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1) There is no clear archaeological evidence when food was first cooked. Most anthropologists believe that cooking fires began only about 250,000 years ago, when hearths started appearing.

  • True or False?

2) Phylogenetic analysis suggests that cooking may have been invented as far back as 1.8 million to 2.3 million years ago. Other researchers believe that cooking was invented as late as 40,000 or 10,000 years ago.
Who was NOT a Phylogenetic analyst?

  1. Chris Organ

  2. Charles Nunn

  3. Bill Higginbotham

  4. Richard Wrangham

3) Most anthropologists believe that archeological evidence suggests that cooking fires began in earnest only c.250,000 years ago, when ancient hearths, earth ovens, burnt animal bones, and flint appear across Europe and the Middle East.

  • True or False?

4) How many years ago was the only sign of fire is burnt earth with human remains, which most other anthropologists consider to be mere coincidence rather than evidence of intentional fire.

  1. 40,000 years ago

  2. 100,000 years ago

  3. 2 million years ago

  4. 4 million years ago

5) The mainstream view among anthropologists is that the decrease in human brain-size occurred well before the advent of cooking, due to a shift away from the consumption of nuts and berries to the consumption of meat.

  • True or False?

6) Food became a part of material culture, and cuisine is much more than a substance. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, food was a classic marker in Europe.
When did cuisine become a defining symbol of national identity?

  1. 18th century

  2. 19th century

  3. 20th century

  4. 21st century

7) During the period of industrialization, food began to be mass produced, mass marketed, and standardized. Factories processed, preserved, canned, and packaged a wide variety of foods.
What quickly became a defining feature of the American breakfast.

  1. processed cereals

  2. Farm eggs

  3. Field corn

  4. Canned beans

8) In the twenties, freezing methods as well as the earliest cafeterias and fast food establishments emerged. This point in time is when processed and nationally distributed foods became a huge part of the nation's diet.

  • True or False?

9) "Food For Young Children" along with its sequel for adults, "How to Select Foods" was the first USDA guide to give specific dietary guidelines.
When were they first published?

  1. 1876

  2. 1986

  3. 1906

  4. 1916

10) In June 2011, what replaced MyPyramid as the government's primary food group symbol?

  1. MyDiet

  2. MyGrub

  3. MyMoon

  4. MyPlate

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