Canadian Quebecois Cuisine MCQs with Answer

Poutine, a popular Quebecois dish, consists of:
a) Grilled cheese and tomato soup
b) French fries, cheese curds, and gravy
c) Smoked salmon and cream cheese
d) Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding
Answer: b) French fries, cheese curds, and gravy

“Tourtière” is a traditional Quebecois meat pie often enjoyed during which season?
a) Spring
b) Summer
c) Fall
d) Winter
Answer: d) Winter

“Maple syrup” is a quintessential Quebecois product extracted from:
a) Blueberries
b) Apples
c) Maple trees
d) Birch trees
Answer: c) Maple trees

“Beurre d’érable,” a Quebecois treat, is made by combining maple syrup with:
a) Honey
b) Butter
c) Olive oil
d) Coconut milk
Answer: b) Butter

“Tarte au sucre” is a Quebecois sugar pie traditionally made with:
a) Blueberries
b) Raspberries
c) Strawberries
d) Brown sugar and cream
Answer: d) Brown sugar and cream

The dish “Cipaille” or “cipâte” is a layered meat pie that includes a variety of meats and:
a) Potatoes
b) Peas
c) Carrots
d) Puff pastry
Answer: d) Puff pastry

“Ragoût de boulettes” is a Quebecois stew that features meatballs made from:
a) Pork and beef
b) Chicken and turkey
c) Lamb and veal
d) Tofu and beans
Answer: a) Pork and beef

“Pouding chômeur” is a simple Quebecois dessert made with cake batter and:
a) Whipped cream
b) Chocolate syrup
c) Fruit cocktail
d) Maple syrup
Answer: d) Maple syrup

“Crêpes” are thin pancakes often served with a variety of fillings. Which type of syrup is commonly used as a topping?
a) Honey
b) Cane syrup
c) Maple syrup
d) Agave syrup
Answer: c) Maple syrup

“Pouding à l’arsenic” is a humorous Quebecois dessert made with cocoa and a surprise ingredient. What is the surprise ingredient?
a) Chocolate chips
b) Vanilla extract
c) Pickles
d) Mayonnaise
Answer: c) Pickles

“Paté chinois” is a Quebecois dish similar to shepherd’s pie. What is the main ingredient in this dish?
a) Chicken
b) Beef
c) Lamb
d) Fish
Answer: b) Beef

Queue de castor” is a Quebecois treat known as a “beaver tail” in English. What is it?
a) A type of fish
b) A type of sausage
c) A pastry resembling a beaver’s tail
d) A cocktail made with maple syrup
Answer: c) A pastry resembling a beaver’s tail

“Croustade aux pommes” is a Quebecois dessert made with a flaky crust and:
a) Blueberries
b) Raspberries
c) Apples
d) Pears
Answer: c) Apples

“Tarte aux bleuets” is a Quebecois blueberry pie often enjoyed during the summer. What type of berries are used in this pie?
a) Raspberries
b) Strawberries
c) Blueberries
d) Blackberries
Answer: c) Blueberries

“Soupe aux pois” is a Quebecois pea soup traditionally made with:
a) Split peas
b) Green peas
c) Black-eyed peas
d) Chickpeas
Answer: a) Split peas

Pouding aux fruits” is a Quebecois dessert similar to a British Christmas pudding. What type of fruit is commonly used in this dessert?
a) Apples
b) Pears
c) Dried fruits and nuts
d) Berries
Answer: c) Dried fruits and nuts

“Cassoulet” is a hearty Quebecois dish that includes which main ingredient?
a) Lamb
b) Pork
c) Chicken
d) Fish
Answer: b) Pork

“Pouding cachaça” is a Quebecois dessert made with a batter similar to that of “pouding chômeur.” What is the primary flavor of this dessert?
a) Coffee
b) Chocolate
c) Butterscotch
d) Vanilla
Answer: a) Coffee

“Tarte au sucre à la crème” is a Quebecois dessert that combines the flavors of sugar pie with which ingredient?
a) Chocolate
b) Whipped cream
c) Coffee
d) Ice cream
Answer: b) Whipped cream

“Pouding antillais” is a Quebecois dessert inspired by Caribbean cuisine. What tropical fruit is often used in this dessert?
a) Mango
b) Pineapple
c) Coconut
d) Papaya
Answer: c) Coconut

“Ragoût de pattes de cochon” is a Quebecois dish made with which unusual ingredient?
a) Pig’s feet
b) Pig’s ears
c) Pig’s tail
d) Pig’s snout
Answer: a) Pig’s feet

“Cassava cake” is a Quebecois dessert influenced by Caribbean cuisine. What is the main ingredient in this cake?
a) Carrots
b) Potatoes
c) Cassava
d) Plantains
Answer: c) Cassava

“Gratin dauphinois” is a Quebecois dish made with sliced potatoes, cream, and:
a) Broccoli
b) Cheese
c) Tomatoes
d) Onions
Answer: b) Cheese

“Bouilli” is a traditional Quebecois dish consisting of boiled:
a) Vegetables
b) Eggs
c) Meat and vegetables
d) Fish
Answer: c) Meat and vegetables

“Fèves au lard” is a Quebecois dish made from baked beans cooked with which key ingredient?
a) Pork
b) Beef
c) Chicken
d) Tofu
Answer: a) Pork

