Named after the Wrong Place by Gypsy

Champion(s):

MyrowitzJ
The smartest part of me will always be my ass.


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

The Vietnamese call the Vietnam War the American War. It makes absolute sense. These names, however, do not.

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1 MyrowitzJ 511 99 15
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Questions:

Known as back bacon in the country for which it's named, only Americans call it this.

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Canadian bacon

An American term, a one-word equivalent for this was first added to French dictionaries in 2014.

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French kiss

Maurice Vermersch didn't think Americans could identify Brussels, for which this food was originally named, so he changed it to this.

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Belgian waffle

This dessert, which originally used dark baking chocolate, was developed in America.

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German chocolate cake

This stir-fry dish was actually developed in Taiwan based on Japanese-style teppanyaki, not the landlocked sovereign state in East Asia in its name.

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Mongolian barbeque

This hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, coated in bread crumbs and baked or fried, was developed in London.

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Scotch egg

Despite its name, this sunflower is not from a holy city and it is not a species of thistle.

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Jerusalum artichoke

American fried rice was developed where?

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Thailand

This piquant salad dressing, typically a blend of mayonnaise, ketchup, horseradish, pimentos, chives and spices, was created in America.

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Russian dressing

This ubiquitous salad dressing was also developed in America, and is not typically found in the country for which it was named.

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Italian dressing

This food, widely known in medieval Europe, is also known as Bombay toast or German toast.

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French toast

Lee Lantz changed the name of Patagonian toothfish to this to make it more appealing to the American market, even though it's actually a cod found mainly in arctic regions.

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Chilean seabass