Thursday, June 19, 2008

Tea Party Trivia...in honor of Pink Friday

1. True or False: There are 3 types of true tea: black tea, green tea, and white tea.

2. True or False: For centuries the main process used to prepare tea was drying the leaves in the sun.

3. True or False: There is a Japanese tea ceremony known as ocha.

4. During which century was tea drinking introduced in Japan?
a. the 6th century
b. the 7th century
c. the 8th century
d. the 9th century

5. Before tea was known as a refreshing beverage, what was it best known for?

6. True or False: Tea drinking can help protect against tooth decay and gum disease.

7. What country first introduced iced tea?

8. The Boston Tea Party was a protest against what?

9. True or False: The Boston Tea Party was held in 1773.

10. How many tea farms are located in the United States?

ok...are you ready for the answers???

1. False...we left the fourth tea off the list: oolong.
2. False...steaming was the main process.
3. True
4. d. the 9th century
5. Tea was first known for its medicinal purposes.
6. True...there is fluoride in tea!
7. The good ol' USA first introduced iced tea in 1904.
8. Taxes
9. True
10.One tea farm in the whole USA - and it's located in Charleston, SC


Now tell the truth...how much of this did you really know?! Let's hear your comments!

3 comments:

Sharon said...

I only know about taxes~ lolol~ S

Inka Thomas said...

I knew most of them but I had just read an article on tea a few weeks ago. That was fun. Thanks for the trivia.
Inka

Couture de Papier said...

Geez I live in Boston and did not know date !!Beautiful blog!!
Denise Nantasket Beach Mass.

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