“Tarte à la farlouche” is a Quebecois dessert made with which primary ingredient?
a) Apples
b) Blueberries
c) Raspberries
d) Cinnamon
Answer: b) Blueberries

“Caramel au beurre” is a Quebecois treat similar to fudge, made with brown sugar, butter, and:
a) Vanilla
b) Lemon juice
c) Cocoa powder
d) Coconut flakes
Answer: a) Vanilla

“Fèves au lard à l’érable” is a Quebecois dish that combines baked beans with which quintessential Quebecois ingredient?
a) Maple syrup
b) Whipped cream
c) Poutine gravy
d) Beurre d’érable (maple butter)
Answer: a) Maple syrup

“Pâté à la viande” is a Quebecois meat pie made with:
a) Chicken
b) Beef
c) Pork
d) All of the above
Answer: d) All of the above

“Croustade aux framboises” is a Quebecois dessert made with a crumbly topping and which type of fruit?
a) Blueberries
b) Raspberries
c) Strawberries
d) Blackberries
Answer: b) Raspberries

“Sucre à la crème” is a Quebecois fudge-like confection made from brown sugar, cream, and:
a) Coconut
b) Vanilla
c) Almonds
d) Chocolate
Answer: b) Vanilla

“Côtes levées” is a Quebecois dish of:
a) Grilled fish
b) Spare ribs
c) Sausages
d) Chicken wings
Answer: b) Spare ribs

“Pouding à l’érable” is a Quebecois dessert that features maple syrup and which primary ingredient?
a) Rice
b) Chocolate
c) Apples
d) Bread
Answer: d) Bread

“Crostini” is a type of bread often used as a base for toppings. In Quebec, it is known as:
a) Pain de campagne
b) Pain perdu
c) Baguette
d) Pain grillé
Answer: d) Pain grillé

“Pouding au pain” is a Quebecois dessert that resembles bread pudding. What is the main ingredient used in this dessert?
a) Rice
b) Pasta
c) Bread
d) Cereal
Answer: c) Bread

“Tarte à la citrouille” is a Quebecois dessert that features which main ingredient?
a) Apples
b) Blueberries
c) Pumpkin
d) Pears
Answer: c) Pumpkin

“Frittata” is an Italian dish similar to an omelette. In Quebec, it is known as:
a) Omelette
b) Quiche
c) Frittata
d) Fritatta
Answer: a) Omelette

“Feuilleté” is a pastry that is often used to make both sweet and savory dishes. What is it known as in Quebec?
a) Feuilleté
b) Pâte feuilletée
c) Puff pastry
d) Croissant
Answer: b) Pâte feuilletée

“Gras double” is a traditional Quebecois dish made from:
a) Beef tripe
b) Pork belly
c) Chicken liver
d) Duck confit
Answer: a) Beef tripe

“Pouding aux bleuets” is a Quebecois blueberry pudding that features a layer of blueberries and a layer of:
a) Custard
b) Whipped cream
c) Meringue
d) Chocolate ganache
Answer: a) Custard

“Tarte au citron” is a classic lemon tart often enjoyed as dessert. What is it known as in Quebec?
a) Tarte au citron
b) Tarte à la crème
c) Tarte aux fruits
d) Tarte au sucre
Answer: b) Tarte à la crème

“Crème brûlée” is a popular dessert with a caramelized sugar topping. In Quebec, it is known as:
a) Crème brûlée
b) Crème caramel
c) Sucre à la crème
d) Pot de crème
Answer: d) Pot de crème

“Gratin” is a dish with a browned crust, often made with cheese. In Quebec, it is known as:
a) Gratin
b) Pouding
c) Crustade
d) Croustade
Answer: c) Crustade

“Pouding à la mélasse” is a Quebecois dessert made with molasses and:
a) Pecans
b) Walnuts
c) Almonds
d) Cashews
Answer: b) Walnuts

“Galette des rois” is a French pastry often enjoyed during Epiphany. In Quebec, it is known as:
a) Galette des rois
b) Pouding aux noix
c) Tarte du roi
d) Tourtière
Answer: d) Tourtière

“Tarte aux pommes” is a classic apple pie enjoyed worldwide. In Quebec, what is it known as?
a) Tarte aux pommes
b) Tarte du Québec
c) Pouding aux pommes
d) Croustade aux pommes
Answer: d) Croustade aux pommes

“Bûche de Noël” is a festive Yule log cake. In Quebec, it is known as:
a) Bûche de Noël
b) Tarte de Noël
c) Pouding de Noël
d) Gâteau de Noël
Answer: a) Bûche de Noël

“Flan” is a creamy dessert with caramel sauce. In Quebec, it is known as:
a) Flan
b) Crème brûlée
c) Pot de crème
d) Pouding chômeur
Answer: c) Pot de crème

“Pâté en croûte” is a savory pie with a crust. In Quebec, it is known as:
a) Pâté en croûte
b) Tourtière
c) Quiche
d) Feuilleté
Answer: b) Tourtière

“Beignes” are fried dough pastries often enjoyed as a treat. What are they known as in Quebec?
a) Beignes
b) Churros
c) Croissants
d) Pouding aux beignes
Answer: a) Beignes

 

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