Food & Drink Trivia and Answers

Everyone is an expert on food and drink. Right? We mean we all are aware of what goes into our mouths. Or… maybe not. Do you dare to learn more about the world of cuisine? Or are you already a culinary expert who scoffs at the idea of finding challenging, internet-based questions? Either way, TriviaQN’s Food & Drink Trivia will satisfy your appetite for an interesting, fun-filled way to test your knowledge of what we eat and drink.

Challenge yourself with a Food & Drink Trivia Quiz!

Easy

Ice cream mixed with soda is referred to as what?

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Answer: A Float
A "float" refers to ice cream floating on top of a beverage which is usually soda, with the most-common variety used being root beer.

Medium

"Gari" is a popular staple food in West Africa. What is it made of?

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Answer: Cassava
Gari is used as a condiment and sometimes even main dish in West Africa, specifically Ghana.

Hard

Which of the following fruits actually comes from an herb?

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Answer: Bananas
The plants which produce bananas are actually herbs, not trees, since they are not composed of wood.

VeryHard

Which of the following dishes is a combination of eggs, lemon juice and broth?

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Answer: Avgolemono
The mixture of egg yolk, lemon juice and broth is heated until it thickens. Avgolemono is a dish found primarily in Europe and the Middle East.

Medium

Which type of pastry is boiled before it is baked?

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Answer: Bagel
Bagels are of Jewish origin and are especially popular in places such as New York City where they have prominent communities.

Easy

A "hot dog" is a colloquial term used for what food?

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Answer: Frankfurter
Frankfurters are known as "hot dogs" due suspicions of German immigrants to the United States using canine meat to make the snacks in the early 20th Century.

Medium

What is the main ingredient in makizushi?

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Answer: Sushi
"Makizushi" roughly translates to "rolled sushi" and is the most-popular form of sushi outside of Japan.

Easy

The global food phenomenon pizza originated from which country?

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Answer: Italy
Although foods similar to it have been around for millennia, pizza as we know originated in Italy in the 19th Century and spread globally via World War II.

VeryHard

Coconut water can be used as what in the case of medical emergencies?

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Answer: Blood Plasma
Coconut water can be used intravenously instead of blood plasma, though it is not an ideal solution.



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