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Coffee addicts are far from being a modern day phenomenon and to prove it we've devised a quiz featuring a variety of well known names from through the ages. They were all devoted to the drink and would have been bereft without it! Let's start on a musical note...
1.Which of the following composers was so entranced by coffee that he wrote the 'Coffee Cantata'?
2. The eighteenth century became known as The Age of Enlightenment, but which one of these gifted writers and philosophers is reputed to have been fuelled by some 30-40 cups of coffee per day?
a-Coleridge b-Jean-Jacques Rousseau
c-Voltaire d-Samuel Johnson
3.Which coffee loving American President was said to have been the inspiration for Maxwell House's 'Good to the last drop' slogan?
a-Theodore Roosevelt b-Herbert Hoover c-Richard Nixon d-Jimmy Carter
4.Who decided that the perfect number of beans to make a cup of coffee was sixty, no more, no less?
a-Pablo Picasso b-Charles Dickens
c-Queen Victoria d-Ludwig van Beethoven
5.Which of the following famous films has its roots in a coffee habit?
a-The Wizard of Oz b-Tarzan
c-Lord of the Rings d-Mary Poppins
6.War is never a good time for securing quality provisions, but who was particularly fed up with the standard of the coffee?
a-Winston Churchill b-Adolf Hitler
c- Stonewall Jackson d-Abraham Lincoln
7.Which famous author preferred to drink coffee, claiming that tea tasted like mud?
a-Agatha Christie b-Ian Fleming
c-P. G. Wodehouse d-G. K. Chesterton
8.Finally, which action movie star said, 'Coffee is a language in itself '?
a-Bruce Willis b-Arnold Schwarzenegger
c-Jackie Chan d-Jean-Claude Van Damme