People used to say the name of this food item, in an attempt to capture the ideal facial expression while taking a photo. A post even said that this helped keep the mouth “prim”. Belonging to the rose family, they’re used in both desserts and main dishes, can be made into juice or alcohol, eaten raw, or incorporated while baking.
What is this food item that used to be the go-to word while capturing photographs, before people started saying Jerry’s favourite food?
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The discovery of this material is attributed to the ancient Egyptians, however its first discovery in both China and America was in a river. Nearly all of this material came from meteorites, and there is believed to be enough of this material inside the Earth to coat the entire surface with a layer that’s over one feet thick.
Normally chemically unreactive, this material does react with halogens and cyanide solutions. You also possess a small amount of this material, both inside and outside your body.
What is the material?
In 2022, an ARG (Alternate Reality Game) was launched on their discord by the band J eight days before the release of their new song K, part of whose lyrics were part of the ARG. The final solution to the ARG was the music video poster that was released as the solution along with the song release.
The lyrics video on the other hand, was released on K awareness day.
The premise of the song revolves around K slicing and dicing other K; one of which the listener may relate to.
P.S. The artwork of the lyrics video is a boogie.
Identify K by J.
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According to this internet meme, the approximate locations of ten food items are shown in the image.
Identify the axes x, y, z of the plot in the right order (half marks for 2 correct, full marks for all 3).
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A popular animated kids show, this show is one of the few shows to have begun online before hitting the cable. Among other repetitive elements the show is renowned for, a characteristic element distinctive to the online version is still maintained in every TV episode aired.
Coincidentally, the colour of this element is iconically the show’s first of many words introduced to the audience.
Can you find the show and the element being spoken of?
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This word X derives its origin owing to its shape, which at that point in time was compared to a part in male anatomy. Surprisingly, it also act as aphrodisiacs: foods that stimulate sex drive. South Americans call it “apple of the winter”( even though it has a couple nicknames ending with pear) which when combined with the Aztec word for ‘sauce’ plays a role in naming the famous condiment made using X . The said item has numerous misleading names, owing to the fact that it sounds like lawyer in Spanish and crocodile in Mexican (referring to the immigration of people to the new world).
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Since it’s the weekend, we will be resuming with the Don Quizote Winter League, 2022! There will be 5 questions (Q. 6 to 10) coming up today and tomorrow, and each worth a maximum of twenty points. The scores shall be added to the existing leaderboard of last weekend. There are 3 jars of Nutella to be won, so go Nuts (literally)! We will be following last weekend’s pattern.
The next question will be here at 6 PM so stay hungry, stay tuned!
X derived from an Asiatic tree reached the Mediterranean world in ancient times from China, despite being native to ‘Ceylon’. Mention of X can be found in Chinese writing dating back to 2800 BC, and still known as “kwai” in the present day Cantonese language as it was once used as currency. The Arabic term for X owes to X being fragrant. Ancient Egyptians used X in their embalming process, and in making “Kyphi”, an incense used for medical purposes.
Herodotus, Aristotle and other authors named Arabia as the source of X; they recounted that giant “X birds” collected X from an unknown land, which was a consequence of traders’ fiction made up to charge more.
P.S. In the first century, 350 grams of X was worth 5 kilograms in silver.
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The weekends are here! We resume with the Winter League: Don Quizote Winter League, 2022 tomorrow; following the same format as last weekend.
The points gained this weekend will be added to the existing leaderboard with the always standing fact: Nutella at stake (:
The creator of the brand X was humoured to have an addiction to flightless birds which led to the logo of X being one.
The name of this mascot/logo, Y, is attributed to the way it looks: like it’s wearing a Y.
The reason the creator chose to have this flightless bird as a logo was because it looked familiar: a slightly chonky being sitting down after a heavenly meal.
ID the brand X and name of the mascot Y.
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A very famous book, that has sold over 8 million copies worldwide, was written as a part of a bet. The bet took place in the 1960s, for about 50$ between a renowned author and a publisher. It went such: the publisher bet the author couldn’t write an articulate, entertaining book using only 50 different words.
The result was a 62 page volume book. The book went on to be loved by many, is still quite prevalent and brings nostalgia to many. Although he won the bet, the author always “complained” that he never received the 50$.
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Identify X, the next item in the sequence, which will be added in the next 4 years.
St. Moritz, Innsbruck, Lake Placid, X
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