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Anthropology of Food

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Food Trivia

Week 1

What is longest word ever to appear in all of literature?

Answer



Week 2

What would Willie Nelson's Last Supper be?
One what?

Answer

Willie Nelson



Week 3

The human brain encodes what three factors in processing nouns?

Answer



Week 4

In what region of Italy
do Italians traditionally eat
spaghetti with meatballs?

(It's tricky, like eating long spaghetti with a fork.)

Answer

Spaghetti with meatballs



Week 5

How do you say "blueberry pie" in Ojibwa / Chippewa?

Answer

Woman and Blueberries, Parick DesJarlait, 1971

Woman and Blueberries.
Creator: Patrick DesJarlait (1912-1972)
Art Collection, Watercolor, 1971
Visual Resources Database
Minnesota Historical Society
Location No. AV1979.211 Negative No. 30610



Week 6

What do Italian biscotti (biscotti di Prado) and German zwiebach have in common?

Answer

Bergischer Zwieback der Bergischen Kaffetafel in Radevormwald, Kottmannshausen 1.  
Biscotti
German zwiebach
Italian biscotti


Week 7

How many pounds of anchovies does it take to produce one pound of fish-farmed salmon?

 Answer



What was the average consumption of potatoes per person in Ireland before the great potato famine of 1845?

 Answer



Week 8

How big is a modern industrial fish trawler net compared to the UMD Administration Building?

Answer



Week 9

How many gallons of sap does it take to make one gallon of maple syrup?

Answer

Day's Place, Frozen Sap, Lake Mille Lacs, 1947

Day's Place, Frozen Sap, Lake Mille Lacs.
Creator: Monroe P. Killy
Photograph Collection, 1947
Visual Resources Database
Minnesota Historical Society
Location No. Collection I.69.202 Negative No.



Week 10

Haagen-Dazs ice cream.

What does "Häagen-Dazs" mean?

  1. "Happy Days"
  2. "High Life"
  3. "Danish Delight"
  4. It's a Family Name
  5. Absolutely Nothing

Answer





Is Commander-in-Chef Obama's Chili a Winner?

Answer

Chef President Obama

Commander-in-Chef

 

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