Food Fun: Coffee Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

In what country is coffee believed to have originated?

You could make an argument for Arabia, but it's generally accepted that coffee came from Ethiopia.

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The average seven-ounce cup of coffee contains about how much caffeine?

The coffee kick you feel in that morning cup is the 115 to 175 milligrams of caffeine.

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What about the average two-ounce shot of espresso?

You might have thought that espresso packed more of a punch, but at 100 milligrams, you'd be better to go with the coffee if you need a boost.

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What happens to the caffeine that's extracted from the bean in the decaffeination process?

This is one for the watercooler -- it's used to supply the kick to Coke.

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Is coffee good for you or bad for you?

If there's one thing that's been studied a lot, it's coffee. Depending on which studies you trust, you can get a wide result, leaving it inconclusive.

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Coffee can be grown alongside which crop?

Even though the cultivation of rice and corn is different, you can start coffee plants alongside each.

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How do Starbucks sales compare to Coca-Cola's?

Coke is a worldwide phenomena, but Starbucks is hanging in there at about one-third the size.

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Starbucks is a popular job for what reason?

Those other reasons may be valid, but offering insurance to even part-time employees is a big perk.

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What country exports more coffee than any other?

They all make some great Joe, but Brazil exports the most.

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How many tons of coffee is produced each year worldwide?

Did you go high and guess 20? Well guess again, dude -- it's only seven.

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About This Quiz

It's a cold winter morning, and you could use a couple more hours of sleep, but your commute awaits. The only thing that rouses you from the warm confines of your down comforter is the prospect of a hot cup of coffee washing down your cold throat.

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