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1

How do muslims typically break Ramadan?

With liquid (water) and an odd number of dates

2

What is the most dominant religion in India today?

Hinduism

3

India is the world's largest producer of:

Milk and bananas

4

Which of the following is NOT a food used for its medicinal value in India?

A. Aloe vera
B. Avocados (NOT)
C. Black nightshade
D. Licorice root

5

With a traditional Arab lunch, what drink is NOT served during the meal?

A. Cider (NOT)
B. Diluted yogurt drinks
C. Coffee
D. Tea

6

Which festival is know as the "festival if breaking the fast?"

Iftar

7

Which of the following is NOT important in maintaining health in the Middle Eastern culture?

A. Diet
B. Exercise (NOT)
C. Keeping warm and dry
D. Cleanliness

8

Core foods of Greece include all of the following except

A. Grapes
B. Bread
C. Pasta (NOT)
D. Rice

9

What meats are associated with greek holidays and traditions?

Lamb and goat

10

Why are blue and white often the color of greek table cloths?

Colors of the Greek flag

11

What is the capital of North Korea?

Pyongyang

12

What color do the Koreans NOT focus on?

A. Yellow
B. Black
C. Brown (NOT)
D. Green

13

What is Ki?

Vital energy

14

What is the prominent religion for Tongan immigrants of the US?

Mormon

15

T/F: The two common utensils used at Filipino meals are a fork and knife

False

16

Which practices are used in the Philippines to keep the body's health balanced?

Flushing

17

What food is Fukien NOT known for?

A. Walnut paste (NOT)
B. Egg rolls
C. Paper wrapped foods
D. Broths

18

What two foods are staples in Pakistan?

Lentils and various wheat breads

19

Due to the non-effective Health Care Systems in Pakistan, which CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) system is emphasized in Pakistan?

Unani system

20

What religion is NOT combined with ancestor worship for religious practices?

Christianity

21

Which are NOT signs of yin depletion?

A. Night sweats
B. Ear ringing
C. Dry skin (NOT)
D. Gray hair

22

What food is considered a Caribbean staple?

Legumes

23

What is the primary religion in the Caribbean islands

Christianity

24

How are dishes differentiated between regions within the Caribbean?

Seasonings

25

What is the primary religion of South America

Roman Catholicism

26

How many million people in South American descent live in the US?

2.7 millon

27

Which of the following is considered the main dish of Brazil?

Feijoada completa

28

What culture had the most influence in Mexican culture?

Mayans

29

What is the center of all Mexican meals?

Corn

30

Which of the following is used to treat burns? (Mexico)

Ahuehuete

31

Why is religion complicated in Russia?

Both:
A. Atheism was the official stance of the communist party
B. Synergy and corruption between the government and church

32

Which of the following is not true about Russian travel?

A. Winter is cheapest
B. Most sings are written in Cyrillic and English (NOT - bc only written in Cyrillic)
C. Most younger people speak English
D. Showing up "empty handed" is frowned upon

33

What is one problem with hospitals in Russia?

A. Outdated
B. Poorly spread out, in favor of urban areas
C. Not enough doctors with experience
D. Long waiting lists
(All of the above)

34

What region focuses on meat and commonly has many sweets?

South Africa

35

Which of the following cultures influenced East African culture and food?

A. Arab
B. Asian Indian
C. British
(All of the above)

36

What is traditional southern African American cuisine commonly called?

Soul food

37

What are the core foods of Swiss cuisine

Bread, cheese and dairy products

38

What is the leading religion of Central Europe?

Roman Catholic

39

Which of the following languages is not spoken in Switzerland?

A. Romansh
B. Swiss (NOT)
C. German
D. French
E. Italian

40

What culture influenced Italian culture?

Islamic

41

Which of the following is common among all the regions of Southern European countries?

Lunch is the main meal

42

Which of the following is NOT a therapeutic use of food in Southern Europe?

A. Circus fruits and peaches may cause skin ailments
B. Raw eggs and dandelion greens are eaten for strength and vitality
C. Light foods are difficult to digest (NOT - bc they're easy to digest)
D. Wet meals "cleanse the system"

43

What region is most known for being lactose tolerant?

Northern Europe

44

What is NOT a reason why Hot Cross Buns are symbolic?

A. Cross between sun and fire
B. 4 seasons
C. Cross between sun and moon (NOT)
D. Resurrection

45

Which of the following is not a remedy or an unconventional therapy used by the French Canadians?

A. Tobacco smoke blown into ear to cure headaches
B. Red flannels filled with camphor / asafetida to prevent illness
C. Using laxatives to maintain bowel regularity (NOT)
D. String of garlic for a baby to cure worms

46

What is a unique dish that is popular on All Saint's Day in Guatemala?

Fiambre

47

What country believes that being too thin is a sign of illness

Salvador

48

What country believes in witchcraft practiced by brujos and brujas?

Nicaragua

49

What are the three most commonly cultivated crops among Native American nations?

Corn, beans, squash

50

What is the common belief among various Native American tribes?

Harmony

51

Which health concern matches it's correct percentages

20% of native Americans have chronic kidney disease

52

diet in Southeast Asia

-staple rice
-fish and fish sauces
-fried food
-lumpia, pancit, chicken adobo, stemmed rice noodles, pork

53

medical conditions of southeast asians in the US

-SUNDS (sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome)

54

popular foods found in Hawaii

-fish or poultry (teriyaki)
-noodles, rice
-dried sugared fruits (guava, ginger, mango)
-sweet potato, potato or mac salad

55

common diseases in native Hawaiians

-diabetes
-heart disease
-stroke
-cancer

56

medicine in pacific island culture

-balance
-massage
-herbal remedies
-communication with super natural
-home remedies
-lokahi (harmony between people, nature, gods)

57

religion in pacific island culture

-catholic
-protestant
-mormon

58

greeks and religion

eastern orthodox

59

Israel's Independence Day

Yom Ha-Atzma'ut

60

caste system in India

-part of hinduism
-ranking of classes / social divides
-4 main categories

61

conservative Pakistani American homes and schooling

-father head of household
-children are valued
-women less educated

62

Iranian's practice of keeping the body in balance

-diet balance between hot and cold food
-keeping warm and dry
-cleanliness