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If You Get More Than 7/10 On This Quiz, You’re The Ultimate Coffee Wizard

Can you tell which fruit is the mother of coffee? Have a cup of Café Bustelo and find out if you're a true coffee guru.

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    Which of these fruits is the mother of coffee?
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    What we call beans are actually the seeds of a red cherry-like fruit called (no me digas) coffee cherries.

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    Who are the geniuses who discovered coffee?
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    Ethiopians
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    Mexicans
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    Peruvians
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    Australians
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    The legend says that a group of Ethiopian shepherds discovered coffee during the ninth century. They noticed the effect that coffee had on their goats (se volvían locas).

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    What does "coffee" originally mean?
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    Peace
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    Energy
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    Sleep
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    Wine
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    The original name for coffee comes from the Yemen term for wine: qahwah.

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    How many cafecito cups are consumed every year worldwide?
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    Hmmm, about 45 billion
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    Around 500 billion
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    ¡Ay no sé!
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    Approximately 315 billion
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    Wrong!

    Surprised? Well, it's true! There is an approximation of the amount of cups that people around the world drink every year, and the number is 500 billion.

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    What country drinks more cafecito per person, per day?
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    Colombia, ¡obvio!
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    Morocco
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    The Netherlands
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    Seguro que Italia
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    Dutch people drink an average of 2.4 cups of coffee per person every single day, which makes them the largest per capita consumers of cafecito in the world.

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    How many types of coffee beans exist in the world?
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    Just the one and only coffee bean
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    Two: Arabica and Robusta
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    Three: Arabica, Robusta, and Rizada
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    Muy difícil pregunta :(
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    Yup, believe it or not, there are TWO kinds of coffee beans in the world: Arabica and Robusta. The first one has a more delicate flavor, y la segunda has a more acid and harsh flavor.

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    Which country is the largest producer of coffee?
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    Colombia
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    Ecuador
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    China
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    Brazil
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    Our Brazilian friends produce around 40% of the coffee that is consumed in the world. The second and third place of cafecito producers are Colombia and Vietnam.

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    How do people in Cuba drink their cafecito?
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    Slice of orange and an espresso
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    Half milk,<br />half coffee
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    Cafecito y azúcar al gusto
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    With a just a little bit of liquor
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    Cubans like to drink their cafecito really strong, but with a good amount of azúcar to sweeten its way down.

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    How is Mexican café de olla prepared?
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    They brew it in a large clay pot
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    They boil it with really hot stones
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    Only abuelas can prepare it — that makes it so good
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    They add piloncillo and some cinnamon
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    Mexican café de olla is a sweet and spiced hot drink that was born during the times of the Mexican Revolution. Every person that has a cup of this cafecito says that it "tastes like Mexico."

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    What do Venezuelans call the cafecito that mixes one cup of milk with coffee?
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    Pasado
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    Tetero
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    Cortadito
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    Lechero
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    Tetero is a Venezuelan coffee drink that mixes one cup of steamed milk with espresso (only about 10% of the drink is made of coffee).

If you’re not a wizard yet, have a cup of Café Bustelo and enlighten your way!

 
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