Coffee Quiz: How Much You Know About Coffee?

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How much do you know about your favorite drink? Coffee is the most versatile drink of them all, can be turned into a steamy hot drink or a cool summer drink.
Here is a quiz to test how much you really know about this legendary drink, known as coffee.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which company invented the frappuccino?

    • A.

      Chock Full Of Nuts

    • B.

      31 Flavors

    • C.

      Starbucks

    • D.

      Folgers

    Correct Answer
    C. Starbucks
    Explanation
    Starbucks is the correct answer because they are the company that invented the frappuccino. The frappuccino is a blended coffee drink that Starbucks introduced in the 1990s. It quickly became popular and is now a signature beverage of the Starbucks brand.

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  • 2. 

    What strong Hawaiian coffee is named after a town on the island of Hawaii?

    • A.

      Hilo

    • B.

      Hana

    • C.

      Hula

    • D.

      Kona

    Correct Answer
    D. Kona
    Explanation
    Kona is the correct answer because it is a strong Hawaiian coffee named after a town on the island of Hawaii. Kona coffee is highly regarded for its rich flavor and smooth taste, making it one of the most famous and sought-after coffees in the world. The town of Kona, located on the western coast of the Big Island, is known for its ideal coffee-growing conditions, including rich volcanic soil, high elevation, and a unique microclimate. The coffee beans grown in the Kona region are hand-picked and carefully processed to ensure the highest quality.

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  • 3. 

    Which ingredient is not necessary in a mocha latte?

    • A.

      Espresso

    • B.

      Chocolate

    • C.

      Steamed Milk

    • D.

      Cinnamon

    Correct Answer
    D. Cinnamon
    Explanation
    Cinnamon is not necessary in a mocha latte because the traditional recipe for a mocha latte includes espresso, chocolate, and steamed milk. Cinnamon is not a standard ingredient in this type of coffee beverage.

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  • 4. 

    Which stimulant do chocolate and coffee have in common?

    • A.

      Adrenaline

    • B.

      Licorice

    • C.

      Sugar

    • D.

      Caffeine

    Correct Answer
    D. Caffeine
    Explanation
    Both chocolate and coffee contain caffeine. Caffeine is a natural stimulant that affects the central nervous system, increasing alertness and reducing fatigue. It is found in varying amounts in different foods and beverages, with chocolate and coffee being two common sources. Consuming caffeine can lead to increased energy levels and improved focus.

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  • 5. 

    The Yemeni port used to ship coffee in the 15th century gave its name to what chocolatey drink?

    • A.

      Frappacino

    • B.

      Mocha

    • C.

      Cappuccino

    • D.

      Cafe Latte

    Correct Answer
    B. Mocha
    Explanation
    The Yemeni port used to ship coffee in the 15th century was called Mocha. This port was famous for its high-quality coffee beans, which were exported to various parts of the world. Over time, the name "Mocha" became associated with a chocolatey drink that was flavored with coffee. This drink, known as Mocha, combines the rich taste of coffee with the sweetness of chocolate, making it a popular choice among coffee lovers.

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  • 6. 

    What is the only state in the United States in which coffee is grown commercially?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      Idaho

    • D.

      Hawaii

    Correct Answer
    D. Hawaii
    Explanation
    Hawaii is the only state in the United States where coffee is grown commercially. The climate and volcanic soil in Hawaii provide ideal conditions for coffee cultivation. The state has a long history of coffee production, dating back to the early 19th century. The unique geographical features of Hawaii, such as high elevation and abundant rainfall, contribute to the high quality and distinct flavor of Hawaiian coffee. The coffee industry in Hawaii is well-established and highly regarded, making it a significant contributor to the state's economy.

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  • 7. 

    The average cup of coffee has how many milligrams of caffeine?

    • A.

      100 Milligrams

    • B.

      30 Milligrams

    • C.

      200 Milligrams

    • D.

      5 Milligrams

    Correct Answer
    A. 100 Milligrams
    Explanation
    The average cup of coffee typically contains around 100 milligrams of caffeine. Caffeine content can vary depending on factors such as the type of coffee beans used, brewing method, and serving size. However, 100 milligrams is a commonly accepted average amount for a standard cup of coffee.

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  • 8. 

    What U.S. President coined the phrase "Good to the last drop", referring to coffee?

    • A.

      Jimmy Carter

    • B.

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C.

      Andrew Johnson

    • D.

      William Taft

    Correct Answer
    B. Theodore Roosevelt
    Explanation
    Theodore Roosevelt is the correct answer because he is the U.S. President who coined the phrase "Good to the last drop" referring to coffee. This phrase became associated with the coffee brand Maxwell House after Roosevelt visited the company and made the remark. Roosevelt's endorsement helped popularize the phrase and it has since become a well-known slogan.

