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06/21/21 Grif.Net – Yummy Monday Quiz

06/21/21 Grif.Net – Yummy Monday Quiz

[This is a =
chance for everyone to enjoy exercising the gray matter. Answers to =
these toughies tomorrow.]

 

FOODIE FUN =
FACTS 

 

1. A century =
ago, Americans spent about 43% of each day earning enough to buy =
food.  In 2020 that is about ____%

 

2. The average =
American will eat about _________ TONS of food in your lifetime.  =
Some of us raise that average.

 

3.  On =
Aug 10, 2015, astronauts on the International Space Station ate =
________________ that had been fully grown in space for the first =
time.

 

4. _____% of =
the red meat eaten around the world is goat.

 

5. What fruit =
is found in Fruit Loops cereal? ________________

 

6. World-wide =
there are ___________ varieties of apples.

 

7. Speaking of =
apples, we talk about “as American as apple pie.”  But =
apple pie actually was invented in _______________ and the signature =
lattice crust was created in ________________

 

8. We know =
that Chimichanga, a deep-fried burrito, started with an accidental flip =
of the burrito into a deep fryer.  But what’s the meaning of =
the Mexican word Chimichanga? =
__________________________

 

9. There are =
___________ different pasta shapes around the =
globe.

 

10. Eating =
meat varies widely around the world, with Americans eating about =
____________ pounds each year while in India the mount of meat per =
capita is only ____________ pounds.

 

11. =
_____________ is the most nutritious vegetable, with only 33 calories =
providing 684% of daily Vitamin K, 134% of daily Vitamin C, 206% of =
Vitamin A as well as iron, folate, omega-3, magnesium, calcium, fiber =
and 2 grams of protein.

 

12. =
Today’s American family spends about ____% of the household budget =
on food.

 

13. Almonds =
are not a nut, but really a __________ and member of the peach =
family.

 

14. =
Strawberries, blackberries and even raspberries are NOT berries but not =
many know that __________________ and _________________ ARE berries. =

 

15. _____% of =
the world’s hazelnuts are used in Nutella. =

 

16. =
16th Century Europeans often served “Surprise =
Pies”.  What was the surprise? =
________________________________

 

17. What are =
the four shapes (yes, there are four distinct shapes) of =
McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets?  ____________, ___________, =
___________, and ___________.

 

18. On the =
4th of July, if all the hot dogs eaten in America were placed =
end-to-end, it would stretch from New York to L.A. _________ =
times.

 

19. In 1965, =
Astronaut John Young smuggled the first sandwich into space hidden in =
his suit.  What type of sandwich was it? =
_______________

 

20. _________ =
pollinate cacao plant. Without them there would be no =
chocolate.

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"