Pub quiz questions

  1. What is the common name for a fruit in which the entire ovary wall ripens to form an edible pericarp?
    Berry
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  2. What type of pastry is used to make profiteroles?
    Choux
    Food(2)
    Pronounced 'shoe'

  3. What is basmati?
    Rice
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  4. What number of varieties is associated with Heinz's products?
    57
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  5. Does a raw apricot have equal, more or fewer calories than a fresh one?
    Fewer
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  6. 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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    1x01

  7. What is the main ingredient in the traditional Egyptian dish Ful Mudammas?
    Fava beans

  8. Which city introduced Balti to Britain's gourmets?
    Birmingham

  9. What are large tubes of pasta called, usually eaten stuffed?
    Cannelloni
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  10. What is the main ingredient used for dry-curing bacon?
    Salt
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