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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.

Easy

Which beverage is advertised as being "Sports Fuel"?

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Answer: Gatorade
Gatorade is officially dubbed "the Sports Fuel Company", though its overall athletic benefits have long been a subject of debate.

Easy

What popular beverage once contained cocaine?

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Answer: Coca-Cola
Until 1903, Coca-Cola contained a significant amount of cocaine. Cocaine infused drinks were quite common in the late 19th century.

VeryHard

Why do food processors sometimes add carbon monoxide to meat?

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Answer: For Color
The lethal gas carbon monoxide is often added to meat in small doses to increase redness, thus making aged meats appear fresher.

Easy

A buffalo burger is made of which type of meat?

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Answer: Bison
American bison meat, which is healthier than chicken or beef, is used to prepare buffalo burgers.

VeryHard

What does the Japanese term "Sandai Wagyu" translate as?

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Answer: Three Big Beefs
Sandai Wagyu are "the three big beefs" - Matsusaka, Ōmi and the most-famous of all, Kobe.

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.

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.

Easy

What is sushi traditionally wrapped in?

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Answer: Seaweed
Edible seaweed is algae that can be eaten and used to prepare food. Seaweed typically contains high amounts of fiber and is complete in protein.



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