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Chocolate Quiz
Think you know Chocolate?

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?

a. Mexico
b. Indonesia
c. Ivory Coast

Q3. Which country processes the most cacao?

a. Switzerland
b. The Netherlands
c. Belgium

Q4. Which country consumes the most chocolate per capita?

a. The U.S.
b. Switzerland
c. Mexico

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
c. Pollyanna

Q7. For which holiday do Americans spend the most on candy?

a. Valentine's Day
b. Easter
c. Mother's Day

Q8. Theobromine, a substance found in cacao, is used to treat what medical problem?

a. headaches
b. constipation
c. high blood pressure

Q9. Cacao seeds traded on the world market today are called

a. cacao
b. cocoa
c. coca

Scroll down for the answers

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.

Chocolate The Exhibition at Great Lakes Science Center

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.

Chocolate exhibit at Great Lakes Science Center

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

The Answers
  1. Under the shade of taller, canopy trees.
  2. Ivory Coast - about 1.1 million tons in 1999. In fact, the country's government estimates that the livelihood of half the country's 14 million people is directly or indirectly tied to cacao production.
  3. The Netherlands. But they consume a bit less, per capita, than the U.S.
  4. The Swiss - more than 24 pounds per person per year.
  5. All three answers have been suggested, but the fact is, no one knows for sure.
  6. Forrest Gump
  7. Valentine's Day - about $1 billion!
  8. High blood pressure; it dilates the arteries.
  9. Cocoa

Chocolate: The Exhibition at GLSC

Fun Facts about Chocolate

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