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1. Produced in a region of India that is nestled between Bangladesh and Bhutan, what is the name of the typically malty black tea often consumed at breakfast in the UK and Ireland?
2. The east of India is well known for its abundance and variety of tea leaves. Which of the following varieties of tea, characterised by its floral essences and hints of fruit, is a product of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal?
3. Some teas are known for their subtle flavours whilst others, such as Earl Grey, divide opinion with their full-bodied taste. What is the predominant flavour of this variety of tea that shares its name with a former British Prime Minister?
4. Due to the strong flavour of Earl Grey it is not everybody's "cup of tea"; thus, in an effort to appeal to a wider audience, Twinings introduced a variation of Earl Grey in the 1990s. This subtler blend of tea includes hints of lemon and orange from the peels of the respective fruits with lavender sometimes incorporated into the mix. What is this variation called?
5. What is the umbrella name that is commonly given to the types of tea, including those of the green and white varieties, produced in Sri Lanka?
6. An example of a Chinese tea is gunpowder which is so named due to its pellet-like appearance. It dates back to before 1000 AD and is a form of which of the following varieties of tea?
7. Unashamedly fragrant, what is the name of the tea variety that goes through a smoking process which involves pine wood?
8. Vietnam doesn't spring instantly to mind when one thinks of tea production, but the Asian nation is one of the top ten producers of the much-loved beverage. One particular variety of Vietnamese green tea is known locally as 'trà sen' or 'chè sen' and is characterised by the taste of which flower with the Latin name Nelumbo nucifera?
9. What is the name of the variety of Japanese green tea that appears golden when brewed correctly?
10. What characteristic is shared by the Austrian beverage called 'Eistee', the drink known as 'cha yen' in Thailand and the Malaysian offering, 'teh ais'?
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