Food Waste Facts: Trivia Quiz!

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Food Waste Facts: Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most wasted food item in the world? 
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Bread

    • D. 

      Yogurt

  • 2. 
    What portion of all the food produced in the world is lost or wasted every year?
    • A. 

      1/3

    • B. 

      2/9

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      1/5

  • 3. 
    What is the ideal temperature to keep your fridge to minimize food waste?
    • A. 

       -1.4° C - 0.1° C

    • B. 

      0.2° C - 0.8° C  

    • C. 

      7.2° C - 10° C

    • D. 

      1.8° C - 3.3° C

  • 4. 
    The average European and North American wastes more than his or her body weight in food each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An area larger than which country is used to grow food that is never eaten?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Switzerland 

    • C. 

      Mexico 

    • D. 

      China 

  • 6. 
    What percentage of the world’s freshwater supply is used to grow food that is never eaten?
    • A. 

      25% 

    • B. 

      35%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      4%

  • 7. 
    Throwing away one burger wastes the same amount of water as a _____ shower.
    • A. 

      90 minute

    • B. 

      5 minute

    • C. 

      15 minute

    • D. 

      30 minute

  • 8. 
    The best before date on food packaging indicates the absolute last date a food item can be consumed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which country was the first to ban food waste in stores?
    • A. 

      Denmark

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Taiwan

    • D. 

      Australia

    • E. 

      Switzerland

  • 10. 
    The wasted food in Europe could feed 200 million hungry people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False