A Quiz About Absinthe

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It is a historically described distilled and highly alcoholic beverage, which is an anise-flavored spirit derived from botanicals including the flowers and leaves of Artemisia Absinthium, sweet fennel, green anise and other culinary and medicinal herbs. Are you familiar with this drink? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What color is absinthe traditionally?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Red

  • 2. 
    What's its common name?
    • A. 

      The orange fairy

    • B. 

      The red fairy

    • C. 

      The green fairy

    • D. 

      The blue fairy

  • 3. 
    What type of drink is it?
    • A. 

      A type champagne

    • B. 

      A wine

    • C. 

      A spirit

    • D. 

      A liquor

  • 4. 
    What's its country of origin?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 5. 
    What's its alcohol volume?
    • A. 

      35%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      45-75%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 6. 
    When did it first appear?
    • A. 

      In the late 18th Century

    • B. 

      In the late 19th Century

    • C. 

      In the late 20th Century

    • D. 

      In the late 17th Century

  • 7. 
    What are examples of famous Absinthe drinkers?
    • A. 

      Debussy

    • B. 

      Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce

    • C. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • D. 

      Sergei Rachmaninof

  • 8. 
    What harmful effects was it known to have?
    • A. 

      To cause insomnia

    • B. 

      To be dangerously addictive

    • C. 

      To burn your mouth

    • D. 

      To speed up digestion too fast

  • 9. 
    When did a revival of absinthe drinking begin?
    • A. 

      In the 1940s

    • B. 

      In the 1950s

    • C. 

      In the 1990s

    • D. 

      In the 1960s

  • 10. 
    How many brands of absinthe are produced nowadays?
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      Nearly 200

    • D. 

      180

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