Food And Drink Quiz –
What is the most famous Mexican beer?
Answer : Corona
Which country produces the most potatoes?
Answer : China
What is tasseography?
Answer : Telling fortunes by reading tea leaves.
Which fruit is eaten fresh in the largest quantities around the world each day?
Answer : Mango
What percentage of a mushroom is water? 50, 75 or 90?
Answer : 90%
Which country is the origin of the cocktail Mojito?
Answer : Cuba
What were Bonkers?
Answer : Chewy fruit sweets.
Which brand made Dynamints?
Answer : Dentyne
What is Japanese sake made from?
Answer : Rice
Which vitamin is the only one that you will not find in an egg?
Answer : Vitamin C
What is the name of the Fox’s Glacier Mints bear?
Answer : Peppy
Which country do Granny Smith apples originate from?
Answer : Australia
Was iced tea was invented in 1890, 1904 or 1921?
Answer : 1904
What is a Mycophagist?
Answer : Someone who gathers wild mushrooms to eat.
What is the chemical formula for Table Salt?
Answer : NaC1
“The too good to hurry mints.” Name the sweets.
Answer : Murray Mints
What does IPA stand for?
Answer : Indian Pale Ale
“Made to make your mouth water.” Name the sweets.
Answer : Opal Fruits.
What were Runts?
Answer : Hard sweets in fruit flavours and shapes.
Which sweets were particularly popular in the 1940s because they only needed one ration token rather than two?
Answer : Spangles
Which meat is used in Glamorgan sausages?
Answer : None, they are made from cheese.
Apple seeds contain cyanide – true or false?
Answer : True – but you’d have to eat a huge number of them to feel any effects.
Lady Finger is a variety of which fruit?
Where does the story about carrots helping people to see in the dark come from?
Answer: It was made up by the RAF during the Second World War.
What unlikely medical use has been found for coconut water?
Answer: Coconut water can be used as a substitute for blood plasma in emergencies.
Which country grows the most maize?
Answer: The United States
How many calories are in one gram of fat? 9, 21 or 30?
What were Galaxy Counters?
Answer : Button-shaped pieces of Galaxy chocolate.
Which country grows the most mangoes?
Answer : India
What year did the Milky bar cowboy first appear?
Answer : 1962
Are there tens, hundreds or thousands of potato varieties?
Answer : Thousands
Which food was used as money by early North American settlers?
Answer : Corn
What were the first teabags made from?
Answer : Silk
Which brand made the chocolate bar Mintessa?
Answer : Terry’s of York
Which biscuit brand did Bill Oddie appear in the advert for?
Answer : Bandit
Mushrooms need sunlight to grow – true or false?
Answer : False
Which nuts are used in marzipan?
Answer : Almonds
“If you Like a lot of chocolate on your biscuit.” Name the biscuit bar.
Answer : Club
Which year was the Wagon Wheel biscuit first available – 1954, 1956 or 1959?
Answer : 1954
How many cups of tea are drunk in the UK on average every day?
Answer : 165 million
“They came in search of paradise.” Name the chocolate bar.
Answer : Bounty
Which brand made the chocolate bar Cabana in the early 80s?
Answer : Cadbury
Who introduced lemons to America?
Answer : Christopher Columbus
Potatoes are vegetables – true or false?
Answer : True
How many kernels will you find on an average ear of corn? 400, 600 or 800?
Answer : 800
Does the human body actually benefit from a person eating fat?
Answer : yes. It helps vitamins to be absorbed.
Alongside the UK, which other two countries drink the most cups of tea?
Answer : Turkey and Ireland
“Only the crumbliest, flakiest chocolate.” Name the chocolate bar.
Answer : Flake
Meyer, Eureka, and Lisbon are varieties of which fruit?
Answer : Lemon
What is Cadbury’s oldest established brand?
Answer : Fry’s Chocolate Cream