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The Big Fat Quiz Throughout the Year 2022


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9 hours ago, Corsair said:

"We stole this idea from Hydrox"?

 

More like "Hey, we made it taste slightly better." But we'll wait for the answer post as we're treading a fine line towards turning it into a similar debate like Microsoft/Apple "who really made Windows."

 

 

Question 217:

 

Category: Condiments

 

What was traditionally fermented in vinegar to make Worcestershire sauce and provides its signature flavor?

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9 hours ago, ManvsMini said:

 

More like "Hey, we made it taste slightly better." But we'll wait for the answer post as we're treading a fine line towards turning it into a similar debate like Microsoft/Apple "who really made Windows."

Xerox (True story, Apple stole the concept from Xerox)

 

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Answer post.

 

Question 213: Which doctrine is dependent on how much happiness and well-being is produced for the benefit of all people?

 

Answer:

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Utilitarianism. In a vary simplified explanation, utilitarianism is an effort to provide an answer to the practical question “What ought a person to do?” The answer is that a person ought to act so as to maximize happiness or pleasure and to minimize unhappiness or pain.

 

 

Question 214: Charles Marlow is the narrator of which novella by Joseph Conrad?

 

Answer:

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Heart of Darkness. Marlow is a sailor for a trading company on assignment to head into the African interior in search of the ivory trader Kurtz. The film Apocalypse Now is an adaptation of it.

 

 

Question 215: What duo lost their Grammy Award for Best New Artist in the early 1990's?

 

Answer:

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Milli Vanilli. The first and only time a Grammy has ever been revoked after it was discovered that neither member of the duo had sung on their album and were lip-syncing.

 

 

Question 216: What was the first slogan for OREO cookies?

 

Answer:

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"Oh! Oh! OREO!" The first campaign slogan in 1950 despite the cookie being first introduced in 1912.

 

 

Question 217: What is fermented in vinegar to make Worcestershire sauce?

 

Answer:

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Anchovies. Originally created and bottled by Lea & Perrins back in the 1830s, it owes its signature umami flavor to fermented anchovies. Brands do exist that contain no anchovies.

 

 

Question 218: What is the tallest dog breed in the world?

 

Answer:

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The Irish Wolfhound. A Great Dane named Zeus holds the record as tallest dog ever. As a breed, the Irish Wolfhound is the tallest.

 

 

Question 219: What song did Wayne and Garth listen to on their way to the doughnut shop?

 

Answer:

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"Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen. Maybe the most iconic of scenes from Wayne's World... if you don't know it, go watch it!

 

 

And another 7 questions at one point each. Current total is now 226.

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