermenting
c) Curing
d) Smoking
Answer: a) Pickling

Which Canadian dish is a hearty soup made from tomatoes, vegetables, and sometimes meat?
a) Clam chowder
b) Tomato soup
c) Lobster bisque
d) Minestrone
Answer: b) Tomato soup

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by immersing it in vinegar or another acidic liquid?
a) Pickling
b) Fermenting
c) Curing
d) Smoking
Answer: a) Pickling

Which Canadian dish is a creamy soup made from tomatoes, cream, and other ingredients?
a) Clam chowder
b) Tomato soup
c) Lobster bisque
d) Gazpacho
Answer: b) Tomato soup

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by rubbing it with salt and air-drying it?
a) Pickling
b) Fermenting
c) Curing
d) Dehydrating
Answer: c) Curing

Which Canadian dish is a hearty soup made from beans, vegetables, and sometimes meat?
a) Clam chowder
b) Bean soup
c) Lobster bisque
d) Minestrone
Answer: b) Bean soup

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by placing it in a salty brine and allowing it to ferment?
a) Pickling
b) Fermenting
c) Curing
d) Smoking
Answer: b) Fermenting

Which Canadian dish is a rich and creamy soup made from potatoes, cheese, and beer?
a) Clam chowder
b) Beer cheese soup
c) Lobster bisque
d) Potato soup
Answer: b) Beer cheese soup

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by marinating it in vinegar and spices before drying it?
a) Pickling
b) Fermenting
c) Curing
d) Smoking
Answer: a) Pickling

Which Canadian dish is a hearty soup made from lentils, vegetables, and sometimes meat?
a) Clam chowder
b) Lentil soup
c) Lobster bisque
d) Minestrone
Answer: b) Lentil soup

What is the traditional Indigenous practice of preserving fish by drying it in the sun or air and then grinding it into powder?
a) Dehydrating
b) Curing
c) Smoking
d) Fish powdering
Answer: a) Dehydrating

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