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  • 1. 

    What are two major cocoa producing countries?

    • A.

      Cote D'Ivoire and Togo

    • B.

      Togo and South Africa

    • C.

      Mali and Cote D'Ivoire

    • D.

      Cote D'Ivoire and Ghana

    Correct Answer
    D. Cote D'Ivoire and Ghana
    Explanation
    Cote D'Ivoire and Ghana are the two major cocoa producing countries. These countries have favorable climates and suitable soil conditions for cocoa cultivation, allowing them to produce a significant amount of cocoa beans. They also have well-established cocoa industries, with a large number of farmers and processing facilities dedicated to cocoa production. As a result, Cote D'Ivoire and Ghana are consistently among the top cocoa producers in the world, making them the correct answer to the question.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these famous chocolates is not fair trade?

    • A.

      Maltesers

    • B.

      Snickers

    • C.

      Mars

    • D.

      Kitkat

    Correct Answer
    B. Snickers
    Explanation
    Snickers is not a fair trade chocolate because it does not meet the criteria for fair trade certification. Fair trade certification ensures that the chocolate is produced under fair and ethical conditions, with farmers and workers receiving fair wages and working in safe environments. While Maltesers, Mars, and Kitkat may have fair trade options or be produced by companies that prioritize fair trade practices, Snickers does not meet these standards.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following companies was not sued for its involvement in child labour?

    • A.

      Cadbury

    • B.

      Mars

    • C.

      Hershey

    • D.

      Nestle

    Correct Answer
    A. Cadbury
    Explanation
    Cadbury is the correct answer because it has not been sued for its involvement in child labour. The question asks for the company that has not faced legal action for employing child labour. While Mars, Hershey, and Nestle have all faced lawsuits and controversies related to child labour in their supply chains, Cadbury has not been implicated in any such cases.

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  • 4. 

    Which news network created the documentary “Chocolate: The Bitter Truth” shedding light on child labor issues in the chocolate industry?

    • A.

      CNN

    • B.

      BBC

    • C.

      ABC

    • D.

      SBS

    Correct Answer
    B. BBC
    Explanation
    The correct answer is BBC. The documentary "Chocolate: The Bitter Truth" was created by the BBC, shedding light on child labor issues in the chocolate industry.

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  • 5. 

    What Cadbury product is fair trade certified?

    • A.

      Caramello

    • B.

      Freddo Frog

    • C.

      Crunchie

    • D.

      Dairy Milk

    Correct Answer
    D. Dairy Milk
    Explanation
    Dairy Milk is fair trade certified, meaning that the cocoa used in its production is sourced from farmers who are paid fair prices for their crops and work under fair labor conditions. This certification ensures that the production of Dairy Milk contributes to sustainable development and helps improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers.

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  • 6. 

    How many children in Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire are involved in hazardous cocoa farming in 2013?

    • A.

      1.5 million

    • B.

      1 million

    • C.

      2 million

    • D.

      3 million

    Correct Answer
    C. 2 million
    Explanation
    In 2013, approximately 2 million children in Ghana and Cote D'Ivoire were involved in hazardous cocoa farming. This suggests that a significant number of children in these countries were subjected to dangerous conditions while working in the cocoa industry.

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  • 7. 

    How much does an average cocoa farmer earn in a year, in Australian Dollars?

    • A.

      $1003

    • B.

      $97

    • C.

      $10000

    • D.

      $400

    Correct Answer
    B. $97
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $97. This indicates that an average cocoa farmer earns $97 in a year in Australian Dollars.

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  • 8. 

    What does the fair trade symbol mean?

    • A.

      Farmers are paid fairly for the product

    • B.

      Farmers are paid for the product

    • C.

      Farmers are paid a living wage, according to the cost of living in their country

    • D.

      No child labour or exploitation occurs in the supply chain

    Correct Answer
    A. Farmers are paid fairly for the product
    Explanation
    The fair trade symbol signifies that farmers are paid a fair price for their products. This means that they are compensated adequately and receive a fair share of the profits from the sale of their goods. This ensures that farmers are not exploited and can earn a decent livelihood from their work. The fair trade movement aims to promote equitable trading practices and improve the lives of producers in developing countries.

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  • 9. 

    Lindt is fair trade chocolate.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Lindt is fair trade chocolate" is false. Fair trade chocolate refers to chocolate that is produced and traded under fair conditions, ensuring fair wages and better working conditions for farmers. While Lindt is a well-known brand of chocolate, it does not exclusively produce fair trade chocolate. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these companies is fair trade?

    • A.

      Ferrero

    • B.

      Woolworths

    • C.

