Food & Drink Trivia and Answers

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Which of the following farming techniques often results in the increase of pests and diseases?

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Answer: Monocropping
More information: Due to discouraging biodiversity, monocropping allows certain insects pests and diseases to proliferate.

Easy

What are the four main ingredients in beer?

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Answer: Grain, hops, yeast, and water

Medium

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

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

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What is the main ingredient in makizushi?

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

Hard

Tzatziki sauce is a common topping on which dish?

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Answer: Gyros
More information: Greek gyros, which consists of meat and vegetables wrapped in pita bread, also have tzatziki sauce as one of its main ingredients.

Hard

The red food-coloring carmine is extracted from which source?

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Answer: Beetles
More information: Carmine is used in a variety of candies such as the Mars company's Skittles, and it takes 70,000 beetles to produce one pound of it!

Medium

Monterey Jack is a type of what?

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Answer: Cheese
More information: Monterey Jack is a well-known cheese in America that is prepared using cow's milk.

Medium

What is the name of the first pizzeria to open in the United States?

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Answer: Lombardi's Pizza
More information: Lombardi's Pizza opened in 1905 in Manhattan, New York City. The owner, Gennaro Lombardi, baked his signature pizza in coal ovens. A whole pizza pie only cost a nickel and was too big for even a family to finish.

Easy

Which treat has become synonymous with the celebration of Halloween?

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Answer: Candy Corn
More information: Candy corn is called so due to one of the main ingredients being corn syrup.

Medium

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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