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Chilli Quiz

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There is evidence that chillies were domesticated at least 6,000 years ago. Where did the earliest plants originate?

  • America
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Asia

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Various superstitions surrounded chillies. The most widespread belief was that they ?

  • Brought good fortune
  • Generated Wealth
  • Warded off evil
  • Increased fertility

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Just seven countries account for 93% of all chilli exports, but who is the largest producer?

  • Chile
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Spain

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What is the hottest chilli in the world, according to the Guinness Book of Records?

  • Jalapeno
  • Naga Jolokia
  • Red Savina
  • Scotch Bonnet

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What part of the chilli should be discarded during cooking if a milder heat is desired?

  • The coloured flesh
  • The leaves
  • The seeds
  • The white flesh

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Chilli is a key ingredient in countless sauces around the world. But which well-known sauce does not contain chillies?

  • Harissa
  • Nuoc Cham
  • Tarator
  • None of these

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When our family goes camping, we love to tell creepy, spooky ghost stories around the campfire. These stories could also be described as what other word?

  • Chile
  • Chilly
  • Chilli
  • None of these

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Chilli powder and cayenne pepper are hot spices derived from dried chillies. Which milder spice is also made from chillies?

  • Paprika
  • Sumac
  • Saffron
  • None of these