Can We Guess Your Most-Hated Food?

By: Ian Fortey

Can We Guess Your Most-Hated Food?
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About This Quiz

When people are trying to get to know one another they often ask about favorites. What's your favorite song? What's your favorite movie? And, of course, what's your favorite food? That last one is hard to answer because odds are you love a whole bunch of different foods. And why shouldn't you? The world is full of delicious foods and delectable ways to prepare them. You could probably make a list of dozens of things you'd love to eat for dinner tomorrow. 

But there's one very short list of food that's much easier for most of us to come up with — the dreaded hate list. That one food that you despise more than any other. The thing that makes your stomach turn sour just by looking at it. You hate this food so much you can't understand how other people can eat it? We know the feeling!

You might think guessing your most-hated food is no easy task and you'd be right. it's going to take a few questions for us to figure it all out, but make no mistake, by the end of this quiz, we're going to nail down that one dish that you just can't stand and never want to taste again. Pull up a chair, grab some napkins and take the quiz!

It's a lazy Saturday and you're home alone. What are you going to make for dinner?
A bag of chips
I'm ordering something
Maybe a nice salad
I could grill up a steak or something

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For one million dollars in cold, hard, tax-free cash, how much of your most-hated food are you willing to eat?
For a million bucks? I'll eat a pound or two
Ugh. Like ... a portion?
What if I chew but don't swallow it?
How about two million?

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Don't tell chef Gordon Ramsay, but how many times a week would you say you cook something in the microwave?
At least once a day
Maybe a couple of times
I don't use a microwave
Does reheating count?

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We're having a pizza party! What do you want on yours?
I'm going full Hawaiian, baby
Extra cheese
Just veggies on mine
Pepperoni is cool

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Does the food you hate ever sneak its way into something you're eating without your knowledge?
Rarely, but I can just pick it out
Every so often it pops up and I have to make it go away
Thankfully not
All the time

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You're planning a birthday dinner for your best friend. What kind of restaurant do you want to avoid?
Sushi
French
A steakhouse
Seafood

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We know hate is a strong word, but how much do you actually hate this food?
I'd rather eat dirt
I'd be happier eating something I like that has expired
I'd rather starve
I 100% cannot stand it and don't know why it exists

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You have receptors for 5 different tastes in your mouth. Which taste do you crave the most?
Sweet
Salty
Umami
Sour

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Are you more of a vegetarian or carnivore?
I just like food that tastes good
Gimme meat!
I'm vegan
I'm more of a pescatarian, thank you!

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When you get a choice of a side dish at a restaurant, which one of these are you most likely to go for?
Fries
Soup
Salad
Rice

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What does every hamburger need on it?
Ketchup!
A big slab of cheese
Sauteed mushrooms
Bacon!

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Smell and taste are closely related. Can you eat food if it has a really strong odor?
Doesn't matter to me as long as it tastes good
Blech, no thanks
I'd prefer food that doesn't stink
Strong smell means strong flavor, so I'm in!

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If your favorite restaurant had some kind of spicy food challenge, would you give it a try?
Noooooo
I'm probably passing on the spice
What spicy food we're talking about?
Heck yeah!

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The best-tasting foods are usually not that good for you. Do you try to stick to healthy food or not?
Not really
Nope!
Definitely
I like healthy food if it's tasty

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If a friend has some super sour candies and offers you one, are you in?
You bet
Not at all
I might try one
Heck yeah

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Would you rather try a dish you knew was probably going to be too spicy or one that seemed like it had no seasoning at all?
I could always add something to the bland dish, right?
I don't like strong, gross flavors so yeah ... bland me up!
Neither?
Too spicy is the way to go

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Are you OK with eating food even if it looks absolutely gross?
Yeah, probably
How gross are we talking?
Hard pass
It needs to look a little appetizing

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You know you sometimes like a little fast food. What's your go-to place?
Taco Bell
Five Guys
Chipotle
Wendy's

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We all know you're supposed to eat a balanced diet from all four food groups ... but which one is your favorite?
Is sugar a group yet?
Meat!
Fruits and veggies
I need the carbs in grains

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When you go to a restaurant and place your order do you ask for anything special or are you taking it as-is?
I'm not fussy. I'll take it as-is
I'll ask them to leave out ingredients I don't like
I'll check to make sure there's nothing I'm allergic to
I might tell them to up the spice factor

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How did you discover you hated your most hated food item anyway?
I thought I'd like it at first but then it was terrible
Someone sneaked it into some other food
My parents made me eat it as a kid
OMG! It's everywhere!

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If you're out for dinner with some friends and one of them orders the food you hate, how are you going to react?
I'm fine if you eat it, just keep it away from me
I don't even want to smell it
I may have to leave
That's fine, I guess. It's wrong, but it's fine

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Do people ever give you a hard time about your hated food?
Not often
Once in a while
Nah, everyone hates this food
More than you'd think

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In the kitchen are you a culinary wizard or are you still honing those cooking skills?
I can barely boil water
I'm a decent cook
I can make some good meals
I'm not the best, but not the worst

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There are hundreds of different cooking techniques you could use to get the job done. What's your favorite way to cook?
Microwave!
Lemme fry something up
I like raw preparations as much as possible
I'm all about that grill

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When you go out to eat you have all kinds of choices, but nothing gives you more choice than the mighty buffet! What do you think of buffet restaurants?
They can be cool
Love 'em
I've had some bad experiences
They're not my thing

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Bar food isn't necessarily healthy (or yummy, for that matter), but people still eat it. What's the best bar food?
Pretzels are fine
Wings!
Spinach and artichoke dip
Mozzarella sticks

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OK: You're having dinner with your significant other's parents for the first time and they serve you the very food you hate. What do you do?
I'll just say thanks and not have any
I'll eat around it
I'd have to tell them I can't eat it
I'll find a way to not eat it. It can't be all they're serving!

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Which one of these do you think you could eat the most of, assuming you were in some kind of eating competition?
Skittles
Tacos
Corn
Hot wings

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Sometimes the difference between a bad meal and a good meal is in the sauce. What sauce do you always have on hand?
Ketchup
Queso
Balsamic dressing
Sriracha

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