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Real tea comes from
     The Camellia sinensis plant
     Tea leaves
     Anything you brew in water
     Tisanes

Camellia sinensis is used to produce
     Black tea
     White tea
     Green tea
     All of the above

Infusions made without tea leaves are sometimes called
     Rooibos
     Herbal teas
     Tisanes
     All of the above

Unorthodox tea is
     Powdered Japanese matcha
     Green tea
     CTC tea
     Hand picked and processed

What is done to slow or completely stop the oxidation process?
     Only using the youngest leaves to begin with
     Rolling the tea leaves several times
     Heating the tea leaves, either by steaming or pan firing
     Allowing the tea leaves to sit in the sun

Most of the health benefits of tea come from
     Polyphenols
     Caffeine
     Essential Oils
     All of the above

Which of these can only be found in South Africa?
     Rooibos
     Yerba Mate
     Dr. Pepper
     Chamomile tea

Drinking Chamomile usually produces which effect?
     Reduces spam
     Promotes Relaxation
     Male 'enhancement'
     Aids brain function

Another name for a Tisane is:
     Camellia Sinensis
     Teapot
     Herbal Tea
     French Fry

Which of the following Herbal teas contains caffeine?
     Peppermint
     Rooibos
     Chamomile
     Yerba Mate

What former tea company was the biggest monopoly ever to exist?
     Parker Brothers
     Wal-Mart
     The John Company
     Harrod's of Taylorsgate

How were the Chinese convinced to exchange teas with the West?
     Bartering for Earl Grey recipe
     Saying, 'Pretty please'
     Dealing in Pasta and Ice cream
     By trading for opium

According to Indian legend, tea sprouted from:
     Seeds
     Japan
     Eyelids
     Eyebrows

Genmai Cha is green tea blended with:
     Roasted rice
     Chai
     Jasmine
     Black tea

Kuan Yin was
     A Chinese Emperor
     A farmer
     A Bhuddist Monk
     The Goddess of Mercy

Which of the following "teas" come from Camellia sinensis?
     Green Tea
     Black Tea
     White Tea
     All of the above

Yerba Mate was originally introduced to the US as:
     A substitute for water
     A substitute for Earl Grey
     A substitute for coffee
     A substitute for Australians

The first tea bags consisted of tea leaves wrapped in what?
     Paper
     Bacon
     Silk
     Nylon

What NYC tea merchant was the accidental inventor of the tea bag?
     Sir Thomas Lipton
     Thomas Edison
     Thomas Sullivan
     Charles Earl Grey

Tea bags were originally intended for:
     Potpourri
     A party favor
     A practical joke
     A sample package

What is the problem with most current supermarket-quality teabags?
     Not enough expansion space
     Low-grade leaves
     Poor water circulation due to filtration
     All of the above

What lowest grades of tea, found in most commercial teabags?
     Broken and Tippy
     Dust and Fannings
     Silver and Bronze
     F and F-minus

Which of the following is an effect of drinking green tea?
     Weight loss
     Lower cholesterol
     Better breath
     All of the above

Which of the following is an effect of drinking black tea?
     Lower cholesterol
     Weight loss
     Better breath
     All of the above

How many cups of tea should you drink per day to obtain full health benefits?
     5-10
     1-2
     3-4
     100

What is the best way achieve the full health benefits of tea?
     Drink only in the morning
     Drink what you like
     Always use milk and sugar
     Mix tea with alcohol

What is the problem with the health benefits of supermarket-quality bagged teas?
     Lower quality leaves sometimes contain a lower concentration of beneficial elements
     Poor water circulation and leaf expansion may limit the infusion of healthy elements
     Less desirable flavors result in reduced consumption
     All of the above

Which variety of tea generally has the shortest brewing time?
     White tea
     Herbal tea
     Green tea
     Dark Oolong tea

When preparing tea, which of the following should you keep in mind?
     Steeping time
     Temperature of water
     Ratio of leaves to water
     All of the above

Assam Indian black tea should steep for how long?
     7 min
     5 min
     2 min
     Until the sacred cows come home

How much tea leaves should be used for a 8 ounce cup of Earl Grey?
     1 tablespoon
     1 cup
     2 teaspoons
     1 teaspoon

Brewing a Genmaicha Japanese green tea requires what temperature of water?
     About 100F
     About 180F
     Boiling water
     About 210F

What beverage other than tea, is best compared by its complementary nature to food?
     Apple juice
     Wine
     Filtered water
     Coffee

Jasmine's naturally sweet, floral nature lends it well to what foods?
     Bread
     Spicy entrees
     Desserts
     Beef

Which mellow, earthy and aged tea is particularly good after a heavy, multi-course meal?
     Formosa Oolong
     Pu'erh tea
     Earl Grey's Ghost tea
     Pouchong tea

