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101 Food Trivia Questions To Test Your Hunger For Knowledge

Find out if you deserve the title ‘foodie.’

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July 22, 2022

Did you know that pistachios aren’t technically nuts or that raspberries are a member of the rose family? Do you know how dark chocolate is made or that broccoli can give you more protein than steak? So whether you’re always looking for the best pizza or you’re more of a sushi fan, there’s a whole world of knowledge about food.

Do you constantly think about your next meal? Is your lunch spent planning dinner? Do you wake up early in the morning thinking about what you’ll eat for breakfast? Then, you’re a great contender for our food trivia questions. 

Test your food knowledge with these food trivia questions and answers. After you find out your score, compare yourself against your friends for the ultimate food quiz bragging rights. Did you earn the ‘foodie’ title?

Looking for more trivia? Then, check out our candy quiz or drink trivia. If these are too easy, check out general trivia questions and answers to test your knowledge.

1. Which of the following is not an ingredient of macaroni cheese?

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2. What culinary method does the Japanese term 'nimono' refer to?

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3. What is the name of the pasta that is shaped in wide, flat sheets?

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4. One well-known traditional folk song is called 99 Bottles of what?

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5. With which country's native cuisine would you associate Pears Helene?

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6. The term for heating a liquid to just below boiling point is what?

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1. Where is the world would you most likely be served Fromage De Tete De Porc?

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2. If pasta is cooked to be firm but not hard, what is it called?

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3. Eggs produced by hens that are raised outdoors are known as what?

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4. Where is the world would you most likely be served Obsttorte?

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5. American what is both the name of a Don McLean song and a comedy film?

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6. What is the name given to the dish consisting of chicken, duck and turkey?

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1. How many slices of pizza are eaten every second in the United States?

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2. One well-known traditional folk song is called 99 Bottles of what?

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3. Which of these cities shares its name with a type of cream pie?

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4. Which of the following is traditionally made with buttermilk?

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5. Which of the following is not a standard ingredient for pancakes?

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6. Put these fast-food chains in age order, starting with the oldest.

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1. Ketchup is a sauce traditionally with a base of what ingredient?

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2. What does a carbonated drink have in it that most others do not?

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3. When did the phrase /'junk food/' first pass into common usage?

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4. What is a person who only eats plant foods and dairy products called?

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5. Which of the following is an essential base ingredient for quiche?

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6. What type of factory does the fictional character Willy Wonka own?

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1. Which food, made with graham flour, is often used to make s'mores?

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2. Which of the following ingredients would you find in 'Cruibins'?

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3. What is the name of the sauce that accompanies prawn cocktail?

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4. Rabanada is the Brazilian culinary name for which of the following?

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5. Which of these restaurant chains was founded before the rest?

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6. Which of the following ingredients would you find in 'Battenburg Cake'?

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1. What is done to a baking tin to prevent food from sticking to it?

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2. Boiling ground or chopped cereal with milk or water makes what?

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3. Using which of these utensils is the most effective way to whip cream?

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4. To apply heat to a solid in order to turn it into liquid is called what?

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5. The leavener, a rising ingredient, adds what to baked goods?

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6. An eating place that is pre-built at an assembly site is known as what?

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1. Which of the following is not a main ingredient of glorified rice?

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2. If you were served /'le miel/' in France, what would you be eating?

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3. What is the name of the pasta that is shaped in wide, flat sheets?

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4. Which former president took a big interest in macaroni on a trip to France?

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5. What is the main ingredient in the French stew Bouillabaisse?

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6. Cutting food into very small pieces using a knife is known as what?

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1. When making candy, what is used to tell the temperature of sugar?

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2. What food packaging is used to describe quaint villages or cottages?

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3. What is used to tell the temperature of sugar when making candy?

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4. Put these MacDonald's products in the order they were introduced.

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5. What is the name of the transparent gel that can be colored for decorating?

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6. What type of factory does the fictional character Willy Wonka own?

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1. What number is on the front of bottles of Jack Daniel's sour mash whiskey?

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2. Shredded cabbage is a main ingredient of which of the following?

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3. What can be done to pastry dishes in order to give a golden shine?

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4. Which fruit is also a word meaning the color between yellow and red?

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5. Once you pop, you can't stop' is the slogan for which food?

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6. A savory pie completely encased in flaky pastry is called what?

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1. Footloose and Apollo 13 actor, Kevin has what food as a last name?

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2. Which of the following is a fragrant herb with needle-like leaves?

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3. What is the result of mixing Monterey Jack and Colby cheese?

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4. Boiled sugar that is manipulated and pulled into shapes is called what?

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5. Which of the following is a process used in the making of bread?

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6. The Scottish food 'Rumbledethumps' is similar to which of these dishes?

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1. What is the culinary term for a filling between two slices of bread?

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2. To slowly heat wine or cider with spices and sugar is known as what?

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3. Which celebrity chef named his children Poppy Honey and Daisy Boo?

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4. What must be done to a dry fondant to make it into a fondant?

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5. To spoon off excess fat from the top of a liquid is called what?

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6. Coating food in batter and deep frying it makes it into a what?

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1. Which of the following countries is most associated with Pampushky?

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2. What is the term for slowly heating wine or cider with spices and sugar?

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3. Which pasta comes in short lengths rolled into an 's' shape?

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4. Which fast food chain was Morgan Spurlock's 'Super Size Me' based on?

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5. Which of these ingredients would you not find in a fruit salad?

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6. The thin, solidified layer that forms on the top of custard is called what?

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1. What is the term for heating a liquid to just below boiling point?

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2. With which country's native cuisine would you associate Mjaddra?

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3. Shredded cabbage is a main ingredient of which of the following?

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4. Removing the stone or seed from fruit such as cherries is called what?

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5. Pao de queijo is bread served in Brazil with what other food?

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6. Which of the following foods is another word for being cowardly?

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1. Which of the following ingredients would you find in 'Macaroons'?

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2. A thick, moldable paste made of chocolate and glucose is called what?

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3. Which of the following is traditionally made with buttermilk?

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4. Where is the world would you most likely be served Callaloo Cookup?

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5. Which 'B' and 'J' are the inventors of a famous brand of ice cream?

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6. Footloose and Apollo 13 actor, Kevin has what food as a last name?

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1. Which of these American fast food chains is the most popular?

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2. In North African cuisine, what is a main ingredient of Harissa paste?

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3. What fruit is eaten with honey to celebrate the Jewish New Year?

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4. When food turns from liquid to solid when left to settle, what has it done?

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5. What is the name of a sandwich with peanut butter and marshmallow crème in?

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6. Which of the following is not a member of the stone fruit family?

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1. In what country is a baked potato commonly referred to a jacket potato?

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2. Opening the oven whilst cooking soufflé would cause it to what?

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3. What fabric shares its name with a pie made with beaten egg whites?

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4. Which of these actions is a faster and longer version of whisking?

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5. The frozen dessert made with fruit juice rather than cream is called what?

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6. The process of whipping eggs to incorporate air is known as what?

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1. What is done to remove the leafy parts of fruit such as strawberries?

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2. Reducing the thickness of pastry by applying equal pressure is done how?

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3. Which fruit is also a word meaning the color between yellow and red?

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4. Piccalilli primarily contains which of the following vegetables?

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5. Founded in 1805, Young's is a company specialising in what food products?

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