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How good is your Chocolate IQ?


How good is your Chocolate IQ?

No wonder chocolates are everyone’s favorite. Not only they taste like heaven and make the person eating them happy, they also have a few health benefits. From celebrations to festivals, chocolates are an integral part!

So, how much do you really know about this awesome goody? Take this Chocolate IQ quiz to find out!

  1. The presence of this element, extracted from cocoa plant, makes chocolate good for combating heart diseases. What is this element?
    1. Flavonoids
    2. Sodium
    3. Vitamin D
    4. Magnesium
  2. How many cocoa beans does it take to make 1 pound of chocolate?
    1. 400
    2. 300
    3. 200
    4. 100
  3. Chocolate offers protection against tooth decay. True or false?
    1. True
    2. False
  4. Which of these components would you not find in a chocolate?
    1. Theobromine
    2. Phenethylamine
    3. Anandamide
    4. Caffeine
  5. Which of these describe the exact chronological order, in the production stages of a chocolate?
    1. Processing, Blending, Conching, Tempering, Storage
    2. Blending, Processing, Conching, Tempering, Storage
    3. Conching, Tempering, Processing, Blending, Storage
    4. Tempering, Conching, Blending, Storage, Processing
  6. Which of these vitamins are present in chocolate?
    1. Vitamin B12
    2. Vitamin K
    3. Folate B9
    4. All the above
  7. Which of these is not a world famous manufacturer of chocolates?
    1. Ferrero
    2. The Hershey company
    3. Lindt and Sprungli
    4. Sonneborn
  8. Eating chocolate can strengthen your teeth’s enamel.
    1. True
    2. False
  9. Chocolate is more effective for persistent coughs than codeine. True or false?
    1. True
    2. False
  10. In which of the following does hot chocolate taste better?
    1. Blue cups
    2. White cups
    3. Orange cups
    4. Yellow cups
  11. Which one of these chemicals in chocolates makes us happy?
    1. Tryptophan
    2. Tyrosine
    3. Glycine
    4. Epinephrine
  12. Which of these processes is carried out for glossing and coating a chocolate during the production process?
    1. Tempering
    2. Storage
    3. Conching
    4. Blending
  13. Which of these countries is a major producer of the world’s chocolates?
    1. West Africa
    2. Belgium
    3. Germany
    4. U.S.
  14. Chocolate wasn’t mass-produced until the invention of the:
    1. Aircraft
    2. Car
    3. Steam engine
    4. Computer
  15. Before 1875, chocolate was dark and bitter.
    1. True
    2. False

ANSWERS: 1 – A, 2 – A, 3 - A, 4 – D, 5 – A, 6 – D, 7 – D, 8 – A, 9 – A, 10 – C, 11 – A, 12 – A, 13 – A, 14 – C, 15 - A

How well did you eat your chocolate?

Got 0-5 correct: Oh sweets! You sure forgot to finish your chocolate well and by well we mean, you forgot to read your share of knowledge books on chocolates. We recommend you come back with a better bar next time!

Got 6-10 correct: Ah! You are learning to tread the first few steps in the world of chocolates but we recommend that you stop running after the one you like the most and step beyond favorites, into the world of chocolates and more chocolates.

Got 11-15 correct: Way to go lad! You are the improvised master of the world of chocolates and know which bar you are binging on, at any given time.

How well did you fare in the chocolate IQ test? Do let us know by commenting below.