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Shea butter is a widely used type of natural butter and is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. It is usually ivory in color when it is raw but the more processed versions are whiter in color. People commonly use it on their skin and hair for moisture and also protection against the sun. But what do you commonly know about it? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's the average shelf life of unrefined shea butter?

    • A.

      48 months

    • B.

      30 months

    • C.

      26 months

    • D.

      12 to 24 months

    Correct Answer
    D. 12 to 24 months
    Explanation
    Unrefined shea butter has an average shelf life of 12 to 24 months. This means that it can be stored and used for up to two years before it starts to deteriorate. The shelf life may vary depending on factors such as storage conditions and quality of the shea butter. It is important to properly store unrefined shea butter in a cool, dry place to ensure its longevity.

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  • 2. 

    From what language is derived the word shea?

    • A.

      Lingala

    • B.

      Swahili

    • C.

      Bambara

    • D.

      Shea

    Correct Answer
    C. Bambara
    Explanation
    The word "shea" is derived from the Bambara language.

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  • 3. 

    What is shea butter used for?

    • A.

      For preserving food

    • B.

      For cleaning flat surfaces

    • C.

      Skin and hair products

    • D.

      For brushing teeth

    Correct Answer
    C. Skin and hair products
    Explanation
    Shea butter is commonly used in skin and hair products due to its numerous benefits. It is known for its moisturizing properties and ability to nourish and hydrate the skin and hair. Shea butter is rich in vitamins and fatty acids, making it an excellent ingredient for improving the overall health and appearance of the skin and hair. It can help to soothe dry and irritated skin, reduce inflammation, and promote hair growth. Therefore, it is widely used in various skincare and haircare products, such as lotions, creams, soaps, shampoos, and conditioners.

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  • 4. 

    What is shea butter used for in Nigeria?

    • A.

      For the skin

    • B.

      For the management of sinusitis and the relief of nasal congestion

    • C.

      For cleaning house

    • D.

      For hair

    Correct Answer
    B. For the management of sinusitis and the relief of nasal congestion
  • 5. 

    In how many grades is shea butter classified in the US?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    Shea butter is classified into 5 grades in the US. The question asks for the number of grades in which shea butter is classified, and the correct answer is 5.

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  • 6. 

    How is Grade B shea butter described as?

    • A.

      Sweetened

    • B.

      Salted

    • C.

      Refined

    • D.

      Raw

    Correct Answer
    C. Refined
    Explanation
    Grade B shea butter is described as refined.

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  • 7. 

    How is grade D shea butter described as?

    • A.

      Lowest uncontaminated grade

    • B.

      Highest contaminated grade

    • C.

      Highest uncontaminated grade

    • D.

      Raw

    Correct Answer
    A. Lowest uncontaminated grade
    Explanation
    Grade D shea butter is described as the lowest uncontaminated grade. This means that it is the lowest quality of shea butter that is still free from any contaminants or impurities. While it may not be of the highest quality, it is still considered to be pure and safe for use.

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  • 8. 

    How is grade E shea butter described as?

    • A.

      With contaminants

    • B.

      Raw

    • C.

      Sweet

    • D.

      Salty

    Correct Answer
    A. With contaminants
    Explanation
    Grade E shea butter is described as having contaminants. This means that it may contain impurities or foreign substances that can affect its quality. Contaminants can be introduced during the processing or storage of the shea butter, and they can impact its texture, scent, and overall effectiveness. It is important to note that grade E shea butter is of lower quality compared to higher grades, which are typically more refined and free from contaminants.

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  • 9. 

    How is shea butter called in Ghana?

    • A.

      Pakali

    • B.

      Kali

    • C.

      Kpakahili

    • D.

      Akali

    Correct Answer
    C. Kpakahili
    Explanation
    In Ghana, shea butter is called Kpakahili.

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  • 10. 

    What is the shea butter used for in Benin?

    • A.

      As butter for skin rashes

    • B.

      As hair treatment

    • C.

      It is used as cooking...

    • D.

      As a body lotion

    Correct Answer
    C. It is used as cooking...
    Explanation
    Shea butter is not commonly used as a cooking ingredient in Benin. Instead, it is primarily used for its cosmetic properties. Shea butter is known for its moisturizing and healing properties, making it a popular ingredient in skincare products such as body lotions and creams. It is also used as a hair treatment to nourish and condition the hair. However, there is no evidence to suggest that shea butter is used as a cooking ingredient in Benin.

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