Q1. Cacao grows best:
a. Under the shade of taller trees
b. In cleared areas, in plenty of sun
c. On hillsides.
Q2. Which country grows the most cacao today?
c. Ivory Coast
Q3. Which country processes the most cacao?
b. The Netherlands
Q4. Which country consumes the most chocolate per capita?
a. The U.S.
Q5. Who was the Baby Ruth candy bar named for?
a. President Grover Cleveland's daughter
b. The granddaughter of the company's president
c. The baseball player
Q6. What fictional character said, "Life is like a box of chocolates…"?
a. Willy Wonka
b. Forrest Gump
Q7. For which holiday do Americans spend the most on candy?
a. Valentine's Day
c. Mother's Day
Q8. Theobromine, a substance found in cacao, is used to treat what medical problem?
c. high blood pressure
Q9. Cacao seeds traded on the world market today are called
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It's a lot more fun to see the exhibits and to smell and taste the chocolate than to read these fun facts about chocolate. But time is running out to see the mouth-watering Chocolate: The Exhibition at the Great Lakes Science Center. The Chocolate Exhibition runs through Sunday May 4.
Admission to the exhibition is free to Great Lakes Science Center members. Exhibition entry is $12.50 for adult non-members and $8.50 for children, and includes admission to Great Lakes Science Center signature exhibits. Call (216) 694-2000 for ticket details.
Special rates are available for tour operators and groups. Call Act 2 Productions at (440) 248-4528.
The Great Lakes Science Center is one of the nation's leading science and technology centers, featuring more than 400 signature hands-on exhibits, themed traveling exhibitions, daily demonstrations and the awe-inspiring OMNIMAX® Theater.
Great Lakes Science Center is open daily 9:30AM to 5:30PM with discounted parking for guests in the attached 500-car garage. For more information, contact the Great Lakes Science Center at 216 694-2000 or visit www.GreatScience.com