Foodie Trivia Answers

Posted by acleveland on April 11, 2012

Turns out I am better at 3D Printing with food than actually cooking food. If you didn’t get a chance to read my latest In the Queue email, you can catch it here.

Let’s have a big round of applause for this month’s winner: J. Mulligan from Florida.  That $250 Stereolithography (SLA) credit at Quickparts.com will really come in handy for an upcoming project.

Here are the correct answers to this month’s challenge:

1. Who was the Baby Ruth candy bar named after?
Grover Cleveland’s daughter, Ruth
Baseball player, Babe Ruth
Journalist, Ruth Gruber
Actress, Ruth Ford

2. Why is there a string on the Animal Crackers box?
To be displayed hanging from a shelf in stores
So children could drag the box around and pretend it was a train car.
For small children to carry it around easily.
It was made to be a Christmas ornament.

3. Which country consumes the most cheese with 52.7 pounds per capita?
Italy
France
Greece
Germany

4. What is a cheese monger?
Someone who sells cheese professionally
Someone who likes to eat cheese
A cheese maker
Someone who is obsessed with money

5. Who created milk chocolate?
Henri Nestle
Daniel Peter
Milton Hershey
Dominbro Ghirardelli

6. Who set a world record by eating an amazing 68 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes during the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2009?
Eric “Badlands” Booker
Takeru “Tsunami” Kobayashi
Patrick “Deep Dish” Bertoletti
Joey “Jaws” Chestnut

7. Approximately how much pizza does the average American eat in a year?
10 pounds (20 slices)
25 pounds (50 slices)
50 pounds (100 slices)
75 pounds (150 slices)

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