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How Well Do You Know American Food?

Living in America, you might think you know the food and the history behind it pretty well, but how much of an American foodie are you really? Take these 12 questions and put your American food knowledge to the test!

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True or false: George Washington Carver created peanut butter.
True
False

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Where and when was the chocolate chip cookie invented?
Iowa in the 1920s
Oregon in the 1940s
Massachusetts in the 1930s

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Which New York town invented potato chips after a picky customer sent back his fries because they were too thick and bland?
New York, NY
Saratoga Springs, NY
East Hampton, NY

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Which president brought mac and cheese to America?
Millard Fillmore
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams

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Who was a real person: Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker?
Betty Crocker
Dunkin Hines
They were both real people

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Which popular brand of chips was invented at Disneyland?
Doritos
Tostios
Fritos

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Where was the banana split invented?
Texas
Hawaii
Pennsylvania

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What state is credited with the invention of the iconic lobster roll?
Maine
Massachusetts
Connecticut

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What was the name of the first cookbook published in America?
Family Recipes
Freedom Food
American Cookery

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What cut of meat would one use for country fried steak?
Cube steak
Ribeye steak
T-bone steak

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Where was the conical shaped ice cream cone first invented?
Dallas
St. Louis
Chicago

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What city is credited with inventing the cream pie?
Philadelphia
Boston
New Jersey

C+, Food Fun

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Based on the result of this quiz, you are food fun! Alright, so you might not know American food history as well as some, but you do know how to enjoy yourself and take in a good meal. You focus more on how food tastes rather then where it comes from. We can't fault you for that!

B+, Foodie Fantastic

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are foodie fantastic! When it comes to the history of the most iconic foods in America, you are on top! You know the basics better than most. It's clear that you're truly passionate about American food!

A+, Food Fabulous

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are food fabulous! Congratulations! You know American food better than just about anyone. From lobster rolls to apple pie, you know your stuff when it comes to the storied history of American food. As a food savant, we suspect you truly enjoy a good meal!
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1
True or false: George Washington Carver created peanut butter.
True
False
2
Where and when was the chocolate chip cookie invented?
Iowa in the 1920s
Oregon in the 1940s
Massachusetts in the 1930s
3
Which New York town invented potato chips after a picky customer sent back his fries because they were too thick and bland?
New York, NY
Saratoga Springs, NY
East Hampton, NY
4
Which president brought mac and cheese to America?
Millard Fillmore
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
5
Who was a real person: Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker?
Betty Crocker
Dunkin Hines
They were both real people
6
Which popular brand of chips was invented at Disneyland?
Doritos
Tostios
Fritos
7
Where was the banana split invented?
Texas
Hawaii
Pennsylvania
8
What state is credited with the invention of the iconic lobster roll?
Maine
Massachusetts
Connecticut
9
What was the name of the first cookbook published in America?
Family Recipes
Freedom Food
American Cookery
10
What cut of meat would one use for country fried steak?
Cube steak
Ribeye steak
T-bone steak
11
Where was the conical shaped ice cream cone first invented?
Dallas
St. Louis
Chicago
12
What city is credited with inventing the cream pie?
Philadelphia
Boston
New Jersey

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