Dig in! It's the Adventures in Eating Quiz!
by Staff
If you're looking for boring or bland, you've come to the wrong place. Grab a habanero and test your taste bud tolerance with our adventures in eating quiz!

True or false: The wait staff of dark dining restaurants are often blind or visually impaired.

  • true
  • false

According to a 2009 list compiled by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, what is the riskiest food regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration?

  • oysters
  • cheese
  • leafy greens

What type of fish, most commonly eaten in Japan, can kill you if it's not prepared correctly?

  • Japanese silver biddy
  • tiger fish
  • fugu

What are the initial side effects of fugu poisoning?

  • swelling of the fingers and joints
  • a tingling in the lips and tongue
  • hives around the mouth and neck

What percentage of adventurous eaters die when poisoned by fugu?

  • 99 percent
  • 60 percent
  • 25 percent

What is the Scoville Scale?

  • a device to measure the water weight of peppers
  • a standard by which the spicy heat of chili peppers is measured
  • a standard by which the color gradient of chili peppers is measured

Which is the hottest known chili in the world?

  • habanero chili
  • Trinidad moruga scorpion
  • Dominican devil's tongue

What is flavor tripping?

  • rapidly alternating between sweet and salty foods
  • consuming the concentrated serums of various fruits
  • eating a berry that makes sour things taste sweet

What is the protein found in miracle fruit that causes the taste buds to sense sweetness when they come into contact with acids?

  • scleroproteins
  • miraculin
  • spheroproteins

True or false: Miracle fruit can make Tabasco sauce taste like doughnut glaze?

  • true
  • false

Compared to other produce, miracle fruit isn't cheap. What price can one berry fetch?

  • 25 cents
  • $2.00
  • $100

In what American cave was a lunch counter erected to serve visitors in 1928?

  • Carlsbad Caverns
  • Lechuguilla Cave
  • Mammoth Cave

In what building is the world's highest restaurant from ground level located?

  • The Empire State Building
  • Petronas Towers
  • Burj Khalifa

Don't look down! How far is it from the ground to the tables at At.mosphere?

  • 450 feet (137 meters)
  • 1,450 feet (442 meters)
  • 2,450 feet (747 meters)

The Miner’s Tavern in Wieliczka, Poland, is located in what underground feature?

  • Great Snow Cave
  • The Wieliczka salt mine
  • Bobrka oil well

What does the French phrase "Diner en Blanc" mean?

  • Diner is Blank
  • Money is Blind
  • Dinner in White

When was the first Diner en Blanc?

  • 1888
  • 1938
  • 1988

How long before the Diner en Blanc is scheduled do the attendees find out where it's being held?

  • one hour before
  • one day before
  • one week before

True or false: Eating has to be boring.

  • true
  • false