Food & Drink Trivia and Answers

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What is the main ingredient in hushpuppies?

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Answer: Cornmeal
Though deep fried themselves, the cornmeal-based hushpuppies are usually served alongside other fried foods, particularly fish.

Easy

Tacos are an increasingly-popular fast food that originated in which country?

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Answer: Mexico
Tacos are the most-popular food import from Mexico into the neighboring United States, thanks largely to the Taco Bell fast-food franchise.

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

Which is the largest food and drink company in the world?

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Answer: Nestlé
Based in Switzerland, Nestlé is operational in 189 countries and reported revenues of approximately $80 billion in 2017.

Easy

Ice cream mixed with soda is referred to as what?

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Answer: A Float
A "float" refers to ice cream floating on top of a beverage which is usually soda, with the most-common variety used being root beer.

Easy

Which treat has become synonymous with the celebration of Halloween?

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

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!

Medium

Which liquor is made from the blue agave plant?

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Answer: Tequila
The blue agave plant, also known as Agave tequilana, is important to the economy of Mexico. It has a major role in making this popular distilled beverage because it is the main ingredient.



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