If You Have Eaten At Least 13/25 Of These Foods, You’re Definitely A Grown-Up

Did you know that it takes an average 22 years before we can appreciate “grown-up” foods such as spinach, oysters and certain kinds of cheese?

A survey, carried out by popcorn makers Butterkist, found that it is not until our early twenties that we are able to enjoy more complex flavors, though most adults will still find there are at least two foods they will never get along with.

Our five basic tastes are sweet, sour, salty, bitter and savory, while many flavors can come across as overbearing until our palates mature. The change in tastebuds may be due to biology; babies are born with around 30,000 taste buds, but by the time of adulthood only a third will remain, allowing adults to enjoy more pungent foods.

So, if you have eaten many of these foods in this quiz, without anyone forcing you to, then congratulations, you are officially a grown-up, or at least, you have a mature palate. Have a go at this and see if you have tried the majority of them willingly, and see how much of an adult you really are.


Trivia meets entertainment on Quizly. Since 2015, Quizly has been the leading provider of entertainment on the web, on mobile devices, and on social media. We are dedicated to both entertaining and educating our millions of quiz takers around the world.

Through topics like history, language, and general knowledge, our quizzes motivate users to not only test their existing knowledge but to cultivate new learning experiences at the same time. Has it been a long time since you left school? Challenge what you have learned from those days in this elementary school exam, high school literature test, and high school quiz.

Lifelong learning is very important. For a different spin to your run-of-the-mill school quizzes, have a go at this 8th grade test from 1912 or 1895 exam. Don't forget to get your IQ score in this intelligence test.

We draw inspiration from food and world travel, to music and movies, helping us create smile-inducing personality quizzes even if you only have just ten minutes away from work. Do you ever wonder what your name should really be, who your celebrity soulmate is, and what lies in your future? Our personality quizzes are designed to be highly engaging and appealing to a wide audience. How would you make your dream pizza, build an all-star superhero team, or create your imaginary family? Our passion for all things good in life brings out the odd, quirky, and straight up bizarre in all our team, and we wouldn't want it any other way.

The team at Quizly loves reading the reviews you leave for us. Sometimes it may be highlighting an error we made on a quiz, but often it is a kind comment to say you enjoy our quizzes and to keep going!

At Quizly, we make it our business to keep you happy and entertained as this is our raison d'Γͺtre! We feed on the positive energies you leave here so please keep your comments coming! Got a great quiz idea? Please let us know. Even better, if you'd like to contribute in writing a quiz, write in anytime! Contact us here.