What is a good tea pairing for a 'milk and cookies' midnight snack?
     Japanese green tea
     Herbal fruit infusion
     English Breakfast tea
     White Peony tea

Which delicate, nutty-tasting tea works well with seafood, salads, and chicken?
     Yunnan tea
     Herbal fruit infusion
     Dragonwell tea
     Golden Monkey tea

According to legend, at what event was Iced Tea first introduced?
     World's Fair
     Miss America Pageant
     World Series
     National Iced Tea Fair

Compared to regular hot tea, how much tea should be used to make iced tea?
     Equal amount
     Half as much
     Twice as much
     None of the above

Once tea is brewed, how much water or ice should be used to dilute for iced tea?
     Equal amount
     Twice as much
     Half as much
     None of the above

Which tea can NOT be made into iced Tea?
     White tea
     Oolong tea
     Green tea
     None of the above

What southern cousin is considered a precursor to iced tea's widespread popularity?
     Black-eyed tea
     Earl Grey tea
     Sweet tea
     Soul tea

What popular beverage often consists of cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, clove, sugar, tea and milk?
     Earl Grey tea
     Masala chai
     Thai iced tea
     Bubble tea

What Asian import drink is comprised of juice, milk, tapioca pearls, tea and sugar?
     Summer pudding tea
     Masala chai
     Bubble tea
     Thai iced tea

Cha Yen, a concoction made from coconut milk, star anise, vanilla, clove, cinnamon, orange, sugar and tea, is better known as:
     Thai iced tea
     Bubble tea coco
     Masala chai
     Lopez tea

In India, 'Chai' refers to:
     A drink is consisting of juice, milk, tapioca pearls, tea and sugar
     Simply 'tea'
     A concoction made from coconut milk, star anise, vanilla, clove, cinnamon, orange, sugar and tea
     A beverage comprised of cardamom, cinnamon, clove, milk, sugar, tea and vanilla

What's another name for Bubble Tea?
     Boba Tea
     Thirst Tea
     Ti Guan Yin
     Gum Tea

When brewed, how much caffeine does tea have compared to coffee?
     Less
     Equal
     More
     Immeasurable

When brewed, how much caffeine does Rooibos have compared to tea?
     About half as much
     More
     Equal
     None

Caffeine content in tea is altered by which factor?
     Water temperature
     Infusion time
     Leaf size
     All of the above

What impact does the amino acid L-theanine have on the body?
     Slows the absorption of caffeine and prevents
     Relaxes the body without reducing caffeine alertness
     Cancels out caffeine
     Makes you sleepy

Which variety of tea contains the most caffeine when brewed as usually directed?
     Green
     Oolong
     Black
     White

When determining the grade of a black tea, which of the following factors is considered?
     Leaf size
     Growing conditions
     Availability
     Tests and term papers

The term Orange Pekoe refers to:
     Color of Leaf
     Smell of Leaf
     Flavor of leaf
     Size of leaf

Chinese tea grades may include the following:
     A poetic descriptive name
     Numbers (1 being the highest)
     Season of harvest
     All of the above

Which major tea producer is the only one to include flavor quality when grading?
     Japan
     Taiwan
     India
     China

When choosing a tea to fit your tastes, which of these should be considered?
     Price
     Flavor
     Grade
     All of the above

When tasting tea, it is important to:
     Smell the leaves
     Slurp loudly
     Analyze the color of the liquor
     All of the above

When tasting teas, it is advisable to compare:
     Apples to oranges
     Different samples of the same variety of tea
     A wide variety of teas from across the globe
     Different teas from the same country

In tasting terminology, the term 'grassy' usually refers to:
     Lower quality tea
     Adulterated tea
     Green and oolong tea
     Lemongrass tea

To enhance the flavor of the tea during a professional tasting, you may wish to add:
     A slice of lemon
     A splash of milk
     Sugar to taste
     None of the above

Before you begin a tea tasting, make sure you have:
     Good water
     Accurate measuring equipment
     Proper teaware
     All of the above

All of the following are common characteristics shared between coffee and tea, except:
     Both from the evergreen family
     Both are naturally caffeinated
     Both originated in the same country
     Both are effected by climate conditions

According to legend, who discovered Coffee?
     Mocha, a Swiss cocoa merchant
     Kaldi, an Ethiopian goat herder
     Starbuck, a Greek sailor
     Enrico Espresso, an Italian explorer

Charles II of England sampled the first tea the same year as what event?
     Beheading of Oliver Cromwell
     The Boston Tea Party in America
     Ale was invented in Ireland
     First coffeehouse opened in England

