I scream, you scream, we all scream by Egantx7

Champion(s):

OrientalWiz
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Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
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Quiz Description

Some questions about ice cream.

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Questions:

While ice cream cones were likely on the menu in Europe in the 19th century, at least in the United States the credit for inventing the ice cream cone goes to a waffle maker who sold ice cream seller Albert Aboussie some rolled waffles after Aboussie ran out of paper cups. In what city did this happen, then hosting the World's Fair where the pair were working (the state that was hosting the World's Fair has the ice cream cone as its official state food)?

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St. Louis, Missouri

What Wallace Stevens poem opens with the lines:

Call the roller of big cigars

The muscular one, and bid him whip

In kitchen cups concupiscent curds.

Let the wenches dawdle in such dress

As they are used to wear, and let the boys

Bring flowers in last month's newspapers.

Let be be finale of seem.

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The Emperor of Ice Cream

In 1928, Stubby Parker of Ft. Worth, Texas invented an ice cream cone that could be pre-filled with ice cream. Three years later, Parker and his brother founded this company. Identify this company, now a subsidiary of Nestle, which has a name that is today a proprietary eponym for any similar product.

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Drumstick

True ice cream begins, physically, as this type of colloidal mixture. In mixtures of this type, the dispersed material and medium are both liquid when mixed. When this mixture is then whipped into ice cream's final form, it becomes a form of foam. Identify this type of colloidal mixture which can describe oil and vinegar salad dressings.

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Emulsion

In literature and on film, this character has had repeated scenes where she is introduced to ice cream, is amazed with this wonder of the world, and then tells the ice cream seller that they should be proud, mistakenly believing that she is talking to the inventor of ice cream. This character was the subject of a 1943 article in Phi Beta Kappa's The American Scholar in which the author noted Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and power. Identify this character who at one point switched identities with a US Army nurse, was later a secretary in the US Air Force, and controversially in 2016 was named an honorary UN Ambassador.

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Wonder Woman (Diana Prince)

New Grand Chain, Illinois (population about 250) was the home town of Curt Jones, who in that town founded this company. Even after bankruptcy, it is still headquartered in nearby Paducah, Kentucky. This company's signature product requires unusual cooling requirements, which is why it is not sold in most supermarkets for home consumption, but you do tend to find them at amusement parks and sports stadiums. Identify this "Ice Cream of the Future".

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Dippin' Dots

In 1945, Baskin-Robbins opened when two brothers-in-law merged their ice cream businesses, and introduced the idea that they would serve one flavor for every day of the month. Of those original 31 flavors, five had one word names. Excluding the obvious chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry, name either one of the other two one-word ice cream flavors offered as one of the original 31 flavors. One of the flavors is a drupe fruit, the other is flavored by seeds.

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Peach or Coffee

The title of this film is first exemplified when Dick asks another character How'd you like some ice cream, Doc?. After "Doc" (Danny) has some ice cream, one character in this film discusses how he and his grandmother used to be able to have strange conversations. Identify this film, based on a novel of the same name, which sees Dick killed with an axe, but only wounded in the novel.

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The Shining

Very few nations take their ice cream as seriously as this nation, which is served by the Coppelia chain of ice cream establishments. In this nation's capital, the central Coppelia restaurant takes up a city block and can seat 1,000 diners, and was started as a project proposed by this nation's then leader. Identify this nation which originally saw Coppelia offer 26 flavors, allegedly in reference to 26 July 1953.

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Cuba

This university sells over three-quarters of a million servings of ice cream from its food sciences building, compliments of its herd of cows. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield completed a correspondence course in ice cream making from this university. One of this university's most popular flavors remains a peach flavor named for a once heroic and now late-(as of 2012) controversial campus icon. Identify this university which saw its famous Creamery relocate from Boland Lab to its current location southwest of Beaver Stadium in 2006.

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Thee Pennsylvania State University

The first product to bear this name was directly ripped off from Christian Nelson's so-called Eskimo Pie invention. This company of the same name got some publicity when a refusal to pay off the Chicago outfit resulted in some of this company's assets being destroyed. Michael J. Meehan already had a controlling interest in this company when he became the first stock broker to be banned from trading by the SEC in 1937. While the brand name continues, the most famous non-ice cream assets of this company were sold off in the early 1980s. Identify this company, today merged with Breyers, that was most famous for selling chocolate covered ice cream bars of many flavors, though that fame didn't come from selling them in stores.

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Good Humor

Which singer/songwriter originally recorded, in 1983, the song with the following lyrics:

I hear those ice cream bells and I start to drool

Keep a couple quarts in my locker at school

Yeah, but chocolate's gettin' old

Vanilla just leaves me cold

There's just one flavor good enough for me, yeah me

Don't gimme no crummy taste spoon

I know what I need

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"Weird" Al Yankovic (I Love Rocky Road)

There are many different recipes for ice cream, but because of the presence of sugar, this property allows ice cream to generally freeze around -3 degrees Celsius. What is this colligative property, meaning that the property relies almost exclusively on solute concentration, the same property which allows salt water to solidify at a lower temperature than fresh water?

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freezing-point depression

One episode of this TV series sees two men trade a canvas bathtub for some ice cream as a gift to a colleague recovering from a tonsillectomy. Another episode of this series sees an ice cream churn, salt tablets, and insect repellant delivered in the dead of winter, making an already stressful situation worse. Two other food related episodes of this series revolve around a quest to get a Chicago restaurant named Adam's Ribs to send food, and to save a lamb from being eaten for Easter dinner. Identify this series which ran for 250 episodes.

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M*A*S*H

This company can trace its roots to an invention of Alex and J.F. McCullough which they convinced Sherb Noble to sell in his Joliet, Illinois ice cream shop. Noble opened this company's first store in Joliet in 1940. This company's most popular product may be briefly flipped upside-down before being served. Since 1998, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has owned this company, and he owns a custom ukelele with this company's logo. Identify this company which for roughly 30 years used Dennis the Menace as a quasi-mascot.

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Dairy Queen