Cooking Large, Saving Cash: Cheap Large Meals Quiz
It's the end of the month and money's tight, but stomachs are rumbling and you have to figure out how to plan inexpensive meals for your large family without breaking the bank. Take this quiz to find out if you'd be able to make it through the week with some change to spare, and maybe even learn a little about American food spending habits in the process.
In which of the following countries do families spend the largest portion of their income on food, according to the USDA?
Which of the following cuts of beef is the least expensive?
True or False: Cooking vegetarian meals can save you money.
How many people make up the average American family?
True or False: Buying food in bulk from a warehouse store will always save you money because your price per volume is lower.
According to the USDA, what percent of the average family's disposable income is spent on food?
Where on the shelf in the grocery store will you generally find the least-expensive items?
on the bottom shelf
on the top shelf
True or False: You can double a recipe to feed the whole crew by simply doubling all of the ingredients on the list.
According to the USDA, does the average American family spend more money eating at home or dining out?
eating at home
Fruits and veggies are cheaper when you buy them how?
out of season
True or False: 10 pounds of small potatoes will usually cost less than 10 pounds of large potatoes.
True or False: Fresh fruits and veggies are usually more nutritious than frozen veggies.
Which day of the week will you find the best deals at the supermarket?
What's the best time of day to grocery shop when looking for a bargain?
right when the store opens
in the evening or just before closing
in the middle of the day when everyone is at work
True or False: Eating healthier is cheaper.
What's the most important rule for staying on budget when shopping for a large family?
Only buy food in bulk.
Don't shop when you're hungry.
True or False: Shopping without your children can help you save money.
True or False: Foods that require more preparation are usually cheaper than foods that require less preparation.
True or False: You can freeze bread that's about to expire to make it last longer.
Which is cheaper: uncooked chicken cutlets or a cooked rotisserie chicken?