Food & Drink Trivia and Answers

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Medium

In December 2018, which African country was rocked by food riots?

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Answer: Sudan
The mass anti-government protests which took place in the Sudan in late 2018 were sparked by a threefold increase in the price of bread.

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.

Medium

Red Stripe is a popular beer brand that originates from which country?

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Answer: Jamaica
Red Stripe beer, introduced in 1928, is a product of the Desnoes & Geddes brewing company located in Jamaica.

Medium

What is the name of the breakfast cereal produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (the WWE)?

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Answer: Booty O's
The sugary Booty O's is the official breakfast cereal of the WWE and uses the wrestling team New Day as its mascots.

VeryHard

What is the scientific name of the plant used to make liquorice?

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Answer: Glycyrrhiza Glabra
Glycyrrhiza glabra, the plant used to make liquorice, is native to Europe and Asia.

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 is the top-selling cookie in the United States?

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Answer: Oreos
Originally introduced in 1912 Oreos, which traditionally feature a cream filling sandwiched between two chocolate wafers, now comes in many different varieties.

VeryHard

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

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Answer: Fruit
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.

Medium

Sauerkraut is composed of which vegetable?

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Answer: Cabbage
Sauerkraut, popularly served on top of hotdogs, is composed of fermented cabbage.



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