No More Berries and Leaves: The Camping Food Quiz
Your bags are packed and you are almost ready to go. Not so fast. Do you think you know what foods are good to take and how to prepare for your journey? Test your knowledge with our quiz.
Every camper needs to be drinking how many quarts of water a day?
- one quart (0.95 liters)
- two to four quarts (1.9 to 3.8 liters)
- three to five quarts (2.8 to 4.7 liters)
What do you cover a pot with to prevent it from becoming soot over a flame?
- fire-retardant cloth
True or False: Freeze-drying food means you lose the food's taste and shape.
What is considered the first organized American camp?
- Charlie Brown Campground
- Camp Kanata
- The Gunnery Camp
What is the name for freeze-drying food?
True or False: If you're bringing hummus with you camping, it requires cold storage.
Where was the term s'mores first used?
- The Joy of Cooking
- The 1927 Girl Scout Handbook
- Camping for Dummies
Which of these ways are NOT preferred to dehydrate food?
- air drying
- drying out in the sun
- using a blow dryer
How many campgrounds does Yellowstone National Park have?
True or False: Dehydrated foods take up less space than freeze-dried foods.
True or False: It's much better to dump leftover foods in the trash can than to burn it.
How long can you keep fresh fish caught during camping before you eat them?
- four days
- one week
- within one to two days
What is the gas found in dry ice that's used to chill camping food?
- carbon dioxide
Which of these food staples are NOT necessary to bring camping?
- sugar in an airtight container
- instant coffee
How long do dehydrated foods last?
- five years
- six months
- no more than three years
True or False: Dehydrated foods last longer than freeze-dried foods.
True or False: If you don't have bring bottled water with you camping, you can get some from a nearby stream.
When you dehydrate food, what main ingredient are you removing?
How deep should you build an open fire pit for cooking?
- 5 inches (13 centimeters)
- 8 to 10 inches (20 to 25 centimeters)
- 3 feet (91 centimeters)
True or False: Self-sealing plastic bags are the best food packaging for camping