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Food Quiz held at IIT Kanpur

Food quiz

  1. 1. The Food Quiz Tushant Mittal
  2. 2. What's in a name? ▶ Written Round ▶ Differential Scoring ▶ +20 – only 1 team OR 20 - |_20/p_|*r ▶ +15 – 2 or 3 teams ▶ +10 – 4 or 5 teams ▶ +05 – 6 or 7 teams ▶ +20 Full house ▶ Answers are very guessable
  3. 3. Answers
  4. 4. Differential Infinite Pounce 1 ▶ All questions on differential infinite pounce ▶ +10/0 on bounce ▶ +20/-10 – only 1 team ▶ +15/-10 – 2 or 3 teams ▶ +10/-10 – 4 or more teams ▶ 10 questions
  5. 5. ▶ In the Kurukshetra war, the mother of all battles, all the kings – hundreds of them – aligned themselves on one side or the other. ▶ The King of X however chose to remain neutral. He spoke to Krishna and said, ‘Those who fight battles have to eat. I will be the caterer for this battle.’ ▶ The amazing thing was that every day, the food was exactly enough for all the soldiers and no food was wasted . ▶ Gimme X
  6. 6. And the answer is ….
  7. 7. Udupi
  8. 8. ▶ This company's name derives from the name of a North American dish. ▶ This dish was created in 1727 by a group of French Ursuline nuns in New Orleans by creating a batter out of ground cornmeal, and deep frying it to make cornmeal croquettes. ▶ The name of this dish comes from the fact that it was used by hunters, fishermen to silence the barking dogs.
  9. 9. And the answer is ….
  10. 10. Hush Puppies
  11. 11. ▶ Fennel is a flowering plant species in the carrot family.It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. ▶ It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean but has become widely naturalized in many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the sea-coast and on riverbanks. ▶ The Greek name for fennel is marathon (μάραθον) or marathos (μάραθος), and the place of the famous battle of Marathon (whence Marathon, the subsequent sports event), literally means a plain with fennels. ▶ Although all its parts are used which specific part of this plant do Indians use a lot and how is it better known?
  12. 12. And the answer is ….
  13. 13. Saunf
  14. 14. ▶ This is a new concept which has recently sprung up in the bar scene. ▶ Drink ________ is a company which has created an algorithm required for this and sells the Drink ________ computer system, Drink ________ software, POS integration to bars who wish to switch to this idea. ▶ What unique idea is this which claims to be “reinventing the happy hour”?
  15. 15. And the answer is ….
  16. 16. Variable - Stock Market like pricing
  17. 17. ▶ X is a South Indian beverage. It originated in Madurai, a city in the Tamil Nadu state of India. It translates to "Cool Liver". ▶ It is generally prepared and served by road side pull-inns in Madurai as refreshment during the Indian summer. ▶ X is made by mixing badam pisin, nannari sharbat, sugar and milk cream with an extra layer of basundi.
  18. 18. And the answer is ….
  19. 19. Jigarthanda
  20. 20. ▶ X is a royal multi-course meal.It is derived from 2 words A- 'to cook' and B- 'a shop full of meat'. ▶ X consists of 36 courses and is an integral part of the Kashmiri cuisine. ▶ The history of X dates back to the last years of the 14th century when the Mongol ruler Timur invaded India in 1348 during the reign of Nasiruddin Muhammad of the Tughlaq dynasty.
  21. 21. And the answer is ….
  22. 22. Wazwan
  23. 23. ▶ In Québec, it is called "Joyeux Festin" . ▶ In Latin America and Puerto Rico (not so in Spain) it is known as Cajita Feliz. ▶ In Japan, it was called Okosama Lunch from 1987 to 1988, then Okosama Set from 1988 to 1995. ▶ In Germany, it was known as Juniortüte until 1999. ▶ What created by Yolanda Fernández de Cofiño in mid 1970s which has been controversial and was subject of ridicule in 2014 (due to a certain change) are we talking about?
  24. 24. And the answer is ….
