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trivia quiz  Curious Comestibles in Cans 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Stoaty, Aug 23 21

A potted history of canned foods.
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easy
Stoaty gold member
Aug 23 21
216 plays
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trivia quiz  Eat, Drink and Be Merry new 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tan72, Sep 01 21

The Tudors reigned for only three generations but left a lasting impact. This quiz explores some of the Christmas feasting Henry VII, Henry VIII and Elizabeth I would have enjoyed.
Average
Tan72 gold member
Sep 01 21
144 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Guess the 1980s Dish cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Mbovary, Apr 01 17

I'll give you the details of some radical 1980s cuisine, and you tell me what the dish is! So put on your lace fingerless gloves, flip up your collar, open up a wine cooler and join me for some fun!
Average
Mbovary gold member
Apr 01 17
10224 plays
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trivia quiz  Guess the 1970s Dish cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mbovary, Sep 03 08

I'll give you the ingredients and you tell me what groovy 1970s dish I am making! So open up that pull top on your RC Cola, put on that mood ring, and join me in the fun!
Average
mbovary gold member
10455 plays
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trivia quiz  A History of Fat People Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, poshprice, May 04 13

Diets have long been part of day to day life, as humankind has long been obsessed with shedding those unwanted pounds. This quiz promises to give you plenty of "food for thought", and will test your knowledge of dieting history.
Average
poshprice
2643 plays
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trivia quiz  Edible People cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Mar 09 17

Down through the centuries people have been honoured by having dishes and drinks named for them. With how many of these eponymous treats are you familiar?
Difficult
Cymruambyth gold member
Mar 09 17
4155 plays
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trivia quiz  Don't Eat That! Editor choice 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Sep 18 15

Human beings are omnivores, and will eat almost anything! Nevertheless, certain foods are or were taboo among some groups at one time or another. How much do you know about these "banned" foods?
Average
daver852 gold member
Sep 18 15
1734 plays
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trivia quiz  Food Facts for Fun cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, tigey, Apr 24 07

This quiz should be interesting. It is full of surprising facts. Good luck and most of all----HAVE FUN!
Difficult
tigey
3870 plays
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trivia quiz  Where Does Your Food Come From? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jennifer5, Aug 30 10

This quiz is all about foods which share their name with that of a place, although the food itself may not necessarily have originated from there. Bon appétit!
Average
Jennifer5 gold member
2841 plays
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photo quiz  The Joy of Chocolate cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 12 19

What could be more delightful than a selection of chocolate delicacies hanging from your Christmas tree? But before you've eaten them all, why not try this quiz about the history of this delicious confection.
Average
stedman editor
Jan 12 19
705 plays
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trivia quiz  Gastronomic Migrations cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 26 21

The cuisines of many nations would not be what they are today were it not for the various ingredients that have circumnavigated the globe over the last millennium. Come along on a gastronomic journey.
Average
looney_tunes editor
Mar 26 21
3222 plays
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trivia quiz  Camels to Carrots: A Food For All Quiz cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Dec 01 05

"PUT THE CANDLENUT DOWN AND STEP AWAY FROM THE TABLE!" From exotic spices to wild carrots, test your knowledge of foods that fall alphabetically between camel and carrot, inclusively. Generous hints provided. "And DO try the camel paste."
Average
uglybird
4080 plays
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trivia quiz  Amusing or Interesting Food Facts cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jul 31 17

Ten amusing or intriguing facts on different foods gleaned from encyclopediae or the internet from time to time - just for a bit of fun.
Average
Creedy gold member
Jul 31 17
1002 plays
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match quiz  The World's Oldest Restaurants 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Sep 03 20

In 2020, "Travel and Leisure" published a list of the world's oldest restaurants. Here are the 10 oldest, including one that served both Mozart and Clint Eastwood. Simply match the name of the restaurant with the food that they are known for serving.
Average
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Sep 03 20
231 plays
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trivia quiz  Guess the 1990s Dish 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mbovary, Feb 01 16

