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!

Hard

Bacchus is the Ancient Roman god of which beverage?

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Answer: Wine
Bacchus, better known by his other name Dionysus, was the Ancient Roman god of wine.

Hard

Flour cooked together with fat is known as what?

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Answer: Roux
Originating from France, roux is usually composed of equal parts flour and fat and is used to thicken soups and sauces.

VeryHard

General Tso chicken is named after which Chinese historical figure?

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Answer: Zuo Zongtang
Though named after Chinese general Zuo Zongtang (1812 - 1885), General Tso chicken is actually more popular in North American than it is in China.

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.

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.

Easy

What is the name of the food that was miraculously provided to the desert-dwelling Israelites of the Old Testament?

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Answer: Manna
According to the Book of Exodus, the Israelites received manna which descended from heaven to help them stave off starvation.

Medium

Which is the top-selling cookie in the United States?

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Answer: Oreos
Originally introduced in 1912 Oreos, which traditionally feature a cream filling sandwiched between two chocolate wafers, now comes in many different varieties.

Easy

Who was the former celebrity spokesman for Jell-O pudding?

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Answer: Bill Cosby
Ironically, one of the first meals Bill Cosby was served in prison when incarcerated in 2018 included a type of Jell-O pudding, the brand he helped make famous during the 1980's.

VeryHard

Basundi is a dairy product that is popular in which part of the world?

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Answer: India
Basundi, a treat made by boiling sweetened condensed milk, is a common delicacy in the western states of India.

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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