  25. 25. Happy Meal
  26. 26. ▶ Legend has it that the XY was created for an aging Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Lucknow who lost his teeth, but not his passion for meat dishes. X means "melt in your mouth" and was perfect for the toothless Nawab who continued savoring this until his last days. ▶ The original recipe that brought many a smile on the Nawab's face, albeit toothless, and many a sigh of satisfaction, is supposed to have more than 100 aromatic spices.
  27. 27. And the answer is ….
  28. 28. Galouti Kebab
  29. 29. The introduction of the recipe can be attributed to Captain Henry Lewis Edwardes. Edwardes, originally of Rhyd-y-gors, Carmarthenshire, was a veteran of the Napoleonic wars and held the position of Deputy- Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire. He is believed to have brought the recipe home after travels in India. The article does not say how the recipe found its way to Messrs Lea and Perrins. When the recipe was first mixed at the pharmacy of John Wheeley Lea and William Henry Perrins, the resulting product was so strong that it was considered inedible and the barrel was abandoned in the basement. Looking to make space in the storage area a few years later, the chemists decided to try it again, and discovered that the sauce had fermented and mellowed and was now palatable. In 1838 the first bottles of "Lea & Perrins ________________ sauce" were released to the general public
  30. 30. And the answer is ….
  31. 31. Worcestershire
  32. 32. GI Tags ▶ 5 questions written ▶ +10/0 ▶ +20/-10 Powerplay ▶ +20 Full house
  33. 33. 1. ▶ Dittam is the list of ingredients and its proportions used in making of XY. ▶ To meet the increasing demand changes were made to Dittam for six times in its history. At present the ingredients include besan flour, cashew nuts, cardamom, ghee, sugar, sugar candy and raisins. ▶ The different types of XY include Asthanam Y, Kalyanotsavam Y and Proktham Y (This is the most common one).
  34. 34. 2. ▶ Hyderabadi X is a type of X popular in Hyderabad. ▶ X is a stew composed of meat, lentils and pounded wheat made into a thick paste. ▶ It is originally an Arabic dish and was introduced to the Hyderabad State by the Arab diaspora during the rule of the Nizams (the former rulers of Hyderabad State). ▶ Local traditional spices helped in evolving a unique Hyderabadi X that became popular among the natives by the 19th-century. ▶ During the 2014 Ramadan season, ₹5 billion worth of Hyderabadi X was sold in the city
  35. 35. 3. ▶ XY was original started by the Thakur family which migrated from Unnao in Uttar Pradesh to X after plague broke out there in Unnao in early 19th Century. ▶ Ram Ratan Singh Thakur, the first generation confectioner started making and selling Y locally. ▶ Thakur’s grandson Babu Singh Thakur helped grow the family business in their Line Bazaar store and XY was also called as "Line Bazaar Y" locally. ▶ The family closely guards the recipe of XY as a trade secret which has been passing through the lineage of the family. ▶ In Pune and other places other confectioneries also sell XY which are not connected to the Thakur family.
  36. 36. 4. ▶ The district has 29 ________ in operation and consequently X is occasionally known by the epithet "The Y Capital of India". ▶ Rajeev Samant studied engineering at Stanford University and worked at Oracle in San Francisco thereafter. After quitting his corporate job, Rajeev established Z upon his return to India. ▶ He initially experimented with crops such as mangoes, roses, teakwood, and table grapes before realizing that X’s climate and temperature were well-suited for growing Y. In consultation with Kerry Damskey, Samant setup the first ______ in X. ▶ Z was named after Rajeev’s mother – 'Sulabha'. Samant steadily expanded the company over the next few years by introducing newer varieties and expanding the company’s offerings.
