Can We Guess Your Age by the Foods You Hate?

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

It is said that people grow up loving the foods we had as children and being suspicious of all other types of cuisine. People who grow up in cultures without peanut butter tend to detest the spread as adults. Marmite is either loved or hated by those forced to consume it as children, and hated by anyone who first tries it as an adult. Similarly, our society moves from food to food with time.

In the 1980s, baby vegetables were all the rage. If you were born after 1996, you likely never saw the commercial for the Tootsie Pop with the owl. If you are under 18, it is extremely unlikely that, even if you grew up in New England, a school cafeteria ever fed you a fluffer-nutter sandwich. The foods we eat don't just say things about our personal tastes. They say things about where we are from and how old we are.

We have devised a series of questions through which we believe we can determine your precise age. These questions are entirely about food preferences, specifically the negative ones. If you tell us which foods you truly despise, we can accurately guess your age to the year. Care to give it a try?

What is your least favorite cereal?

How do you not like your eggs?

How do you not like your pancakes?

What do you not like to have to drink with breakfast?

What odd breakfast food do you not like the sound of?

Which fish sandwich do you like least?

Which cured meat sandwich do you like least?

Which cooked meat sandwich do you like least?

Which vegan sandwich do you like least?

Which bread do you like least for sandwiches?

Which bread do you like least for toast?

Which bread goes the worst with soup?

Which soup is your least favorite?

What sports-arena food is your poison?

What kind of sports arena drink do you avoid at all costs?

What street food makes you sick?

What fast food chain do you hate?

How wouldn't you take your steak?

What cut of steak do you hate?

What fish do you hate the most?

Which fowl is foul?

Which potato preparation makes you retch?

What salad item makes you push the plate away?

What salad dressing can make you vomit from just the smell?

What game is too gamy for you?

What dinner pairing is too awful to stomach?

What cheese course makes you turn green?

What fruit just grosses you out?

What cake isn't your cup of tea?

Which pie isn't on your team?

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