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American Food Trivia Questions and Answers

Free American food trivia quiz with answers about miscellaneous foods.

 

American Food Trivia Questions and Answers

Which food was rationed after WWII ended, but not during the war?
A:  Bread

61 Rhapsody, Aromel, Tamella Cambridge favorite types of what?
A:  Strawberry Varieties

Condensed Milk was invented by whom?
A: Gail Borden

A hen of the woods is what?
A: A mushroom

The most popular meal ordered in US restaurants is what?
A:  Fried Chicken

Charlie Chaplin ate a boot in the movie "Gold Rush"...  what was it made out of?
A:  Liquorice

What kind of plant does the Colorado beetle attack?
A:  Potato

 

What two ingredients make the dish 'angels on horseback '?
A: Oysters  and  Bacon

In Newark it's illegal to sell what after 6pm unless a Doctors note is shown?
A:  Ice Cream

What was the first food consumed on the moon in the Apollo 11 moon mission?
A:  Turkey

According to a survey, what is the U.S. top family food?
A: Spaghetti

How many cans of soda does the average American consumes in a year?
A: 600

The top United States food consumption days are Xmas, Thanksgiving ,and what?
A:  Super Bowl Sunday

What is the oldest soft drink in the US?
A:  Doctor Pepper

 

Garbanzo beans also known as what?
A:  Chick peas

What is the most often ordered seafood item in restaurants?
A: Shrimp

Lobster Newberg was invented at what famous American restaurant?
A:  Delmonicos

What was invented in the 1800s and sold as a diarrhea cure?
A:  Tomato Ketchup

What America food did Charles Jung invent?
A: Fortune Cookies

What are the two items that make up the dish "devils on horseback"?
A:  Bacon and Prunes

How long do shrimp live?
A: They usually live from one to seven years.

 

Beef is the culinary name for what?
A: Meat from cattle, particularly skeletal muscle.

Humans have been eating beef since when?
A: Prehistoric times.

Beef is a source of what?
A: High-quality protein and nutrients.

Beef skeletal muscle meat can be used as is by doing what?
A: By merely cutting it into parts like roasts, short ribs, steaks, etc.

Trimmings are usually mixed with meat from what?
A: Older, leaner, tougher cattle.

The blood is used in what?
A: Blood sausage.

Some beef intestines are cooked and eaten as is, but are more often cleaned and used as what?
A: Natural sausage casings.

 

Beef bones are used for making what?
A: The bones are used for making beef stock.

The meat from older bulls, because it is usually tougher, is frequently used for what?
A: Ground beef.

Beef from steers and heifers is what?
A: Similar.

Citrus fruits are notable for their fragrance, partly due to what?
A: Flavonoids and limonoids (which in turn are terpenes) contained in the rind, and most are juice-laden.

The juice contains a high quantity of what?
A: Citric acid giving them their characteristic sharp flavor.

The genus is commercially important as many species are cultivated for their fruit, which is eaten how?
A: Fresh, pressed for juice, or preserved in marmalades and pickles.

They are also good sources of what vitamin?
A: Vitamin C.

 

The content of vitamin C in the fruit depends on what?
A: The species, variety, and mode of cultivation.

Some fruits, for example cherries, physically mature and then do what?
A: Continue to ripen on the tree.

Other fruits, such as pears, are picked when mature, but before they ripen, then do what?
A: Continue to ripen off the tree.

Citrus fruits pass from immaturity to maturity to overmaturity while what?
A: Still on the tree.

Once they are separated from the tree, they do not what?
A: Increase in sweetness or continue to ripen.

The rind and oil of the fruit is generally what?
A: Very bitter, especially when cooked, so is often combined with sugar.

The fruit pulp can vary from sweet to what?
A: Extremely sour.

Marmalade, a condiment derived from cooked orange and lemon, can be especially bitter, but is usually sweetened to cut the bitterness and produce a jam-like result.

Lemon or lime is commonly used as a what?
A: A garnish for water, soft drinks, or cocktails.

Citrus juices, rinds, or slices are used in a variety of what?
A: Mixed drinks.

The colorful outer skin of some citrus fruits, known as zest, is used as a what?
A: A flavoring in cooking.