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CURRENT CULINARY QUIZ QUESTIONS

ANSWERS ARE BELOW   (A New quiz every day)
 

TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUIZ

1) All of the following events took place in the same year.
What year is it?
· Cracker Jack began to put prizes in each box.
· The National Biscuit Co. introduced 'Mallomars', chocolate covered marshmallow cookies.
· Puffed Rice and Puffed Wheat cereals are introduced by Quaker Oats Co.
· Peppermint Life Savors are introduced.
· The first drive-up automobile service station opened, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2) Any of several plants of the genus Panax of eastern Asia. There are also several similar species found in North America. The aromatic root has been used for medicinal purposes in Asia  for thousands of years. It has been reputed to cure cancer, diabetes, aging, sexual dysfunctions, high blood pressure, and many other disorders. It is also used in tea, tonics, spirits, and in cookery. Its curative powers have never been scientifically documented. It is acknowledged as a stimulant, like coffee or tea.
Name these plants.

3) The blossom of this plant is the official state flower of Arizona. The white, funnel shaped, night blooming flowers grow on the trunk and branches of the plant during May and June, and produce edible red fruits.  Name this plant.
 


 

ANSWERS TO TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTIONS:

1) All of the events took place in 1913.
  (Food History Timeline: 1911-1915)

2) Ginseng.

3) The Saguaro Cactus.
 

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