Are You A Tea Expert?

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Are You A Tea Expert? - Quiz

A quiz to test your knowledge of all things tea-related. Find out whether you can pride yourself on being a tea connoisseur or if you should hang your head in shame as a tea ignoramus.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who are Gaffer, Sydney, Maurice, Clarence, Gordon, Tina and Archie?
    • A. 

      The first people to bring tea to the UK

    • B. 

      The Tetley Tea Folk

    • C. 

      The board of directors at the UK Tea Council

  • 2. 
    What fruit is used in the production of Earl Gray tea?
    • A. 

      Bergamot Fruit

    • B. 

      Kumquat

    • C. 

      Mangosteen

  • 3. 
    Which country is the world's largest producer of tea?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Kenya

  • 4. 
    In which decade was the tea bag launched in the UK?
    • A. 

      1930s

    • B. 

      1940s

    • C. 

      1950s

  • 5. 
    Which company first produced the tea bag in the UK?
    • A. 

      Tetley

    • B. 

      Yorkshire Tea

    • C. 

      PG Tips

  • 6. 
    Which country is the proud owner of the world's largest teapot?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      UK

    • C. 

      USA

  • 7. 
    The only tea plantation in the UK is in which county?
    • A. 

      Lincolnshire

    • B. 

      Kent

    • C. 

      Cornwall

  • 8. 
    What percentage of the tea drunk in the UK comes from tea bags?
    • A. 

      88%

    • B. 

      91%

    • C. 

      96%

  • 9. 
    What do people who practise tasseography do?
    • A. 

      Design tea pots

    • B. 

      Read tea leaves

    • C. 

      Dry tea leaves

  • 10. 
    Which famous British Prime Minister helped to stop tea smuggling by cutting duty on tea leaves, and increasing a tax on windows?
    • A. 

      Spencer Perceval (1809-1812)

    • B. 

      William Pitt The Younger (1759-1806)

    • C. 

      George Canning (1827-1827)

  • 11. 
    Who or what was Mrs Potts in Disney's Beauty and the Beast?
    • A. 

      A teapot

    • B. 

      A teacup

    • C. 

      A teaspoon

  • 12. 
    Anna Russell, the Duchess of Bedford, is credited with inventing which British tradition in the early 1800s?
    • A. 

      Tea in a cup and saucer

    • B. 

      Cream tea

    • C. 

      Afternoon tea

  • 13. 
    According to the UK Tea Council, how many million cups of tea are drunk in the UK every day of the year?
    • A. 

      214 million

    • B. 

      196 million

    • C. 

      165 million

  • 14. 
    Which character hosts a garden tea party in the book Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland?
    • A. 

      The Queen of Hearts

    • B. 

      The Mad Hatter

    • C. 

      The March Hare

  • 15. 
    When was the Boston Tea Party?
    • A. 

      1773

    • B. 

      1873

    • C. 

      1673

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