The #1 Hot Drink in the US is currently:
     Hot Toddy
     Hot Cocoa
     Tea
     Coffee

The #1 Hot Drink worldwide is currently:
     Tea
     Hot Cocoa
     Coffee
     Hot Toddy

In order for a regular oolong tea to be considered organic, it must be:
     Expensive
     Grown without the use of pesticides
     Grown without the use of machinery
     Grown without the use of organs

In order for a regular green tea to be considered Fair Trade, it must be:
     Of equal or lesser value to another tea
     Certified by a Rabbi
     Grown without the use of harmful chemicals
     Grown in a community that guarantees farmers reasonable wages

In order for a regular black tea to be considered Kosher, it must be:
     Certified by a Rabbi
     Nothing needs to be done- it is naturally Kosher
     Grown in a community that guarantees farmers reasonable wages
     Grown in a community that eats only Kosher food

Organic teas are guaranteed to:
     Taste better
     Be healthier
     Be fresher
     None of the above

Which tea would NOT be considered naturally Kosher?
     Flavored tea
     White tea
     Green tea
     Oolong tea

In most instant teas, the main ingredient is:
     Coloring
     Tea
     Sugar
     Time

'Matcha' is a powdered form of which type of tea?
     Gyokuro Green
     Dragonwell Green
     Keemun Black
     Wu Yi Oolong

'Tencha' is a Japanese green tea that:
     Has been de-veined and de-stemmed
     Has been fully fermented
     Has been upgraded from 'Ninecha'
     Is only available on weekends

When talking about tea, the term 'RTD' means:
     Ready to Drink
     Recent Tea Discovery
     Rapid Tea Dispersion
     Rapidly Torn and Dried

Which of the following beverages actually derives from tea?
     Matcha tea
     Instant tea
     RTD tea
     All of the above

According to one legend, the first tea plant sprung from:
     Buddha's eyelid
     Buddha's grave
     Buddha's tongue
     Buddha's garden

The word 'cha' has its roots in which country?
     India
     England
     China
     Turkey

The word 'tea' has its roots in which country?
     China
     Turkey
     India
     England

Roasted rice was added to Green tea to create which tea?
     Jasmine tea
     Genmaicha
     Hojicha
     Ujicha

The tea Ti Guan Yin was supposedly a gift from which goddess?
     Halle Berry
     Athena
     The Iron Goddess of Mercy
     None of the above

Nearly 90% of all tea purchased in the US is what form of black tea?
     Loose Tea
     English Breakfast
     Earl Grey
     Iced Tea

Which term best describes black tea?
     Fermented
     Oxidized
     Aged
     Bitter

Most black teas can be steeped for five minutes, except:
     Yunnan Gold
     Spring Darjeeling
     Ceylon
     Summer Assam

How long does it take to complete the traditional processing of a black tea?
     One Day
     One Hour
     One week
     One Year

In China, the term for black tea translates to:
     Yellow tea
     Iced Tea
     Rooibos tea
     Red Tea

When talking about oolongs, the term 'semi-oxidized' means:
     In between green and black tea
     More oxidized than black tea
     Less oxidized than green tea
     None of the above

Oolongs from Taiwan are also known by this name:
     WuYi Oolong
     Taipei Tea
     Formosa
     Zhuan Cha

The name "oolong" means:
     Semi-Oxidized
     Black Dragon
     Monkey-Picked
     Iron Goddess of Mercy

Darker oolongs taste best when prepared with:
     Room temperature water
     Green tea temperature water
     Tap water
     Near boiling water

Oolong tea is distinctive because of:
     Many layers of flavor and aroma
     Uses older, more mature leaves
     Repeated rolling and oxidizing
     All of the above

In what two countries is green tea primarily produced?
     China and the United States
     North and South Korea
     China and Japan
     India and Sri Lanka

The two main processing styles for green tea are:
     Steaming and pan firing
     Crushing and rolling
     Firing and roasting
     Fermentation and oxidation

Which origin is the only major producer of extremely high quality machine harvested tea?
     Sri Lanka
     Japan
     India
     Taiwan

Pan fired teas generally steep best at what temperature?
     190 degrees
     Room temperature
     Boiling
     180 degrees

The application of heat during green tea processing prevents this from happening:
     Bitter flavors
     Molding
     Oxidation
     Wilting of the leaves

White tea was first cultivated in which country?
     Japan
     India
     China
     England

Fine white hair around a white tea leaf is a sign of:
     Diseased plant
     Good quality
     Old age
     Flavoring

Compared to a green tea, white tea is:
     More 'grassy'
     Lighter and smoother
     Less sophisticated
     More bitter

What processing for green tea is NOT done for white tea?
     Rolling
     Pan-firing
     Steaming
     All of the above

