American Food Trivia Questions and Answers
Which food was rationed after WWII ended, but not during
61 Rhapsody, Aromel, Tamella Cambridge favorite types of
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?
What kind of plant does the Colorado beetle attack?
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?
According to a survey, what is the U.S. top family food?
How many cans of soda does the average American consumes in
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?
Lobster Newberg was invented at what famous American
What was invented in the 1800s and sold as a diarrhea cure?
A: Tomato Ketchup
What American food did Charles Jung invent?
A: Fortune Cookies
What are the two items that make up the dish "devils on
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?
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
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.