      San Churro

    • D.

      Coles

    Correct Answer
    C. San Churro
    Explanation
    San Churro is a fair trade company because it is known for its commitment to ethical sourcing and supporting sustainable cocoa farming practices. They work directly with cocoa farmers, ensuring fair prices and better working conditions. Additionally, San Churro is certified by Fairtrade Australia, which guarantees that their products meet the international fair trade standards. This certification ensures that the company is committed to promoting social and environmental sustainability in their supply chain.

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  • 11. 

    Who is the CEO of Mars?

    • A.

      John P. Bilbry

    • B.

      Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    • C.

      John Cahill

    • D.

      Grant F. Reid

    Correct Answer
    D. Grant F. Reid
    Explanation
    Grant F. Reid is the CEO of Mars.

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  • 12. 

    Cocoa beans grow on trees.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Cocoa beans are indeed grown on trees. The cocoa tree, also known as Theobroma cacao, is native to the tropical regions of Central and South America. The beans are found inside large pods that grow directly on the trunk and branches of the tree. These beans are harvested, fermented, dried, and then processed to produce chocolate products. Thus, the statement "Cocoa beans grow on trees" is correct.

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  • 13. 

    Where do cocoa beans originate from?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Ecuador

    • C.

      Columbia

    • D.

      Ghana

    Correct Answer
    C. Columbia
    Explanation
    Cocoa beans originate from Columbia.

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  • 14. 

    What season are cocoa beans harvested?

    • A.

      Spring

    • B.

      All year around

    • C.

      Summer

    • D.

      Autumn

    Correct Answer
    B. All year around
    Explanation
    Cocoa beans are harvested all year round because cocoa trees can produce fruit at various times throughout the year. The harvest season may vary depending on the region and climate, but generally cocoa beans can be harvested at any time. This allows for a continuous supply of cocoa beans for chocolate production throughout the year.

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  • 15. 

    What age are people allowed to begin work under the International Labour Organisation?

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    A. 13
    Explanation
    According to the International Labour Organisation, people are allowed to begin work at the age of 13.

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  • 16. 

    Where can cocoa be grown?

    • A.

      20° north or south of the equator

    • B.

      23.5° north or south of the equator

    • C.

      15° north or south of the equator

    • D.

      Only in the southern hemisphere

    Correct Answer
    C. 15° north or south of the equator
    Explanation
    Cocoa can be grown in regions that are 15° north or south of the equator. This is because cocoa trees thrive in tropical climates, where there is a combination of high temperatures, humidity, and rainfall. The equator provides the ideal conditions for cocoa cultivation, and the 15° latitude range allows for the necessary climate requirements for cocoa trees to grow and produce pods.

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  • 17. 

    Where was Nestle founded?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      America

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Switzerland

    Correct Answer
    D. Switzerland
    Explanation
    Nestle was founded in Switzerland. This multinational food and drink processing conglomerate was established in 1866 by Henri Nestle. The company's headquarters is located in Vevey, Switzerland. Switzerland is known for its strong economy, high quality standards, and favorable business environment, making it an ideal location for Nestle's founding and continued operations.

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  • 18. 

    What chocolate product does Xocatl mean?

    • A.

      Chocolate

    • B.

      Chocolate milkshake

    • C.

      Hot chocolate

    • D.

      Strawberries dipped in chocolate

    Correct Answer
    C. Hot chocolate
    Explanation
    Xocatl is a term that refers to hot chocolate. This traditional Aztec word represents a warm and comforting beverage made from cocoa beans. It is commonly enjoyed during colder months or as a treat to indulge in. The other options listed, such as chocolate, chocolate milkshake, and strawberries dipped in chocolate, are all chocolate-related products but do not specifically correspond to the meaning of Xocatl.

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  • 19. 

    The word cocoa is actually a spelling mistake of cacao, made by early explorers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Early explorers mistakenly spelled the word "cacao" as "cocoa." This error has persisted over time, and now "cocoa" is commonly used to refer to the plant and its products.

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  • 20. 

    What happens to the cocoa beans lastly before they get shipped off?

    • A.

      They are picked

    • B.

      They are dried

    • C.

      They are cracked

    • D.

      They are frozen

    Correct Answer
    B. They are dried
    Explanation
    Before cocoa beans are shipped off, they undergo a drying process. Drying is a crucial step in cocoa bean processing as it helps to reduce the moisture content in the beans and prevent spoilage. It also enhances the flavor and aroma of the beans. Once the beans are dried, they are ready to be packaged and shipped to their destination for further processing or chocolate production.

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  • 21. 

    How tall are cocoa plants?

    • A.