White teas taste best when steeped:
     Cooler water, longer time
     3-7 minutes
     Hotter water, shorter time
     All of the above

What is the primary difference between the types of tea?
     Oxidation
     Steaming
     Variety of tea bush
     Steeping time

What makes Pu'erh unique?
     It is fermented
     It is pressed into cakes
     It is aged
     All of the above

Which tea is essentially unprocessed?
     Black Tea
     White Tea
     Oolong Tea
     Pu-erh

What is the primary difference between Orthodox and CTC production?
     Quality of tea
     Oxidation
     Machines which shred the leaf
     Steaming

Which step in Orthodox tea production has the greatest impact on the flavors and aromas produced?
     Withering
     Plucking
     Firing
     Oxidation

Why was CTC invented?
     To produce special white teas
     To save time and money in black tea production
     To create new tea varieties
     Popularity of stylish leaves wasn't as high

Which country puts a very high value on the appearance of the leaf?
     India
     China
     Japan
     Taiwan

What is the purpose of rolling tea leaves?
     Create unique, artistic shapes
     Help maintain shelf life
     Preserve the essential oils of the leaf
     All of the above

Antioxidants help the body by
     Preventing and repairing cell damage
     Increasing metabolism
     Helping you relax
     All of the above

What is the primary difference between the antioxidants in green tea vs. black tea?
     Black tea's antioxidants are larger
     There is no difference
     Green tea's antioxidants are better for you
     Black tea's antioxidants are better for you

L-Theanine has what impact on the body?
     Increased alertness
     Improved relaxation
     Increased concentration
     All of the above

What possible impacts does tea have on weight loss?
     Moderates blood sugar levels
     Increased metabolism
     Encourages the body to burn fats
     All of the above

Which of the claims about the health benefits of tea are proven?
     Tea reduces your appetite
     Tea causes substantial weight loss
     Tea fights cancer
     Tea has almost no calories, and is an important part of a healthy diet

What color is the flower produced by the Camellia sinensis plant?
     Yellow
     White
     Trick question - it does not flower
     Brown

The China plant variety (sinensis) is used primarily to produce which style of tea?
     Green and White
     Rooibos
     Black and Pu'erh
     All of the above

The Assam plant variety (assamica) is used primarily to produce which style of tea?
     White
     Green
     Black
     All of the above

Which of the following is true of the China plant variety?
     Produces more tea
     Has smaller leaves
     Grows taller
     All of the above

Which of the following is true of the Assam plant variety?
     Can be harvested almost weekly
     Has larger leaves
     Thrives in humid conditions
     All of the above

Rooibos is also called
     Butterfly tea
     Honeybush
     Red tea
     Yerba Mate

How do the antioxidants in Rooibos compare to those in green tea
     They are different
     There are less of them
     The two cannot be accurately compared
     All of the above

Honeybush often exhibits what flavor?:
     Wood
     Straw
     Grass
     Peanuts

Rooibos is grown where?
     South America
     Southern China
     Southern India
     South Africa

Yerba Mate is a popular herb from:
     South Africa
     India
     Cuba
     South America

Which method provides the primary flavor component for most flavored teas?
     Natural Identical flavors
     Artificial Flavors
     Inclusions
     Extracts

Jasmine teas are flavored primarily through
     Inclusions
     Natural Identical flavors
     Extracts
     Scenting

When compared to classic teas, flavored teas contain
     More antioxidants
     More caffeine
     Fewer antioxidants
     None of the above

Teas can be flavored with
     Spices
     Fruit pieces
     Oils
     All of the above

Flavoring agents are applied to tea by
     Spraying the flavor on the tea plants
     Proximity - let the scent soak in
     Spraying the flavor on the dry leaf
     All of the above

What are the enemies of tea freshness?
     Moisture
     Light
     Air
     All of the above

What causes iced tea to cloud?
     Bad water
     Antioxidants
     Old tea
     Bad tea

Which method of tea decaffeination yields better flavor?
     Ethyl acetate
     Water decaffeination
     Carbon dioxide
     None of the above

Which of the following is a bad place to store tea?
     Refrigerator
     Above the stove
     Spice cabinet
     All of the above

What is the downside to using a microwave to heat tea?
     It will never boil
     No way to gauge the temperature
     Exploding water
     All of the above

How many calories are in a cup of real tea?
     1-2
     20
     Zero
     8

Which allergens are found in Adagio's teas?
     Gluten
     Nuts
     Lactose
     None of the above

Which of the following is NOT found in tea?
     Flavonoids
     Polyphenols
     Trick question - all are found in tea
     Tannic Acid

Tea CAN be widely criticized for the following:
     Disrupting iron absorbtion
     Causing weight gain
     Causing dehydration
     Providing potentially harmful amounts of fluoride

