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The snack commonly referred to as "potato chips" were originally called what?

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Answer: Saratoga Chips
More information: Potato chips were originally referred to as "Saratoga chips" due to originating from Saratoga, New York in the late 19th Century.

Easy

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

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Answer: Reece's Pieces
More information: 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.

Easy

Guinness beer was first brewed in which country?

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Answer: Ireland
More information: Guinness Brewery was founded in 1759 in Dublin, Ireland, by Arthur Guinness. Within 10 years of Guinness Brewery opening, it was being exported to England.

Easy

Which of the following is a leavening agent?

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Answer: Yeast
More information: Yeast is a common leavening agent which causes bread to rise. Many unleavened breads are referred to as flatbreads.

Medium

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

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Answer: Sudan
More information: 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

A buffalo burger is made of which type of meat?

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

Easy

Munich's Oktoberfest is a celebration of which beverage?

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Answer: Beer
More information: Oktoberfest is Germany's most-popular Volksfest or beer and wine festival.

Easy

What is sushi traditionally wrapped in?

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Answer: Seaweed
More information: 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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What does the Japanese term "Sandai Wagyu" translate as?

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

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American supermarket chain Whole Foods is owned by which mega company?

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Answer: Amazon
More information: In 2017, Amazon bought Whole Foods for a whopping $14 billion.



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