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30 Food Trivia Questions
Question 1: From which part of a pig do we get ham?
Question 2: Choux and filo are types of what?
Question 3: What name is given to a cockerel that has been castrated, and often fattened, to increase the quality of its meat?
Question 4: 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?
Question 5: Roquefort, Feta and Manchego are all cheeses made from the milk of which animal?
Question 6: What is a bratwurst?
Question 7: How is sodium bicarbonate better known?
Question 8: Cherry, plum and grape are all varieties of which fruit?
Question 9: If something is sauteed, how is it cooked?
Question 10: What is the official state fruit of New Hampshire?
Question 11: If you put a rotten egg in a bowl of water will it float or sink?
Question 12: Invented by James Caleb Jackson in 1863, which was the first cold breakfast cereal?
Question 13: Which popular Mexican dish consists of chopped meat in a stew with red chillies and kidney beans?
Question 14: Which acid is present in vinegar?
Question 15: Which part of a cow does chuck meat come from?
Question 16: In movies and literature, which herb is often used as a weapon by vampire hunters?
Question 17: What Italian term is used to describe pasta or rice that has been cooked until it is slightly firm to bite?
Question 18: What is the main ingredient of hash browns?
Question 19: Which meat and vegetable stew originated from Hungary?
Question 20: How is sodium chloride better known?
Question 21: Gala, honeycrisp and jazz are all varieties of which fruit?
Question 22: In which country did Tacos originate?
Question 23: Mozzarella cheese is made from the milk of which animal?
Question 24: Which is the only edible food that never goes bad?
Question 25: Which contains the most vitamin C per 100 g – broccoli or oranges?
Question 26: Yukon Gold, Idaho Russet and Red Bliss are all types of which vegetable?
Question 27: What name is given to the salted roe (eggs) of sturgeon?
Question 28: What type of food is a peanut?
Question 29: Carmine, the red food coloring commonly added to candy and juices to give them color, is made by boiling what?
Question 30: Apples, pears, plums, peaches and strawberries all belong to which family of flowering plants?
Food Trivia Answers
1. The hind leg.
6. A type of German sausage.
7. Baking soda.
9. It is fried in butter or other fat.
10. The pumpkin.
11. It will float.
13. Chilli con carne.
14. Acetic acid.
15. The shoulder.
17. Al dente.
25. 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.
28. It’s a legume, not a nut.
29. Cochineal bugs (a type of beetle).
30. The rose family (Rosaceae).
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