Coffee Quiz – How to Cook Great Food

Have a go at this Quick Quiz on Coffee and check out the Answers at the bottom to see if you are right.

1. How many years does it take for a coffee tree to reach maturity ?
2. Brazil is the World’s biggest coffee producer but which country comes second ?
3. Which TWO varieties are the most widely grown beans ?
4. In which city did the first coffee house in Europe open in 1683 ?
5. Which company introduced instant coffee in 1938 ?
6. Which North European country has the greatest per capita coffee consumption in the World ?
7. Which French philosopher allegedly drank more than 50 cups of coffee a day ?
8. In which African country was coffee thought to have originated ?
9. Who in 1732 composed the “Coffee Cantata” ?
10. By what name are coffee houses known in Japan ?
11. What is Satori Kato credited with inventing in 1901 ?
12. Which King of England banned coffee houses in 1675 ?
13. What is a BARISTA ?
14. In which city was the first “Starbucks” opened in 1971 ?
15. What is the stimulant present in coffee?
16. Which all-girl group had a UK number 1 in 2000 with “Black Coffee” ?
17. From what does the term CAPPUCCINO originate ?
18. What was established in Edward Lloyd’s coffee house in London around 1688 ?
19. After what is “Starbucks” named ?
20. By what name is the small cup used to serve espresso known ?

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Answers
01 – Five Years.
02 – Vietnam.
03 – Arabica & Robusta.
04 – Venice.
05 – Nescafe.
06 – Finland.
07 – Voltaire.
08 – Ethiopia.
09 – J.S.Bach.
10 – Kissaten.
11 – Instant Coffee.
12 – King Charles II.
13 – A professional operator of an espresso machine [Actually Italian for bar tender.]
14 – Seattle.
15 – Caffeine.
16 – All Saints.
17 – The peak of foam on the top of this popular drink is said to resemble the habit of the CAPUCHIN monk.
18 – Lloyd’s of London Insurance Market.
19 – The first mate of Captain Ahab in “Moby Dick”.
20 – A Demitasse.