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Yummy Chocolates Quiz

Whether you’re a hard-core chocoholic or just a weekend nibbler, we hope you’ll take time out between bites to enjoy this yummy quiz ! 9 Questions.

 
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1

Who was the first European known to have encountered cacao?

  • Christopher Columbus
  • Hernando Cortez
  • Ponce de Leon

2

The Mayan people of Central America and Mexico held a festival each April for their cacao god,Ek Chuah. Along with animal sacrifices,how did they celebrate the occasion?

  • By bathing in cocoa
  • By performing skits enacting the creation of cacao
  • By exchanging gifts

3

Of the several varieties of cacao, which is prized for its superior flavour?

  • Amelonado
  • Criollo
  • Trinitario

4

Chocolate makes a poor food for the family dog. Why?

  • Chemical reactions produce an unpleasant “chocolate dog” smell
  • It contains substances that are toxic for dogs
  • Long-term use puts dogs at risk of canine obesity

5

Three English chocolate pioneers were John Cadbury, Joseph Fry and Henry Rowntree. In addition to their work, what did all three men have in common?

  • They had undertaken military service in Africa
  • They had all been servants of the Duke of Kent
  • They were Quakers

6

Which three countries had the highest per capita consumption of chocolate in 2005?

  • Austria, France, Belgium
  • Ireland, Switzerland, Great Britain
  • USA, Norway, Canada

7

Studies have shown that chocolate may help ward off heart disease. What type of chocolate is thought to be most effective for this?

  • Dark chocolate
  • Milk chocolate
  • White chocolate

8

After cacao is harvested the beans are fermented, dried, roasted, shelled and ground to a paste. What is the paste called?

  • Chocolate liquor
  • Mother of chocolate
  • Cacoa

9

The carob tree produces a fruit that when roasted and grounded into a powder makes a good substitute for cocoa. What is another name for the carob?

  • Desert bean
  • Shepherd’s lunch
  • St. John’s bread

 

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