Community and Games Quizzes

Daily Quiz: Monday 19th October 2020

In painting, what is the degree of lightness or darkness of a colour?

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Value refers to the lightness or darkness of a colour. It indicates the quantity of light reflected. When referring to pigments, dark values with black added are called “shades” of the given hue name. Light values with white pigment added are called “tints” of the hue name.

Cooking food in a pit over hot coals has been around in lots of cultures for a long time, but our modern barbecue was "invented" in the New World. What is the origin of the name "barbecue"?

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The word barbecue comes from the language of a Caribbean Indian tribe called the Taino. Their word for grilling on a raised wooden grate is barbacoa. The word first appeared in print in a Spanish explorer's account of the West Indies in 1526. Since then, the popularity of barbecues has spread like wildfire.

What is the correct direction to place a piece of meat to create the perfect "grill marks"?

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When meat has seared and juices begin to rise to the top, turn steaks clockwise, with the ends at 2 and 8 o’clock to achieve the perfect diamond grill marks on the steak.

What is the Samoan word for happy?

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I am happy - O a'u fiafia 🙂

A __________ is a communal gathering where each guest or group contributes a different, often homemade dish of food to be shared?

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The best ‘barbies’ are the ones where everybody pitches in and Potluck meals are a bit of a Kiwi speciality. In a BBQ setting, this often means bringing salads, nibbles or desserts. The host is usually in charge of the meat, and some might even ‘assign’ certain dishes for guests to bring depending on group size.

N is the symbol for Nitrogen on the periodic table of elements.

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Nitrogen is atomic number 7, which means each nitrogen atom has 7 protons. Its element symbol is N. Nitrogen is odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas at room temperature and pressure. Its atomic weight is 14.0067. Nitrogen gas is often used as an alternative to carbon dioxide for storing beer in pressurized kegs. The smaller bubbles it produces is preferred for some types of beer.

Barbecuing and Grilling are both different style of cooking. You _____ a steak and you _______ a pork.

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When you barbecue you are cooking with a slow circumvented unit of hot air with the lid closed. Grilling is done with the lid up and you're cooking with direct heat on the bottom, instead of all around the source. “You grill a steak and you barbecue a pork"

Garlic and Chives belong to which plant family

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Allium is the genus which includes both Onions and Garlics, with about 1250 species, making it one of the largest plant genera in the world. Chives are one of 300 species of Allium, which is in the Lily family. They are closely related to garlic, onions, shallots, leeks and garlic chives. Though the leaves off all these plants have the distinctive onion smell, the flowers do smell like their sweeter lily relatives

What does basting mean?

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Prominently used in grilling, rotisserie, roasting, and other meat preparations where the meat is over heat for extended periods of time, basting is used to keep meat moist during the cooking process and also to apply or enhance flavour.

This popular cartoon from 90s?

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Starting out on Animaniacs in 1993, the two laboratory mice "trying to take over the world" gained a cult following and eventually their own show. Each increasingly bizarre plan satirised history or modern culture, with Microsoft (Microsponge), Gilbert and Sullivan and AA Milne among the targets. Imagine what they could do with Donald Trump and Boris Johnson.

Daily Quiz: Monday 19th October 2020
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