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Sorry, You Can Only Eat Cheese If You Can Pass This Tricky Quiz

How ~gouda~ is your cheese knowledge?

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  1. Which cheese is suitable for vegetarians?
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    Parmesan
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    Incorrect
    Gorgonzola
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    Incorrect
    Manchego
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    Incorrect
    Provolone
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Provolone is suitable for vegetarians!

    Parmesan, Gorgonzola and Manchego all contain rennet (an animal enzyme). If you want a vegetarian cheese, check that it contains vegetable rennet.

  2. What is the fungus in blue cheese called?
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    Penicillium roqueforti and Penicillium glaucum
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    Incorrect
    Bacillus cereus and Bacillus fusiformis<br />
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    Enterococcus avium and Enterococcus durans
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    Incorrect
    Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus casei
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    Wrong!

    Penicillium roqueforti and Penicillium glaucum.

    These blue moulds give the cheese its tang.

  3. What is the difference between Pecorino and Parmesan?
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    They're made with different kinds of milk
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    They're different names for the same thing
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    They're made from the same milk, but with different methods
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    Parmesan is saltier
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Parmesan is made with cow milk, and Pecorino is made with sheep's milk.

    Pecorino is also saltier.

  4. How many litres of milk does it take to make one kilogram of Cheddar?
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    5
    Correct
    Incorrect
    10
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    Incorrect
    15
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    Incorrect
    20
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It takes 10L according to the British Cheese Board.

  5. What's the name of this cheese?

    President Cheese
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    Emmenthal
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    Incorrect
    Emaunthal
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    Incorrect
    Gruyère
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    Incorrect
    Grayére
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a yummy Swiss cheese!

  6. What popular Canadian dish uses cheese curds?
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    Tourtière
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    Incorrect
    Rappie pie
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    Incorrect
    Poutine
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    Incorrect
    Butter tart
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Poutine!

  7. Which of these cheeses would you use in a fondue?
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    Gruyère
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    Incorrect
    Cheddar
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    Incorrect
    Mozzarella
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    Camembert
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Gruyère all the way.

  8. What's the difference between Camembert and Brie?
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    Brie has more cream
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    They're from different cities in France
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    Camembert is milder
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    They're different names for the same thing
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Brie has cream added in!

CORRECTION

Penicillium roqueforti is a fungus. An earlier version of this post called it a bacteria.

 
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