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101 American Food Trivia Questions: It's Burger O'Clock

Do you know your American foods In-N-Out?

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October 10, 2022

Do you love cheeseburgers and hot dogs? Are you unable to live without apple pie or peach cobbler? Are you an expert in Cajun gumbo, Texas toast, New York pizza, and everything in between? This American food trivia quiz might be just the thing to satisfy your hunger for knowledge.

American food is both popular and eclectic. The first items that come to mind might be the fare of a summer barbecue, but the diversity of the United States means that there are numerous subcultures and culinary movements to our cultural buffet—enough for a lifetime of eating.

If you think you’re ready to test your mettle as a foodie, these American food trivia questions and answers will show you're worth your salt. You might find that you have some studying to do before dinner—or maybe you’ll be a true master of American cuisine!

Once you’re done with this quiz, you can continue to broaden your culinary horizons. Check out our quizzes on chipotle, cooking, and soda for more delicious food trivia!

1. Texas Caviar is made from Black Eyed Peas and what dressing?

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2. A Subway brand sandwich combo comes with a sandwich, drink and what?

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3. In Philadelphia, if you order a Cheesesteak, what will you be eating?

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4. An American Cobb Salad has slices of what grilled or Roasted meat?

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5. When leaving an American restaurant, you may ask the waiter to take home your remaining food in a what?

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6. Fried Chicken Wings in the United States are often called what kind of wings?

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1. A Chicago style hot dog is made of what meat?

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2. Which of the following sandwiches contains corned beef?

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3. Eggs Benedict is a poached egg placed on top of what?

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4. A New York style Chopped Cheese sandwich contains which ground meat?

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5. What type of Banana is used to make Banana Nut Bread

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6. What type of nut paste is used in a Bear Claw donut?

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1. Twice Baked Potatoes are NOT topped with what?

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2. What fruit is the most popular type added to muffins in the United States?

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3. An Apple Fritter is cooked by using what process?

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4. How is a traditional Michigan style hot dog cooked?

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5. The American dessert called a Sunday is primarily what?

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6. Which of the following is NOT required for a Cheesesteak sandwich?

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1. American Cream of Wheat is a what?

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2. If you ordered eggs benedict, how would your eggs be prepared?

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3. American green bean casserole is traditionally made with with what soup?

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4. Shit on a Shingle is made out of what meat?

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5. Spare Ribs are cut from which animal?

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6. What type of meat is traditionally placed between the egg and english muffin in an Eggs Benedict Sandwich?

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1. A Johnnycake is an early American settlers flatbread made from what?

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2. A classic Banana Split dessert is topped with how many types of ice cream?

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3. What sort of cheese is placed on a traditional Cobb Salad?

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4. Sunny Delight is what flavour?

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5. Which meat is often added to baked beans?

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6. Hawaiian Toast is an open faced sandwich that contains what fruit?

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1. A sandwich that includes corned beef, swiss cheese, sauerkraut, rye bread and russian dressing is called a what?

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2. Charleston Red Rice is red because it is cooked in what instead of water?

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3. Native American traditionally sweetened their baked beans with what?

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4. Oysters Bienville is a dish of baked oysters in what sauce?

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5. Little Caesars is a popular American fast food chain what serves primarily what type of food?

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6. In Southern cooking, what color beans are paired with rice to make beans and rice?

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1. What type of bean is usually used in White Chicken Chili?

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2. Fried Chicken is dipped in batter made of what prior to frying?

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3. Where is the rice on a California sushi roll?

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4. Which of the following is a popular dessert in the United States?

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5. A sandwich made with bread, turkey, cranberry sauce and cheese is called a what?

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6. A Hawaiian Shaved Ice is a dessert commonly topped with flavoured what?

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1. Tuna Casserole is often baked with what starch?

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2. A Blonde Brownie uses what instead of cocoa powder?

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3. Rice Crispy treats are a dessert made by combining Rice Crispy cereal, Butter and what?

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4. A Cupcone dessert is designed to feed how many people?

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5. Which of the following ingredients is NOT used in Traditional Chocolate Chip cookies?

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6. Granola is cooked by what process?

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1. What fruit is included in a California sushi roll?

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2. A traditional Johnny Cake is baked in what?

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3. An American Bear Claw is a what?

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4. Movie popcorn is usually covered in salt and what?

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5. Which of the following colors does not come in a standard bag of M&M's candy?

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6. A Denver sandwich is what breakfast item on bread?

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1. Pot Liquor is left over nutrients from boiling what?

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2. Sticky buns are sweetened with what?

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3. When baking Peanut Butter Cookies, it is traditional to roll the dough into balls then make criss cross marks on them with what?

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4. What sort of cracker is used to make a S'more dessert?

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5. For what holiday do American typically eat fruit cake?

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6. Texas Toast is a large slice of bread covered in butter and what?

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1. Glorified Rice is a Midwestern dish that traditionally includes what fruit?

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2. Bananas Foster is an American dessert that combines Bananas and what?

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3. A fried pie is an American dessert that is usually filled with what?

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4. The most popular brand of cream cheese in the United States is named after what city?

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5. Tabasco sauce is made with peppers, salt and what?

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6. What type of chocolate is used in traditional Chocolate Chip Cookies?

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1. Corn Fritters are prepared by what cooking process?

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2. A traditional American Fried Brain Sandwich contain slices of the brain of what animal?

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3. A Royale with cheese would be called what in the United States?

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4. Hominy is a traditional native American food made from dried what?

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5. How is the chicken prepared in the American soul food dish Chicken and Waffles?

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6. A Half-smoke hot dog is half what two types of meat?

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1. American Gatorade is what type of drink?

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2. Sliders are usually meat, veggies and sauce served on a tiny what?

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3. American style hash browns are made of what vegetable?

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4. American oatmeal cookies often include what fruit?

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5. An Alabama Slammer is an alcoholic beverage that contains what liquor?

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6. An American Snickerdoodle is a type of what?

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1. American Chop Suey is made with what type of sauce?

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2. Tater Tots are traditionally served with what condiment?

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3. Which of the following vegetables would you commonly find in a bowl of clam chowder?

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4. Mexican Enchiladas are different than the Tex-Mex variety because they have a lot less what?

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5. Fortune Cookies were invented in which US state?

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6. Which of the following vegetables is NOT included in what Louisianans call the Holy Trinity?

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1. What is the blossom in a traditional Peanut Butter Blossom cookie?

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2. How is the fish served in American Poke?

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3. The Elvis Sandwich did NOT contain which of the following items?

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4. Manwich is a sauce made out of spiced what?

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5. American Raisin bread is often spiced with what?

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6. A Chicken Fried Steak is usually covered in what?

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1. A Macadamia nut cookie typically uses what color of chocolate chips?

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2. Home Fries are made out of what vegetable?

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3. Southern American Comeback sauce is used for what?

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4. What serves as the sauce base for a Fruit Pizza?

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5. Fortune cookies are served in American versions of what type of restaurant?

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6. What type of bread is used on a Moons Over My Hammy sandwich?

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1. Bourbon Balls are often covered in what?

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2. Chicken Fried Steak is also known as what?

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3. Which one of the following sandwiches contains sauerkraut?

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4. A Traditional American Cuban sandwich contains what vegetable topping?

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5. What flavour is the filling in a traditional Grasshopper pie?

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