Food Trivia Questions And Answers

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Q. From which part of a pig do we get ham?

The hind leg.

Q. Choux and filo are types of what?

A. Pastry.

Q. What name is given to a cockerel that has been castrated, and often fattened, to increase the quality of its meat?


Q. Which staple food was rationed in the UK the year after the end of World War 2 despite having never been rationed during the war?


Q. Roquefort, Feta and Manchego are all cheeses made from the milk of which animal?


Q. What is a bratwurst?

A type of German sausage.

Q. How is sodium bicarbonate better known?

Baking soda.

Q. Cherry, plum and grape are all varieties of which fruit?


Q. If something is sauteed, how is it cooked?

It is fried in butter or other fat.

Q. What is the official state fruit of New Hampshire?

The pumpkin.

Q. If you put a rotten egg in a bowl of water will it float or sink?


Q. Invented by James Caleb Jackson in 1863, which was the first cold breakfast cereal?


Q. Which popular Mexican dish consists of chopped meat in a stew with red chillies and kidney beans?

Chilli con carne.

Q. Which acid is present in vinegar?

Acetic acid.

Q. Which part of a cow does chuck meat come from?

The shoulder.

Q. In movies and literature, which herb is often used as a weapon by vampire hunters?


Q. What Italian term is used to describe pasta or rice that has been cooked until it is slightly firm to bite?

Al dente.

Q. What is the main ingredient of hash browns?


Q. Which meat and vegetable stew originated from Hungary?


Q. How is sodium chloride better known?


Q. Gala, honeycrisp and jazz are all varieties of which fruit?


Q. In which country did Tacos originate?


Q. Mozarella cheese is made from the milk of which animal?


Q. Which is the only edible food that never goes bad?


Q. Which contains the most vitamin C  per 100 g – broccoli or oranges?

Broccoli. It has about 89 mg of vitamin C per 100 g, as opposed to an orange which has about 53 mg of vitamin C per 100 g.

Q. Yukon Gold, Idaho Russet and Red Bliss are all types of which vegetable?


Q. What name is given to the salted roe (eggs) of sturgeon?


Q. What type of food is a peanut?

It’s a legume, not a nut.

Q. Carmine, the red food coloring commonly added to candy and juices to give them color, is made by boiling what?

Cochineal bugs (a type of beetle).

Q. Apples, pears, plums, peaches and strawberries all belong to which family of flowering plants?

The rose family (Rosaceae).

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