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    Updated on Jan 16, 2020. Posted on Jan 11, 2017

    You're Only A True Chocoholic If You Score More Than 6/10 On This Quiz

    This quiz is choc-full of surprises.

    1. When was the first chocolate bar invented?

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      The first chocolate bar was produced in 1847 by a company in Bristol called Fry & Son.The company was eventually acquired by Cadbury in 1919.

    2. Which of these cities is known as "the capital city of chocolate"?

    3. What is found in chocolate that makes it poisonous to cats and dogs?

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      Yes, it's the compound theobromine that is poisonous to both cats and dogs. Unlike humans, our canine and feline friends cannot metabolise theobromine as quickly, making even very small doses lethal.

    4. How many bars of chocolate would a human have to eat for it to be considered a fatal amount?

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      Just 40 bars of chocolate (doesn't seem like much, does it?) has enough theobromine to count as a lethal dose for humans.

    5. Which country consumes the most chocolate in the world?

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      According to 2015 figures, around18.1 pounds of chocolate were purchased by each person in Switzerland, a fair amount greater than the 14.6 pounds purchased per person in the UK, which only came fifth on the list.

    6. White chocolate isn't actually chocolate. True or false?

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      White chocolate doesn't actually contain any cocoa solids, i.e., chocolate! It is made out of cocoa butter though, which is what gets squished out of the cocoa beans during the chocolate-making process.

    7. Which country is the world's largest producer of cocoa?

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      The Ivory Coast produces over 40% of the world's cocoa.

    8. Chocolate actually contains bits of insects. True or False?

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      It's true! A chocolate bar contains an average of EIGHT insect parts. Mmmm, yummy!

    9. In ancient times, how was chocolate first consumed?

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      The earliest trace of cocoa was found in an Olmec jug from 600BCE. Cocoa was also widely consumed as a drink by the Mayans who followed, and even the Aztecs (who eventually also used it as currency).

    10. In just 24 hours, roughly how many Dairy Milk Chocolate Buttons are produced at the Bourneville factory in Birmingham?

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      Around 400 million delicious buttons are made within 24 hours. Plus over 5.5 million Dairy Milk bars and 1.2 million Creme Eggs...