To celebrate International Education Week, we’re hosting a week-long quiz. This post will be updated every day this week with a new quiz question; you can either send replies to our email at firstname.lastname@example.org or come to the library and fill out a quiz form.
What can you win? Good question and we have a good answer: a $15 gift certificate to some of Newport’s best restaurants. Here’s the full list:
- Monday: Rosemary and Thyme on Spring Street (breakfast and lunch)
- Tuesday: Lucia Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria on Thames Street
- Wednesday: Sushi Go in Brick Market
- Thursday: Perro Salado on Charles Street
- Friday: Thai Cuisine on Thames Street
We’ll choose winners based on a random draw of correct entries. Winners will be notified by Salve email.
Thanks to everyone who entered our contest and congrats again to the winners!
Friday 11/9 – Dominican Republic
In the Dominican Republic, what is the largest, most important meal of the day: breakfast, lunch, or dinner?
Congratulations to Stephanie Jacques, ’15, who won a $15 gift certificate to Thai Cuisine!
Thursday 11/8 – Switzerland
Why does Swiss cheese have holes?
Answer: Put simply, during the manufacturing process the particular bacteria that produces the flavor and texture of the cheese also produces carbon dioxide gas as a by-product, and these bubbles of gas produce the holes.
Congratulations to Angela Schneider, ’13, who won a $15 gift certificate to Perro Salado!
Wednesday 11/7 – Japan
What is the name of the green paste that is served as a condiment with sushi?
Congratulations to Kelsey Windisch,’13, who won a $15 gift certificate to Sushi Go!
Tuesday 11/6 – Brazil
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of sugar cane, coffee and _____________?
Congratulations to Felicia Farrell, ’14, who won a $15 gift certificate to Lucia Ristorante and Pizzeria!
Monday 11/5 – France
Buerre Noisette is what type of butter?
a) A truffle butter
b) Butter browned to a light hazelnut color
c) Butter with garlic
d) Salted butter
Answer: Butter browned to a light hazelnut color
Congratulations to Ashley Stone, ’15, who won a $15 gift certificate to Rosemary and Thyme on Spring St.!