Who may want to avoid drinking tea?
     Pregnant women
     Children
     Elderly
     All of the above

Pu'erh is different from other teas in that it is:
     Aged
     Fermented
     Unlike any other tea in taste
     All of the above

Pu'erh was first produced in:
     India
     China
     Formosa
     Ceylon

Which of the following is true of "green" pu'erh?:
     It is always green in color
     It is oxidized less than ripened pu'erh
     It is aged more than ripened pu'erh
     All of the above

Pu'erh is drunk for medicinal reasons thanks to high quantities of:
     Antioxidants
     Caffeine
     Tannins
     Microbes and Microflora

Ripened Pu'erh takes how long to produce
     Several years
     3 months
     15 to 20 years
     Several days

Needles are:
     Thin, flat leaves
     Large, fluffy and downy leaves
     Either unopened leaf buds or tightly-rolled, pointy leaves
     Removed during tea production

Which style is typically associated with Chinese tea production?
     Pan Fired
     Broken
     Steamed
     Pellets

Brewed tea is called:
     Cuppa
     Liquor
     Tisane
     Steeped

Which of the following is describing a sensation, as opposed to a flavor, in tea?
     Umami
     Seaweedy
     Bitterness
     Astringency

Which of the following flavors refer to tea's "mouth feel"?
     Briny
     Malty
     Umami
     Muscatel

What does “gong fu” mean?
     Making tea lazily
     The art of doing something well
     Brewing tea
     It's another name for martial arts

What type of teapot is traditionally used for Gong fu?
     Cast Iron
     Glass
     Yixing
     Ceramic

What type of tea is most widely used during gong fu?
     Pu'erh
     Oolong
     Black
     Green

During a Gong Fu Ceremony, what is the first pouring of the tea called?
     Foot Water
     Dish Water
     Drain Water
     Bad Tea

Which tool is NOT used to avoid touching the tea leaves and spoiling them with our sweat and oils.
     Tea Scoop
     Tea Caddy
     Tea Tongs
     Tea Needle

Which of these is NOT a major aspect of chanoyu?
     Samurai
     Taste
     Rules
     Ambiance

Who is considered the founding grand master of chanoyu?
     Sen-no-Rikyu
     A Japanese artist
     Master Lao
     Okakura Kakuzo

Which book introduced chanoyu to the United States?
     A Western Guide to Tea
     The Book of Tea
     The Japanese Tea Ceremony
     The Way of the Tea

What is the Japanese word for tea?
     Cha
     Chai
     Matcha
     Chanoyu

What is another name for chanoyu?
     Kung fu-cha
     Chawan
     Chado
     Chasen

Which production process is typical of many Chinese teas?
     Steaming
     CTC
     Pan Firing
     All of the above

Which of the following is especially important in Chinese tea culture?
     Leaf appearance
     Tippiness
     Origin
     Leaf size

Which tea was created to preserve tea's freshness?
     Gunpowder
     Dragonwell
     Ti Kuan Yin
     Pu-erh

Which tea is smoked over a pine fire?
     Gunpowder
     Keemun
     Lapsang Souchong
     Yunnan

Which tea is comprised of only unopened leaves?
     Ti Kuan Yin
     Silver Needle
     Dragonwell
     White Peony

Which method of production is prominent in Japan?
     Steaming
     Aging
     CTC
     Pan firing

Which tea is powdered?
     Kukicha
     Gyokuro
     Sencha
     Matcha

Which unique tea contains stems from the tea plant?
     Matcha
     Kukicha
     Gyokuro
     Sencha

Which tea is shade-grown?
     Sencha
     Genmai Cha
     Gyokuro
     Kukicha

Which tea contains roasted rice?
     Matcha
     Gyokuro
     Genmai Cha
     Kukicha

Formosa means what?
     Beautiful island
     Oolong island
     Taiwan
     Tea island

Taiwan is known primarily for producing:
     White teas
     Oolong teas
     Green teas
     All of the above

Which tea is bitten by the Jacobiasca insect?
     Dong Ding
     Pouchong
     Formosa Bai Hao
     All of the above

Which tea is the most lightly oxidized?
     Pouchong
     Formosa Fancy
     Tung Ting
     All of the above

Ali Shan is an Oolong made in the same style as:
     Pouchong
     Dragonwell
     Formosa Fancy
     Tung Ting

Tea was originally cultivated in India by whom?
     Indians
     Portuguese
     British
     Chinese

Which area is known for producing First Flush teas?
     Nilgiri
     Darjeeling
     Assam
     All of the above

Which area is known for producing malty teas?
     Darjeeling
     Nilgiri
     Assam
     All of the above

