Take the It's Academic Weekly Quiz! in association with Giant

What company says of its product, "All 236 amazing little chickpeas that go into every bowl are pampered to perfection."?
Tribe Hummus
According to experts, people first began using flour how many years ago?
About 10,000 years ago, though it was not the lovely wheat flour you can buy at Giant today. Our early ancestors made their flour from the roots of cattails and ferns.
What fruit didn't get into US markets until the late 1980's?
Cara Cara Oranges. They are a delicious type of navel orange.
What popular product began in 1981 with ten varieties, and now has over 100?
Lean Cuisine
*All answers are items available at Giant!

2014 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year Award”

To honor the memory of It's Academic's creator and long-time producer, Sophie Altman, Giant Food is presenting the 2014 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year Award.” This Award is intended as a tribute to all It's Academic coaches for whom Sophie Altman had so much respect.

To nominate your school’s It's Academic coach, just send us an e-mail telling us why you would like to honor your coach. Length is optional, and coaches may be nominated by individuals or by groups, as long as those making the nominations are members of the school community.

The email address for award nominations is itsacademicaward@aol.com. Deadline for nominations is April 20, 2014. The winner will be announced on the championship show in June 2014.

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