Tea Quiz Results - Answers to Questions
Feb 04, 2015 | Written by Anupa Mueller
Thanks to everyone who played along! We had close to 150 submissions and about a dozen who got all the answers correct. We randomly selected three winners from among them - Susan, Lee and Evan - and notified them today. Here are the results of the Quiz: What is the difference between black and green tea: ANSWER: Black is fully oxidized or fermented. Green is not oxidized or fermented at all. 34% correctly answered this. All tea has caffeine: ANSWER: True. We had already established that by Tea, we mean real tea - black, green, oolong, white. Some of you explained your answers and commented that if we meant herbal tea, there was no caffeine and we accepted all those answers as True. 37% correctly answered this. Arrange the following in terms of caffeine, highest to lowest, Green tea, Herbal tea, Black tea, Oolong: ANSWER: Black, Oolong, Green, Herbal. 74% correctly answered this. All tea is grown without pesticides: ANSWER: False. Only Organic teas are grown without pesticides. 94% correctly answered this. Oolongs can be oxidized to different degrees. Those that are lightly oxidized are ________ in color. (write the color): ANSWER: Green. 50% correctly answered this. Answers included Green, Golden, Yellow, White, Brown, Vibrant Green and Orange. All tea should be steeped in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes: ANSWER: False. Greens and Oolongs, in particular, are best at 2 minutes or shorter. 84% correctly answered this. We offered a choice of 4 teas in case you won - Citrus Spice, Genmaicha Japan Green, Kenilworth Ceylon Black & non-caffeinated Key West:
- An overwhelming 49% selected Kenilworth Ceylon Black as their tea of choice.
- 23% selected Genmaicha Japan Green.
- 18% selected Citrus Spice as their selection.
- 10% selected Key West.