  37. 37. 5. ▶ It was another day at the X Palace and the reigning King was ready to have his lunch. His chief chef Kakasura Madappa completed the preparation of all the courses for the royal meal. With space left for one more sweet dish, Madappa began experimenting. He added gram flour (besan), ghee and sugar to make a syrup. ▶ By the time the King finished his lunch, the dish had cooled down to become a cake. The chef then served it hesitantly to the King. The delighted king demanded a second helping and asked what it was. Madappa, nervously named it 'X Y'. Y in Kannada means a sweet concoction. ▶ It was soon officially designated the royal sweet and is even today considered the 'king' of sweets in the South. ▶ The king then asked Madappa to set up a shop outside the Amba Vilas Palace grounds so that his subjects too could taste the Y. ▶ Thus was born Guru Sweets in X in 1957. The royal cook-Kakasura-passed away in 1964, aged 70 and by then XY had become one of the main sweets in the Indian palate. His descendants still operate the shop and the XY of this shop has a unique and distinct taste.
  38. 38. Curious Cutlery ▶ Written Round – 7 questions ▶ Differential Scoring ▶ +20 – only 1 team ▶ +15 – 2 or 3 teams ▶ +10 – 4 or 5 teams ▶ +05 – 6 or 7 teams ▶ +20 Full house ▶ Answers are very guessable
  39. 39. Saratoga ______ Server
  40. 40. Answers 1. Spork 2. Knork 3. Spife 4. Splayd 5. Popcorn 6. Cookie Dipper 7. Spaghetti Fork 8. It was being used for cocaine 9. Chip
  41. 41. Differential Infinite Pounce 2 ▶ All questions on differential infinite pounce ▶ +10/0 on bounce ▶ +20/-10 – only 1 team ▶ +15/-10 – 2 or 3 teams ▶ +10/-10 – 4 or more teams ▶ 10 questions
  42. 42. ▶ According to historians of Odisha, X originated in Puri, as khira mohana, which later evolved into the X. ▶ It has been traditionally offered as bhog to goddess Lakshmi at Jagannath Temple, Puri. ▶ According to the local legend, Laxmi gets upset because her husband Lord Jagannath goes on a 9-day sojourn (the ratha yatra) without her consent. So, she locks Jai Vijay Dwar, one of the temple gates and prevents his convoy from re-entering the sanctum sanctorum of the temple. To appease her, Jagannath offers her X. This ritual, known as Bachanika, is part of the "Niladri Bije" (or "Arrival of the God") observance, which marks the return of the deities to the temple after the Ratha Yatra. ▶ On July 30, 2015, on the day of "Niladri Bije", a social media campaign was started by using a hashtag #XDibasa and it later became a mainstream celebration as the maiden day to celebrate X’s origin to be Odisha
  43. 43. And the answer is ....
  44. 44. Rosgulla
  45. 45. ▶ Before modern coffee shops ruled Korea, people frequented places called X. Although the word X means “tea or coffee house”, they are different than Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. ▶ X are places that people could enjoy hot beverages while chatting with a hostess . ▶ These coffee shops also provided a coffee delivery service by motorbike. A pretty girl would deliver the coffee to businesses or homes. ▶ ID X which is also the name of a blockbuster Indian movie?
  46. 46. And the answer is ....
  47. 47. Dabbang
  48. 48. FITB and put fundae ▶ French - pot-de-vin - “a glass of wine” ▶ Syria - finjaan ‘ahwa - “a cup of coffee” ▶ Portugese - gaseoso - “soft drink” ▶ Hungarian - lekenyerezni - “bread down” ▶ South Korea - soju - Korean whisky ▶ Hindi - _______
  49. 49. And the answer is ....
  50. 50. ChaiPaani - Slang for bribe
  51. 51. ▶ X is a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, served with a sauce. X may consist of diced or sliced chicken, goat, mutton, beef, pork, fish, other meats, or tofu. ▶ X originated in Indonesia and is its national food. ▶ The term X is often mistakenly identified as peanut sauce. Traditionally, X referred to any grilled skewered meats with various sauces; it is not necessarily served solely with peanut sauce. ▶ However, since the most popular variant of X is chicken X in peanut sauce, in modern fusion cuisine the term X has shifted to X style peanut sauce instead.
  52. 52. And the answer is ....
