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Ten Green Bottles
"This is a fun quiz about 10 historical beer events that helped change the world."
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Which ancient culture is widely accepted to have consumed beer?
All of these
One of the most famous additions to beer making was the introduction of hops in the 9th Century. The taste this gave beer was not universally accepted however, and led to peasant uprisings in the late middle ages. Where did those uprisings occur?
Beer has been the cause of more than a few fights. In fact the actions of one rather drunk GI and an overzealous MP led to Australian and American troops engaged in an all out fight during World War II. What was the name of this battle?
Battle of Stalag XIII
Battle of Sydney
Battle of Brisbane
Battle of Endor
Aside from fights and uprisings, beer has contributed plenty of positive things too. For one thing, it has also added to our lexicon. Which of the following words has a drink similar to beer given the English language?
Beer has also had an impact on the law. And I'm not just talking about prohibition. In 1928 a Mrs Donoghue discovered something in a bottle of ginger beer that her friend had bought for her. What did she find in her ginger beer?
Boris Yeltsin was well known for his love of a tipple. In fact his drinking led him to a number of awkward and embarrassing situations. In one particular incident he was discovered yelling for a pizza wearing only his boxers and an undershirt. Where was he found?
Outside the Kremlin
On a subway in Japan
In St. Peter's Basilica
In the Blair House
Whilst beer has caused headaches for some, it has been a source of inspiration for others. Which of these famous authors claimed to have conceived of the title for his masterpiece while lying drunk in a field in Innsbruck?
St. Thomas Acquinas
Beer has even influenced the history of colonialism. A famous group of settlers to a new colony changed their final destination because of a shortage of supplies (most especially beer). On what ship were these settlers traveling?
Jesus of Lubeck
Certain beers were once recommended (and in some places still are) to pregnant women to help them increase their iron levels. Which of the following beers was commonly recommended?
OK Last one. Which ancient civilization prized beer so highly that it minted images of barley onto some of its coins?
Cro Magnon man
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