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40 Food Trivia Questions for Kids [2024 Edition]

Jul 2, 2024

Looking for trivia that challenges your knowledge of food? From identifying simple ingredients such as tomatoes and onions to more technical nomenclature across different cultures, these questions are meant to test how big of a foodie you and your kids are. Here are 40 questions to stump your kids!

1. What fruit is known for having seeds on the outside?

Answer: Strawberry

 

2. Which vegetable is known to make people cry when they cut it?

Answer: Onion

 

3. What is the main ingredient in guacamole?

Answer: Avocado

 

4. Is a tomato a fruit or vegetable? 

Answer: Fruit

 

5. What part of the plant is a potato?

Answer: The stem

 

6. What do you call a person who eats fish but not meat?

Answer: Pescatarian

 

7. Which vegetable is used to make pickles?

Answer: Cucumber

 

8. What dairy product is used to make cheese?

Answer: Milk

 

9. What is the name of the food that is made by bees using nectar from flowers?

Answer: Honey

 

10. What is deer meat called?

Answer: Venison

 

11. What is the B stand for in a BLT?

Answer: Bacon

 

12. What is the main ingredient in hummus?

Answer: Chickpeas

 

13. What is the main ingredient in Greek tzatziki sauce?

Answer: Yogurt

 

14. Which fruit is known for its high vitamin C content?

Answer: Orange

 

15. What is the main ingredient in a Caesar salad?

Answer: Romaine lettuce

 

16. What is the process of folding butter or other fats into dough to create many thin layers?

Answer: Lamination

 

17. What do you call a baked dessert made with apples and crust?

Answer: Apple pie

 

18. What is gelatin made of?

Answer: Gelatin comes from boiling cartilage, skin, and bones of animals such as pigs, cows, and chickens

 

19. What is the favorite food of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?

Answer: Pizza

 

20. Which fruit is known for its spiky outer skin and sweet yellow flesh?

Answer: Pineapple

 

21. What type of pasta is often served with meatballs?

Answer: Spaghetti

 

22. What breakfast food is often served with syrup and butter?

Answer: Pancakes

 

23. Which American city is most famous for its deep-dish pizza?

Answer: Chicago

 

24. What year was the chocolate chip cookie invented?

Answer: 1938

 

25. What is the most widely eaten food worldwide?

Answer: Rice

 

26. Which fruit is known for being red and often used to make pies and jams?

Answer: Strawberry

 

27. Which country gets credit for developing French fries?

Answer: Belgium

 

28. What is the most expensive spice in the world by weight?

Answer: Saffron

 

29. What is the world’s oldest soft drink?

Answer: Dr. Pepper

 

30. What is the first food eaten on the moon?

Answer: Bacon

 

31. What fruit is known as the “king of fruits”?

Answer: Durian

 

32. What is the most stolen food worldwide?

Answer: Cheese. 

 

33. What is the first vegetable to be planted in space?

Answer: Potatoes 

 

34. Which vegetable is used to make French fries?

Answer: Potato

 

35. What sweet treat is made by freezing flavored liquid?

Answer: Popsicle

 

36. Which fruit is known for being green on the outside and red on the inside with black seeds?

Answer: Watermelon

 

37. What is the primary ingredient in a traditional Italian Margherita pizza?

Answer: Tomato

 

38. What type of pasta is shaped like little ears?

Answer: Orecchiette

 

39. Which fruit is known for its large size and spiky skin?

Answer: Pineapple

 

40. What dessert is made from cocoa beans?

Answer: Chocolate

 

Now that you have finished our list don’t forget to try writing your own so you can keep the fun going! 

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