Bread Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
In many cultures, bread is a metaphor for what?
A: Basic necessities and living conditions in general.
For example, a "bread-winner" is a household's what?
A: Main economic contributor and has little to do with actual bread-provision.
In Russia in 1917, the Bolsheviks promised what?
A: "peace, land, and bread."
The term "breadbasket" denotes a what?
A: An agriculturally productive region.
In Slavic cultures bread and
salt is offered as a what?
A: Welcome to guests.
In India, life's basic necessities are often referred to as
A: "roti, kapra aur makan" (bread, cloth, and house).
In Israel, the most usual phrase in work-related
demonstrations is what?
A: lekhem, avoda ("bread, work").
The word bread is commonly used around the world in
English-speaking countries as a synonym for what?
A: Money (as is the case with the word "dough").
A remarkable or revolutionary innovation is often referred
to in North America and the United Kingdom as what?
A: "the greatest thing since sliced bread" or "the best thing since sliced bread".
Bread is one of the oldest what?
A: Prepared foods.
In Europe, starch residue was found on rocks used for
pounding plants from how long ago?
A: 30,000 years.
At the time of the Neolithic age, about 10,000 BC and the
spread of agriculture, grains became the mainstay of what?
A: Making bread.
Yeast spores are ubiquitous, including the surface of
cereal grains, so any dough left to rest will become what?
A: Naturally leavened.
There were multiple sources of "what" available for early
What was the most common source of leavening?
A: Saving a piece of dough from the previous day to use as a form of sourdough starter.
In 1961, what process was developed?
A: The Chorleywood bread process.
It used the intense mechanical working of dough to do what?
A: Dramatically reduce the fermentation period and the time taken to produce a loaf of bread.
What counter-top machine has recently become popular?
A: Domestic bread machines that automate the process of making bread.
What is Pita bread?
A: It is an ancient semi-leavened bread widespread in the Middle East.
White bread is made from flour containing only the what?
A: Central core of the grain.
Brown bread is made with endosperm and what?
A: 10% bran.
What does Whole Wheat bread contain?
A: It contains the whole of the wheat grain (endosperm, bran, and germ).
Roti is a whole-wheat-based bread eaten in what part of the
A: South Asia.
Rye bread is made with flour from what?
A: Rye grain of varying levels.
Rye bread is higher in fiber than many common types of
bread and is often what?
A: Darker in color and stronger in flavor.
Unleavened bread or matzo, used for the Jewish feast of
Passover, does not include what?
Sourdough bread is made with a what?
Hemp bread includes strongly flavored what?
A: Hemp flour or seeds.
What has Hemp has been used in for thousands of years in
A: Traditional Chinese medicine.
What is hemp flour?
A: It is the by-product from pressing the oil from the seeds and milling the residue.
Why does hemp dough not rise?
A: Due to its lack of gluten.