TEST YOUR FOOD IQ
1 In this European country, it is a tradition for people to wear red underwear on New Year’s Day for good luck in the coming year. 2 Which ancient culture gave eggs as New Year’s gifts to symbolise productivity?
3 A typical 750ml bottle of Champagne has around 49 million bubbles, with 30 additional bubbles created each second. True or false?
4 In Spain, it is customary to eat 12 _______ at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve.
5 This maroon-coloured vegetable is believed to be a great hangover cure. 6 In Brazil and Italy, eating lentils on New Year’s Day is meant to symbolise… 7 In Japanese households, families eat _______ at midnight on New Year’s Eve to bid farewell to the year gone by and to welcome the year to come. 8 According to the Chinese calendar, 2019 will be the Year of the _______ ? 9 In Turkey, this fruit is considered lucky to eat on New Year’s Eve.
10 What was the name the Anglo-Saxons called January, due to it being the month that hungry wolves scavenged at people’s doors?
11 What is the term used in reference to Champagne made exclusively from chardonnay grapes?
12 Which late US president said: “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”?