Eat-Q Test: Barbecue

Think you know your ‘cue? Test your knowledge with these questions from the June/July 2010 issue of JBF Notes. Once you think you've got them solved, click through for the answers and your eat-q score.

1. Southern-style coleslaw made with ketchup and vinegar is referred to as this:

A. Red slaw
B. Bleedin’ slaw

C. Cabbage mess

D. The shred

2. Which President hosted the first barbecue at the White House?

A. Grover Cleveland

B. Lyndon B. Johnson

C. George H.W. Bush

D. Andrew Jackson

3. This city is known as the “Barbecue Capital of the World”:

A. Guadalajara, Mexico
B. Lexington, North Carolina

C. Florence, South Carolina

D. Beaumont, Texas

4. The word “barbecue” has its roots in which language?

A. Haitian

B. French

C. Both

D. Neither

5. Bones from this animal were found during an archaeological dig in the Czech Republic that uncovered “the world’s oldest barbecue”:

A. Brontosaurus
B. Buffalo

C. Woolly mammoth

D. Hammerhead shark

6. The four distinguished categories of barbecue sauce in the US are Vinegar and Pepper, Mustard, Light Tomato, and (fill in the blank):

A. Heavy Tomato
B. Mesquite
C. Hickory
D. Jerk

7. The four distinguished categories of barbecue cooking in the US are Carolina style, Texas style, Kansas City style and (fill in the blank):

A. Chicago style
B. New Orleans style
C. Memphis style
D. St. Louis style

8. True or False: “Baby back” ribs are called such because the meat is taken from younger, more tender pigs.

9. Who invented the charcoal briquette?

A. Henry Ford
B. E.G. Kingsford
C. Thomas Edison
D. Ellsworth Zwoyer

10. Approximately how many hot dogs do Americans eat on Memorial Day?

A. 10 million
B. 50 million
C. 150 million
D. 300 million

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