I'll give you the details of a particular 1990s food, and you tell me what the dish is! So turn up that grunge music, put on your bugle boy jeans, open up a Zima and let's have some fun!
Average
mbovary gold member
Feb 01 16
2223 plays
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trivia quiz  Interesting Culinary Tidbits 5 questions
Tough, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Sep 21 15

Some fascinating tidbits about the world of food, spanning the 20th century.
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
Sep 21 15
3687 plays
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trivia quiz  American Food History #1: Native Influence cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rwminix, Feb 23 20

I love to cook and I love history so... This is the first in a series about what Americans eat and why. We will start from the beginning, with the original Americans and work our way forward in time. Bon Appetit!
Average
rwminix
Feb 23 20
2334 plays
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photo quiz  Ten Ages of Christmas Food 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jan 02 17

Let us take a gastronomic trip back through the ages to find out more about Britain's obsession with festive food and yuletide treats.
Average
Plodd
Jan 02 17
825 plays
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trivia quiz  I Scream, You Scream! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Sep 01 09

That's right, this quiz is all about ice cream! This quiz looks at who were amongst the first to enjoy this frozen treat, how it spread from country to country and how it evolved into the summer dessert we know today. Enjoy!
Average
doublemm
1854 plays
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trivia quiz  The Urban Legends Diner 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, czolgolz, Dec 28 17

Welcome to the Urban Legends Diner. Every item on the menu tells a story, and every story is true. Can I get you an appetizer?
Tough
czolgolz
Dec 28 17
2421 plays
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trivia quiz  Food History, part 1 10 questions
Impossible, 10 Qns, JaneGalt, Jul 28 17

Just some obscure historical food trivia. Multiple choice, some dates.
Impossible
JaneGalt
Jul 28 17
2772 plays
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trivia quiz  The Lost Language of the American Diner cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Nov 25 16

With the global domination of fast food "restaurants" the golden age of the American diner has passed. However, traditional diners can still be found each with its own language. Here's my tribute to a great American cultural icon & to its niche lexicon.
Tough
1nn1 editor
Nov 25 16
642 plays
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trivia quiz  Yuck! Did They Really Eat That? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, daver852, Sep 29 14

This is a quiz about some of the unusual things that have been considered as tasty food by various cultures throughout history. Warning: some of these questions may cause you to lose your appetite.
Tough
daver852 gold member
864 plays
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trivia quiz  History of Food Lore 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, May 25 16

A good quiz.
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
May 25 16
2283 plays
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trivia quiz  A Second Helping of Edible People cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Sep 07 07

Pass your plates for another helping of Edible People. See if you can match the name with the dish or drink. Bon appetit!
Difficult
Cymruambyth gold member
1659 plays
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trivia quiz  What's That in This Old U.S. Cookbook? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 02 17

I want to bake a cake using a recipe from a 19th Century U.S. cookbook. But what do all these old words and ingredients mean? Can you help?
Average
littlepup
Jan 02 17
525 plays
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trivia quiz  Mess is Lore 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jdeanflpa, Aug 04 18

Lore is the accumulated knowledge, stories and legends of a group on a specific subject. Our specific subject is military food, called "mess", complaints aside it derives from the Old French "mes" meaning a portion of food. Come explore the lore of mess!
Average
Jdeanflpa
Aug 04 18
333 plays
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photo quiz  A Taste of Tercentenary cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, May 08 16

To celebrate my 300th quiz, I invited ten well-known people to a special tercentenary dinner party to experience the food and drink that has shaped British cuisine over the last 300 years.
Average
Plodd
May 08 16
549 plays
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trivia quiz  Ancient Food History 5 questions
Very Difficult, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jan 30 02

Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
2079 plays
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trivia quiz  Chef Boyardee: Fact or Fiction cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, mbovary, May 26 08

Join me now for a study of the man, the myth, the maker of meals that shaped so many American childhoods; Chef Boyardee!
Tough
mbovary gold member
1284 plays
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