CPG Cash Crops Quiz Part 1
The digital version
(Theobroma cacao and Camellia sinensis)
Watch the following video for an introduction to both Chelsea Physic Garden and our first cash crop, Theobroma cacao. Then answer the questions below.
What is a cash crop? Select the best definition.
A type of plant grown in large amounts because humans like to eat it.
A type of plant grown in large amounts because it can be sold for profit.
A type of plant grown in large amounts to make clothes for people.
A type of plant grown in large amounts in the rain forest.
CASH CROP 1: CHOCOLATE
Where did wild cacao originate?
What does 'Theobroma' mean?
Food of man
Food of children
Food of the gods
Exiler of life
How do we think Cacao trees moved from Amazonia into Mesoamerica?
The wind spread cacao seeds
Animals spread the cacao seeds
Cacao seeds were spread via rivers
Cacao seeds spread a seed pods exploded
What conditions does Theobroma cacao prefer?
Cool, shady and dry
Hot, sunny and dry
Hot, shady and humid
Hot, sunny and humid
Which of the following images shows an example of cauliflory?
Where are most of the cacao seeds, used to make our chocolate, grown?
CASH CROP 2: TEA
Watch the following video to learn about our second cash crop, tea. Then answer the following questions.
Where was tea first cultivated?
Before Camellia sinensis was used to make a drink why was it cultivated?
to make clothes
for flower displays
Who initially took tea to Europe?
The British started growing their own tea in India after they stole some tea trees from China!
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