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What Was Eaten Before the Titanic Sunk?

On April 14, 1912 the Titanic struck an iceberg and sunk. We're all familiar with the details of the ship's sinking thanks to James Cameron's blockbuster film, but do you know anything about the food that was served on the grand ocean liner? I've put together a quiz to commemorate the date and the questions are all about the food that was eaten before its demise. To learn more about it, take the quiz now!


What Was Eaten Before the Titanic Sunk?

How many courses were served in the first class dining room on the night the ship sunk?

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musicalgirly musicalgirly 8 years
2/6!!! That was hard
Frika Frika 9 years
girlfriday, you got me curious about the 11 courses...this is what I found for what they did that night. 1. appetizer (oysters) 2. soup (cream of barley soup) 3. fish (salmon) 4. intermezzo (berry sorbet) 5. meat (file mignon, chicken, lamb, with potatoes) 6. game (duck) 7. fowl (squab) 8. vegetables (carrots and potatoes) 9. salad (asparagus and foie gras) 10. dessert (waldorf puddin) 11. fruit and cheese. crazy amount of food!
girlfriday girlfriday 9 years
11 courses? I can't even think of 11 courses. This is all I could come up with! shellfish/escargots soup fish meat salad cheese dessert sorbet/palate cleanser
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 9 years
:oops: 0/6!!!
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 9 years
Did they have any bacon wrapped hot dogs?
cupcake345 cupcake345 9 years
1/6 - I think I need to watch Titanic again.
jenybryan jenybryan 9 years
hmmm half. not terrible! i knew i got the last question wrong! yuck. and Yum, it did kinda sound like that chicken dish was too modern sounding... :P good quiz!!
fireyelectra fireyelectra 9 years
The only thing I got right was the question about the fruit in the fruit baskets. And I only know that because grapes were the most expensive fruit in England during the Victorian era, so any ship sailing from England that wanted to impress its wealthier set would have to give them the most expensive fruit -- grapes!
AmberHoney AmberHoney 9 years
I know nothing - 1/6.
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 9 years
geeeeez i got 0/6! lmao
sonnabobble sonnabobble 9 years
eeeek 2/6?!
DCStar DCStar 9 years
Wow...2/6 I'm really impressing myself. LOL! All the food sounds so good...but eleven courses! There must have been a lot of wasted food back then.
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