Qfi boarding lodging 2012 ppt


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Boarding & Lodging Quiz 2012

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Qfi boarding lodging 2012 ppt

  1. 1. Boarding n Lodging QuizDedicated to the TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE of Epicureans "Arun Ramanathan"
  2. 2. 1. What "repetition" are named after these Royals
  3. 3. ANSWER
  4. 4. 1. Marie biscuits after Grand Duchess Maria      Alexandrovna of Russia2. Osmania Biscuits named after Mir Osman Ali Khan
  5. 5. 2. At Icecreamists in London, the ice cream is served in amartini glass filled with the breast milk - ice cream mix.Liquid nitrogen is then poured into the glass through asyringe and it is served with a rusk. This ice creamsname and waitress costume has landed the shop in legalmess. Id the name given to the bizarre ice cream and thecelebrity who has sued the shop founder Matt OConnor :-
  6. 6. ANSWER
  7. 7. Baby Gaga Icecream & lady Gaga 
  8. 8. 3. On July 18, 1573, Veronese was called before the HolyTribunal of the Inquisition because certain details in thework were considered irreverent in its treatment of areligious theme. He cited the nudes in Michelangelos LastJudgement as an excuse and example. The Inquisitorspointed out that in Michelangelos Last Judgment therewere no such drunkards nor dogs nor similar buffooneryas Veronese had painted.He answered: Mine is no art of thought; my art is joyousand praises God in light and colour..To avoid further controversy, he changed the paintingsname which was the source of problem. Id the original andcurrent name of the painting :-{picture next slide}
  9. 9. ANSWER
  10. 10. • Last Supper• Feast in the house of Levi
  11. 11. 4. In 1968, MSG(MonoSodium Glutamate) was felt to be thecause of series of serious reactions. Since then, many studieshave failed to show a connection between MSG and thesymptoms that some people describe after certain activity.Id this activity :-
  12. 12. ANSWER
  13. 13. Chinese Restaurant Syndrome
  14. 14. 5. This triangular deepening gets it name from an objectassociated with a not so pleasing habit. However decadesback it was an absolute addiction for many.Id the portion on your wrist :-
  15. 15. ANSWER
  16. 16. Anatomical snuffbox
  17. 17. 6. Originally it was an elaborate form of amusement dishcommon among the nobility in Western Europe.  It marked theend of a serving of courses and could be anything from abrightly colored porridge and flavored with exotic andexpensive spices to elaborate models of castles complete withwine fountains, musicians, and food modeled into allegoricalscenes. In modern French cuisine, its a small dish servedbetween courses or simply a dessert.  ID this dish literallywhich means between servings and  a famous examplewhich many of us know since our school days :-  
  18. 18. ANSWER
  19. 19. Entremet ,Sing a song of sixpence,A pocket full of rye.Four and twenty blackbirds,Baked in a pie.
  20. 20. 7. The national emblem of France,Marianne, is shown wearing this head gear.During the period of the Reign of Terror,the cap was adopted defensively even bythose who might be denounced asmoderates or aristocrats and wereespecially keen to advertise theiradherence to the new regime.Id the head gear and which famous cartooncharacters usually shown wearing this headgear?
  21. 21. ANSWER
  22. 22. Phyrgian Cap  & Smurfs
  23. 23. 8. Hessonite is a variety of garnet ranging in color fromyellow to brown. The name is from the Greek hēssōn,inferior, in allusion to its lower hardness anddensity than most other garnet species varieties.What "Spicy" name is given to this gemstone found inSri Lanka and India, locally known as Gomedakam.
  24. 24. ANSWER
  25. 25. Cinnamon Stone
  26. 26. 9. Belgian botanist Brézier is credited to have developed thevegetable from a coffee chicory root in 1846.First, chicoryseeds are sown and allowed  to take root. After the roots arewell established, the chicory leaves are harvested, and  theroots are carefully pulled from the ground. The vegetable isthen forced & is grown in darkness from the cut roots. Theemerging entity  must be kept beneath the soil, or covered bystraw, to preserve its whiteness. Id this Vegetable thats popular in Belgium :-
  27. 27. ANSWER
  28. 28. Belgian Endive / French Endive / Witloof
  29. 29. 10. What homonym connects the irritating digital Patternwith the domestic animal:-
  30. 30. ANSWER
  31. 31. Moire Pattern commonly seen in Digital photograph.Mohair is used to indicate the cloth made from AngoraGoat wool. Its spelling is influenced in English byassociation with hair.Moire "watered silk" also represents English Mohair. It wasfirst borrowed into French and then back into English.
