Food Trivia Quiz

Noreen November 13, 2012 0



Food Quiz

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Question 1
How did the pound cake get its name?
A
Named after Susan Pound, when she wrote the original recipe.
B
From the one pound of ingredients used in the original recipe.
C
Because of the weight of the cake after it’s made.
D
Named because its believed to be pound for pound the best cake ever made.
Question 2
What breakfast food gets its name from the German word for “stirrup”?
A
toast
B
pancakes
C
waffles
D
Bagel
Question 3
What animal is the source of the milk used in making Roquefort cheese?
A
Cow
B
Camel
C
Ewe (female sheep)
D
Goat
Question 4
What beverage did Pope Clement VIII officially recognize as a Christian drink in an edict issued in 1592?
A
Coffee
B
Wine
C
Beer
D
Tea
Question 4 Explanation: 
Coffee, which had been introduced to Europe by Arab traders was officially recognize as a Christian drink.
Question 5
On what vegetable did an ancient Egyptian place his right hand when taking an oath?
A
Corn
B
Onion
C
Peppers
D
Peas
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Onions round shape symbolized eternity.
Question 6
Which American city produces more egg rolls than any other in the United States?
A
Houston
B
San Francisco
C
Seattle
D
Little Rock
Question 7
How many different animal shapes are there in the “Animal Crackers” cookie zoo?
A
10
B
20
C
8
D
18
Question 7 Explanation: 
Two bears (one walking, one seated), a bison, camel, cougar, elephant, giraffe, gorilla, hippopotamus, hyena , kangaroo, lion, monkey, rhinoceros, seal, sheep, tier, and zebra.
Question 8
Where did the pineapple plant originate?
A
Hawaii
B
South America
C
France
D
Mexico
Question 8 Explanation: 
South America. It didn’t reach Hawaii until the early nineteenth century.
Question 9
What was margarine called when it was first marketed in England?
A
Butterine
B
Butter
C
Butter Spread
D
Butter Cream
Question 10
Under U.S. government regulations, what percentage of peanut butter has to be peanuts?
A
50%
B
75%
C
90%
D
80%
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