Coffee Masters — History Of Coffee

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  • 1. 
    Luigi Bezzera invented the first commercial “espresso” machine because he wanted…
    • A. 

      To make better use of his collection of tiny porcelain cups

    • B. 

      His workers to have shorter coffee breaks

    • C. 

      To shorten wait times at his local coffee shop

    • D. 

      To make his coffee stronger

  • 2. 
    The birthplace of coffee is considered to be:
    • A. 

      Mecca

    • B. 

      1912 Pike Place

    • C. 

      Yemen

    • D. 

      Brazil

    • E. 

      Ethiopia

  • 3. 
    According to legend—Kaldi the goat herder discovered coffee after
    • A. 

      The Muslims had been using it to for centuries to ward off evil

    • B. 

      His goats ate the beans and became quite active

    • C. 

      He ate the beans mistaking them for cherries

    • D. 

      The Dutch smuggled it out of Mocha

  • 4. 
    Alfred Pete is credited with bringing custom coffee roasting to North America 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which name below is not one of the original founders of Starbucks 
    • A. 

      Howard Schultz

    • B. 

      Jerry Baldwin

    • C. 

      Zev Seigl

    • D. 

      Gordaon Bowker

  • 6. 
    The “Father of the Espresso” who believed the perfect shot of coffee should “paint the tongue” was:
    • A. 

      Luigi Bezzera

    • B. 

      Il Giornale

    • C. 

      Satori Kato

    • D. 

      Achille Gaggia

    • E. 

      Ernesto Illy

  • 7. 
    The drink Arabian traders made a drink called Qahwa—which literally meant 
    • A. 

      Drink of the gods

    • B. 

      Drink of the dancing goats

    • C. 

      That which prevents divorce

    • D. 

      That which prevents sleep

  • 8. 
    The thing that destroyed most of the coffee plantations in India, Ceylon and other part of Asia in 1869—was called: _______ (coincidentally—a century later a thing by the same name destroyed most of my father’s 1969 Buick).
    • A. 

      Rust

    • B. 

      A swarm of locust

    • C. 

      A group of teenagers

    • D. 

      a monsoon

  • 9. 
    Which South American country was able to break the French/Dutch monopoly, and ultimately change coffee from a drink for the elite into a drink for everyday people:
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Colombia

    • C. 

      Venezuela

    • D. 

      Guatemala

  • 10. 
    Melitta Bentz invented the first coffee filter. In her quest for the perfect cup she discovered what material made the perfect filter?
    • A. 

      Paper towel

    • B. 

      Her son’s gym sock

    • C. 

      Her son’s blotting paper

    • D. 

      Her son’s tracing paper