Popcorn POP QUIZ!
Are you passionate about popcorn? Test your knowledge of America's most popular snack with this fun quiz.
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- [00:00:00.990]I am Professor Cornelius Butterfinger.
- [00:00:03.630]We will begin today's class with a pop quiz.
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- [00:00:09.330]First question:
- [00:00:10.380]Which state is one of the top producers of popcorn
- [00:00:12.600]in the world?
- [00:00:14.040]Is it Hawaii, Florida, or Nebraska?
- [00:00:20.730]The correct answer is Nebraska.
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- [00:00:26.280]How many pounds of popcorn does Nebraska produce each year?
- [00:00:30.150]About 100 million.
- [00:00:31.980]About 200 million or more than 300 million?
- [00:00:36.030]The correct answer is more than 300 million.
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- [00:00:43.860]How high can popcorn kernels pop when cooked?
- [00:00:46.860]Three inches,
- [00:00:47.820]three feet, or 13 feet?
- [00:00:50.790]The correct answer is three feet.
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- [00:00:56.400]What Nebraska based popcorn brand has been sold
- [00:00:58.620]in more than 70 countries?
- [00:01:00.720]Is it Orville Redenbacher's,
- [00:01:03.030]Preferred Popcorn,
- [00:01:04.350]or Jolly Time?
- [00:01:06.060]The correct answer is Preferred Popcorn.
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- [00:01:12.240]What is the peak season for popcorn consumption in America?
- [00:01:15.840]Is it spring, summer, autumn, or winter?
- [00:01:20.580]The correct answer is autumn.
- [00:01:23.012](professor chuckles)
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- [00:01:27.120]Final question.
- [00:01:28.380]For how many years has UNL's Mary Riepma Ross
- [00:01:31.200]Media Art Center served Nebraska grown popcorn?
- [00:01:35.160]Is it five years, 11 years, or 19 years?
- [00:01:40.080]The correct answer is 19 years.
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- [00:01:45.930]So how did you do on the pop quiz?
- [00:01:48.600]Would you like a chance to improve your score
- [00:01:50.280]with a bonus question?
- [00:01:51.990]Okay, here we go.
- [00:01:54.720]Which Nebraska Scientist has worked with ConAgra to
- [00:01:56.536]lead a successful decade long popcorn research project?
- [00:02:00.930]Is it David Holding, Amy Farrah Fowler,
- [00:02:04.590]or Cornelius Butterfinger?
- [00:02:07.440]The correct answer is David Holding.
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