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

What is the main ingredient of a mince pie?

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Answer: Fruit
Mince pie's main ingredient is dried fruits mixed with meat and spices. Mince pie originally always contained meat, but modern recipes contain beef suet.

VeryHard

During which year was cocaine finally removed as an ingredient in Coca Cola?

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Answer: 1929
Between 1886 and 1929 cocaine was a recurring ingredient in Coca Cola, as the drug was then legal and used for medicinal purposes.

Hard

L-cysteine, an amino acid used to preserve the shelf life of bread, is made up of what?

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Answer: Human Hair
L-cysteine is found in the human body and is derived from human hair (as well as duck feathers) when used in bread.

Hard

Visiting which fast-food joint has become a Christmas tradition in Japan?

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Answer: Kentucky Fried Chicken
Kentucky Fried Chicken is so popular in Japan during Christmastime that wiser customers actually order their holiday meals in advance to avoid spending hours standing in line.

Medium

What do you call a vegetarian who only consumes chicken and fowl but no other meats?

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Answer: Pollotarian
Pollotarians only consume chicken and fowl meat and as such don't eat red meat or seafood.

Hard

Shito pepper is a commonly used condiment in which part of the world?

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Answer: West Africa
In Ghana, West Africa shito pepper is just as ubiquitously as ketchup is in the United States.

Hard

In 1919, 21 people were killed in Boston due to a flood of what?

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Answer: Molasses
The Boston Molasses Disaster or Great Molasses Flood was due to a storage tank containing in excess of two million gallons of the sticky liquid bursting, resulting in a giant wave of molasses which traveled at over 30 mph!

Easy

Which of the following is a leavening agent?

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Answer: Yeast
Yeast is a common leavening agent which causes bread to rise. Many unleavened breads are referred to as flatbreads.



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