  32. 32. 11. This town in Yorkshire is considered to be the firstplace to mix certain ingredient with sugar.  Since then itbegan to be used as a sweet in the same way it is in themodern day.  ID the confectionery named after the town &the ingredient :- 
  33. 33. ANSWER
  34. 34. Pontefract Cakes & Liquorice
  35. 35. 12. Historically, Royal Navy officers being gentlemen wereexpected to wear the full appropriate uniform for allformal events, whatever the temperature. The soleexception was in the ________, where the heat andhumidity often made this physically impossible. Here, officers were permitted to remove their jackets inthe wardroom, provided they added a cummerbund totemper the somewhat informal look.ID the region and the attire that originated :-
  36. 36. ANSWER
  37. 37. RED SEA RIG
  38. 38. 13. A traditional Italian espresso-based treat that you’llfind on the menu at many Italian restaurants. The fullname means “drowned in coffee,” in Italian. The namereally suits the dessert, as it consists of a scoop of icecream / Gelato with a shot of hot espresso poured overthe top. Id this dessert :-
  39. 39. ANSWER
  40. 40. AFFOGATO
  41. 41. 14. Id the company / the family which had created thefollowing diamond cuts1. The original version with 58 Facets introduced in 19022. The Royal version with 74 Facets introduced in 2001
  42. 42. ANSWER
  43. 43. Royal Asscher Diamond Company / Asscher/ Asscher Cut
  44. 44.   15. It denotes the Swiss cheese variety and a Swiss dish based on heating the cheese and scraping off the melted part. Traditionally the melting happens in front of an open fire with the big piece of cheese facing the heat. One then regularly scrapes off the melting side and its then eaten with accompaniments like boiled or roasted potatoes with small gherkins and pickled onions. Id the Swiss dish which in modern days, uses electric grill for melting Cheese. [Pic next Slide]
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  46. 46. ANSWER
  47. 47. RacletteComes from the French word racler meaning “to  scrape,”
  48. 48. 16. This Seaport in Israel is near the Gaza Strip. The ancientseaport dates back to the Neolithic Age. In the course of itshistory, it has been ruled by the Canaanites, the Philistines, theIsraelites, the Assyrians, the Babylonians, the Greeks, thePhoenicians, the Romans, the Persians, the Egyptians and the  Crusaders, until it was destroyed by the Mamluks in 1270.(A) Id the City and (B) two varieties of Onions that gets its namefrom this city :-
  49. 49. ANSWER
  50. 50. AshkelonScallions & ShallotsThe words scallion and shallot are related and can be traced backto the Greek askolonion. This name, in turn, seems to originate  from the name of the town of Ashkelon.
  51. 51. 17. At the end of 1950s a young pastry chef joined the Sprüngli andwas spending some time in Zurich learning his trade. Here he beganto produce the speciality of his old master confectioner. He namedthis airy delicacy simply after its country of origin. Every month  Confiserie Sprüngli creates a new taste experience for its____________ connoisseurs. You can find macaroons almostanywhere but for what dish would you have to go to Sprüngli ?
  52. 52. ANSWER
  53. 53. Luxemburgerli  
  54. 54. 18. The fruit of "Vitellaria paradoxa" ripens during theannual hungry season when food supplies are at theirlowest ebb and agricultural labour requirements are at theirpeak. It is rich in vitamins and minerals and not lacking in  protein.A slightly yellowish or ivory-colored fat extracted from thenut of this African tree , is a crucial nutritional resource formillions of rural households. The fat is widely used incosmetics as a moisturizer, salve or lotion.Id the fruit or the fat extracted from it :-
  55. 55. ANSWER
  57. 57. 19. This accessory have been very popular with people across NorthAmerica and enjoy a loyal following. It is mostly used with certainproduct marketed by Zespri.  ID the accessory & the product (no part points) :-
  58. 58. ANSWER
  59. 59. Spife & Kiwifruit  
  60. 60. 20. Puchi-puchi is the toy designed by Bandai to mimic an reallyaddictive pastime. Their slogan “Anytime, anywhere, forever…youcan puchipuchi”What unlimited pleasure will the toy provide ?  
