Gastronomic Challenge

Gastronomic Challenge

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.

What is the "Breakfast of Champions"?

Wheaties®
Cornflakes
Granola
Rice Krispies®
I don't know
2.

Kellogg's Cornflakes was first marketed as:

A laxative
A cure for masturbation
A cure for Rickets
A dessert
I don't know
3.

What is "Spotted Dick"?

A calf's hock served with raisins
A goose's neck served with cherries
A suet pudding made with currants
A German chocolate roll with amaretto sprinkles
I don't know
4.

Before swallowing a mouthful of delicious food, it is necessary to first:

Mollify
Mercurate
Ameliorate
Masticate
I don't know
5.

A "courgette" is otherwise known as:

An eggplant
A zucchini
Gazpacho
A small pickle
I don't know
6.

Who was Betty Crocker?

Abraham Lincoln's cook
One of the cooks on the Mayflower
The first woman chef in America
A corporate invention of the 1920's
I don't know
7.

A dish that is called Florentine is cooked with:

Egg yolk
Spinach
Swiss cheese
Italian sausage
I don't know
8.

A cluster of bananas (as sold in the stores) is properly known as a:

Bunch
Brag
Hand
Claw
I don't know
9.

What two foods will almost certainly not be the cause of a food allergy?

Pears and lamb
Almonds and milk
Chocolate and tangerines
Pheasant and gooseberries
I don't know
10.

Cholesterol is found in:

Cells of animal origin
Cells of plant origin
Cells of plant and animal origin
I don't know
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