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VeryHard

Coconut water can be used as what in the case of medical emergencies?

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Answer: Blood Plasma
Coconut water can be used intravenously instead of blood plasma, though it is not an ideal solution.

Medium

The movie "Rush Hour 2" poked humor at China for consuming which type of animal meat?

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Answer: Dogs
In "Rush Hour 2", comedian Chris Tucker made a quip about Chinese people eating dogs using the word "Toto", the name of a famous dog in cinema history.

VeryHard

General Tso chicken is named after which Chinese historical figure?

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Answer: Zuo Zongtang
Though named after Chinese general Zuo Zongtang (1812 - 1885), General Tso chicken is actually more popular in North American than it is in China.

Hard

Flour cooked together with fat is known as what?

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Answer: Roux
Originating from France, roux is usually composed of equal parts flour and fat and is used to thicken soups and sauces.

Medium

Which liquor is made from the blue agave plant?

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Answer: Tequila
The blue agave plant, also known as Agave tequilana, is important to the economy of Mexico. It has a major role in making this popular distilled beverage because it is the main ingredient.

Hard

"Ital" is the word used to describe the cuisine of which group of people?

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Answer: Rastafarians
"Ital" is derived from the word "vital" and describes the espoused diets, which usually consists of abstaining from processed foods, of Rastafarians.

Easy

The global food phenomenon pizza originated from which country?

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Answer: Italy
Although foods similar to it have been around for millennia, pizza as we know originated in Italy in the 19th Century and spread globally via World War II.

Medium

Which of the following farming techniques often results in the increase of pests and diseases?

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Answer: Monocropping
Due to discouraging biodiversity, monocropping allows certain insects pests and diseases to proliferate.



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