Quiz: Only Someone From Latin America Can Get 10/15 On This Food Test


The singular of "tamales" is "tamal."

Test your knowledge of the cuisines and food ingredients of Latin America with this fun trivia quiz.

 Sep 28, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

_________ is a Peruvian dish made of stir-fried steak and vegetables.
Ropa vieja
Lomo saltado

2 of 15Pick your answer!

__________ is a ground beef mixture served with rice or as a filling in savory dishes.
Pico de gallo

3 of 15Pick your answer!

_________ are a savory snack pastry named after a former First Lady of Bolivia.

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Chorizo is a type of _________.
vegetable-based condiment

5 of 15Pick your answer!

__________ is a Cuban dish made of stewed shredded beef served with rice.
Ropa vieja

6 of 15Pick your answer!

The main ingredients in green chimichurri are ___________.
parsley and oregano
cilantro and jalapeño peppers
spinach and green bell peppers

7 of 15Pick your answer!

The main ingredient in menudo is beef ___________.

8 of 15Pick your answer!

A plantain looks very similar to a _________.

9 of 15Pic your answer!

Fiambre is a salad of cold cuts, cheeses, and pickled vegetables from __________.
Dominican Republic

10 of 15Pick your answer!

__________ is much more common in Tex-Mex cuisine than in the cuisine of Mexico.

11 of 15Pick your answer!

__________ are cornmeal patties filled with cheese, meat, or vegetables.

12 of 15Pick your answer!

The fish in ceviche has been _________.
cured in lime juice

13 of 15Pick your answer!

The main ingredients in pico de gallo are __________.
ground beef and tomato sauce
cornmeal and cheese
tomato, onion, cilantro, and jalapeño pepper

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Cuy is the meat of the __________.
guinea pig

15 of 15Pick your answer!

Cheese has been a part of Mexican cuisine since ________.
time immemorial
the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century
the Second World War
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