WONDER #2374: How Long Have People Been Drinking Tea?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the reign of Emperor Shen Nong, the first person to make tea.
  2. the history of the British East India Company.
  3. the history of tea and different ways people drink tea.
  4. why everyone should participate in tea parties.

Question 2 of 3

Which is the BEST evidence that people across the world prefer various types of tea?

  1. “While hot tea remains popular in most parts of the world, iced tea makes up 80% of tea sales in the United States.”
  2. “It was most often consumed by wealthy families, as tea was too expensive for most people to buy.”
  3. “As tea became more affordable and common, people gave the drink their own spin.”
  4. “Widespread tea-drinking started around 618 CE.”

Question 3 of 3

Tea quickly became a tool of political power for _______________.

  1. India
  2. England
  3. The United States
  4. France

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