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You're Only Allowed To Keep Eating Chinese Food If You Get 8/10 On This Quiz

Do you like Chinese food as much as you say you do? Prove it.

  1. WHICH OF
    THESE DISHES
    COMES FROM
    CHINESE
    CUISINE?

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    Kung Pao chicken is a spicy stir-fry dish from the Sichuan province in southwestern China.

    Udon is from Japan, bibimbap is a Korean dish, and phở comes from Vietnam originally.

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  2. WHAT'S ANOTHER
    NAME FOR PEKING DUCK?

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    Although less common, you might see Peking duck listed as "lacquered duck" on some menus.

    This dish originates in Beijing, and was first made in the 1300s. A duck is prepared before being hung and glazed for 24 hours and then roasted.

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  3. WHICH
    SAUCE IS
    NOT FROM
    CHINA?

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    Teriyaki is not a sauce, and it's not traditionally from China.

    Teriyaki is a cooking technique from Japan. Teriyaki food is grilled in a glaze of soy sauce, mirin, and sugar, which has come to be known as teriyaki sauce.

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  4. WHICH OF
    THESE IS A
    TRADITIONAL
    WONTON?

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    This is a wonton, which translates to "swallow cloud" in Cantonese because the dumplings float in broth like little clouds.

    Wontons are dumplings that are usually filled with pork or shrimp. They are boiled and served in broth, but they can also be deep-fried.

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  5. WHAT IS
    "CHIFA"
    CUISINE?

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    Chifa cuisine is a fusion of traditional Peruvian food and Cantonese food.

    This photo, for instance, shows an egg tortilla on top of a plate of fried rice.

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  6. SPICY DISHES
    ARE TYPICALLY...

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    Szechuan cuisine, also known as Sichuan cuisine, is usually the spiciest of the eight modern cuisines of China.

    Szechuan dishes are known for their abundance of garlic and chili peppers, along with Szechuan peppers.

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  7. WHICH
    OF THE
    FOLLOWING
    IS DIM SUM?

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    Dim Sum is the preparation of small plates or baskets of food that are usually eaten for breakfast or a light lunch.

    It's a Cantonese tradition, and it is usually served with tea.

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  8. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CHOW MEIN AND LO MEIN?

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    "Lo" means boiled, and "chow" means fried.

    Both dishes use the same sort of egg noodles, but chow mein noodles are sauteed, and stay crunchier. By the way, chop suey is something else entirely, and doesn't even have noodles.

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  9. WHAT MATERIAL
    ARE CHINESE SPOONS TRADITIONALLY MADE OUT OF?

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    Chinese spoons are traditionally made out of ceramic, but porcelain ones are also popular.

    They also known as "duck spoons" and are used for Chinese dishes that are served with broth or loose solid foods such as rice.

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  10. WHICH OF
    THESE IS
    CHINESE
    BROCCOLI?

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    Chinese broccoli is also known as Chinese kale, but its official name is gai lan.

    It's a vegetable with thick leaves, which is commonly eaten sautéed or steamed.

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This post was translated from Spanish.