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  • 1. 

    What gives the drink known as a "Black Cow" its color?

    • A.

      Wine

    • B.

      Cola

    • C.

      Coffee

    • D.

      Rum

    Correct Answer
    C. Coffee
    Explanation
    Coffee gives the drink known as a "Black Cow" its color. The name "Black Cow" is often used to refer to a root beer float, which is a classic American dessert made by combining root beer soda with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. However, in this context, it seems that the question is referring to a different drink altogether. In this case, the drink gets its color from coffee, which is a dark brown liquid.

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  • 2. 

    What country produces the most wine?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Italy

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    B. Italy
    Explanation
    Italy is the correct answer because it is one of the largest wine producers in the world. The country has a long history of winemaking and is known for producing a wide variety of high-quality wines. Italy's diverse climate and geography provide ideal conditions for growing a range of grape varieties, resulting in a large and diverse wine production industry. Italy's wine production is not only substantial in terms of quantity but also highly regarded for its quality and craftsmanship.

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  • 3. 

    What do you call the made from pears counterpart to hard apple cider?

    • A.

      Gerry

    • B.

      Smiley

    • C.

      Perry

    • D.

      Ginny

    Correct Answer
    C. Perry
    Explanation
    Perry is the correct answer because it refers to the alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears. It is the counterpart to hard apple cider, which is made from fermented apples. Perry is often described as having a sweeter and more delicate flavor compared to cider.

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  • 4. 

    What is a drink with no C2H5OH called?

    • A.

      Non-Alcoholic

    • B.

      Chilled

    • C.

      Dark Colored

    • D.

      Carbonated

    Correct Answer
    A. Non-Alcoholic
    Explanation
    A drink with no C2H5OH is called non-alcoholic because C2H5OH is the chemical formula for ethanol, which is the main component of alcoholic beverages. Therefore, a drink without ethanol is considered non-alcoholic. The other options, chilled, dark colored, and carbonated, do not specifically refer to the absence of C2H5OH in the drink.

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  • 5. 

    The tax you pay on alcohol is usually called what?

    • A.

      Consumption Tax

    • B.

      Gin Tax

    • C.

      Sin Tax

    • D.

      Prohibition Tax

    Correct Answer
    C. Sin Tax
    Explanation
    The tax you pay on alcohol is usually called a "sin tax" because it is a specific tax imposed on goods or activities that are considered morally or socially harmful, such as alcohol, tobacco, and gambling. The term "sin tax" reflects the notion that these items are associated with indulgence in vices or sinful behaviors, and the tax is intended to discourage their consumption while also generating revenue for the government.

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  • 6. 

    Before turkey was introduced to England, what did wealthy people have for Christmas dinner?

    • A.

      Peacock

    • B.

      Duck

    • C.

      Chicken

    • D.

      Roast Boar

    Correct Answer
    A. Peacock
    Explanation
    Wealthy people in England used to have peacock for Christmas dinner before turkey was introduced. Peacock was considered a delicacy and a symbol of wealth and luxury. It was often roasted and served as the centerpiece of the festive meal. The extravagant and ornate appearance of the peacock made it a popular choice for special occasions and feasts among the upper class.

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  • 7. 

    What direction should you stir your Christmas pudding according to tradition?

    • A.

      Left To Right

    • B.

      Right To Left

    • C.

      North To South

    • D.

      East To West

    Correct Answer
    D. East To West
    Explanation
    According to tradition, Christmas pudding should be stirred from East to West. This tradition is believed to have originated from the religious significance of the East representing the location of the birth of Jesus Christ and the West representing the direction of his journey during his life. Stirring the pudding in this direction is thought to bring good luck and blessings to the household.

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  • 8. 

    Sugarplums were actually a replacement for what treat?

    • A.

      Sugar-Dipped Pepper Corn

    • B.

      Sugar-Coated Corn

    • C.

      Sugar-Coated Figs

    • D.

      Sugar-Coated Coriander

    Correct Answer
    D. Sugar-Coated Coriander
    Explanation
    Sugarplums were actually a replacement for the treat known as sugar-coated coriander. This suggests that sugarplums were originally made by coating coriander seeds in sugar. Over time, the recipe for sugarplums evolved and other ingredients were added, resulting in the sweet and fruity confections that are now commonly associated with the name "sugarplums".

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  • 9. 

    What country did fruitcake originate in?

    • A.

      Ancient Egypt

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      America

    • D.

      Ancient Greece

    Correct Answer
    A. Ancient Egypt
    Explanation
    Fruitcake originated in Ancient Egypt. The ancient Egyptians were known for their advanced agricultural practices and cultivation of various fruits, including dates, figs, and pomegranates, which were commonly used in fruitcakes. The Egyptians also had a tradition of preserving fruits by drying them and mixing them with honey and nuts, which is similar to the modern concept of fruitcake. Additionally, evidence of fruitcake-like desserts has been found in ancient Egyptian tombs, further supporting the belief that fruitcake originated in Ancient Egypt.

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  • 10. 

    What sweet food is the world's sixth principal food crop and is mostly grown in Asia?

    • A.

      Sugar Cane

    • B.

      Cherries

    • C.

      Pumpkin

    • D.

      Sweet Potato

    Correct Answer
    D. Sweet Potato
    Explanation
    Sweet potato is the correct answer because it is a sweet food that is predominantly grown in Asia and is considered the world's sixth principal food crop. It is commonly consumed as a staple food in many Asian countries and is known for its high nutritional value, versatility in cooking, and sweet taste.

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  • 11. 

    Which country in 2001 had the highest per capita consumption of turkey at 28.8 pounds?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Israel

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      United Kingdom

    Correct Answer
    B. Israel
    Explanation
    Israel had the highest per capita consumption of turkey in 2001 at 28.8 pounds. This means that on average, each person in Israel consumed 28.8 pounds of turkey that year. This could be due to various factors such as cultural preferences, dietary habits, and availability of turkey in the country.

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  • 12. 

    In Armenia, the traditional Christmas Eve meal includes what main course?

    • A.

      Chicken

    • B.

      Fish

    • C.

      Veal

    • D.

      Turkey

    Correct Answer
    B. Fish
    Explanation
    In Armenia, the traditional Christmas Eve meal includes fish as the main course. This is a common practice in many cultures, as fish is often associated with religious significance and symbolism. Additionally, fish is a traditional and easily accessible food source in Armenia, making it a popular choice for celebratory meals.

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  • 13. 

    What is the key ingredient in the "Muffuletta" sandwich that makes it special?

    • A.

      Romaine Lettuce

    • B.

      Red Peppers

    • C.

      Grilled Onions

    • D.

      Olive Salad

    Correct Answer
    D. Olive Salad
    Explanation
    The key ingredient in the "Muffuletta" sandwich that makes it special is the olive salad. Olive salad is a mixture of olives, pickled vegetables, and various herbs and spices. It provides a tangy and briny flavor that complements the other ingredients in the sandwich. The olive salad adds a unique and distinctive taste to the Muffuletta, making it a standout sandwich.

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  • 14. 

    In which state did the "Runza" sandwich or "Bierocks" originate?

    • A.

      Kansas

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Rhode Island

    • D.

      Nevada

    Correct Answer
    A. Kansas
    Explanation
    The "Runza" sandwich or "Bierocks" originated in Kansas.

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  • 15. 

    How many different animal shapes were there in the 2002 100th-anniversary Nabisco "Animal Crackers"?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      65

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    D. 18
    Explanation
    In the 2002 100th-anniversary Nabisco "Animal Crackers," there were a total of 18 different animal shapes.

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