Which area is known for producing teas with a "muscatel" flavor?
     Assam
     Darjeeling
     Nilgiri
     All of the above

From which area can you find "frost teas"?
     Darjeeling
     Assam
     Nilgiri
     All of the above

Sri Lanka is an island off the coast of:
     China
     India
     Japan
     Portugal

Ceylon's tea estates were planted over top of what traditional crop?
     Cocoa
     Coffee
     Wheat
     Bananas

Which famous British brand made a name for itself in Ceylon teas?
     Twinings
     Lipton
     Adagio
     Bigelow

Ceylon teas are classified by:
     Elevation
     Loose leaf and Tea bags
     White, Green, Black
     Oxidation

Ceylon produces primarily what type of tea?
     Green tea
     Oolong tea
     Black tea
     All of the above

What is the name given to tea leaves prior to being made into matcha?
     tencha
     fines
     sencha
     shaded leaves

What is the Japanese name for "thick" matcha?
     uchashaku
     usucha
     uchasen
     uchakin

Which tea is used to make matcha?
     Hojicha
     Kukicha
     Sencha
     Gyokuro

What is the name of the Japanese Tea Ceremony that uses matcha?
     Chanoyu
     Gong Fu
     Tea Service
     Chashaku

What does it mean when matcha is bright green?
     It's fresh
     It's earthy
     It's sweet
     It's stale

What temperature is best for brewing Mate?
     170
     150
     195
     160

The Guarani tribe was believed to first do what with Mate?
     Grow it
     Use as a beverage
     Discover it
     Sell it commercially

What material is the traditional tetsubin pot made out of?
     Clay
     Ceramic
     Glass
     Cast Iron

What tea was originally used with tetsubin?
     Matcha
     Genmai Cha
     Dragonwell
     Sencha

What is the classic color of tetsubin pots?
     Green
     Black
     Red
     Beige

How should you clean a tetsubin pot?
     Soak it in water
     Rinse out with warm water
     Clean it inside and outside with dish soap
     Put it in the dishwasher

The interior is made with:
     Iron
     Enamel
     Clay
     Glass

Where does Yerba Mate come from?
     South America
     Mexico
     South Africa
     Europe

What species of plant is Yerba Mate?
     Holly
     Evergreen
     Camellia
     Cactus

What is a bombilla?
     A strainer for a cup
     A tea
     A gourd
     A straw with filter

Where is Yixing?
     Taiwan
     India
     Japan
     China

How is Yixing pronounced?
     Ee-ching
     Yee-ing
     Yix-ing
     Yikes-ing

The red cinnabar clay is known as
     Yixing
     Zisha
     Zhuni
     Zibo

How do you wash a clay pot?
     In dishwasher
     Scrub it clean
     Soap & water
     Rise with warm water

How can different colors of clay be achieved?
     Acrylic paints
     All the colors are naturally occurring
     Addition of mineral deposits
     Mixing in tea

Which tea pot is a great choice if you're fascinated with the "agony of the leaves?"
     Ceramic
     Porcelain
     Yixing
     Glass

If the interior of your ceramic pot is unglazed, you should...
     Wash it with soapy water
     Rinse it with hot water
     Put it in the dishwasher
     Glaze it yourself

What type of pot has a greenish-grey glaze?
     Glass
     Beehouse
     Celadon
     Ceramic

What is the first thing to consider when choosing a tea pot?
     Size
     Weight
     Color
     Material

Which type of porcelain is the least expensive to manufacture?
     Bone China
     Hard China
     White Clay
     Soft China

What are polyphenols?
     Antioxidants that fight free radicals
     Sedatives
     Flavoring Agents
     Stimulants

What are two polyphenols in tea that contribute to the flavor?
     Tannins and Flavoring
     Flavonoids and Tannins
     Parabens and Calories
     Caffeine and Flavonoids

Which antioxidant are considered most potent?
     Flavonoids
     Caffeine
     Tannins
     Catechins

Which type of tea is most abundant in catechins?
     Green
     White
     Black
     Oolong

Why might green and white teas contain more polyphenols?
     People like them more
     They're not oxidized
     They are lighter
     They are fresher teas

What is L-Theanine and how many plants have it?
     An amino acid only found in tea
     A flavonoid found in fruits and nuts
     A polyphenol found in cola, coffee and tea
     A tannin found in fruits, vegetables and tea

Which two are the major stimulants in tea?
     Theine and Theobromine
     Caffeine and Polyphenols
     Caffeine and Tannins
     Catechins and Caffeine

Which type of tea has the highest level of L-Theanine?
     All tea
     Green Only
     White & Green
     White Only

The stimulants in tea are higher in a pound of dry leaves than coffee, but are less per cup. Why?
     Coffee is stronger
     1 Pound of tea makes 180-200 cups versus 1 pound of coffee making 40
     Coffee has more caffeine
     The longer the leaves steep, the less comes into the cup.

