Pumpkin Spice Quiz by LuskT

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

We have pumpkin spice everything else, so why not a pumpkin spice quiz? Twelve questions about pumpkins, spices, and such.

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Questions:

Identify the spice missing from this list (hint: it's not pumpkin): Scary, Ginger, Sporty, Posh, _____.

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Baby

Within two, in what year did Starbucks introduce its Pumpkin Spice Latte in a limited release? It was offered at all American locations the following year.

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2003 (2001-2005)

The pumpkin-headed Headless Horseman from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow appeared in what short story collection by Washington Irving?

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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

Allspice, one component of many pumpkin spice recipes, is also an ingredient in the style of chili associated with what U.S. city?

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Cincinnati

While pumpkins are used most commonly in North America, what other vegetable was originally employed for carving jack o' lanterns in Ireland and Scotland?

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Turnip

The reproductive organs of the Crocus sativus flower are dried and ground to produce what spice - at approximately $5,000 per pound, the most expensive in the world?

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Saffron

In the opening (and closing) scenes of Pulp Fiction, who played the character identified only as Pumpkin?

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Tim Roth

Low-cost airline SpiceJet is the third largest carrier based in - fittingly, perhaps - what country?

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India

The pumpkin carving below commemorates a painting by what artist?

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Gustav Klimt

"He who controls the spice controls the universe."

Frank Herbert wrote it. Which character said it?

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Baron Vladimir Harkonnen

The pumpkinseed, along with the bluegill, crappie, and other sport fish, belong to the freshwater family Centrarchidae - a family more commonly known by what name that is also used to describe ocean-dwelling molas?

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Sunfish

Due to their thicker rinds - and the requirement that the pumpkin leave the device intact - the Casper, Lumina, and La Estrella varieties of pumpkins are preferred choices in what competition?

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Punkin Chunkin