Here are the answers to our chocolate quiz!
- Which of these chocolate bars is the oldest? Can you list them in order of age? (Oldest first)
The correct order is:
- Fry’s Chocolate Cream (1866)
- Cadbury’s Flake (1920)
- Crunchie (1929)
- Mars Bar (1932)
- What was the name of the actor who promoted Fry’s Chocolate Cream in 1967? (He later played James Bond.)
George Lazenby, who starred in just one Bond film: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969).
- Which London gentleman’s club, established at 4 Chesterfield Street in 1693 by an Italian immigrant, was originally established to sell hot chocolate, a rare and expensive commodity at the time?
White’s – founded by Francisco Bianco (“Francis White”) and originally known as “Mrs White’s Chocolate House”.
- What does the Aztec word for chocolate, xocolatl, actually mean?
Although no-one’s entirely sure how the word originated, the most commonly given explanation is that it’s a compound of the Nahuatl-language words xococ (meaning “bitter”) and atl (“water”).
- Which country has the highest consumption of chocolate per person – the USA, the UK, Switzerland or Mexico?
It’s Switzerland – widely reckoned to be among the best producers of chocolate, they scoff more than half of what they produce themselves. The UK isn’t far behind, and nor is the USA – but Mexico is some way further down the list.
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