Adding what to tea SIGNIFICANTLY alters its calorie count?
     lemon
     flowers
     herbs
     cream

Tea gets its flavor from?
     Tannins and Caffeine
     Catechins and Polyphenols
     Flavonoids and L-Theanine
     Tannins and Flavonoids

Catechins have the potential to do what?
     Fight cancers and heart disease
     Improve brain function
     Give tea astringency
     Enhance wellbeing

What methyl-xanthine does mate include?
     theine
     theobromine
     mateine
     caffeine

All polyphenols are what?
     antioxidants
     catechins
     tannins
     free radicals

What gives tea its astringency?
     catechins
     theobromine
     antioxidants
     flavonoids

Where is Yixing?
     China
     Taiwan
     India
     Japan

How is Yixing pronounced?
     Yee-ing
     Ee-ching
     Yikes-ing
     Yix-ing

The red cinnabar clay is known as
     Yixing
     Zibo
     Zisha
     Zhuni

How do you wash a clay pot?
     Scrub it clean
     In dishwasher
     Rinse with hot water
     Soap & water

How can different colors of clay be achieved?
     Acrylic paints
     All the colors are naturally occurring
     Mixing in tea
     Addition of mineral deposits

What is the first thing you do upon opening the POS screen to ring a sale?
     Find/create the customer
     Sell a cast iron
     Scan a product
     Check the time

When greeting a customer, which phrase should be avoided?
     can I help you?
     welcome in!
     good morning!
     good evening!

The best means of avoiding the "hell zone" would involve
     bring positive attitude and energy to a greeting
     delay greeting customers until they're comfortable
     selectively greet customers who appear serious
     placing sales items by the store entrance

What is the best way of greeting w/ a prop?
     give the prop to the customer
     offer welcome and walk pass the customer to put the prop away
     encourage the customer to take and examine the prop
     set the prop down where the customer is bound to look

Which of the following is not apart of the window of contact?
     continue the sale
     share something about yourself
     compliment the customer
     keep good eye contact

After complimenting a customer, how would you get their interest back?
     talk about our promotions
     give them more compliments
     ask more questions about their life
     share something about yourself

"Selling is a transference of feeling" means which of the following?
     selling makes you feel good
     sharing feelings with your customer
     the customer feels obligated to purchase
     our good feelings can be transferred to the customer

What generic question would you NOT use?
     What tea might you like to try?
     What type of tea do you enjoy?
     What brings you in today?
     Did you need help finding anything?

To secure a sale, a tea consultant should
     Offer customer the cheapest product
     Show customer our best sellers
     Orient the customer in the store
     Hear what the customer wants

To help customers make a decision we should
     Share reviews posted by other customers
     Narrow the hundreds of choices to a few specific ones
     Share our personal tea preferences
     Provide as much choice as possible

The framework for describing features and benefits is
     it has... so we'll
     it does... so it's
     it has... so you
     it will... so I

What are we looking for when using the features and benefits method?
     to match up the features with the wants
     to talk about the benefits and not the features
     to show the customers that we care
     none of the above

What is the wrong way to use the features and benefits method?
     make sure that the features are relevant to the customer
     when you mention a feature; imagine the customer says "so what"
     tell the customer "why" its important
     point at the product and list its features

Closing with an add-on allows you to:
     suggest a complimentary product
     increase the amount of the sale
     bolster your average trans figure
     all of the above

Possible add-on items might include
     teapot for loose tea buyer
     teas for travel-mug buyer
     cup of tea for gift item buyer
     all of the above

How can you handle objections during the close of a sale?
     stay positive and confident during the interaction
     ask what their thoughts are on the products
     describe additional benefits
     all of the above

What do the colored bars next to each item signify?
     Item price
     Type of product
     Inventory count for the item
     Flavor (Black, Green, Oolong, etc)

Where are related products shown?
     In a pop-up screen
     Bottom-right corner
     Above the item
     What's a related product?

