Fun Trivia questions and answers - Food, crackers, coffee, onions, spices, animal crackers...
- How did pound cake get its name?
- What breakfast food gets its name from the German word for
- What animal is the source of the milk used in making Roquefort
- Why was the Animal Crackers box designed with a string handle?
- How did the manufacturers of Old Grand-Dad bourbon get away with
producing their whisky during Prohibition?
- What popular drink did a Dutch medical professor produce in his
laboratory while trying to come up with a blood cleanser that could
be sold in drugstores?
- What beverage did Pope Clement VIII officially recognize as a
Christian drink in an edict issued in 1592?
- In wine making, what is the must?
- What elaborate confection was inspired by St. Bride's Church in
- On what vegetable did an ancient Egyptian place his right hand
when taking an oath?
- How was the dish we know as chicken a la king first listed when
it was added to the menu at New York's Delmonico's restaurant in the
- What American city produces most of the egg rolls sold in grocery
stores in the United States?
- What drink is named for the wormwood plant?
- Italy leads the world in pasta consumption with 61.7 pounds eaten
per person per year. What country is second?
- When Birdseye introduced the first frozen food in 1930, what did
the company call it/
- What two spices are derived from the fruit of the nutmeg tree?
- How many different animal shapes are there in the "Animal
Crackers" cookie zoo?
- How many flowers are in the design stamped on each side of an
Answers to Free Trivia Quiz #12 - Food Trivia
- From the one-pound quantities of the key ingredients (sugar,
butter, eggs, and flour) in the original recipe.
- The Bagel.
- The ewe, or female sheep.
- The animal-shaped cookie treats were introduced in 1902 as a
Christmas novelty--and packaged so they could be hung from Christmas
- The marked the bottles "for medicinal purposes."
- Coffee, which had been introduced to Europe by Arab traders and
was considered by many Roman Catholics to be the wine of infidels.
- The juice drawn from the grapes but not yet fermented into wine.
- The tiered wedding cake--which was based on the tiered spire of
the church, designed by Sir Christopher Wren.
- The onion. Its round shape symbolized eternity.
- As chicken a la Keene--it was named in honor of Foxhall Keene, a
regular at Delmonico's.
- Houston Texas.
- A :Vermouth, which is flavored with wormwood (vermout in French;
wermut in German)--so called because the bitter-tasting plant was
once used as a cure for intestinal worms. Only the harmless blossoms
of the plant, not its toxic leaves, are used in making vermouth.
- Venezuela, where the annual pasta consumption is 27.9 pounds.
- Frosted food.
- Nutmeg, which is produced from he kernel; and mace, which is
produced from the kernel's lacy covering.
- Eighteen--two bears (one walking, one seated), a bison, camel,
cougar, elephant, giraffe, gorilla, hippopotamus, hyena , kangaroo,
lion, monkey, rhinoceros, seal, sheep, tier, and zebra.
- Twelve. Each has four petals.