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Quiz: How well do you know the world's cuisines?

Are you a foodie traveller? Can you identify national dishes? Do you know which foods were invented where? Put your knowledge to the test with this world cuisines quiz...

Ethiopian cuisine (Shutterstock)

Sampling a nation's cuisine is a huge part of travel, and helps us to understand a country's culture. But how well do you know the cuisines of the world? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz...

1. What is the national dish of Barbados?

Crab soup

Cou cou and flying fish

Jerk chicken

Goat stew

2. Which country produces the most corn?

USA

Chile

China

Italy

3. The island of St Helena is famous for which dish?

Fish curry

Skate wing

Roast beef

Tuna fishcakes

4. How many different types of potato grow in Peru?

Less than 50

Less than 3,000

More than 3,500

More than 6,900

5. What is the national dish of Indonesia?

Nasi goreng

Amok

Bulgogi

Ceviche

6. The national dish of Canada is poutine. But what are the dishes' three main ingredients?

Feta, chips and vinegar

Cheese curds, rice and gravy

Chips, bacon and salsa

Cheese curds, chips and gravy

7. Which Cypriot cheese is usually grilled or fried?

Manchego

Anari

Feta

Halloumi

8. Moules-frites is often called the national dish of which country?

France

Switzerland

Belgium

Malta

9. Ackee is commonly eaten in Jamaica, but what is it?

A type of fruit

A type of bean

A type of vegetable

A type of nut

10. Pastizzi is a Maltese street food street. Which unusual ingredient are they traditionally stuffed with?

Mushy peas

Baked beans

Brussel sprouts

Sardines

11. In which country would you find restaurants called parrillas?

Cuba

Mexico

Argentina

Italy

12. Which country has the highest percentage of vegetarians?

India

England

USA

Canada

13. Which country invented classic French fries?

France, obviously

Belgium

USA

Germany

14. Doro wat is the national dish of Ethiopia, but what is it?

Fish curry

Vegetable soup

Beef stew

Chicken stew

15. Ropa Vieja is the national dish of Cuba. What does it mean in English?

Old clothes

Green ropes

Old shoes

Torn clothes

16. Which country would you most likely find khachapuri on the menu?

Egypt

Turkey

Georgia

Uzbekistan

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