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You sit down and look at a menu to choose what you want to eat, but what do you really know about where that food comes from? Today we’ll be learning about all kinds of food and their origins.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Chocolate is made from what type of bean?

    • A.

      Hershey's

    • B.

      Black

    • C.

      Cocoa

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    C. Cocoa
    Explanation
    Cocoa is the correct answer because chocolate is made from cocoa beans. These beans are harvested from the cocoa tree, and they are then processed to extract cocoa solids and cocoa butter, which are the main ingredients used to make chocolate. Therefore, cocoa is the type of bean used in the production of chocolate.

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  • 2. 

    If you were in a Mexican style restaurant, which of these may be on the menu?

    • A.

      Taco

    • B.

      Pad Thai Noodle

    • C.

      Sweet And Sour Pork

    • D.

      Calzone

    Correct Answer
    A. Taco
    Explanation
    In a Mexican style restaurant, tacos are commonly found on the menu. Tacos are a traditional Mexican dish consisting of a tortilla filled with various ingredients such as meat, vegetables, and salsa. They are a popular choice among customers looking for authentic Mexican flavors and are often customizable with different fillings and toppings. Pad Thai Noodle, Sweet And Sour Pork, and Calzone, on the other hand, are not typically associated with Mexican cuisine and are more commonly found in Thai, Chinese, and Italian restaurants respectively.

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  • 3. 

    If you were hungry for Thai food what might you eat?

    • A.

      Fajita

    • B.

      Smoked Salmon Crepes

    • C.

      Pad Lad Nah Noodle

    • D.

      Quesadilla

    Correct Answer
    C. Pad Lad Nah Noodle
    Explanation
    If you were hungry for Thai food, you would most likely eat Pad Lad Nah Noodle. Pad Lad Nah Noodle is a popular Thai dish made with wide rice noodles stir-fried with vegetables and choice of meat or tofu, all tossed in a savory sauce. It is a traditional Thai dish known for its delicious flavors and is commonly found in Thai restaurants.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these toppings is used on a Hawaiian pizza?

    • A.

      Meatballs

    • B.

      Anchovies

    • C.

      Jalepenos

    • D.

      Pineapple

    Correct Answer
    D. Pineapple
    Explanation
    Pineapple is used on a Hawaiian pizza. This type of pizza typically includes ham and pineapple as toppings, giving it a sweet and savory flavor combination. While some people may have different preferences for pizza toppings, pineapple is commonly associated with Hawaiian pizza.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is spicy?

    • A.

      Smoked Salmon

    • B.

      Gorgonzola Cheese

    • C.

      Jalapenos

    • D.

      Cherry Tomatoes

    Correct Answer
    C. Jalapenos
    Explanation
    Jalapenos are spicy because they contain a compound called capsaicin, which gives them their heat. When consumed, capsaicin binds to pain receptors in the mouth, creating a sensation of spiciness. In contrast, smoked salmon, gorgonzola cheese, and cherry tomatoes do not contain capsaicin and are not known for their spiciness.

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  • 6. 

    What is added to make a dish "parmigiana" style?

    • A.

      Beans

    • B.

      Meat

    • C.

      Olives

    • D.

      Cheese

    Correct Answer
    D. Cheese
    Explanation
    Parmigiana style dishes are typically made with layers of breaded and fried eggplant or chicken, topped with tomato sauce and cheese. The addition of cheese is what makes a dish "parmigiana" style.

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  • 7. 

    What style restaurant serves Chicken Chow Mein?

    • A.

      Chinese

    • B.

      Greek

    • C.

      Italian

    • D.

      Japanese

    Correct Answer
    A. Chinese
    Explanation
    Chicken Chow Mein is a popular Chinese dish made with stir-fried noodles, vegetables, and chicken. It is commonly served in Chinese restaurants around the world. Therefore, the correct answer is Chinese.

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  • 8. 

    In which country might you be likely to see "Shepherd's Pie" served?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Thailand

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    A. England
    Explanation
    "Shepherd's Pie" is a traditional British dish made with minced meat, usually lamb or beef, topped with mashed potatoes. It originated in England and is a popular comfort food in the country. Therefore, if you were to see "Shepherd's Pie" being served, it is most likely to be in England.

