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Only A Food Expert Can Get 70% On This True Or False Quiz

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  1. Apples originate from Asia.

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    DNA evidence points to Kazakhstan as the origin of apples, which is situated in Central Asia.

  2. Polyglycerol is another word for sugar.

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    Polyglycerol polyricinoleate is an emulsifier and food additive.

  3. Goulash is the national dish of Austria.

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    Goulash is the national dish of Hungary. Wiener Schnitzel is the national dish of Austria.

  4. German chocolate cake originates from Germany.

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    It’s named after Sam German, who is in fact American.

  5. Potatoes are a complex carb.

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    Starchy vegetables, like potatoes and corn, are considered complex carbs.

  6. Honey is made from nectar and bee vomit.

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    Bees pass nectar to other bees by regurgitating into their mouth. This is repeated until the partially digested nectar is deposited into a honeycomb.

  7. There are 300 seeds on an average strawberry.

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    There are 200 seeds, not 300.

  8. Milt is fish brains.

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    It’s actually fish sperm.

  9. Almonds grow on trees.

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    They do! Here's some pictorial proof.

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  10. Gouda comes from The Netherlands.

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    Gouda is a Dutch cow’s cheese.

  11. Cranberries bounce when ripe.

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    Cranberries do bounce when they're ripe, which is why they're given the nickname "bounceberries".

  12. Edible figs have at least one dead bee inside them.

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    No dead bees, but they do contain dead wasps. These wasps are an essential part of the ecosystem. In fact, without fig wasps, there would be no figs.

  13. Pound cake got its name from John Oliver Pound, who invented the recipe.

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    The name actually comes from the original recipe, which called for a pound of butter, a pound of sugar, a pound of eggs, and a pound of flour.

  14. Pierogi originates from Japan.

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    Pierogi are filled dumplings of Polish origin.

  15. The image below is a ribeye steak.

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    It is! Ribeye steaks are "cut from the main muscle attached to the spine".

 
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