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.

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Who is considered to be the founder of the frozen-food industry?

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Answer: Clarence Birdseye
More information: As can be ascertained from his surname as it is also the name of the Birds Eye Group, Clarence Birdseye (1886-1956) was the inventor of flash freezing, which ushered in the age of the frozen-food industry.

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During the post-credits' scene in the hit movie "the Avengers", what dish are the superheroes enjoying together?

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Answer: Shawarma
More information: Shawarma is a Middle Eastern meat-based dish which the stars of the Avengers enjoy in New York City after the fictional alien invasion.

Easy

The global food phenomenon pizza originated from which country?

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Answer: Italy
More information: 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.

Medium

Which type of pastry is boiled before it is baked?

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

VeryHard

The "Buddha's hand" is a type of what?

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Answer: Fruit
More information: The Buddha's hand, a type of fruit found in the Far East, is called so because it has finger-like sections which resemble representations of Buddha.

Hard

What happens if you put a rotten egg in water?

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Answer: It'll float.
More information: Whereas fresh eggs sink in water, rotten eggs do the opposite and float.

VeryHard

What Third World product is actually a staple in the American food industry?

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Answer: Palm Oil
More information: It is estimated that approximately 50% of processed goods used in the United States, from foods to cosmetics to cleaning supplies, contain some degree of palm oil.

Easy

What cooking technique involves submerging food in a liquid at a relatively low temperature?

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Answer: Poaching
More information: Poaching moistens your food and allows you to cook over a long period of time without overcooking. Foods that are commonly poached include eggs, chicken, and vegetables.

VeryHard

The snack commonly referred to as "potato chips" were originally called what?

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Answer: Saratoga Chips
More information: Potato chips were originally referred to as "Saratoga chips" due to originating from Saratoga, New York in the late 19th Century.



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