A Biscuit Quiz

Apr 19, 2023

A BISCUIT QUIZ  
What’s your favourite biscuit, and are you a dunker or a cruncher when it comes to your morning cuppa?

Take this quiz and see if your favourite biscuit is included. 

QUESTIONS

1. Hansel and Gretel found a cottage in the forest made from what material?

2. Which company produces the original Digestive, Penguin and HobNob biscuits?

3. What is the traditional filling in a Brandy Snap?

4.What shortcake biscuit with a fruity filling, shares its name with a character from ‘The Beano’?

5. What biscuit was the main ingredient of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Wedding Cake?

6. What is the ‘special’ ingredient which sits on top of a biscuit base in ‘Millionaire’s Shortbread’?

7. What dry, Italian, twice-baked biscuit is liberally filled with almonds and originated in the town of Prato in Tuscany?

8. In which month is National Biscuit Day celebrated on the 29th?

9. True or False; The Nice biscuit originated in the French city of Nice in 1894 as a soldier’s biscuit.

10. What type of biscuit has been adopted as the official cookie Wyoming and Massachusetts and is also the most consumed in the USA? I am looking for a type of biscuit, NOT a brand name.

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ANSWERS

1. Hansel and Gretel found a cottage in the forest made from what material?
GINGERBREAD

2. Which company produces the original Digestive, Penguin and HobNob biscuits?
MCVITIES

3. What is the traditional filling in a Brandy Snap?
WHIPPED CREAM

4.What shortcake biscuit with a fruity filling, shares its name with a character from ‘The Beano’?
JAMMY DODGER / JAMMIE DODGER (Made by Burton’s Foods)

5. What biscuit was the main ingredient of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Wedding Cake?
RICH TEA BISCUIT

6. What is the ‘special’ ingredient which sits on top of a biscuit base in ‘Millionaire’s Shortbread’?
CARAMEL

7. What dry, Italian, twice-baked biscuit is liberally filled with almonds and originated in the town of Prato in Tuscany?
BISCOTTI or CANTUCCI

8. In which month is National Biscuit Day celebrated on the 29th?
MAY

9. True or False; The Nice biscuit originated in the French city of Nice in 1894 as a soldier’s biscuit.
FALSE – The Nice biscuit is originally an English biscuit but they are named after the city and the name is pronounced the same way…according to the World Biscuit Encyclopedia!

10. What type of biscuit has been adopted as the official cookie Wyoming and Massachusetts and is also the most consumed in the USA? I am looking for a type of biscuit, NOT a brand name.
CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE

 

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