Can You Match These 30 Foods To Their Scientific Names?

ivan
1171
Can You Match These 30 Foods To Their Scientific Names?
With the constant changes in the language, we no longer use the original names of many items, especially their Latin ones. This quiz will have you look at familiar products in a new way.

What are you noshing on when you enjoy allium sativum?

Jelly beans

Carrot

Garlic

Onion

What kind are you having if you are eating scale cereale bread?

Wheat

Cheese

Corn

Rye

What kind of bean are you eating when you enjoy a vicia faba?

Lens spp.

Fava bean

Cicer arientinum

Linum

What are you dining on when you enjoy a gallus gallus domesticus?

Chicken

Celery

Chocolate

Cereal

You’ll need a bib and butter to eat your nephropidae, which refers to what?

Shrimp

Lobster

Scallop

Crab

Which fruit are we talking about when we mention ananas comosus?

Apple

Mandarin orange

Banana

Pineapple

A chocoholic loves this particular food.

Cocos nucifera

Theobroma cacao

Zea mays

Arachis hypogaea

Beef burgers come to us from the what?

Peromyscus truei

Bos primigenius taurus

Marmota caligata

Puma concolor

If you’re a fan of rainbow trout you will order the_____.

Salvelinus frontinalis

Gila

Salmo trutta

Oncorhynchus myliss

Which famous figure could be known as a malus domestica farmer?

Jimmy Carter

Jethro Tull

George Washington

Thomas Jefferson

If you want to have a watermelon seed spitting contest you better get a..…

Citrullus lanatus

Fragaria Ananassa

Averhoa carambola

Solanum lycopersicum

Many beers are made with which ingredient?

Hordeum vulgare

Manihot sativa

Beta tuberosu

Glycine mini

People who are gluten-free can’t eat wheat, aka _____.

Triticum aestivum

Manihot esculent

Oryza sativa

Hordeum vulgare

If you want to make your prickly pear even more off-putting which scientific name would you identify it with?

Prunus Persica

Opuntia stricta

Prunus domestica

Cydonia oblonga

What type of fruit is the actinide deliciosa?

Lime

Guava

Kiwi

Lychee

Imagine if Andy Warhol painted the famous tomato soup can with its scientific name. What would the can read?

Manihot esculenta

Solanum lycopersicum

Hordeum vulgare

Solanum vulgare

If you don’t like spicy food, which of these should you avoid?

Allum schoenum

Longum hokum

Achras zapota

Capsicum annum var. longum

What garnish is known as allium schoenoprasum?

Cilantro

Chutney

Cumin

Chives

What’s the trouble with a Cynara scolymus?

Awful stench

Difficult to peel

Hard shell

Might bite back

What is the glycine max?

Kidney bean

Garbanzo bean

Soybean

Peanut

You might serve armoracia rusticana alongside which protein?

Chicken

Tofu

Shrimp

Steak

What state is famous for growing the citrus sinesis?

California

Florida

Georgia

South Carolina

Which healthy root are you eating when you bite into zingiber officinale?

Ginger

Horseradish

Licorice

Rutabaga

Which of these is the more scientific name for a famous Irish famine?

Saccharum officinale

Solanum tuberosum

Zea mays

Beta vulgaris

What kind of pie are you having when it is filled with rheum rhaponticum?

Rhubarb

Cherry

Boysenberry

Chocolate

Which of these is the scientific name for a pumpkin?

Cucurbita pepo

Wasbia japonica

Morus alba

Brassica oleracea var. italica

What kind of muffin features the vaccinium corymbosum?

Date

Cinnamon Raisin

Blueberry

Banana

At what holiday meal are you likely to see Ipomoea batatas?

Valentine’s Day

Easter

Halloween

Thanksgiving

Where might you find oryza sativa?

Sushi roll

Fruit salad

Brownies

Punch

Which of these would have been the Scientific band name for Black Eyed Peas?

Phaseolus vulgaris

Cicer arientinum

Glycine max

Vigna unguiculata

Which vegetable is the solanum melongena?

Rhubarb

Eggplant

Celery

Radish

What sense does the daucas carota sativa help?

Sight

Hearing

Smell

Taste

What might you do with zea mayz?

Grill it

Pop it

All of the above

Shuck it

What color would the fragaria ananassa vesca add to your fruit flan?

Blue

Purple

Red

Green

What is the scientific name for cauliflower?

Cauliflous sativus

Choux fleur

Flowsius calliope

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis

What are you adding to your recipe when you drop in foeniculum vulgare.

Beans

Shrimp

Fennel

Cumin

Which fruit are you enjoying when you bite into citrus paradis?

Lemon

Apple

Grapefruit

Lime

What are you enjoying when you bite into a prunus salicina?

Radiccio

Plum

Coconut

Steak

What color is a possum sativum?

Green

Orange

Yellow

Purple

Time to Learn Latin

We are sure that our test surprised you. Most of the Latin words we asked about are completely unfamiliar to you. Prepare for the fact that your life will never be the same. After all, thanks to our test, you have a new look at the usual food products! In addition, you can say that you have already started learning Latin! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Get a Latin Dictionary

It turns out that you have a good knowledge of cooking. You know the scientific names of some familiar foods. But when it comes to more exotic and rare options, it's not easy to find the right answer. Perhaps the Latin dictionary will help you better understand this topic! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Latin Native Speaker

We can only wonder how you can have such a deep knowledge of the Latin language. Maybe it's just your intuition, but you've answered most of our questions correctly. So now you can show off your knowledge to your friends! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

What are you noshing on when you enjoy allium sativum?
What kind are you having if you are eating scale cereale bread?
What kind of bean are you eating when you enjoy a vicia faba?
What are you dining on when you enjoy a gallus gallus domesticus?
You’ll need a bib and butter to eat your nephropidae, which refers to what?
Which fruit are we talking about when we mention ananas comosus?
A chocoholic loves this particular food.
Beef burgers come to us from the what?
If you’re a fan of rainbow trout you will order the_____.
Which famous figure could be known as a malus domestica farmer?
If you want to have a watermelon seed spitting contest you better get a..…
Many beers are made with which ingredient?
People who are gluten-free can’t eat wheat, aka _____.
If you want to make your prickly pear even more off-putting which scientific name would you identify it with?
What type of fruit is the actinide deliciosa?
Imagine if Andy Warhol painted the famous tomato soup can with its scientific name. What would the can read?
If you don’t like spicy food, which of these should you avoid?
What garnish is known as allium schoenoprasum?
What’s the trouble with a Cynara scolymus?
What is the glycine max?
You might serve armoracia rusticana alongside which protein?
What state is famous for growing the citrus sinesis?
Which healthy root are you eating when you bite into zingiber officinale?
Which of these is the more scientific name for a famous Irish famine?
What kind of pie are you having when it is filled with rheum rhaponticum?
Which of these is the scientific name for a pumpkin?
What kind of muffin features the vaccinium corymbosum?
At what holiday meal are you likely to see Ipomoea batatas?
Where might you find oryza sativa?
Which of these would have been the Scientific band name for Black Eyed Peas?
Which vegetable is the solanum melongena?
What sense does the daucas carota sativa help?
What might you do with zea mayz?
What color would the fragaria ananassa vesca add to your fruit flan?
What is the scientific name for cauliflower?
What are you adding to your recipe when you drop in foeniculum vulgare.
Which fruit are you enjoying when you bite into citrus paradis?
What are you enjoying when you bite into a prunus salicina?
What color is a possum sativum?

Calculating results...

Useful and short ads help us create new content every day.