Among the following spices, which is the one specifically known as the 'Queen of Spices'?

Options :
  1. Coriander
  2. Cardamom
  3. Fenugreek
  4. Chillies
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2


'Cardamom' is known as the 'Queen of Spices' because it has such an intoxicatingly exotic flavour and aroma. Cardamom is the dried seed pod of an herbaceous perennial plant in the ginger family and is native to India, Bhutan and Nepal. Inside the pod, the seeds are grouped in clusters with a sticky resin-like coating; this is an indication of certain freshness.

How do you rate this queston?  Very Easy  Easy  Average  Above Average  Tough

Previous Question : "Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven". Which of the following famous poets said these words?

Next Question : What does the letter 'P' in the abbreviation 'OPEC' stands for?

Click here for online test on Arts and Culture


 (Getemail alerts when others member replies)

More questions and answers on Indian History :-

It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action and they will make it if they cannot find it.
-Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre