Pub quiz questions

  1. What connects the herb fennel and Italian homosexuals?
    FANUK - short for finocchio, an Italian word for fennel and vernacular for a homosexual man.
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  2. Which cream has the most fat: clotted cream or double cream?
    Clotted
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  3. Which city introduced Balti to Britain's gourmets?
    Birmingham

  4. What is the main ingredient in Welsh laverbread?
    Seaweed

  5. What did the ancient Mayans drink some 2,600 years ago that was turned into a solid treat during the 18th century?
    Chocolate
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  6. Which common vegetable is the world's most widely grown tuber?
    Potato
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  7. What is the flavour of kimmel?
    Caraway
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  8. Which TV chef plays the drums in a band called "Scarlet Division?"
    Jamie Oliver

  9. What four letter word describes flour and butter mixed with milk to give a basic b├ęchamel sauce?
    Roux
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  10. What rank fourth after rice, wheat and maize in terms of human food production?
    Bananas
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