We’re back to the basics, folks! Motown Philly back again, and all that jazz.
Still remember the rules? Below are five trivia questions and one bonus question. Feel free to Google (a.k.a. “cheat”), but I’ve attempted to make them as Google-and-Wikipedia-proof as possible. The winner gets a big shoutout on Thursday, when the answers are revealed. Has anyone thought of a better prize yet? If so, let me know…
Tuesday Trivia Questions:
- Chocolate was originally known only as a beverage. What development led to the possibility and — later — immense popularity of chocolate candy in the 18th century?
- True or false? Researchers at Johns Hopkins University accidentally created artificial sweeteners in the 19th century.
- “Samp” and “hominy” are two alternate words for what Southern delicacy?
- There is a dark side to whole-grain bread! During World War II, the city of Dublin could eat only whole-grain breads due to restricted access to refined flour, resulting in a city-wide epidemic of what disabling disease?
- Which two cereal grains were the first to be cultivated and domesticated?
- BONUS: Around what date were these grains first domesticated?
Good luck, campers!