What does the lower-left portion of the POS screen show you?
     Adagio's beautiful logo
     Sales currently on hold
     Customer information
     Ticket details

You just came back from lunch. Where is the timesheet button to clock back in?
     Not in the POS screen
     Click on the Adagio logo (upper-right)
     Click on the Gear icon (top-right)
     Click on the Lightspeed logo (top-left)

What type of customer is Jonathan?
     Loyalty
     Long-term
     Regular
     Walk-in

What kind of discount do you enter on the bottom of the screen?
     Entire invoice (ticket) discounts
     Teaholic discount
     % off an item discounts
     Employee discounts

What is the last way the presenter shows you to apply a discount?
     By giving out free samples
     By applying a customer's loyalty points
     By applying a document discount
     By selecting a special item

What is the first thing you should do to process a return?
     Find the original invoice
     Apologize and offer a sample
     Find the product
     Panic

How does Lightspeed show that you are processing a return?
     You click on the return button to begin
     Items are highlighted in red
     Red return label on the screen
     A negative total amount

How does Lightspeed handle exchanges?
     Click on the exchange button
     It doesn't
     Add the items to the same ticket as the refund
     On a separate transaction from the return

What is the first step for every transaction?
     Find or Create the customer’s Loyalty Account
     Ring up the first product
     Sell a cast iron
     Ask how the customer heard about us

What information do you need to sign up a new customer?
     Name, phone number
     Name, Email address, Salesperson name, referred from
     Name, Zip code, Email address
     Name, email address

What are the different ways you can enter a product?
     Phone a friend, 50/50, or ask the audience
     Search by product code, or use the category buttons
     Scan the barcode, or type in the name of the item
     Scan the barcode, type the name, or click on the category buttons

Where are the items currently rung up shown?
     Right side of the screen
     Left side of the screen
     At the bottom of the screen
     In the middle of the screen

What’s the first step to selling a Gift Card?
     Picking out your favorite color
     Swiping the new gift card
     Entering the amount of the gift card
     Sign up or find the customer’s Loyalty Account

Are you allowed to add other items to the transaction after the Gift Card?
     Only if it’s under $10
     Yes
     No
     No, they must be added before the Gift Card

Where do you go to redeem a gift card?
     In the Payments screen
     Type in Gift Card
     At Adagio.com
     Under Services

How can a customer pay for only a portion of the transaction with a gift card?
     Choose Gift Card, swipe the card, change the Payment Amount to the desired value, click Ok
     Choose Gift Card, change the Payment Amount to the desired value, swipe the card, click Ok
     No, it must be the full value of the transaction
     No, the entire card has to be used at once

How do you check the balance of an existing gift card?
     Go to StoreMaster, then Tools, and choose Gift Cards
     Call the number on the back of the card
     At Adagio.com
     Ring any product, and then swipe the card in the Check Out screen

How many methods are there for applying discounts?
     2
     5
     1
     3

What happens if you enter 5 in the “Entire Ticket Discount” button on the bottom of the screen?
     $5 is taken off the transaction subtotal
     $5 is taken off every item in the transaction
     5% is taken off the transaction
     5% is added to the transaction

How do you apply the Groupon Teapot discount?
     From the Discount section or typing it in the search field
     Type in “Groupon Teapot” in the search field
     From the Discounts category on the main POS screen
     From the Teapots section

Where is the “discount field” on each item?
     To the right of the price, with a “0” entered by default
     You have to double-click on the product
     Under the selling price
     At the top-left of the product box

What is the easiest way to clear all discounts?
     Click the “coin” icon, enter “0”, click Apply
     Change each discount to “0”
     Delete the incorrect products
     Click the red Clear button at the bottom-left

How long is Adagio’s return period?
     30 days
     90 days
     14 days
     1 year

How do you enter the items being returned by the customer into LightSpeed?
     Scan the items the customer hands you
     Either scan the receipt or look up the transaction and LightSpeed will automatically add all the items to a return transaction
     Individual items don’t matter as long as the total is correct
     Add each item individually and change the prices to negative

How do you give the customer Store Credit?
     Make the customer buy merchandise
     Give the customer loyalty points
     On a gift card
     Attached to their loyalty account

When exchanging items, which items do you delete, and which do you add to the transaction?
     You cannot add or delete items once you scan the receipt
     Add the items being returned, delete the items being purchased
     Delete the items being returned, add the items being purchased
     Delete the items not being returned, add the ones being purchased

How many points does a customer need to be able to redeem them?
     100
     10
     200
     Any amount

Where do you view and redeem a customer’s points?
     On the Loyalty Account page in a web browser
     Only at Adagio.com
     On the customer’s phone
     In their LightSpeed Loyalty Account

In LightSpeed, where do you enter the amount of Loyalty points being redeemed?
     As a Social Payment
     In the discount field of the “Loyalty Point Redemption” product
     As a cash payment
     In the discount field of any item

How do you know a Gift Card came from Adagio.com or another online site?
     The customer will always know
     LightSpeed does not recognize it
     It has the website it was sold at printed on the back
     The graphics on the front of online-originated gift cards look different than store gift cards

What happens to any extra value that is not used from an online gift card?
     The customer loses any remaining balance that they do not use
     Give the customer mints and chocolate bars to make up the difference
     We issue the customer a store gift card for the balance
     Add loyalty points to the customer’s account

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