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  • 9. 

    Which is the only state in the U.S. to commercially grow coffee?

    • A.

      New Mexico

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      Hawaii

    Correct Answer
    D. Hawaii
    Explanation
    Hawaii is the only state in the U.S. to commercially grow coffee. The state's unique climate and volcanic soil provide ideal conditions for coffee cultivation. The Kona region on the Big Island of Hawaii is particularly renowned for its high-quality coffee production. The warm temperatures, high elevation, and abundant rainfall in Hawaii create the perfect environment for coffee plants to thrive and produce flavorful beans. As a result, Hawaii has developed a reputation for producing some of the finest coffee in the world.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following coffee drinks has the most foam?

    • A.

      Doppio Con Panna

    • B.

      Cafe Mocha

    • C.

      Cappuccino

    • D.

      Latte

    Correct Answer
    C. Cappuccino
    Explanation
    Cappuccino has the most foam among the given coffee drinks. Cappuccino is made by combining equal parts of espresso, steamed milk, and milk foam. The foam is created by aerating the milk, resulting in a thick layer of froth on top of the drink. This frothy layer is a defining characteristic of a cappuccino and sets it apart from other coffee drinks. Doppio Con Panna, Cafe Mocha, and Latte may have some foam, but cappuccino typically has the most.

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  • 11. 

    A coffee tree produces its first full crop when it is how old?

    • A.

      15 Years

    • B.

      1 Year

    • C.

      10 Years

    • D.

      5 Years

    Correct Answer
    D. 5 Years
    Explanation
    A coffee tree produces its first full crop when it is 5 years old. Coffee trees typically take around 3 to 4 years to reach maturity and start producing fruit. However, it usually takes an additional year or two for the tree to produce a full crop of coffee cherries. This is because it takes time for the tree to establish strong roots and branches, develop a healthy canopy, and allocate enough energy to produce a significant yield. Therefore, after 5 years, the coffee tree is usually ready to produce its first full crop.

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  • 12. 

    Coffee grew naturally on which peninsula?

    • A.

      The Iberian Peninsula

    • B.

      The Arabian Peninsula

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    B. The Arabian Peninsula
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Arabian Peninsula because coffee originated from the region that includes present-day Yemen and Ethiopia, which are located on the Arabian Peninsula. The climate and geography of this peninsula provided the ideal conditions for coffee plants to grow naturally.

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  • 13. 

    Coffee plants were introduced to Hawaii in what year?

    • A.

      1942

    • B.

      1910

    • C.

      1825

    • D.

      1721

    Correct Answer
    C. 1825
    Explanation
    Coffee plants were introduced to Hawaii in 1825. This means that coffee cultivation began in Hawaii during this year.

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  • 14. 

    The history of coffee dates back how many years?

    • A.

      More Than 1000 Years

    • B.

      87 Years

    • C.

      500 Years

    • D.

      150 Years

    Correct Answer
    A. More Than 1000 Years
    Explanation
    Coffee has a long and rich history that dates back more than 1000 years. It is believed to have originated in Ethiopia, where the coffee plant was first cultivated and the practice of brewing coffee began. From there, coffee spread to the Arabian Peninsula, where it became popular in Islamic culture. Over the centuries, coffee continued to gain popularity and spread to different parts of the world, eventually becoming one of the most widely consumed beverages globally. Its long history and cultural significance make it clear that coffee has been enjoyed for more than 1000 years.

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  • 15. 

    What country became the leading coffee supplier in the mid-19th century?

    • A.

      Turkey

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    C. Brazil
    Explanation
    Brazil became the leading coffee supplier in the mid-19th century. This is because Brazil has a favorable climate and geography for coffee production, with its rich soil, ample rainfall, and ideal temperatures. Additionally, Brazil invested in coffee cultivation and production techniques, leading to increased productivity and quality. As a result, Brazil's coffee industry boomed, making it the largest coffee producer and exporter in the world during that time period.

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  • 16. 

    What coffee beverage combines one part espresso with three parts steamed milk?

    • A.

      Cafe Latte

    • B.

      Cafe Italiano

    • C.

      Cafe Au Lait

    • D.

      Latte Macchiato

    Correct Answer
    A. Cafe Latte
    Explanation
    A cafe latte is a coffee beverage that combines one part espresso with three parts steamed milk. It is made by pouring the espresso into a cup and then adding steamed milk, creating a creamy and smooth drink. The ratio of espresso to milk gives the cafe latte its characteristic taste and texture.

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