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CURRENT CULINARY QUIZ QUESTIONS

ANSWERS ARE BELOW
(A New quiz about once a week)

TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTIONS

1) All of the following events took place in the same year, what year was it?
· In January Hershey Chocolate increases the size of the Hershey Bar from 1.05 oz to 1.2 oz, and in December to 1.35 oz.
· Water rationing goes into effect in Marin County north of San Francisco.
· Iceland breaks diplomatic relations with Britain over cod fishing rights.
· Both Washington and Moscow extend their fishing rights to 200 miles offshore.
· The FDA bans Red No. 2 Dye, the most commonly used food coloring.
· Perrier Water is introduced in the U.S.
· New York's "21" Club hires its first waitress to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit.

2) What was the first movie to show a toilet flushing?

3) Shark attacks kill fewer then 20 people each year. 
How many sharks are killed by humans each year?

 

 




ANSWERS TO TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTIONS:

1) All of the events took place in 1976. (Food Timeline 1976-80)

2) The Alfred Hitchcock film 'Psycho' was the first film to show a toilet flushing. The character Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) was shown flushing a toilet with a torn up paper swirling in the water.
(Toilet Trivia & Facts)

3) Estimates are that 26 to 73 million* sharks are killed each year worldwide, many of them for their fins - shark-fin soup is a staple at Chinese celebrations and a popular item on Chinese menus.  *(Some put the number as low as 10 million and others as high as 100 million). (Shark Trivia and Facts)
 

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