FoodReference.com
FOOD TRIVIA & FOOD FACTS SECTION

 

A fun collection of Food Trivia Quizzes about food and beverage facts, science and history

You are here > Home >  

 FOOD TRIVIA QUIZZES  >  Quiz 407 

There is a link to the answers at end of each quiz

 

CULINARY SCHOOLS
& COOKING CLASSES

From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training & Degrees -  Associates, Bachelors & Masters - More than 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online and Worldwide

 

FOOD TRIVIA QUIZ #407

1) According to the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) what percentage of the total U.S. food production do Americans waste each year?
a) 5%
b) 10%
c) 15%
d) 20%
e) 25%

2) Who was the first Athlete to appear on a Wheaties cereal package? What year?
a) Duke Snyder
b) Lou Gehrig
c) Dizzy Dean
d) Jackie Robinson
e) Bob Feller

3) There are more than 20,000 varieties of orchid.
What is one of the few edible products obtained from a species of orchid?

4) Most Americans are familiar with 'Uncle Ben's Rice.'
Who was Uncle Ben?
a) A fictional character from a novel.
b) The invention of an advertising agency.
c) A Texas rice grower.
d) The owner and president of a rice production company.
e) A South Carolina rice broker.

5) They are picked by hand and immediately dipped in boiling water. They are then left heating in the sun during the day, and wrapped to sweat at night for up to 20 days. They are then air dried for up to 6 months, while also allowing them to ferment. They are then crushed and treated with water and alcohol.
What the heck are they?

6) How many varieties of tomato are there?
a) 100
b) 500
c) 1,000
d) 5,000
e) 10,000

7) What is the most popular beverage in the world?
a) tea
b) coffee
c) milk
d) beer
e) wine

8) In the 18th and 19th century this was a generic term used for various sauces whose only common ingredient was vinegar.

9) The zest of this pear shaped, wrinkled green Southeast Asian fruit is used in cooking, as are the unusually formed leaves. The leaves have a unique double shape that looks like two leaves joined end to end.
Name this fruit.

10) The first Dunkin Donuts and the first Howard Johnson's were both in what city?
a) New York City
b) Quincy, Massachusetts
c) Detroit, Michigan
d) Hartford, Connecticut
e) Topeka, Kansas

 

 

  Home   |   About Us & Contact Us   |   Bibliography   |   Food History Articles   |   Food Trivia   |   Food Links  

Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: james@foodreference.com
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2015 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.


 

Food Reference Logo

 

 

Popular Pages

Culinary Art and Posters