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Tea Trivia

 Q 1: What is the most consumed beverage in the world?

 A 1: Water

 

Q2: What is the second most consumed beverage?

A 2: Tea

 

Q 3: How long does it take before a newly planted tea is ready for plucking?

A 3: It takes three to five years - higher the altitude, the longer it takes to mature.

 

Q 4: What is the Boston Tea Party?

A 4: In 1773, to protest taxes imposed by the British Government, demonstrators destroyed an entire shipment of tea (45 tons) by throwing it to the Boston Harbor.

 

Q 5: How much did the British value tea during the war?

A 5: Stocks of tea were cached in secret locations all over England to protect them from the bombs of the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain,

 

Q 6: Which country consumes more ice tea than hot tea?

A 6: The United States of America

 

Q 7: How is Ceylon Tea connected to Chicago?

A 7: At the 1893 World Fair in Chicago, Ceylon Tea was a huge hit selling over a million packets of tea.

 

Q 8: What is Herbal Tea?

A 8: Herbal tea is not really a tea. It is a drink made from flowers, fruits or hebs. Real tea is from the plant Camellia Sinensis.

 

Q 9: When were the first tea bags produced?

A 9: in 1904

 

Q 10: Can tea bags help rid swelling of puffy eyes?

A 10: Yes - moisten tea bags and place them over your eyes for about 20 minutes