Vegetarian Big Brain Tests

Enjoy these Vegetarian Big Brain quizzes we've created for you, helping to test the Vegetarian knowledge you have.

Question 1

Vegans eat only...

What their own mother cooks.
Food containing no animal products of any kind.
Green vegetables - no orange or yellow vegetables.
A vegan is someone who eats no meat, fish, poultry, eggs, or dairy products and who also avoids the use of animal products, including wool, silk, leather, and any nonfood items made with animal by-products.

Question 2

A lacto-ovo vegetarian is someone who...

Is currently breastfeeding.
Eats no red meat, but does eat chicken and fish.
Eats no meat, but does eat eggs and dairy products occasionally.
A lacto ovo vegetarian eats no meat, fish, or poultry but does include dairy products and eggs to some extent in the diet.

Question 3

Tofu is...

I´ve never tried it, and I never will.
Isn´t that something health nuts eat?
A delicious, versatile protein source that can be used in all kinds of recipes from desserts to main courses.
Tofu is also called bean curd. It is produced from soy milk in much the same way that cheese is produced from cow´s milk. Tofu comes in firm, extra-firm, and soft or silken varieties. The firm and extra-firm varieties are best for emulating the texture of meat; the silken and soft recipes are best for desserts and dressings.

Question 4

What is hummus?

I´ve never heard of it.
A homemade massage oil.
A delicious spread made from chick peas. Great as a dip.
This wonderful Middle Eastern spread is made from chick peas and tahini. It´s also simple to make yourself. This is a common vegetarian "transition" food as almost everyone loves it at first bite.

Question 5

Lentils are...

A green, leafy vegetable commonly used in salads.
People who live in Lentovania.
Small legumes that are used in a variety of recipes.
Lentils are simply small legumes. They are available in different colors and are useful in many different recipes.

Question 6

What is quinoa?

A very useful word when playing Scrabble.
A small seed used as a grain, but is essentially a fruit.
A type of long grain rice.
A green, seedy fruit similar to a mango.
Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a small seed used as a grain, but is essentially a fruit. It was first cultivated by the Incas and has a nutty flavor. This seed contains all essential amino acids

Question 7

Agave nectar is ....

A sweet substitute for sugar.
A nourishing drink made from tree bark.
A natural health care product used to prevent wrinkles.
Agave nectar is a sweet syrup made from a cactus. This is a great alternative to honey. It comes in dark and light varieties. The dark version is similar in flavor to molasses.

Question 8

What is couscous?

A dip or sauce made from ground tomatoes.
A pastry filled with cheese and asparagus.
A very tiny pasta made of durum wheat.
A sweet, long grain rice.
Couscous is essentially a very tiny pasta. It is made of durum wheat that has been ground, steamed and dried. It is available in refined or whole grain forms and cooks quickly (in about five minutes).

Question 9

What is garam masala ?

An alternative to molasses.
An Indian dish similar to ice cream.
A collection of spices used in hot dishes.
Garam masala is a North Indian blend of dry-roasted ground spices used to add spicy heat to dishes. Typically, it includes black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, cardamon, dried chilies, fennel, mace, nutmeg and other spices.

Question 10

Nutritional yeast is....

Used in making natural and whole wheat breads.
A delicious tasty yeast, that is often added to vegetarian recipes.
The ingredient in breads that causes the crusts to turn brown.
Nutritional yeast is an inactive, good-tasting yeast with no leavening capability. Yellow in color, nutritional yeast comes in flake or powder form and has a cheesy flavour. Use in recipes, or try substituting it for parmesan cheese over pasta.

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