Loose Leaf Tea - The Basics

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Tea Quizzes & Trivia

A beginners level quiz for loose leaf teas.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What plant does tea come from?
    • A. 

      Camellia sinesis

    • B. 

      Cereus repandus

    • C. 

      Camellia oleifera

    • D. 

      Canna indica

  • 2. 
    Which of these regions is not a leading exporter of tea?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Sri Lanka

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Taiwan

  • 3. 
    What makes Tea Garden tea different from tea from the local supermarket?
    • A. 

      Blended and steeped with love

    • B. 

      No preservatives

    • C. 

      Complete health benefits

    • D. 

      Full, crisp flavor

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which type of tea is the least processed?
    • A. 

      Pu-Erh

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Oolong

    • D. 

      White

  • 5. 
    Which variety of tea does not contain any caffeine?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Chai

    • C. 

      Tisane

    • D. 

      Green

  • 6. 
    What type of tea is the most widely consumed worldwide?
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Oolong

    • D. 

      White

  • 7. 
    Oolong tea uses which of the following methods of curing?
    • A. 

      Non-fermented

    • B. 

      Semi-fermented

    • C. 

      Fully-fermented

    • D. 

      Double-fermented

  • 8. 
    Pu-erh tea is best know for which of the following health benefits?
    • A. 

      It has a high content of vitamin B-12.

    • B. 

      It contains high levels of anti-oxidants.

    • C. 

      It is a powerful immunity booster.

    • D. 

      It is a strong digestive aid.

    • E. 

      You WILL be able to fly if you drink enough of it.

  • 9. 
    Chai tea typically contains which of the following spices?
    • A. 

      Cardamom, ginger, star anise, and peppercorn.

    • B. 

      Ginger, lemon, indigo, coriander stem and rose of hay.

    • C. 

      Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme.

    • D. 

      Cinnamon, saffron, pepper and lemon zest.

  • 10. 
    Why is black tea bitter?
    • A. 

      It contains EGCG.

    • B. 

      It has high caffeine content.

    • C. 

      It is processed using the root of the tea plant.

    • D. 

      It is high in tannins.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a caffeine-free tea?
    • A. 

      Dragon's Well

    • B. 

      Shanghai Rose

    • C. 

      Simply Mint

    • D. 

      Assam

  • 12. 
    Darjeeling is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Black Tea

    • B. 

      Green Tea

    • C. 

      Oolong Tea

    • D. 

      Tisane Tea

  • 13. 
    If a customer is looking for an organic tea that has a smooth, tart flavor which of the following might you recommend?
    • A. 

      English Breakfast

    • B. 

      White Ginger

    • C. 

      Faux Cocoa

    • D. 

      Lemon Myrtle

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not a type of Green tea?
    • A. 

      Jasmine

    • B. 

      Fiji

    • C. 

      Sencha

    • D. 

      Congo Bongo

  • 15. 
    What is the only Pu-erh tea that we carry?
    • A. 

      Earl Grey

    • B. 

      Iron Goddess of Mercy

    • C. 

      Golden Tip

    • D. 

      Par Amour

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a bitter tea?
    • A. 

      Black Currant

    • B. 

      Mango Ceylon

    • C. 

      Silver Needles

    • D. 

      Marrakech Chai

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a not a Tisane tea?
    • A. 

      Pai Mu Tan

    • B. 

      Chamomile

    • C. 

      Fellini's Folly

    • D. 

      Yerba Mate

  • 18. 
    If a customer is looking for a smooth and sweet tea, which of the following might you recommend?
    • A. 

      Golden Tip

    • B. 

      Jasmine Dragon

    • C. 

      Earl Grey

    • D. 

      Fresh Phrase

  • 19. 
    Mandela Masala is which one of the following types of tea?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Chai

  • 20. 
    Which of the following teas is not a fruit blend?
    • A. 

      Chaucer's Cup

    • B. 

      Lili'uokalani

    • C. 

      Eve's Temptation

    • D. 

      Silver Needles