  61. 61. ANSWER
  62. 62. Bursting Bubble Wrap  
  63. 63. 21. What good word connects :-* A very light, sheer, gauze-like fabric, popular for white wedding dresses and decorations.* Filaments from a web that was spun by a spider  
  64. 64. ANSWER
  65. 65. Gossamer  
  66. 66. 22. These small boat typical of Mexico Citys Xochimilco channel andare frequented by local families for weekend picnics on the water. Theytransit on the same channel offering food, beverages, or even live musictrios to the Trajineras (larger boat).  Which Mexican specialty got its name due to its resemblance to theselittle boats :-
  67. 67. ANSWER
  68. 68. Chalupa  
  69. 69. 23. These small non-pitched percussion instrument arecommonly attached to the thumb and middle finger of one orboth hands and struck together in a specific rhythmic pattern.  These instruments are often failed to get noticed because ofan enticing accompaniment.Id the instrument & the most famous accompaniment:-
  70. 70. ANSWER
  72. 72. 24. This is a form of choux pastry that is generally served as a high-piled cone of chocolate, cream-filled profiteroles all bound togetherwith threads of caramel. It is also decorated with sugared almonds,chocolate, flowers, or ribbons.Id these traditional French Wedding cakes which literally meansCrunch in the Mouth ?
  73. 73. ANSWER
  74. 74. Croquembouche
  75. 75. 25. This shopping street in Mayfair, central London is famous fortraditional mens tailoring. The short street is termed the "golden mileof tailoring",where customers have included Winston Churchill, LordNelson, Napoleon III and Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Its famous for afashion term that is reserved for individually patterned and craftedmens clothing, analogous to womens haute couture and in contrastwith mass manufactured ready-to-wearId the shopping venue and the famous business term :-
  76. 76. ANSWER
  78. 78. 26. This layered pastry contains a sweet filling inside and oftenserved with cream. It is well known and gained popularity in the18th century through the Habsburg Empire. It is most oftenassociated with Austrian cuisine but is also a traditional pastry in  the whole area formerly belonging to the Austro-Hungarianempire.One of best experience which the visitors can experience inViennas Schönbrunn Palace, is a live demonstration byprofessional pastry chef who hand-bakes this original Viennesepastry in Palaces Cafe Residenz.Id the pastry or the show :-
  79. 79. ANSWER
  80. 80. Strudel / Apple Strudel Show  
  81. 81. 27. In many old cities in the Netherlands, the old buildings alongthe canal sides are narrower. The Dutch don’t waste most of theavailable precious space on staircases and so these are invariablynarrow. This  introduced a major problem in their daily life whichthey resolved by introducing hijsbalk in their architecture.What is the problem and what is hijsbalk which helped them toovercome this problem :-
  82. 82. ANSWER
  83. 83. Dutch faced problem in lifting the barrels of beer, furniture & otherheavy items. The hijsbalk / Lifting beam / Cantilever was introduced for  easy transferal of heavy goods through windows.
  84. 84. 28. In traditional Japanese culture, the Geisha left only 3 body partsuncovered. Other than Face and hand which other body partconsidered highly erotic in Japanese sexuality is left uncovered :-  
  85. 85. ANSWER
  86. 86. Nape / Scruff  
  87. 87. 29. This term indicates a swimming or reflecting pool that produces avisual effect of water extending to the horizon. Such pools are veryexpensive and require extensive structural, mechanical and architecturaldetailing. Since they are almost always built in precarious locations  (cliffs, mountain tops, beach front, etc.), sound structural engineering isparamount.Id the term and the famous tourist spot (near "Smoke that thunders"which offers similar feature :-
  88. 88. ANSWER
  89. 89. 1. Infinity Pool / Infinity edge pool2. Devils pool near Victoria Falls  
  90. 90. 30. This internationally-known Spanish rice dish originated in the fields ofValencia.. Its made in every region of Spain, using just about any kind ofingredient that goes well with rice. Finally, Saffron is added to turn the riceto a wonderful golden color.  One old story associated with the dish is how the Moorish kings’ servantscreated rice dishes by mixing the left-overs from royal banquets in large pots to take home. It is said the dish name originates from the Arabword for left-overs. However, linguists believe Its name comes from the flatpan it is made in. Id this Spanish dish