  53. 53. Satay
  54. 54. ▶ According to one story, X was invented by Bhima. ▶ Apparently, during his exile in the kingdom of Virata- he was in the disguise of a cook and being a macho warrior he knew zilch about cooking. ▶ So he did, what a naive beginner would do. ▶ He chopped up different vegetables, boiled them in water and added grated coconut. And luckily the dish became a hit and thus X was born.
  55. 55. And the answer is ....
  56. 56. Aviyal
  57. 57. ▶ X is a word which apart from its root meaning also means “great enthusiasm and energy” and is derived from the French word for orange or lemon peel. ▶ X as a verb means to scrape off the outer part of a peel(of a citrus fruit). ▶ What is X which is also the name of an automobile by an Indian company ?
  58. 58. And the answer is ....
  59. 59. Zest
  60. 60. ▶ XY is a Y made of X meat and various other ingredients traditional to French cuisine and present in other European cuisines. ▶ In 1879, the British Medical Journal reported a group of sailors aboard the Troop ship HMS Tamar (1863) were poisoned by a bad XY which spawned an Admiralty investigation.An earlier reference to a XY recipe is given in the Booke of Cookery, published in 1575 AD in the UK. ▶ XY was a traditional dish for the American holiday of Thanksgiving, though is currently uncommon at Thanksgiving meals. ▶ The XY Mystery is a 2012 book about how a character is accused of murdering a General because he dies after eating an XY baked by her. ▶ What is XY which seems to be the favourite choice of all murder accusations?
  61. 61. And the answer is ....
  62. 62. Pigeon Pie
  63. 63. And the answer is ....
  64. 64. 2013 1970
  65. 65. And the answer is ....
  66. 66. Scripps Spelling Bee winning words Knaidel, Croissant
  67. 67. “Take wheat and barley, beans and lentils, millet and spelt; put them in a storage jar and use them to make bread for yourself.” The origins of the ________ bread lies in the above verse from a religious text and hence its name. Name this bread which is preferred by fitness enthus as an healthier alternative.
  68. 68. And the answer is ....
  69. 69. Ezekiel Bread
  70. 70. ▶ The story of the loaf’s accidental beginnings goes something like this: once upon a time, way back in 1976, there was an Athlone- based fish shop owner named Rashaad Pandy who had nothing to feed a few day workers who’d been helping him clean up a piece of property. Being a resourceful individual, he combined what he had – a round Portuguese roll, polony, slap chips and achar – and sliced the creation into four so they could all enjoy a piece. ▶ On tasting the roll, one of the labourers, Froggie, who was full of quirky sayings and had recently watched the film _________ , based a 1925 novel, at the Athlone Theatre, gleefully exclaimed, “this is a ______ smash” (meaning, it’s a winning dish), and the name just stuck. ▶ It is also sometimes mistakenly referred to by the nickname AK-47, which is a variant of the sandwich made in Johannesburg, in part due to how it can be held in one's arm in a similar manner to the firearm.
  71. 71. And the answer is ....
  72. 72. Gatsby
  73. 73. All things Fruity ▶Written Round – 5 questions ▶Differential Scoring ▶+20 – only 1 team ▶+15 – 2 or 3 teams ▶+10 – 4 or 5 teams ▶+05 – 6 or 7 teams ▶+20 Full house ▶Answers are very guessable
  74. 74. X is a "cross between tangerine and sour orange. Originally an accidental hybrid, it is said to have been discovered by (and named for) Father _______ Rodier in the garden of his orphanage in Misserghin, near Oran, Algeri. X is also the name of an application in Linux and a popular feminine name with characters in Westworld, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Walking Dead etc..
  75. 75. ______ limes are bulgy, mottled, and supposedly not as pretty as the smooth and glossy skins of other varieties of lime such as the silver or Persian lime. From this was born the reference to the less aesthetically appearing lime as the ______ lime. The ______lime gained its name from Indian Muslims who most likely encountered the fruit as an import from lands such as Thailand and Sri Lanka, where Buddhists and other non-Muslims predominated. ... From this Indian usage, intended to convey otherness and exotic provenance, the term passed into English.
