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FOOD TRIVIA QUIZ 504

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUIZ

1) Which of the following foods were introduced to America from Europe?
[a] the white potato
[b] the tomato
[c] the pumpkin
[d] none of them
[e] all of them


2) Which of the following dishes were born in Italy?
[a] Caesar Salad
[b] Fettucine primavera
[c] Chicken Tetrazzini
[d] none of them
[e] all of them


3) Liederkranz Cheese comes from which country?
[a] Austria
[b] Germany
[c] United States
[d] Switzerland
[e] Italy


4) In 1925, how many restaurants were in New York City?
[a] 7,000
[b] 17,000
[c] 700
[d] 27,000
[e] 170


5) Hello-Billo, Korn Kure, Malt-Ho, Tryabita, Tryachewa, Oatsina and Orange Meat were all brand names of what type of food in the early 1900s?
[a] breakfast cereals
[b] health drinks
[c] vegetarian meat substitutes
[d] varieties of corn
[e] candy bars


6) The slang term 'moxie,' meaning the ability to face difficulty with spirit and courage, comes from:
[a] WW I army slang
[b] the name of a breakfast cereal
[c] the name of a soft drink
[d] a 1920s banker named George Moxie
[e] a 1930s bank robber


7) Hershey introduced the 5 cent Hershey bar in 1903.
For how long did the price remain a nickel?
[a] 21 years
[b] 43 years
[c] 52 years
[d] 67 years
[e] 79 years


8) While we are on the subject of Hershey, Milton Stavely Hershey first became rich selling what candy product?
[a] caramels
[b] salt water taffy
[c] chocolate bars
[d] gum drops
[e] chocolate drops


9) John Styth Pemberton, the Atlanta pharmacist who created Coca-Cola, sold a 2/3 interest in his company in 1887 for how much?
[a] $124.25
[b] $283.29
[c] $2,472.86
[d] $25 million
[e] no cash, it was a gift to his cousin


10) More than 75% of the world's supply of maple syrup comes from where?
[a] Vermont
[b] France
[c] New York
[d] Canada
[e] Minnesota


Bonus question & hint:
One letter in these multiple-choices is never the correct answer to any question. What letter?

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