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Medium

Baloney is a form of what?

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Answer: Sausage
Baloney is the colloquial name for bologna sausage, a type of cold cut usually made of pork or beef.

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.

VeryHard

What is the only edible food that is said to never spoils?

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Answer: Honey
Due to its relatively-low levels of moisture and high levels of acidity, bacteria and microorganisms have a hard time making a permanent home out of honey.

Hard

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

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Answer: Beetles
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!

Hard

"Ital" is the word used to describe the cuisine of which group of people?

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Answer: Rastafarians
"Ital" is derived from the word "vital" and describes the espoused diets, which usually consists of abstaining from processed foods, of Rastafarians.

Easy

Which popular candy was featured prominently in the classic film "E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial"?

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Answer: Reece's Pieces
The Hershey Company's Reece's Pieces were a main plot device (and product placement) in "E.T." due to Mars company rejecting the use of their product, M&M's, in the film.

VeryHard

Tomatoes originated from which continent?

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Answer: South America
Tomatoes actually originated in South America, with its name being derived from the language of the Aztecs.

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.



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