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Trivia Quiz - Chocolate: Perfect Valentine's Present

Facts about chocolate we never think about when we're shoving it in our faces! We have the trivia and history of chocolate!

Quiz Number: 2124
Date Submitted: February 08, 2008
Quiz Categories: Science & Nature, Food & Drink
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: 0zero0
Average Score: 36.1 percent
Times Taken: 140 times
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1. The seeds from what tree make chocolate?
  A.   cocoa tree
  B.   coco tree
  C.   cacao tree
  D.   choco tree

2. In the Aztec language, what does the word "chocolate" mean?
  A.   bitter sweet
  B.   brown water
  C.   sweet water
  D.   bitter water

3. The Aztecs associated chocolate with the goddess of what?
  A.   fertility
  B.   beauty
  C.   desire
  D.   strength

4. When the Aztecs used chocolate as currency, a turkey cost how many beans?
  A.   50
  B.   100
  C.   200
  D.   500

5. Roughly two-thirds of the world's cocoa is produced where?
  A.   Hawaii
  B.   South America
  C.   Mexico
  D.   Western Africa

6. How many main varieties of cacao beans are there?
  A.   3
  B.   5
  C.   7
  D.   10

7. What ingredient in chocolate was found to be more effective than codeine for coughs?
  A.   gallic acid
  B.   theobromine
  C.   stearic acid
  D.   oleic acid

8. There is a myth that identifies chocolate as what?
  A.   a cosmetic product for acne
  B.   a sleep aid
  C.   an aphrodisiac
  D.   a depression aid

9. If horses, dogs, cats, parrots or small rodents are fed chocolate, it can remain in their bloodstream for up to how many hours?
  A.   10
  B.   15
  C.   20
  D.   25

10. A recent publication found significant amounts of what substance in chocolate?
  A.   alkali
  B.   polyphenol
  C.   sodium
  D.   lead®   

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