  76. 76. XY is the Hindi/Urdu name of a fruit. X is what this fruit is called in Persian but it refers to another food in Hindi/Urdu. Y is the name of an ancient city in Uzbekistan which was the centre for Sufi Islam before Genghis Khan destroyed it . Y is (maybe, but probably not) derived from a Sanskrit word from which is also derived the name of an Indian state.
  77. 77. ▶ The name X is derived from the Malay-Indonesian languages word for spike, a reference to the numerous spike protuberances of the fruit. ▶ Regarded by many people in Southeast Asia as the "king of fruits", X is distinctive for its large size, strong odor, and formidable thorn- covered husk. ▶ Anthony Bourdain, a lover of X, relates his encounter with the fruit thus: "Its taste can only be described as...indescribable, something you will either love or despise. ...Your breath will smell as if you'd been French-kissing your dead grandmother." ▶ Richard Sterling says: ▶ ... its odor is best described as pig-shit, turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock. It can be smelled from yards away. Despite its great local popularity, the raw fruit is forbidden from some establishments such as hotels, subways and airports, including public transportation in Southeast Asia.
  78. 78. Known in the nineteenth century as "the most beautiful in color, and the most worthless in quality, of all the varieties of squash” what is this variety of squash which derives its name from its appearance, called?
  79. 79. ▶ Garcinia is a plant genus of the family Clusiaceae native to Asia, Australia, tropical and southern Africa, and Polynesia. ▶ Commonly, the plants in this genus are called saptrees, X (which may also refer specifically to Garcinia __________), garcinia or, ambiguously, "monkey fruit". ▶ Garcinia indica is indigenous to the Western Ghats region of India located along the western coast of the country. ▶ The outer cover of fruit is dried in the sun to get Y. It is an healthier alternative to another popular souring agent. Y squash is also used in preparing a drink consumed during summers.
  80. 80. Answers
  81. 81. 1. Clementine 2. Kaffir Lime 3. Aloo Bukhara 4. Durian 5. Turban Squash / Turk's turban / French turban 6. X- Mangosteen/Mangostana,Y - Kokum
  82. 82. Rejects
  83. 83. ▶ The X effect is a term coined by the Hindu monk and professor of Anthropology at Syracuse University, Agehananda Bharati in 1970 used especially in religious studies and sociology for the phenomenon of elements of a nation or people's culture being transformed or at least more fully embraced elsewhere, then re-imported back to their culture of origin. ▶ It is named after the idea that modern X was developed among _______ immigrants in the United States (rather than in native _____, where in its simpler form it was originally looked down upon), and was later exported back to be interpreted as a delicacy in _______ cuisine. ▶ For example, The Apu trilogy films of Satyajit Ray, which were flops in India before they were given prizes in Western countries and re-evaluated as classics of the Indian cinema.
  84. 84. And the answer is ....
  85. 85. Pizza Effect
  86. 86. ▶ X is one of the most expensive varieties of beef. ▶ X must fulfill all the following conditions: ▶ Tajima cattle born in Hyōgo Prefecture ▶ Farm feeding in Hyōgo Prefecture ▶ Bullock (steer or castrated bull) ▶ Processed at slaughterhouses in X, Nishinomiya, Sanda, Kakogawa, or Himeji in Hyōgo Prefecture ▶ Marbling ratio, called BMS, of level 6 and above ▶ Meat quality score of 4 or 5 ▶ Gross weight of beef from one animal is 470 kg or less.
  87. 87. And the answer is ....
  88. 88. Kobe Beef
  89. 89. ▶ In 2001, British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook declared that "X is now a true British national dish, not only because it is the most popular, but because it is a perfect illustration of the way Britain absorbs and adapts external influences." ▶ By 2009 Brits were consuming 25 million portions (2.5 billion pounds) of X per year and 65,000 people were employed cooking and serving it. ▶ There are songs and also a 2005 UK film about X. ▶ Gimme X
  90. 90. And the answer is ....
  91. 91. Chicken Tikka Masala
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