Food Trivia #1

Food Trivia #1

Please read each question carefully and select the correct answer by clicking on the corresponding button. The answer key will be provided after the quiz is scored. Streeeetch that mind!

1.

Morphine and codeine can be found (in small amounts) in which of the following substances?

Artichokes
Lima beans
Poppy seeds
Vitamin C pills
I don't know
2.

If you ordered "tori udon" in a Japanese restaurant, what would you get?

Raw fish
Thick noodles in broth with chicken
Cold tofu
Green tea ice cream
I don't know
3.

Which of the following foods is most likely to become contaminated by Salmonella?

Store-bought mayonnaise
Chocolate cake
Chicken
Very ripe fruit
I don't know
4.

Which of the following is an unaged spirit made from grain and potatoes?

Vodka
Whiskey
Champagne
Gin
I don't know
5.

MSG (monosodium glutamate) is derived from natural ingredients.

True
False
I don't know
6.

Which of the following foods has the lowest water content?

Fresh carrots
Fresh tomatoes
Fresh celery
Whole milk
I don't know
7.

Which of the following statements about onions is NOT true?

The pigment of onionskin can be used as a dye
It is a good idea to store potatoes and onions separately
The green stalks of onions are poisonous
Onions were used for their antibacterial characteristics during World War II
I don't know
8.

Humans are most sensitive to which of the following basic tastes?

Sweet
Salty
Bitter
Sour
I don't know
9.

What are sweetbreads?

The pancreas or the thymus gland of cattle
Small, sugary cakes originating in Holland
Pickled hog hooves
Salt toffee originating in Newfoundland, Canada
I don't know
10.

What is polenta?

A stew eaten in Brazil made from shrimp, spices and coconut milk
A tuberous vegetable from Peru
An Italian concoction of cornmeal and water
An alcoholic drink consumed in large quantities by the French on New Year's Eve
I don't know
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