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The Big Fat Quiz Throughout the Year 2022


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Time for this round's answers:

 

Question 143: In the traditional modern deck of cards, which is the only king without a moustache?

 

Answer:

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The King of Hearts.

 

 

Question 144: The main protagonist in Shakespeare's The Tempest?

 

Answer:

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Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan and a sorceror.

 

 

Question 145: What chief product is extracted from the ore cassiterite?

 

Answer:

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Tin. The chief source of tin ore today. Super important for our pewter miniatures.

 

 

Question 146: What menu item do the British call a "chip butty"?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

A French fry sandwich. The big, thick-cut fries, not the dinky thin ones like McDonald's has.

 

 

Question 147: What does the Scoville scale measure?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

The spicy heat of chili peppers. To get more technical, Scoville Heat Units, which measures capsaicin in the pepper. They extract the capsaicin, and measure how much dilution with sugar-water is needed until the "burn" is no longer noticed.

 

 

Question 148: In Romeo and Juliet, was Romeo a Capulet or a Montague?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

He was a Montague.

 

 

Question 149: Which Bohemian city gave us the Pilsner beer?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Pilsen in Czechia/Czech Republic.

 

 

Another week's questions asked and (hopefully) answered for a possible 7 points.

 

Total for the year is a possible 154.

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