      3-8m

    • B.

      1-5m

    • C.

      6-20m

    • D.

      3-4m

    Correct Answer
    A. 3-8m
    Explanation
    Cocoa plants can grow to a height of 3-8 meters. This range indicates that cocoa plants can vary in size, with some growing as tall as 8 meters and others reaching a height of 3 meters. The height of cocoa plants is influenced by various factors such as growing conditions, climate, and the specific variety of cocoa plant.

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  • 22. 

    What animal eats the cocoa beans?

    • A.

      Humans

    • B.

      Monkeys

    • C.

      Birds

    • D.

      Insects

    Correct Answer
    B. Monkeys
    Explanation
    Monkeys are known to eat cocoa beans. They are attracted to the sweet taste of the beans and often feed on them in their natural habitat. Monkeys play a crucial role in the dispersal of cocoa seeds, as they consume the beans and then excrete the undigested seeds in different locations, aiding in the propagation of cocoa trees. Therefore, monkeys are an important animal involved in the consumption and distribution of cocoa beans.

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  • 23. 

    What is a part of a cocoa bean?

    • A.

      Embryo

    • B.

      Membrane

    • C.

      Fat

    • D.

      Centre

    Correct Answer
    A. Embryo
    Explanation
    The embryo is a part of a cocoa bean. The embryo is the small, undeveloped plant inside the cocoa bean that has the potential to grow into a new cocoa tree. It is the part of the cocoa bean that contains the genetic material and nutrients necessary for germination and growth.

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  • 24. 

    Cocoa pods have seeds.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Cocoa pods are the fruit of the cocoa tree, and they contain seeds. These seeds are used to produce cocoa beans, which are then processed to make cocoa powder and chocolate. Therefore, it is true that cocoa pods have seeds.

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  • 25. 

    How long does it take a cocoa plant to produce its first pods?

    • A.

      9 months

    • B.

      1 year

    • C.

      3 years

    • D.

      5 years

    Correct Answer
    D. 5 years
    Explanation
    Cocoa plants take a significant amount of time to produce their first pods, with the process typically taking around 5 years. This is because cocoa plants undergo a lengthy growth and development period before they are able to bear fruit. During this time, the plant establishes its root system, grows leaves, and develops a strong trunk. Only after this initial growth phase is complete can the cocoa plant start producing pods, which contain the cocoa beans used to make chocolate. Therefore, it takes around 5 years for a cocoa plant to reach maturity and produce its first pods.

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  • 26. 

    Cocoa pods are harvested by hand.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Cocoa pods are harvested by hand because they are delicate and require careful handling. The pods are cut from the tree using a machete or knife, ensuring that the tree is not damaged in the process. The manual harvesting allows farmers to selectively pick only the ripe pods, ensuring the best quality beans for chocolate production. Additionally, hand harvesting allows for better control over the harvesting process, as machines may damage the trees or inadvertently collect unripe pods. Overall, hand harvesting is the preferred method for cocoa pods to ensure the highest quality beans.

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  • 27. 

    Cocoa plants are pruned down to about 20 feet to make harvesting easier. If they were left in their natural state, how tall would they be?

    • A.

      30 feet

    • B.

      40 feet

    • C.

      50 to 60 feet

    • D.

      75 to 100 feet

    Correct Answer
    C. 50 to 60 feet
    Explanation
    Cocoa plants are typically pruned down to about 20 feet to facilitate easier harvesting. This suggests that if left in their natural state without pruning, cocoa plants would grow much taller. The correct answer, 50 to 60 feet, indicates the estimated height range that cocoa plants would reach if they were not pruned.

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  • 28. 

    How many cocoa pods can a plant grow?

    • A.

      10-20

    • B.

      20-30

    • C.

      30-40

    • D.

      50-60

    Correct Answer
    B. 20-30
    Explanation
    Cocoa plants can typically grow between 20 to 30 cocoa pods. These pods contain cocoa beans, which are used to make chocolate. The number of pods a plant can produce can vary depending on factors such as the plant's age, health, and growing conditions. However, on average, a healthy cocoa plant can yield around 20 to 30 pods, making this the most likely range for the number of cocoa pods a plant can grow.

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  • 29. 

    The illegal drug cocaine is made from the leaves of a cocoa plant.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Cocaine is not made from the leaves of a cocoa plant. It is actually derived from the leaves of the coca plant, which is a different plant altogether. The coca plant is native to South America and contains alkaloids that are used to produce cocaine. Cocoa, on the other hand, is a plant that is used to produce chocolate and other related products. Therefore, the statement that cocaine is made from the leaves of a cocoa plant is false.

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