Food Waste Facts: Trivia Quiz!

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Food waste is a sin because there are so many people who do not have good food security because they are poor or live in an area where food is scarce. This quiz is centered on questions like the most wasted food item in the world and the ideal temperature to maintain your fridge to minimize food waste. This quiz explains that there is not just one definition of food waste.


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

      Rice

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Bread

    • D. 

      Yogurt

  • 2. 
    The wasted food in Europe could feed 200 million hungry people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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. 
    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

  • 5. 
    The average European and North American wastes more than his or her body weight in food each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An area larger than which country is used to grow food that is never eaten?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Switzerland 

    • C. 

      Mexico 

    • D. 

      China 

  • 7. 
    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%

  • 8. 
    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

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

      Denmark

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Taiwan

    • D. 

      Australia

    • E. 

      Switzerland

  • 10. 
    The best before date on food packaging indicates the absolute last date a food item can be consumed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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