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10 Trivia Questions Only Coffee Lovers Will Get Right

Think you know beans about coffee? Quiz yourself and see how many of these coffee facts you can answer correctly.

The name cappuccino comes from:

A) The drink's resemblance to the brown cowls worn by Capuchin monks

B) The similarity in color to the fur of Capuchin monkeys

C) The Italian puccino, meaning "light brown one"

D) The size of the cup in which it's commonly served


(A) The word comes from the resemblance of the drink to the clothing of the Capuchin monks. If you can guess these coffee facts, you're probably big coffee drinks. Well, good news! Here are 11 ways to make your coffee habit healthier.

Espresso literally means:

A) Speed it up

B) To go

C) Forced out

D) Black and intense


(C) In Italian, the word espresso literally means "when something is forced out." Check out the surprising way coffee helps you learn.

Coffee was the first food to be:

A) Shipped from Europe to the New World

B) Freeze-dried

C) Used in Aztec religious ceremonies

D) Roasted and ground for drinking


(B) Coffee was the first food to be freeze-dried. These coffee facts are super interesting, but make sure you also read up on these myths about how coffee can affect your health.

40% of the world’s coffee is produced by:

A) Africa

B) Colombia and Brazil

C) Turkey

D) Southeast Asia


(B) Colombia and Brazil.

Kopi Luwak, the world’s most expensive coffee (up to $600 per pound), is:

A) Processed during a full moon

B) Brewed only with solid gold pots

C) Made from coffee beans eaten and then excreted by a Sumatran wild cat

D) Grown at a higher altitude than any other bean


(C) Yes, it's the beans excreted by a Sumatran wild cat!

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