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The Ultimate Competitive Eating Quiz
by Staff
How much do you know about competitive eating contests? Quiz yourself and learn more about competitive eating.

What food do competitors eat at an event held every Fourth of July on Coney Island in New York?

  • pizza
  • burritos
  • hot dogs

The standard period of time for an International Federation of Competitive Eating (IFOCE) competition is about:

  • 4 to 5 minutes
  • 10 to 12 minutes
  • 20 to 22 minutes

IFOCE rules require contestants be at least:

  • 18 years old
  • 21 years old
  • 23 years old

Regurgitating food in an eating contest is known as:

  • a Roman incident
  • a vom moment
  • a porcelain pitfall

The Solomon Technique of eating hot dogs refers to:

  • ingesting the hot dog nasally and the bun orally at the same time
  • dipping the hot dug in water so it's easier to digest
  • breaking the hot dog in half and stuffing both halves into the mouth at once

Water training requires competitors to drink an entire gallon of water in:

  • 5 minutes
  • 2 minutes
  • 30 seconds

Professional competitive eater Crazy Legs Conti is best known as a champion eating what food?

  • pasta
  • oysters
  • pumpkin pie

Who holds the Maine Lobster-eating record in a span of 12 minutes?

  • Takeru Kobayashi
  • Eric Booker
  • Sonya Thomas

If you were to eat 50 hot dogs in 12 minutes, as champion Takeru Kobayashi has done in a competition multiple times, how many calories would you be consuming?

  • 10,000 calories
  • 12,500 calories
  • 50,000 calories

What year was the IFOCE formed?

  • 1992
  • 1997
  • 2003