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Quiz: Name That Food, Name That Party
by Staff
You can't have a party without food. Well, you could, but it might not be much fun. Some parties are known for featuring specific foods, and they've become essential components of the festivities. Take our quiz to see how well you know your party-and-food combos.

To what kind of party would you bring bottled water and Spam?

  • tailgate party
  • hurricane party
  • college graduation party

What kind of cake was served for Victorian era birthday parties?

  • fruitcake
  • spongecake
  • pancakes

If you're eating King Cake, you're probably at what kind of party?

  • New Year's Eve
  • Halloween
  • Mardi Gras

Which of the following are you NOT likely to find as a part of High Tea?

  • sandwiches
  • scones
  • sausages
  • strawberries

What are foods are traditionally eaten on New Year's Day in the American South?

  • chicken and rice
  • roast beef and Yorkshire pudding
  • black-eyed peas and greens

In Lewis Carol's "Alice in Wonderland," what beverage did the March Hare offer Alice at the Mad Tea Party?

  • lemonade
  • wine
  • water

What does "petits fours" mean?

  • little oven
  • tiny cake
  • little sweet

Americans consume the most party food on which big day?

  • Fourth of July
  • Memorial Day
  • Super Bowl Sunday

Just prior to the 2009 Super Bowl, media outlets caused concern about a possible shortage of what popular Super Bowl party food?

  • buffalo wings
  • pizza
  • guacamole

Where did buffalo wings originate?

  • Buffalo, Okla.
  • Buffalo, S.D.
  • Buffalo, N.Y.

On the eve of his execution, surrounded by his students, Socrates raised his cup in a toast to the gods. Then he drained the cup, lain down and died. What was in Socrates' cup?

  • wine laced with arsenic
  • hemlock tea
  • snake venom

At Halloween parties, guests get all wet trying to catch what refreshment?

  • Jell-O shooters
  • water balloons
  • apples

Which city's centennial celebration holds the world record for biggest birthday cake?

  • Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Honolulu, Hawaii

The Environmental Protection Agency recently turned its eye to the pizza box and soda bottle refuse from what type of party?

  • tailgate parties
  • college rush parties
  • New Year's Eve parties

The annual football game between the University of Georgia and the University of Florida is the site of a massive tailgate party known as what?

  • Barbecue Beatdown
  • World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party
  • Redneck Riviera Roundup

Which of these parties would NOT typically feature two cakes?

  • birthday party for twins
  • wedding reception
  • 50th wedding anniversary

The deep-fried face and tail of pigs is standard fare at which party?

  • luau
  • quinceañera
  • samba party

In earlier centuries, many Native American tribes spent days dancing, singing and feasting to celebrate what?

  • buffalo
  • corn
  • salmon

An elaborate layer cake is cut after the guest of honor dances at what kind of party?

  • quinceañera
  • New Year's Eve party
  • golden anniversary party

If your hostess serves turducken at her dinner party, what exactly will you be eating?

  • Turkish dessert made with honey and figs
  • chicken stuffed in a duck stuffed in a turkey
  • chilled pumpkin soup