06-24-2012 8:31 下午
This Wednesday 27 June, Zmack participates in Bluestocking's THE CULTURE OF CHOCOLATE event
. Free handmade chocolates will be given away for the correct answers to the following trivia questions;
Which ancient civilizations discovered the value of the cocoa plant?
d. Mayans and Aztecs
Before it was used to make chocolate, how were cocoa beans used by these civilizations?
a. cattle feed
d. mobile phones
When was Zmack established?
d. We have not gotten around to establishing anything yet
TRUE OR FALSE: One milk chocolate bar has more protein than a banana.
CHOC REPUBLIC Opened in 2010 in this current location. Soon a second location will open in which Shanghai district?
a. Pudong New Area
What is the melting point of cocoa butter, a main component of chocolate?
a. the boiling point of water
b. human body temperature
c. the melting point of ice
d. a late August day in Shanghai
in 1615, which European country discovered the joy of drinking hot chocolate, and thus sparked the invention of what famous beverage popular today?
a. Italy - cappuccino
b. Seattle - Starbucks
c. Denmark - Chocolate Milk
d. Russia - Vodka
The Ghirardelli company sells 10 pound chocolate bars. What object comes with the bar to assist with serving?
a. a hammer
b. a chisel
c. a silver tray
d. a very small waitress from Hooters
What country has a tradition of ‘obligation chocolate’ on Valentine’s Day, and what does that mean?
a. North Korea - it means you have to give chocolate to the Supreme Leader
b. Indonesia - it means you must send chocolate to poorer less developed parts of the country
c. Japan - it means you must give chocolate to your boss, father, and every man in your life
d. Westeros - It means you must craft a chocolate sword and present to the noble house you serve
Chocolate, exercise, and orgasms trigger the same receptors in the human brain as what illegal drug?
b. Psylocibin (mushrooms)
BLUESTOCKING is not only the name of our organization, but has what historical meaning which reflects upon our mission:
a. The special stocking hung for Santa to leave gifts for the poor
b. a term meaning an scholarly and educated lady
c. The advance guard for the Ming Emperor wore blue trousers
d. Eastern European bankers and financiers wore blue spats over their shoes
The botanical name of chocolate, theobramba cacao, translates into English as what phrase?
a. This is my Chocolate, keep your hands off
b. Food of the Gods
c, Bitter Black Bean Plant
d. King of Delicacies
Van Houten, the Dutch inventor of the cocoa press, developed a means of treating chocolate nibs with alkaline to reduce bitterness. What did this process become known as?
Zmack’s style of improv comedy is best known from what popular television show?
a. Desperate Housewives
b. Whose Line Is It Anyway
In the famous Hitchcock horror movie PSYCHO, what chocolate product is used to represent something far more terrifying?
a. The American Republican Party
b. living fog that covers the world
c. human blood
d. Budweiser beer
M&Ms were created and designed for what US government organization?
c. Food and Drug administration
d. US Army
Chocolate contains flavonoid phenolics, chemicals which reduce the risk of heart disease. Which beverage contains the same chemicals?
a. Coca Cola
b. Red wine (30 RMB a glass tonight at Choc Republic!)
c. Bai Jiu
Which country consumes the most chocolate per person per year?