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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.

VeryHard

Basundi is a dairy product that is popular in which part of the world?

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Answer: India
Basundi, a treat made by boiling sweetened condensed milk, is a common delicacy in the western states of India.

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.

Medium

Which condiment is traditionally served with fried seafood in the United States?

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Answer: Tartar Sauce
The simplest way to make tartar sauce is by mixing mayonnaise with relish.

Hard

Which was the first political party in the United States to implement a free breakfast program for school children?

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Answer: Black Panther
The Black Panther Party's "Free Breakfast for Children Program", implemented in 1969, served as the inspiration for similar initiatives run by the US federal government today.

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!

Hard

L-cysteine, an amino acid used to preserve the shelf life of bread, is made up of what?

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Answer: Human Hair
L-cysteine is found in the human body and is derived from human hair (as well as duck feathers) when used in bread.

Hard

Bacchus is the Ancient Roman god of which beverage?

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Answer: Wine
Bacchus, better known by his other name Dionysus, was the Ancient Roman god of wine.

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

Guinness beer was first brewed in which country?

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Answer: Ireland
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.



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