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Easy

Who was the former celebrity spokesman for Jell-O pudding?

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Answer: Bill Cosby
Ironically, one of the first meals Bill Cosby was served in prison when incarcerated in 2018 included a type of Jell-O pudding, the brand he helped make famous during the 1980's.

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.

Hard

Which of the following fruits is known to have meat-tenderizing properties?

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Answer: Pineapples
Other fruits besides pineapples that are known to possess enzymes which can tenderize meats are kiwis and papayas.

VeryHard

What Third World product is actually a staple in the American food industry?

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Answer: Palm Oil
It is estimated that approximately 50% of processed goods used in the United States, from foods to cosmetics to cleaning supplies, contain some degree of palm oil.

Easy

What food would the fictional sailor Popeye consume in order to instantly increase in strength?

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Answer: Spinach
Although its strengthening effects may not be instantaneous, spinach is amongst the most-nutritional foods in the world.

Easy

What US state is famous for their juicy peaches?

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Answer: Georgia
In 2014, Georgia was third in US peach production behind California and South Carolina.

Hard

Visiting which fast-food joint has become a Christmas tradition in Japan?

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Answer: Kentucky Fried Chicken
Kentucky Fried Chicken is so popular in Japan during Christmastime that wiser customers actually order their holiday meals in advance to avoid spending hours standing in line.

Medium

Which type of pastry is boiled before it is baked?

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Answer: Bagel
Bagels are of Jewish origin and are especially popular in places such as New York City where they have prominent communities.

Easy

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

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

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.



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