Can You Tell Your Exotic Foods From Your Science Fiction Characters?

If someone says “Would you like a strawberry?” you know exactly what they’re talking about. But what if someone asked for your opinion on Dulse: Would you understand that they were referencing an edible form of red algae, or maybe they’re talking about a character from Babylon 5?

If you think you can tell the difference between a Manioc and a Mentat, go ahead and take our quiz. Some foodies and sci-fi fans will ace this easily, but it might prove a little more difficult to those of us for whom Swiss cheese is exotic or who have never referred to anything using the term “expanded universe.”

We couldn’t decide whether to end this lead-in with a quote from Andrew Zimmern or Philip K. Dick, so we’ll just politely suggest that you take the dang quiz already:

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