Thursday, October 06, 2011

Anniversary Quiz

It is amazing the kind of perspective one gets after 25 years of ministry & 15 years of living among a particular people. I wish I could say it was all wisdom. I have put together a trivia quiz to share with you some of what I have learned & experienced.

left to right - bottom to top:
(a) banana (b) coffee (c) mulling spices (d) peanut butter (e) lime (f) brown sugar (g) oreo (h) celery (i) reese's mini cups (j) M & M's (k) can pineapple (l) cassette tape (m) lemon (n) Irish cream coffee syrup

Which of the item(s) above were/are/was/is:

  1. purchased in Poland?
  2. used to "grease the wheels" when crossing the borders in the 1980's?
  3. included in AmPol care packages during communism?
  4. comfort food brought from USA?
  5. started a pie baking craze when 1st discovered?
  6. cost more than $3.50, today?
  7. the root form has been commonly used in Poland for years?
  8. controlled "substance" during communism?
  9. brought as gifts during communism?
  10. new within the last year in Poland?

The answers are:
  1.  a,b,d,e,f,g,h,j,k,l,m,n
  2. b
  3. a,e,k,m
  4. c,i
  5. e
  6. b,d,f,n
  7. h
  8. l
  9. a,b,j,l
  10. g
If you got ______ questions correct:
9 - 10 You are old enough to remember "when" & tell some "unbelieveable" stories
7 - 8    You have been around enough to understand that decisions & actions of a few politicians can    effect the lives of many for generations.
5 - 6    You've had pierogi at Russian restaurant.
3 - 4    You've been to Victoria & felt like you were in an exotic "European country"
1 - 2    You're an expert on the foreign foods found at Costco


    Leslie T said...

    Very creative! Good job! It is fascinating how much has changed in 15 years. You are amazing Denise - there is no "quit" in you! And the Lord is rewarding your perserverance.

    Laurie said...

    I loooked at this little quiz quickly and didn't guess at everything : ) i thought it was a great idea. like it. thx for the fb note recently --- sorry i missed you. i wasn't on evidently when it came and my response back was when you were not on. blessings - Laurie