  91. 91. ANSWER
  92. 92. Paella  
  93. 93. 31. Its a range of decorative patterns used in a variety of works ofart, such as stained glass, heraldic shields, architecture, silverwork  etc. Which fabric / garment gets name due to presence ofdistinctive woven pattern of small repeated figures :-
  94. 94. ANSWER
  95. 95. Diaper from Diapering Diaper  
  96. 96. 32. In 1956, Princess of Monaco was carrying the Sac àdépêches bag to shield her pregnant stomach from the pryingeyes of the paparazzi. Photographs of her covering herstomach bulge with her bag were splashed all over the world  and made it onto the cover of Life magazine.Thus, the company or possibly more like the public renamedthe thing after her and it became hugely popular.Id the company and the entity named after her :-
  97. 97. ANSWER
  98. 98. Hermes Grace Kelly Bag  
  99. 99. 33. In the 1940s, Arizonan Victor E. Cedarstaff and somecohorts were chasing after wild horses when Cedarstaffssilver-bordered hatband slipped off, making his hat fly awayas well. He caught up with his hat band and slipped it over  his neck for safekeeping. His friends noticed his look andcomplimented his new tie.Cedarstaff decided to create a line of vestures inspired by theincident. He braided leather, placed silver tips on the ends tokeep them from fraying and then joined the strands with aturquoise stone to be used as an adjustable clasp.Id his creation which he named after an entity worn byArgentine cowboys.
  100. 100. ANSWER
  101. 101. Bolo Ties  
  102. 102. 34. She was a naiad ( the fresh water nymphs in mythology) whoattracted the roving eye of the god Pluto. The god of underworld sawher and immediately fell in lust with her. Persephone, Plutos wife,discovered the   affair and jealousy bloomed. She attacked the nymph,kicking her and stepping on her, and finally turning her into a plant.Pluto was unable to break Persephones spell but gave the plant awonderful smell that becomes stronger when stepped on.How we know her (the nymph) better ?
  103. 103. ANSWER
  104. 104. Minthe / Mentha used as genus for Mint  
  105. 105. 1. Walk past any moderately popular Chinese restaurant on the seventh dayof the Chinese New Year and youll see families crowded around a dinnertable, tossing vegetables high into the air. Usually, theyre armed with just apair of large chopsticks and a single loud voice, beseeching good fortune andbigger pay packets. The tossing of this raw fish salad is a common practiceamong the Chinese, symbolizing abundance, prosperity and vigor, especiallyin Singapore. The ritual is also sometimes referred to as lo hei, whichmeans to toss up luck, or toss and rise. In other words, the higher youchuck your food, the more luck and good fortune will rain down on you inthe coming year.Id this Salad :-+6 / -6-
  106. 106. 2. Its a plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leavesresembling celery and used as a vegetable in east Asia.The Part of its name comes from colloquial and regional Japanese,where it refers to the leaves of any vegetable, especially when usedas food.1. Id the vegetable which is also known as Chinese Celery / CeleryCabbage.2. (Theme) Its a common ingredient in which pickled East Asiandish :-
  107. 107. 3. ID the creator and the creation (theme)
  108. 108. 4. What key ingredient is needed to complete a Greek salad :juicy tomatoes,crisp cucumber,sliced red onion,green pepper,plump kalamata olives &________________________
  109. 109. 5. It is a Middle Eastern and Arabic food dip or spread made fromcooked, mashed chickpeas blended with Tahini, olive oil, lemonjuice, salt and garlic. Id the dish whose name derives from Arabicword for chickpea
  110. 110. 6. Butterfly - a 1913 artwork by leon Bakst is currently found inMuseum of Fine arts in Boston.This features a costume design for which famous Russian :-
  111. 111. WRITTEN ANSWER
  112. 112. 1. Yeesang / Yusheng2. Napa Cabbage , Kimchi3. George Lerner , Mr Potato Head4. Feta Cheese5. Hummus6. Anna PavlovaConnect – Next Slide
  113. 113. Connect (+1 / 0)  
  114. 114.  
  115. 115. ANSWER
  116. 116. Food FightsSouth Korea vs. Japan: kimchi  Lebanon vs. Israel: hummusMalaysia vs. Singapore: yee sang/yushengGreece vs. the EU: feta cheeseChile vs. Peru: potatoAustralia vs. New Zealand: Pavlova
  117. 117. ITS MY PLEASURE !!!