10 Incredibly Strange Facts About Coffee You Never Knew

Think you know beans about coffee? Quiz yourself and see how well you know your java.

1. 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

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1. The name cappuccino comes from:

Answer: (a) The word comes from the resemblance of the drink to the clothing of the Capuchin monks.

2. Espresso literally means:

a) Speed it up

b) To go

c) Forced out

d) Black and intense

2. Espresso literally means:

Answer: (c) In Italian, the word espresso literally means “when something is forced out.” (Check out these interesting facts about laughter that will blow your mind!)

3. 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

3. Coffee was the first food to be:

Answer: (b) Coffee was the first food to be freeze-dried. (These are the 15 fascinating facts about America your history teacher forgot to tell you!)


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