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  • 9. 

    What color are ripe cherries?

    • A.

      Blue

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    C. Red
    Explanation
    Ripe cherries are red in color. This is because cherries, when fully ripened, turn into a vibrant shade of red. This is a characteristic feature of cherries, and it is widely known that red cherries are the most common and popular variety. The red color indicates that the cherries are fully matured and ready to be consumed.

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  • 10. 

    Which one of these fruits contains a pit?

    • A.

      Banana

    • B.

      Peach

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Apple

    Correct Answer
    B. Peach
    Explanation
    Peach is the correct answer because it is a fruit that contains a pit. A pit, also known as a stone or seed, is the hard, woody structure found in the center of certain fruits, such as peaches, plums, and cherries. It is typically surrounded by the flesh of the fruit and is not edible.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these foods is not a vegetable?

    • A.

      Asparagus

    • B.

      Broccoli

    • C.

      Tomato

    • D.

      Carrot

    Correct Answer
    C. Tomato
    Explanation
    Tomato is not a vegetable, but technically a fruit. Although commonly mistaken as a vegetable due to its culinary uses, tomatoes are classified as fruits botanically because they develop from the ovary of a flowering plant and contain seeds.

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  • 12. 

    What vegetable is the main ingredient in salsa?

    • A.

      Tomato

    • B.

      Asparagus

    • C.

      Spinach

    • D.

      Artichoke

    Correct Answer
    A. Tomato
    Explanation
    Salsa is a popular Mexican sauce or dip that is typically made with tomatoes as the main ingredient. Tomatoes are known for their juicy and tangy flavor, which adds a refreshing taste to salsa. They are also rich in vitamins and antioxidants, making them a healthy choice for this dish. Other vegetables like asparagus, spinach, and artichoke are not commonly used as the main ingredient in salsa, which is why tomato is the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    What vegetable is commonly made into Jack-o-Lanterns and used as spooky Halloween decorations?

    • A.

      Eggplant

    • B.

      Squash

    • C.

      Pumpkin

    • D.

      Cabbage

    Correct Answer
    C. Pumpkin
    Explanation
    Pumpkin is commonly made into Jack-o-Lanterns and used as spooky Halloween decorations. The tradition of carving pumpkins into Jack-o-Lanterns originated from an Irish myth about a man named Stingy Jack who tricked the devil and was doomed to wander the Earth with only a carved-out turnip to light his way. When Irish immigrants came to America, they discovered that pumpkins were more readily available and easier to carve, thus replacing turnips. This tradition has continued and pumpkin carving has become synonymous with Halloween.

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  • 14. 

    What is the typical end to a meal of Chinese take-out?

    • A.

      Angel Food Cake

    • B.

      Rice Pudding

    • C.

      Chocolate Cake

    • D.

      A Fortune Cookie

    Correct Answer
    D. A Fortune Cookie
    Explanation
    A fortune cookie is the typical end to a meal of Chinese take-out. Fortune cookies are a popular Chinese-American dessert that originated in the United States. They are made from a sweet, crisp cookie shell with a small slip of paper inside that contains a short message or a "fortune." It has become a tradition in Chinese restaurants to serve fortune cookies at the end of the meal, providing a fun and sometimes insightful ending to the dining experience.

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  • 15. 

    What kind of food involves using chopsticks and eating a fortune cookie at the end of the meal?

    • A.

      Mexican Food

    • B.

      American Food

    • C.

      Italian Food

    • D.

      Chinese Food

    Correct Answer
    D. Chinese Food
    Explanation
    Chinese food involves using chopsticks and eating a fortune cookie at the end of the meal. Chopsticks are traditional utensils used in Chinese cuisine, and they are commonly used to pick up and eat various dishes such as noodles, rice, and vegetables. Fortune cookies are also commonly associated with Chinese cuisine and are often served as a dessert at the end of a meal in Chinese restaurants. Therefore, the correct answer is Chinese Food.

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